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Toyota Hi-Ace MOT Results

66.9% pass rate
from 166 tests in 2020
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 pre-1990 vans and highlighted areas where the Toyota Hi-Ace is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 12% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 7.2% fail on Rbt
          • 6.0% fail on Service brake performance
          • 2.4% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.60% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.60% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 4.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 4.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 3.0% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.4% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt
          • 2.4% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.60% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.60% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.60% fail on Pedal
    • 0.60% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.60% fail on Leaks
    • 0.60% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.60% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.60% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.60% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.60% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.60% fail on Brake linings
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 4.2% fail on Chassis
      • 4.2% fail on Chassis condition
    • 2.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 2.4% fail on Body
      • 1.2% fail on Other body component
      • 0.60% fail on Mounting fixings
      • 0.60% fail on Panel
    • 0.60% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.60% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.60% fail on Carrier
    • 0.60% fail on Floor
    • 0.60% fail on Cabs
      • 0.60% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (44% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.60% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.2% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.60% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.60% fail on Horn
    • 0.60% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.60% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.60% fail on Individual direction indicators
  • 9.6% fail on Suspension
    • 6.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.0% fail on Springs
      • 1.8% fail on Leaf springs (4 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 1.2% fail on Shackle pins and bushes (11 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.60% fail on Anchor bracket
      • 1.8% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.4% fail on Shock absorbers (3 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 1.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.60% fail on Linkage
    • 0.60% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.60% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.60% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.60% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.60% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 8.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.8% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 6.0% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.60% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 1.2% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.60% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.60% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 1.2% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.60% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.60% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.60% fail on Other leaks
  • 7.8% fail on Visibility
    • 4.2% fail on Wipers
    • 3.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.60% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.60% fail on View to rear
      • 0.60% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 4.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.60% fail on Condition
  • 4.2% fail on Steering
    • 2.4% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.2% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.60% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.60% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.60% fail on Intermediate drop arm
    • 1.2% fail on Steering column (5 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.60% fail on Steering play
      • 0.60% fail on Steering box
  • 3.0% fail on Tyres
    • 1.2% fail on Size/type (6 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.60% fail on Condition
  • 1.2% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.60% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.60% fail on Attachment