Toyota Prius MOT Results

Registered in 2013
79.5% pass rate
from 6,746 tests in 2017
(21% worse than other 2013 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Toyota Prius is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Registration plate lamp (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Position lamps (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Front lamps (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on All position lamps (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Rear lamps (69% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamps (90% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp (83% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.015% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.76% fail on Rear fog lamp (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Fog lamp (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Tell tale (10 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Switch (9 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.56% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.46% fail on Side repeaters (65% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.015% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.30% fail on Stop lamp (72% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.089% fail on Horn
    • 0.044% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.015% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.015% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.015% fail on Lamp
  • 4.7% fail on Tyres
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.24% fail on Size/type (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Valve stem
  • 3.5% fail on Driver's view of the road (17% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Wipers (31% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.28% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.030% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.030% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.2% fail on Brakes (24% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Hub components (27% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake pads (24% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.030% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.49% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.30% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.18% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.044% fail on Front wheels (80% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.030% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.31% fail on Parking brake (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Condition (140% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.044% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.030% fail on Components
        • 0.015% fail on Hoses
        • 0.015% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.015% fail on Operation
    • 0.044% fail on ABS
    • 0.044% fail on Restricted movement
  • 0.52% fail on Registration plates and VIN (64% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Registration plate (60% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.34% fail on Suspension (79% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Shock absorbers (60% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Condition (60% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.074% fail on Drive shafts (66% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Front drive shafts (65% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.074% fail on Constant velocity joints (65% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.030% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.015% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.044% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.044% fail on Rear
    • 0.030% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.015% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment
  • 0.33% fail on Road Wheels (96% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Attachment (180% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Hubs
  • 0.24% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.15% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.074% fail on Condition
      • 0.044% fail on Requirements (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Attachment
    • 0.089% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.074% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.015% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.13% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.12% fail on Body condition
    • 0.015% fail on Seats
      • 0.015% fail on Passengers
  • 0.12% fail on Steering
    • 0.10% fail on Steering system
      • 0.059% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.030% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.030% fail on Steering arm (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.059% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (86% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Exhaust system (82% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.015% fail on Tank
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