Toyota Prius MOT Results

Registered in 2011
72.0% pass rate
from 9,155 tests in 2017
(14% worse than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Toyota Prius is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (99% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 11% fail on Registration plate lamp (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Position lamps (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Front lamps (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on All position lamps (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Rear lamps (61% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamps (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Dipswitch
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.82% fail on Rear fog lamp (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Fog lamp (190% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Tell tale (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Direction indicators (40% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Flashing type (40% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.21% fail on Individual lamps (57% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.055% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.31% fail on Stop lamp (81% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Horn
    • 0.076% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.022% fail on Battery
    • 0.022% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.011% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.011% fail on Switch
  • 6.1% fail on Tyres
    • 3.2% fail on Condition
    • 2.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.28% fail on Size/type (150% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.011% fail on Valve stem
  • 4.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.9% fail on Wipers
    • 1.2% fail on Washers (22% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.055% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.011% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.6% fail on Brakes (22% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Hub components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.37% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.055% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.022% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.1% fail on Brake performance (27% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Parking brake performance (68% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Rear wheels (65% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.087% fail on Front wheels (79% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Brake imbalance (72% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.42% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.42% fail on Condition (69% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Hydraulic systems (77% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Components (78% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.044% fail on Pipes (74% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Hoses
      • 0.022% fail on Leaks
      • 0.011% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.044% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.044% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.011% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.011% fail on Pedal
        • 0.011% fail on Anti-slip
  • 1.1% fail on Suspension (81% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Shock absorbers (42% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Condition (42% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Anti-roll bars (56% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (57% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.022% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.011% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.11% fail on Front
      • 0.087% fail on Rear
    • 0.087% fail on Front suspension joints (63% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Suspension arms (94% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (94% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Drive shafts (92% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Front drive shafts (92% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Constant velocity joints (96% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Couplings
    • 0.011% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.011% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 0.47% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.47% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.32% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.31% fail on Attachment (77% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Condition
  • 0.22% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (47% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
      • 0.022% fail on Attachment
      • 0.011% fail on Installation check
        • 0.011% fail on Anchorage's
    • 0.076% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (60% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (63% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.19% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.12% fail on Body condition
    • 0.022% fail on Body security
    • 0.022% fail on Doors
      • 0.022% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.022% fail on Seats
      • 0.022% fail on Passengers
  • 0.14% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (84% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Exhaust system (86% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Fuel system (66% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Tank
      • 0.022% fail on Pipe
      • 0.011% fail on Cap
      • 0.011% fail on System
    • 0.011% fail on Emissions
  • 0.11% fail on Steering (80% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Steering system (84% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Track rod end (80% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Free play
        • 0.011% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.033% fail on Steering control
      • 0.022% fail on Steering column
      • 0.011% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.011% fail on Universal joint
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