Chevrolet Kalos MOT Results

Registered in 2007
47.8% pass rate
from 2,113 tests in 2020
(24% worse than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Chevrolet Kalos is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Suspension (38% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 12% fail on Suspension arms (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 9.7% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Ball joint (47% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint dust cover (70% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Suspension arm (58% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 6.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (28% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Linkage ball joints (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (77% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Linkage (1.1% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint dust cover (69% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Anti-roll bar (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Pins and bushes (13% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 2.9% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Shock absorbers (40% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Wheel bearings (3.6% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Macpherson strut (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Sub-frames (1.6% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Pins and bushes (46% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Other suspension component (24% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Pins and bushes (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint (6.8% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Suspension rods (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.047% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.095% fail on Springs (98% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Coil springs (98% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.095% fail on Coil spring (98% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.047% fail on Suspension unit
  • 20% fail on Brakes (82% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 10% fail on Brake performance (83% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 8.0% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 7.9% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 6.7% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.047% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.047% fail on Service brake performance (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.047% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.047% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 2.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.52% fail on Service brake performance (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.095% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (12 times worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.095% fail on Service brake imbalance (13 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (46% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (43% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Parking brake performance (57% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Rbt (56% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.47% fail on Parking brake performance (55% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.047% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.19% fail on Brake performance not tested (7.4% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Anti-lock braking system (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 4.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Mechanical brake components (30% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Brake linings and pads (25% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Brake pads (25% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Brake discs and drums (34% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.90% fail on Brake discs (33% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.047% fail on Lever
    • 0.85% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Hand lever (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Pedal
    • 0.57% fail on Parking brake control (31% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Lever (54% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Hydraulic systems (78% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Brake fluid (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (25% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.047% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.047% fail on Valves
    • 0.047% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.047% fail on Other components
  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (4.3% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Headlamps (94% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Headlamp (97% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Headlamp levelling device (83% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim (14% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim (8.1% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (83% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Stop lamp (48% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Direction indicators (37% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Flashing type (37% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.80% fail on Individual direction indicators (53% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Side repeaters (6.2% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on All direction indicators (12% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (60% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Electrical equipment (26% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Battery(ies) (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Horn (37% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (39% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Rear fog lamp (39% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Rear fog lamp (38% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.047% fail on Position lamp
  • 11% fail on Visibility (78% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Wipers (91% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Washers (59% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on View to rear (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Mirrors (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Indirect vision devices (18 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Bonnet (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Condition of glass (51% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Windscreen (56% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Driver's view (34% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 10% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 8.8% fail on Steering linkage components (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 8.7% fail on Track rod end (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint (4.8% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Drag link end
    • 1.1% fail on Steering gear (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Steering rack (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Power steering (49% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Operation
      • 0.047% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.047% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.047% fail on Steering column
  • 7.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure (15% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Exhaust system (1.7% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Transmission (22% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Drive shafts (20% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Joints (19% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.047% fail on Joints
    • 1.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Fuel system (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Pipe (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Tank (55% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (47% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on System (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Hose
    • 0.47% fail on Chassis (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Chassis condition (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Doors (42% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Front passenger's door (16% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Door condition (19% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.047% fail on Door condition
      • 0.047% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.047% fail on Hinge
    • 0.24% fail on Seats (78% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Passenger's seat (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Bumpers (11% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Boot lid (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Boot lid condition (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Towbar
      • 0.047% fail on Other towbar components
  • 7.0% fail on Tyres (1.3% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Tread depth (1.1% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Condition (7.1% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Size/type (27% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 6.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (16% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Exhaust emissions (12% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Spark ignition (43% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (72% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Catalyst emissions (13% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Emissions not tested (90% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.095% fail on Non catalyst emissions (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.047% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.047% fail on Oxygen sensor
      • 0.43% fail on Compression ignition (70% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (52% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.047% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.71% fail on Fluid leaks (85% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Engine oil leaks (81% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Other leaks (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
  • 5.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Condition (82% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Requirements (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Attachment
    • 2.3% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
  • 0.33% fail on Identification of the vehicle (38% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Registration plates (37% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 0.28% fail on Road Wheels (46% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Attachment (39% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Condition

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