Toyota Prius MOT Results

Registered in 2014
80.3% pass rate
from 5,330 tests in 2017
(38% worse 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.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (160% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Registration plate lamp (9 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Position lamps (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Front lamps (7 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.075% fail on All position lamps (14 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamps (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.075% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.019% fail on Matched pair
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim (24% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Direction indicators (140% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Flashing type (140% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.58% fail on Side repeaters (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.056% fail on All direction indicators (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Rear fog lamp (140% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Fog lamp (140% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.038% fail on Switch (10 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Stop lamp (50% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.038% fail on Horn
    • 0.019% fail on Battery
    • 0.019% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.019% fail on Lamp
    • 0.019% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 5.6% fail on Tyres (20% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth (46% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.19% fail on Size/type (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 2.5% fail on Driver's view of the road (26% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Wipers (29% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Washers
    • 0.17% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.056% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.1% fail on Brakes
    • 1.6% fail on Hub components
      • 1.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.30% fail on Brake discs (120% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.36% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.23% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.094% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.038% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.038% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.019% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.13% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
    • 0.038% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.038% fail on ABS
    • 0.019% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.019% fail on Pedal
        • 0.019% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.019% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.019% fail on Leaks
  • 0.45% fail on Suspension (49% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
    • 0.075% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.038% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.038% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.056% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.038% fail on Rear
      • 0.019% fail on Front
    • 0.056% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.019% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.019% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 0.32% fail on Road Wheels (150% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Condition
  • 0.32% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.19% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
      • 0.019% fail on Requirements
      • 0.019% fail on Attachment
    • 0.13% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.13% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.26% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.26% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.094% fail on Steering
    • 0.075% fail on Steering system
      • 0.056% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.019% fail on Free play
        • 0.019% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.019% fail on Steering control
      • 0.019% fail on Steering column
  • 0.094% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.075% fail on Body condition
    • 0.019% fail on Doors
      • 0.019% fail on Passengers other
  • 0.019% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.019% fail on Exhaust system
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