Chevrolet Kalos MOT Results

Registered in 2005
47.7% pass rate
from 2,263 tests in 2017
(16% worse than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Chevrolet Kalos is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Suspension (31% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 10% fail on Suspension arms (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 9.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Attachment (190% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
    • 7.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (31% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (37% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.35% fail on Linkage condition
    • 5.8% fail on Prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Component mounting (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Subframe mounting (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Spring mounting
    • 3.1% fail on Shock absorbers (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Condition (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Front suspension joints (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Drive shafts (49% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Front drive shafts (48% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Constant velocity joints (48% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Macpherson strut (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Wheel bearings (53% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Front
      • 0.35% fail on Rear (62% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Coil springs (91% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Condition (92% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Location
    • 0.31% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.31% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.088% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.044% fail on Condition
      • 0.044% fail on Attachment
    • 0.088% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.044% fail on Condition
      • 0.044% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.088% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.088% fail on Condition
  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.1% fail on Position lamps (31% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 7.7% fail on Front lamps (55% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Rear lamps (74% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on All position lamps
    • 6.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 6.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.1% fail on Stop lamp (33% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Battery (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Direction indicators (48% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Flashing type (48% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.22% fail on Side repeaters (69% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.57% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.22% fail on Tell tale (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Horn
    • 0.13% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.088% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.044% fail on Lamp
      • 0.044% fail on Switch
    • 0.044% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 21% fail on Brakes (55% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 12% fail on Brake performance (79% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Rear wheels (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Front wheels (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance (64% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake imbalance (190% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.13% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.044% fail on Brake operation
    • 6.0% fail on ABS (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.8% fail on Components
        • 2.5% fail on Pipes
        • 0.13% fail on Hoses (83% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.31% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Leaks
      • 0.088% fail on Operation
    • 2.7% fail on Hub components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.97% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.13% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.088% fail on Brake linings (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Parking brake (67% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Condition (79% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Restricted movement (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.044% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.044% fail on Pedal
        • 0.044% fail on Condition
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road (46% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Wipers (63% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Washers (45% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Mirrors (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.18% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.3% fail on Tyres
    • 4.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.53% fail on Size/type
    • 0.22% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.2% fail on Steering (79% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Steering system (97% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Track rod end (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.088% fail on Free play
        • 0.088% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.088% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.044% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.044% fail on Other components
        • 0.044% fail on Steering component
    • 0.22% fail on Power steering
      • 0.13% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.044% fail on Operation
      • 0.044% fail on Rams
  • 6.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Requirements (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Condition
      • 0.18% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 5.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.3% fail on Emissions
    • 1.6% fail on Fuel system (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on System (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Pipe (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Tank
      • 0.044% fail on Cap
    • 0.75% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 2.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (67% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Body condition (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Chassis (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Doors
      • 0.13% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.088% fail on Drivers
      • 0.044% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.22% fail on Seats
      • 0.18% fail on Passengers
      • 0.044% fail on Drivers
  • 0.97% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.97% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.31% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.27% fail on Attachment
    • 0.044% fail on Condition

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