Toyota Prius MOT Results

Registered in 2010
73.7% pass rate
from 12,088 tests in 2017
(9.8% better than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Toyota Prius is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (35% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 9.7% fail on Registration plate lamp (170% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Position lamps (150% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Front lamps (200% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Rear lamps (80% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on All position lamps (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Switch (9 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamps (72% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp (76% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.017% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.017% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.017% fail on Dipswitch (9 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim (15% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Direction indicators (67% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Flashing type (67% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.074% fail on Individual lamps (91% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on All direction indicators (83% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.40% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.025% fail on Switch
      • 0.017% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.36% fail on Stop lamp (85% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Horn
    • 0.066% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.017% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.0083% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0083% fail on Lamp
  • 5.6% fail on Tyres (17% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Condition
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth (26% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Size/type
  • 4.1% fail on Driver's view of the road (13% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Wipers
    • 1.2% fail on Washers (34% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.041% fail on Mirrors (65% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 3.9% fail on Brakes (29% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Hub components (17% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.44% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.017% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.0083% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.2% fail on Brake performance (44% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.42% fail on Rear wheels (59% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Front wheels (77% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.033% fail on Brake imbalance (84% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.44% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.44% fail on Condition
    • 0.15% fail on Hydraulic systems (73% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Components (72% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Pipes (64% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0083% fail on Hoses
      • 0.017% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.017% fail on Leaks
    • 0.11% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.074% fail on ABS (62% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.074% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.025% fail on Service brake control components (77% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Pedal (77% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.0083% fail on Condition
  • 1.1% fail on Suspension (86% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Shock absorbers (64% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Condition (64% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.22% fail on Rear
      • 0.12% fail on Front
    • 0.27% fail on Anti-roll bars (83% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (86% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (65% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.058% fail on Suspension arms (95% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (96% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0083% fail on Condition
    • 0.058% fail on Front suspension joints (83% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.050% fail on Drive shafts (93% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Front drive shafts (93% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.050% fail on Constant velocity joints (93% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Coil springs (99% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Condition (99% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 0.59% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.59% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.32% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.29% fail on Attachment
    • 0.025% fail on Condition (77% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0083% fail on Halfshafts
  • 0.31% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (78% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Exhaust system (69% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0083% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.0083% fail on Cap
    • 0.0083% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.24% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (56% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (51% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (54% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0083% fail on Seat belt pre-tensioner
      • 0.0083% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.11% fail on Seat belts (61% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Requirements
      • 0.050% fail on Condition (79% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0083% fail on Attachment
  • 0.23% fail on Steering (77% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Steering system (78% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Track rod end (81% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Free play
        • 0.025% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.017% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0083% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0083% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.0083% fail on Other components
        • 0.0083% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.025% fail on Steering control
      • 0.0083% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.0083% fail on Steering column
      • 0.0083% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.0083% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.0083% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.17% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (50% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.091% fail on Body condition
    • 0.033% fail on Body security
    • 0.033% fail on Seats
      • 0.025% fail on Drivers
      • 0.017% fail on Passengers
    • 0.0083% fail on Doors
      • 0.0083% fail on Passengers other
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