Chevrolet Kalos MOT Results

Registered in 2008
56.7% pass rate
from 1,997 tests in 2017
(17% worse than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Chevrolet Kalos is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Suspension (34% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 10% fail on Suspension arms (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 9.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Condition
    • 6.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage condition
    • 1.5% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Front suspension joints (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Drive shafts (47% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Front drive shafts (46% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Constant velocity joints (48% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.050% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.40% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.40% fail on Condition
    • 0.35% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.30% fail on Component mounting (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Spring mounting
    • 0.25% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.15% fail on Front
      • 0.10% fail on Rear
    • 0.20% fail on Bonded suspension (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Condition (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.15% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.10% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.10% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.050% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.050% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.050% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 16% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.0% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.10% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.10% fail on Rear lamps (91% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.2% fail on Registration plate lamp (37% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.2% fail on Stop lamp (45% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.65% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.30% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.050% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.050% fail on Tell tales
    • 0.70% fail on Battery (160% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.45% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.15% fail on Tell tale (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Horn
    • 0.050% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.050% fail on Lamp
  • 15% fail on Brakes (93% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Brake performance (88% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Rear wheels (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Front wheels (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Brake imbalance (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Parking brake performance (68% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.10% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.10% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.0% fail on ABS (12 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Hydraulic systems (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Components (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Pipes (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Hoses
        • 0.050% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.20% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Hub components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.40% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.10% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.050% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 0.50% fail on Restricted movement (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.35% fail on Condition
  • 9.3% fail on Driver's view of the road (60% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Wipers (87% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.95% fail on Mirrors (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Bonnet (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Windscreen
  • 6.8% fail on Tyres
    • 3.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.15% fail on Size/type
    • 0.10% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.2% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Steering system (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Track rod end (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.050% fail on Free play
        • 0.050% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.10% fail on Power steering
      • 0.050% fail on Operation
      • 0.050% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 4.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (49% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.8% fail on Emissions (73% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Fuel system (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on System (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Pipe (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Hose (12 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Tank
    • 0.30% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 2.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Seat belts (200% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Condition
      • 0.35% fail on Prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Requirements (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.75% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.050% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.55% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.25% fail on Body condition
    • 0.15% fail on Doors
      • 0.10% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.050% fail on Drivers
      • 0.050% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.10% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.10% fail on Chassis
    • 0.050% fail on Load security
      • 0.050% fail on Tailgate
  • 0.45% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.45% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.30% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.15% fail on Condition
    • 0.15% fail on Attachment

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