Data from the UK has revealed that the Hyundai Ioniq Electric has the best MOT record in the country for an EV.
In the UK, an MOT is an annual test that determines the roadworthiness, safety, and exhaust emissions of most vehicles over three years old. An analysis from Move Electric has determined that the Ioniq Electric has a pass rate of 98.75 per cent, well above the average 87 per cent pass rate of 5,230 EVs recently tested.
A number of other electric vehicles had impressive pass rates well above the average first-time pass rate of 84.46 per cent for petrol and diesel cars. For example, the second-generation Nissan Leaf has a pass rate of 97.70 per cent, placing it ahead of the Volkswagen e-Golf with a 93.94 per cent pass rate. Other EVs to have performed well include the Tesla Model X (92.08 per cent) and BMW i3 (91.81 per cent).