Toyota Prius MOT Results

Registered in 2001
66.7% pass rate
from 276 tests in 2017
(33% better than other 2001 cars)
Failure rates by item

Here you can drill down into the failure rates for each item on the test. We've also compared the rates to the average results for 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Toyota Prius is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (40% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.0% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.36% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim (64% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Stop lamp (70% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.72% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.36% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.72% fail on Horn
    • 0.36% fail on Battery
  • 11% fail on Brakes (36% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.9% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.8% fail on Front wheels
    • 3.3% fail on Hub components
      • 2.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.36% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.36% fail on Brake back plates
    • 1.4% fail on Hydraulic systems (78% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Components (76% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Pipes
    • 0.72% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.72% fail on Condition
    • 0.72% fail on Restricted movement
  • 9.8% fail on Suspension (56% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.36% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.36% fail on Linkage condition
    • 2.5% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.1% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.36% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 1.4% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.4% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 1.4% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.72% fail on Rear
      • 0.36% fail on Front
    • 0.36% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.36% fail on Condition
    • 0.36% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 7.6% fail on Tyres
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.36% fail on Size/type
  • 6.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.1% fail on Wipers
    • 0.72% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.36% fail on Washers
  • 4.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (52% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.36% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 2.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.72% fail on Condition
  • 1.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.4% fail on Body condition
    • 0.36% fail on Seats
      • 0.36% fail on Passengers
  • 0.36% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.36% fail on Registration plate

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