Chevrolet Kalos MOT Results

Registered in 2007
51.2% pass rate
from 2,706 tests in 2020
(17% 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.

  • 19% fail on Brakes (83% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Brake performance (76% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 7.1% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 5.9% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Plate brake tester (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.18% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.074% fail on Service brake performance (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.037% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.037% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (200% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.8% 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)
          • 0.18% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (59% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (57% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.63% fail on Rbt
          • 0.48% fail on Parking brake performance (52% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.15% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.037% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.037% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.037% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.037% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.26% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.7% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Anti-lock braking system (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 4.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Mechanical brake components (29% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Brake linings and pads (30% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.96% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.96% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.037% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.037% fail on Lever
    • 0.48% fail on Hydraulic systems (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Brake fluid (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.41% fail on Lever
      • 0.037% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.41% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.33% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.074% fail on Pedal
    • 0.074% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.037% fail on Other components
      • 0.037% fail on Additional braking device
    • 0.037% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.037% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.037% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 19% fail on Suspension (26% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 10% fail on Suspension arms (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 8.5% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.11% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.074% fail on Ball joint dust cover (87% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 6.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (47% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Linkage ball joints (200% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (46% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.26% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage
      • 0.037% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.037% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 3.7% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers (39% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.41% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.18% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.11% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.074% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.037% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.30% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.18% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.074% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.037% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.18% fail on Springs (96% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Coil springs (96% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Coil spring (97% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.037% fail on Mounting
    • 0.15% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.15% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.037% fail on Axles
      • 0.037% fail on Axle
    • 0.037% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.037% fail on Ball joint
  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.33% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.30% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 4.2% fail on Position lamps (35% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Position lamp (38% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Stop lamp (43% 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)
        • 1.00% fail on Individual direction indicators (42% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.074% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.3% fail on Electrical equipment (95% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Battery(ies) (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Horn
      • 0.11% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.89% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (66% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.41% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.37% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.037% fail on Switch
    • 0.074% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.074% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 10% fail on Visibility (62% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers (81% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Washers (45% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on View to rear (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Mirrors (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.18% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.15% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.15% fail on Windscreen
  • 9.3% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Steering linkage components (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Track rod end (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.037% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.78% fail on Steering gear (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Steering rack (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Power steering
      • 0.11% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.037% fail on Other components
    • 0.037% fail on Steering column
    • 0.037% fail on Steering play
      • 0.037% fail on Steering rack
  • 6.7% fail on Tyres
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.26% fail on Size/type
  • 6.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.0% fail on Transmission (29% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.0% fail on Joints
    • 0.85% fail on Fuel system (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Pipe (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on System (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Hose (13 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Tank
      • 0.037% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.52% fail on Integral vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Chassis (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Chassis condition (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Body
      • 0.18% fail on Other body component
      • 0.11% fail on Panel
    • 0.22% fail on Doors
      • 0.11% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.074% fail on Door condition
        • 0.037% fail on Catch
      • 0.11% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.11% fail on Door condition
    • 0.18% fail on Seats
      • 0.18% fail on Passenger's seat (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.074% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.074% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.074% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.037% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.037% fail on Bracket
    • 0.037% fail on Floor
    • 0.037% fail on Cabs
      • 0.037% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 5.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.0% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.7% fail on Spark ignition (31% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (58% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.00% fail on Emissions not tested (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.074% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.33% fail on Compression ignition (79% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.074% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.89% fail on Fluid leaks (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Engine oil leaks (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.037% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 4.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (200% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Condition
      • 0.18% fail on Requirements (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Airbags (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Drivers airbag (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
  • 0.48% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.48% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.44% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.22% fail on Condition
    • 0.22% fail on Attachment
  • 0.037% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.037% fail on Speedometer

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