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Toyota Hi-Ace MOT Results

Registered in 1998
56.6% pass rate
from 950 tests in 2020
(10% better than other 1998 vans)
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 1998 vans and highlighted areas where the Toyota Hi-Ace is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (23% better than other 1998 vans)
    • 6.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.2% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 4.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 4.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.21% fail on Switch
    • 3.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.5% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.21% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.9% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.8% fail on Horn
      • 0.95% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.11% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.11% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim (56% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim (56% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators (64% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type (64% better than other 1998 vans)
        • 0.63% fail on Individual direction indicators (71% better than other 1998 vans)
        • 0.53% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamps (77% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.84% fail on Headlamp (80% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.21% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.21% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.11% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.11% fail on Outline marker lamp
  • 16% fail on Suspension
    • 8.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 5.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.2% fail on Ball joint (71% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.32% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.32% fail on Ball joint dust cover (75% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 3.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.9% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.63% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.53% fail on Linkage
      • 0.42% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
    • 2.1% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.95% fail on Springs (61% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.74% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.21% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.11% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.11% fail on Mounting
    • 0.42% fail on Wheel bearings (70% better than other 1998 vans)
    • 0.42% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.32% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.11% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.32% fail on Axles
      • 0.32% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (10 times worse than other 1998 vans)
    • 0.21% fail on Sub-frames (81% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.11% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.11% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure (34% better than other 1998 vans)
    • 3.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.5% fail on Chassis
      • 2.4% fail on Chassis condition
      • 0.11% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 2.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.5% fail on Transmission (64% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Drive shafts (55% better than other 1998 vans)
        • 1.4% fail on Joints (54% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.11% fail on Joints
    • 1.5% fail on Body
      • 0.84% fail on Panel
      • 0.63% fail on Other body component
    • 0.74% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.42% fail on Tank
      • 0.32% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.42% fail on Doors
      • 0.32% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.21% fail on Door condition
        • 0.11% fail on Catch
      • 0.11% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.11% fail on Catch
    • 0.32% fail on Engine mounting (3 times worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.32% fail on Engine mounting condition (4 times worse than other 1998 vans)
    • 0.21% fail on Towbar
      • 0.21% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.21% fail on Load security
      • 0.11% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.11% fail on Tailgate condition
      • 0.11% fail on Loading door
    • 0.21% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.21% fail on Boot lid condition (5 times worse than other 1998 vans)
    • 0.11% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.11% fail on Floor
    • 0.11% fail on Seats
      • 0.11% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.11% fail on Cabs
      • 0.11% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 9.1% fail on Brakes (49% better than other 1998 vans)
    • 3.6% fail on Brake performance (69% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance (62% better than other 1998 vans)
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt (61% better than other 1998 vans)
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance (67% better than other 1998 vans)
          • 0.74% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (77% better than other 1998 vans)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (77% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.84% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (82% better than other 1998 vans)
        • 0.84% fail on Rbt (sp) (82% better than other 1998 vans)
          • 0.74% fail on Service brake imbalance (73% better than other 1998 vans)
          • 0.11% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.84% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.84% fail on Rbt
          • 0.63% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.21% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.11% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes (47% better than other 1998 vans)
    • 2.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.8% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.11% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.21% fail on Brake discs and drums (79% better than other 1998 vans)
        • 0.21% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.11% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.11% fail on Cable
    • 0.74% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.42% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.32% fail on Pedal
      • 0.11% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.42% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.32% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.11% fail on Valves
    • 0.42% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.42% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.32% fail on Load sensing valves (81% better than other 1998 vans)
    • 0.21% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.21% fail on Lever
    • 0.11% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.11% fail on Servos
    • 0.11% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.11% fail on Other components
  • 8.3% fail on Visibility
    • 5.2% fail on Wipers
    • 3.3% fail on Washers
    • 1.1% fail on View to rear
      • 1.1% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.21% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.11% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.11% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.11% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.9% fail on Tyres
    • 2.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.21% fail on Size/type
  • 4.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.3% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.7% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (150% worse than other 1998 vans)
        • 1.2% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.53% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.84% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.84% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.63% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.53% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.11% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 2.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (42% better than other 1998 vans)
    • 2.7% fail on Seat belts (41% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Prescribed areas (57% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.95% fail on Condition
      • 0.21% fail on Requirements
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment
  • 0.84% fail on Steering (85% better than other 1998 vans)
    • 0.42% fail on Steering linkage components (86% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.11% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.11% fail on Other components
        • 0.11% fail on Steering component
      • 0.11% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.21% fail on Steering gear (89% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Steering rack (88% better than other 1998 vans)
    • 0.11% fail on Power steering
      • 0.11% fail on Pump
    • 0.11% fail on Steering column
  • 0.74% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.74% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.21% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.21% fail on Attachment