Kia Carens MOT Results

Registered in 2002
40.9% pass rate
from 110 tests in 2017
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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Carens is unusually good or bad.

  • 39% fail on Suspension (80% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 15% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 15% fail on Front drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 15% fail on Constant velocity joints (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 12% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 12% fail on Component mounting (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 11% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 10% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 8.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 7.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.91% fail on Attachment
    • 1.8% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.91% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.91% fail on Condition
    • 0.91% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.91% fail on Condition
    • 0.91% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.91% fail on Front
    • 0.91% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.91% fail on Condition
  • 38% fail on Brakes (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 31% fail on Brake performance (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 20% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 15% fail on Rear wheels (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 9.1% fail on Front wheels (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Brake imbalance (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Brake performance not tested (15 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Service brake performance
    • 9.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.5% fail on Components
        • 5.5% fail on Pipes
      • 3.6% fail on Leaks (9 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Operation
    • 7.3% fail on Hub components
      • 6.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.91% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.91% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.8% fail on ABS
    • 1.8% fail on Restricted movement (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.91% fail on Condition
    • 0.91% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.91% fail on Cable
      • 0.91% fail on Pivot
  • 32% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 11% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 10% fail on Position lamps
      • 8.2% fail on Front lamps
      • 3.6% fail on Rear lamps
    • 5.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 5.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.7% fail on Battery
    • 1.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.8% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.8% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.91% fail on Horn
    • 0.91% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 13% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Doors (10 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Passengers other (10 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Passengers front (15 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Drivers
    • 3.6% fail on Vehicle structure (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Chassis (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Body condition
  • 12% fail on Tyres
    • 7.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 6.4% fail on Condition
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 7.3% fail on Wipers
    • 4.5% fail on Washers
  • 8.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.8% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.91% fail on Pipe
      • 0.91% fail on System
    • 1.8% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.91% fail on Emissions
  • 7.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 6.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 5.5% fail on Prescribed areas (190% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Condition
    • 0.91% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.91% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 5.5% fail on Steering
    • 5.5% fail on Steering system
      • 4.5% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.91% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.8% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.8% fail on Attachment
  • 1.8% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate

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