Chevrolet Kalos MOT Results

Registered in 2006
49.6% pass rate
from 2,173 tests in 2017
(20% worse than other 2006 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Chevrolet Kalos is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.4% fail on Position lamps (42% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 8.0% fail on Front lamps (70% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Rear lamps (83% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on All position lamps (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.092% fail on Matched pair (9 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.7% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters (94% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.4% fail on Stop lamp (48% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Battery (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.46% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.092% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.41% fail on Horn
    • 0.18% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.092% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 23% fail on Suspension (35% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 9.9% fail on Suspension arms (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 9.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (63% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (70% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.092% fail on Attachment
    • 3.0% fail on Drive shafts
      • 2.9% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 2.9% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.046% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.046% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.9% fail on Prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Component mounting (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Subframe mounting (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Spring mounting
    • 1.7% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.7% fail on Condition
    • 1.6% fail on Front suspension joints (66% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.69% fail on Front
      • 0.69% fail on Rear
    • 0.69% fail on Coil springs (86% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Condition (86% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Macpherson strut (190% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Condition (190% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.14% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.092% fail on Condition
      • 0.046% fail on Attachment
    • 0.046% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.046% fail on Condition
    • 0.046% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.046% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 22% fail on Brakes (90% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 9.8% fail on Brake performance (75% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Front wheels (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Rear wheels (35% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Brake imbalance (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance (54% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Brake operation (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.092% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 8.7% fail on ABS (11 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Hydraulic systems (41% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Components
        • 2.9% fail on Pipes
        • 0.28% fail on Hoses
        • 0.092% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.092% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.60% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Leaks
      • 0.14% fail on Operation
    • 3.0% fail on Hub components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.97% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.23% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.87% fail on Restricted movement (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.046% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.046% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.046% fail on Linkage
  • 12% fail on Driver's view of the road (74% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Wipers (78% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Washers (80% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Mirrors (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.37% fail on Windscreen
  • 8.7% fail on Tyres
    • 4.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.51% fail on Size/type
    • 0.14% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.1% fail on Steering (100% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Steering system (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Track rod end (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Steering rack (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.14% fail on Power steering
      • 0.092% fail on Operation
      • 0.046% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 5.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.046% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 1.7% fail on Seat belts (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Prescribed areas (200% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Condition
      • 0.18% fail on Requirements (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Attachment
  • 4.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.0% fail on Emissions
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system (190% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on System (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Tank
      • 0.092% fail on Pipe
      • 0.046% fail on Cap
    • 0.64% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.64% fail on Body condition
    • 0.23% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.23% fail on Chassis
    • 0.18% fail on Doors
      • 0.092% fail on Drivers
      • 0.092% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.18% fail on Load security (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Access panel (10 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Bootlid
      • 0.046% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.092% fail on Seats
      • 0.092% fail on Passengers
  • 0.78% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.78% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.64% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.32% fail on Condition
    • 0.32% fail on Attachment

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