Kia Carens MOT Results

Registered in 2001
39.4% pass rate
from 142 tests in 2017
(22% worse than other 2001 cars)
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.

  • 30% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 9.2% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.70% fail on Rear lamps
    • 8.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 7.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 7.7% fail on Headlamp
    • 7.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.1% fail on Battery
    • 2.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.1% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.70% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.70% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.70% fail on Switch
  • 29% fail on Suspension
    • 13% fail on Anti-roll bars (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 12% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.70% fail on Linkage condition
    • 9.9% fail on Drive shafts (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 9.9% fail on Front drive shafts (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 9.9% fail on Constant velocity joints (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 6.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 5.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 5.6% fail on Component mounting
    • 3.5% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.4% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.70% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.70% fail on Condition
    • 0.70% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.70% fail on Condition
    • 0.70% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.70% fail on Rear
    • 0.70% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.70% fail on Condition
  • 28% fail on Brakes (60% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 21% fail on Brake performance (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 14% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 12% fail on Rear wheels (180% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Front wheels (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.70% fail on Service brake performance
    • 7.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.6% fail on Components
        • 4.2% fail on Pipes
        • 0.70% fail on Hoses
        • 0.70% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.70% fail on Operation
      • 0.70% fail on Leaks
    • 6.3% fail on Hub components
      • 4.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.4% fail on Brake calipers (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.4% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on ABS
  • 15% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 13% fail on Wipers (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Washers
    • 1.4% fail on Mirrors
  • 14% fail on Tyres
    • 8.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.9% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Size/type
  • 9.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (190% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Doors (9 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Drivers (12 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Passengers front (14 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Passengers other
    • 3.5% fail on Body condition
  • 7.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.5% fail on Emissions
    • 1.4% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 4.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 2.1% fail on Condition
  • 2.8% fail on Steering
    • 2.8% fail on Steering system
      • 2.1% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.70% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.70% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.70% fail on Attachment

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