Kia Carens MOT Results

Registered in 2001
45.5% pass rate
from 66 tests in 2020
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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Carens is unusually good or bad.

  • 32% fail on Brakes (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 24% fail on Brake performance (190% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 14% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 14% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 12% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 12% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 12% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 9.1% fail on Parking brake performance (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 9.1% fail on Rbt (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 6.1% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 3.0% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (15 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 4.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 4.5% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 9.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 9.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 6.1% fail on Brake discs and drums (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 6.1% fail on Brake discs (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 4.5% fail on Brake pads
    • 1.5% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.5% fail on Brake fluid
    • 1.5% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 1.5% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 1.5% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.5% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 26% fail on Suspension
    • 12% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 9.1% fail on Linkage ball joints (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 11% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 3.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.0% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.5% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.5% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 1.5% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 21% fail on Body, chassis, structure (98% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 12% fail on Transmission (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 12% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 12% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Doors (12 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Other passenger's door (20 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 4.5% fail on Door condition (21 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Driver's door
        • 1.5% fail on Door condition
    • 4.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.5% fail on Chassis
      • 1.5% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.5% fail on Body
      • 1.5% fail on Panel
  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.0% fail on Position lamp
    • 3.0% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.5% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 1.5% fail on Horn
    • 1.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 11% fail on Tyres
    • 7.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.5% fail on Condition
  • 9.1% fail on Visibility
    • 6.1% fail on Wipers
    • 3.0% fail on Washers
    • 1.5% fail on Driver's view
  • 9.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 9.1% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.5% fail on Attachment
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
  • 7.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.0% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 3.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.5% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.5% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.5% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 1.5% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.5% fail on Steering
    • 1.5% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.5% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.5% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.5% fail on Attachment

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