Toyota Prius MOT Results

Registered in 2014
82.6% pass rate
from 12,152 tests in 2020
(8.4% better than other 2014 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Toyota Prius is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.6% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (69% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamps (33% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp (38% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.016% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.082% fail on Switch (8 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Position lamps (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Position lamp (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on All position lamps (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Headlamp aim (45% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.00% fail on Headlamp aim (45% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.46% fail on Stop lamp (60% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.35% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.24% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.099% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.025% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.066% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.066% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.025% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.025% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.025% fail on Electrical equipment (85% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Horn (87% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0082% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.0082% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0082% fail on Switch
    • 0.0082% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 3.2% fail on Tyres (29% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth (17% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Condition (59% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Size/type (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 3.1% fail on Visibility (24% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Wipers (29% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Washers (22% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.025% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.025% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.025% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.025% fail on View to rear
      • 0.016% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.0082% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 1.7% fail on Brakes (53% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (47% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (45% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Brake pads (46% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0082% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.26% fail on Brake discs and drums (50% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Brake discs (50% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0082% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.0082% fail on Cable
    • 0.31% fail on Brake performance (66% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.18% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.0082% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 0.074% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.074% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.058% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.016% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.058% fail on Service brake performance (90% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.058% fail on Rbt (89% better than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.058% fail on Service brake performance (87% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Parking brake performance (74% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Rbt (73% better than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.016% fail on Parking brake performance (85% better than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.0082% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.0082% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.016% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.058% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.033% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.025% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.049% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.025% fail on Pedal
      • 0.025% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.025% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.016% fail on Parking brake control (86% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Lever (84% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.0082% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.0082% fail on Brake fluid
  • 0.75% fail on Suspension (67% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.26% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.091% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Anti-roll bar (12 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.025% fail on Linkage
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.0082% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.11% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.066% fail on Suspension arms (91% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Ball joint (88% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0082% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.0082% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0082% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.025% fail on Springs (97% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Coil springs (97% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Coil spring (97% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.0082% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0082% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.0082% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.0082% fail on Ball joint
  • 0.48% fail on Road Wheels (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Attachment (190% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Condition
  • 0.35% fail on Body, chassis, structure (62% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Bumpers (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Exhaust system (76% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Transmission (88% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Drive shafts (87% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.049% fail on Joints (87% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.033% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.0082% fail on Tank
    • 0.025% fail on Seats
      • 0.016% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.0082% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.016% fail on Body
      • 0.016% fail on Other body component
    • 0.0082% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.0082% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.0082% fail on Doors
      • 0.0082% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.0082% fail on Hinge
    • 0.0082% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.0082% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.0082% fail on Undertray
  • 0.29% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.29% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.21% fail on Steering
    • 0.15% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.13% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.0082% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.0082% fail on Lock stop
    • 0.016% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.0082% fail on Operation
      • 0.0082% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.016% fail on Power steering
      • 0.0082% fail on Pump
      • 0.0082% fail on Other components
    • 0.016% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.0082% fail on Steering play
      • 0.0082% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.21% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.12% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.099% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.058% fail on Condition (63% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Attachment (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Requirements
  • 0.16% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (82% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Exhaust emissions (84% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Spark ignition (67% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (51% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0082% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.025% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.025% fail on Undertray (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.091% fail on Seat belt installation check (15 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.082% fail on Anchorages (49 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.0082% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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