Toyota Prius MOT Results

Registered in 2006
64.1% pass rate
from 4,044 tests in 2020
(23% better than other 2006 cars)
Pass rate by mileage
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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Toyota Prius is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (25% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Headlamps (34% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Headlamp (37% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp levelling device (38% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (31% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim (32% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim (33% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (32% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Stop lamp (85% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Electrical equipment (52% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Horn (41% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Electrical wiring (3.7% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Battery(ies) (80% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Position lamps (75% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Position lamp (60% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Switch (9 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (67% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Rear fog lamp (70% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Rear fog lamp (72% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.049% fail on Switch (30% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.025% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.25% fail on Direction indicators (91% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Flashing type (91% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Side repeaters (73% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.074% fail on Individual direction indicators (96% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (33% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (73% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 8.6% fail on Suspension (46% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Springs (15% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Coil springs (15% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 4.6% fail on Coil spring (15% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Mounting
    • 2.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (61% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (34% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Ball joint dust cover (46% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Linkage ball joints (75% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.025% fail on Linkage
      • 0.025% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings (10% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Suspension arms (91% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Pins and bushes (85% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Ball joint (95% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.49% fail on Shock absorbers (70% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (67% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Sub-frames (50% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Sub-frame (25% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Pins and bushes (32% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Axles (23% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (15% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.099% fail on Other suspension component (72% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.025% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.025% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.025% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.025% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.025% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 6.3% fail on Visibility (6.0% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Wipers (45% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Washers (58% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on View to rear (24% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Mirrors (22% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Driver's view (6.0% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Condition of glass (11% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Windscreen (8.4% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Bonnet (77% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 6.3% fail on Brakes (49% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Brake performance (61% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance (60% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt (60% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.79% fail on Service brake performance (64% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.25% fail on Service brake imbalance (54% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.025% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.91% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (75% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.87% fail on Rbt (sp) (75% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.025% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 0.57% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (25% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Rbt (sp) (30% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.45% fail on Service brake imbalance (25% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.099% fail on Service brake performance (55% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.049% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.049% fail on Service brake imbalance (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Parking brake performance (65% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Rbt (65% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.40% fail on Parking brake performance (70% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.12% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (7.9% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.025% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.15% fail on Brake performance not tested (40% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (42% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Brake linings and pads (39% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Brake pads (41% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.049% fail on Brake linings (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Brake discs and drums (42% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.79% fail on Brake discs (41% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes (56% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.96% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (16% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Anti-lock braking system (21% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Electronic stability control (15% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Electronic braking system (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Parking brake control (54% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Lever (53% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.17% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (60% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Pedal (42% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Hand lever (72% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.074% fail on Hydraulic systems (55% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Brake fluid (36% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.074% fail on Flexible brake hoses (68% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (78% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (70% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Load sensing valves
  • 6.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure (20% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Transmission (3.6% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Drive shafts (4.3% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Joints (4.2% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.049% fail on Drive shaft (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Prop shafts (18% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Joints (69% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Exhaust system (20% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Body (30% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Other body component (76% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Panel (32% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Chassis (1.4% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Chassis condition (0.31% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Doors (53% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Front passenger's door (14% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.074% fail on Door condition (33% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Hinge
      • 0.099% fail on Other passenger's door (58% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.099% fail on Door condition (57% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Fuel system (62% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Tank (84% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Bumpers (18% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Integral vehicle structure (86% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (86% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Towbar (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Vehicle structure (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
  • 5.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (16% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Exhaust emissions (11% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Spark ignition (13% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 4.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Catalyst emissions (86% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.025% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.025% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.15% fail on Compression ignition (90% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (68% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.025% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.025% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 4.8% fail on Tyres (34% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth (39% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Condition (31% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.099% fail on Size/type (65% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 0.94% fail on Road Wheels (83% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Attachment (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
  • 0.82% fail on Identification of the vehicle (39% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Registration plates (40% worse than other 2006 cars)
  • 0.69% fail on Steering (78% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Steering linkage components (72% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Track rod end (77% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Locking devices (200% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Ball joint (55% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Steering play
      • 0.025% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.49% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (77% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Seat belts (71% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Condition (65% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Prescribed areas (79% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Attachment
    • 0.20% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (83% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 0.074% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Speed limiter (125 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Speed limiter (157 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Speedometer
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