Daewoo Kalos MOT Results

Registered in 2003
41.7% pass rate
from 1,461 tests in 2017
(20% worse than other 2003 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Daewoo Kalos is unusually good or bad.

  • 34% fail on Suspension (63% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 13% fail on Prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 11% fail on Component mounting (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Subframe mounting (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Spring mounting
    • 11% fail on Suspension arms (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment
    • 8.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (57% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 7.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (88% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 3.8% fail on Drive shafts
      • 3.7% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 3.6% fail on Constant velocity joints
        • 0.068% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.14% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.14% fail on Drive shafts
    • 3.4% fail on Macpherson strut (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Front suspension joints (92% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.5% fail on Rear
      • 0.82% fail on Front
    • 0.62% fail on Shock absorbers (56% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Condition (56% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Coil springs (92% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Condition (92% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.21% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.068% fail on Attachment
    • 0.14% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.14% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.068% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.068% fail on Condition
  • 28% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 8.0% fail on Front lamps (46% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Rear lamps (75% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on All position lamps
    • 8.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.8% fail on Headlamp
    • 5.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.1% fail on Direction indicators (85% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Flashing type (85% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Individual lamps (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.82% fail on All direction indicators (200% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.8% fail on Stop lamp (52% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Battery (200% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.2% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.55% fail on Tell tale (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Switch
    • 0.48% fail on Horn
    • 0.14% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.14% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.068% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.068% fail on Lamp
  • 24% fail on Brakes (48% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 14% fail on Brake performance (68% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 7.7% fail on Front wheels (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Rear wheels (84% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance (64% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake imbalance (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.068% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.068% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.2% fail on ABS (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.3% fail on Components
        • 5.1% fail on Pipes
        • 0.14% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.14% fail on Hoses (90% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Leaks
      • 0.14% fail on Operation
    • 2.9% fail on Hub components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.55% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.41% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.14% fail on Wheel cylinder (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Restricted movement (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.068% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.068% fail on Cable
  • 14% fail on Driver's view of the road (56% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Wipers (42% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Washers (62% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.96% fail on Mirrors (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Bonnet (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Windscreen
  • 11% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Requirements (13 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Condition
      • 0.068% fail on Attachment
    • 5.7% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Drivers airbag (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
  • 10% fail on Tyres
    • 6.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.55% fail on Size/type
    • 0.14% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.1% fail on Emissions (36% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Fuel system (98% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on System (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Pipe
      • 0.14% fail on Hose (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Tank
    • 0.96% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 6.0% fail on Steering
    • 5.3% fail on Steering system
      • 3.1% fail on Track rod end
      • 2.1% fail on Steering rack (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.068% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.068% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.75% fail on Power steering
      • 0.62% fail on Pipes and hoses (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Operation
      • 0.068% fail on Other components
  • 5.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Body condition (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Vehicle structure (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Chassis (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Doors
      • 0.21% fail on Drivers
      • 0.068% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.068% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.27% fail on Seats
      • 0.14% fail on Passengers
      • 0.14% fail on Drivers
    • 0.21% fail on Load security (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Access panel
      • 0.068% fail on Bootlid
      • 0.068% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.14% fail on Body security
  • 1.4% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.14% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.14% fail on Attachment

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