Toyota Prius MOT Results

Registered in 2017
91.8% pass rate
from 5,028 tests in 2020
(19% better than other 2017 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 2017 cars and highlighted areas where the Toyota Prius is unusually good or bad.

  • 3.7% fail on Tyres (43% worse than other 2017 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth (77% worse than other 2017 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.080% fail on Size/type
    • 0.060% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 2.8% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 0.99% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (130% worse than other 2017 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Headlamp aim (50% better than other 2017 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Headlamp aim (50% better than other 2017 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.38% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.30% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.080% fail on Dipswitch (15 times worse than other 2017 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.26% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.14% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.12% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.22% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.22% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.22% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.16% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.16% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.14% fail on Stop lamp (68% better than other 2017 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.020% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.020% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.020% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.020% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.020% fail on Horn
  • 0.97% fail on Visibility (44% better than other 2017 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Wipers (52% better than other 2017 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Washers (51% better than other 2017 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.040% fail on View to rear
      • 0.040% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.020% fail on Bonnet
  • 0.36% fail on Brakes (76% better than other 2017 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Mechanical brake components (72% better than other 2017 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Brake linings and pads (69% better than other 2017 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Brake pads (69% better than other 2017 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Brake performance (87% better than other 2017 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.020% fail on Rbt
          • 0.020% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.020% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.020% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.020% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.020% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.020% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 0.020% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.020% fail on Pedal
    • 0.020% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.020% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 0.20% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.20% fail on Attachment
  • 0.16% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.040% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.040% fail on Transmission
      • 0.040% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.040% fail on Joints
    • 0.020% fail on Chassis
      • 0.020% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.020% fail on Body
      • 0.020% fail on Other body component
    • 0.020% fail on Doors
      • 0.020% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.020% fail on Door condition
    • 0.020% fail on Undertray
  • 0.099% fail on Suspension (78% better than other 2017 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.040% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.020% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.020% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.020% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.020% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 0.060% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.040% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.020% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.020% fail on Condition
  • 0.020% fail on Steering
    • 0.020% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.020% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.020% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.020% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.020% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.020% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
Read the Honest John Review

  • Toyota Prius Plug-In (2017 on)
    30 miles of realistic pure electric range. Practical, smooth, comfortable and quiet. Well-equipped.
  • Toyota Prius (2016 on)
    Low emissions of 70g/km. Relaxed, quiet and comfortable. Spacious cabin. Lots of safety kit as standard. TNGA platform provides excellent ride, handling and steering.

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