Kia Carens MOT Results

Registered in 2003
34.1% pass rate
from 806 tests in 2017
(36% 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 Kia Carens is unusually good or bad.

  • 38% fail on Brakes (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 33% fail on Brake performance (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 30% fail on Parking brake performance (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 15% fail on Rear wheels (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.4% fail on Brake imbalance (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.37% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.12% fail on Brake operation
    • 7.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 6.9% fail on Components
        • 6.0% fail on Pipes
        • 0.74% fail on Hoses
        • 0.37% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.99% fail on Leaks (190% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.12% fail on Operation
    • 6.5% fail on Hub components (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Brake pads (95% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.62% fail on Brake calipers (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on ABS (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Parking brake (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Condition (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.37% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.37% fail on Pedal
        • 0.25% fail on Condition
        • 0.12% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.37% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.25% fail on Cable
      • 0.12% fail on Lever
  • 36% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (36% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 14% fail on Position lamps (90% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 8.9% fail on Front lamps (63% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Rear lamps (190% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on All position lamps
    • 13% fail on Stop lamp (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 10% fail on Registration plate lamp (44% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 6.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.12% fail on Matched pair
    • 2.1% fail on Battery (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.1% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.12% fail on Switch
    • 0.50% fail on Direction indicators (82% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Flashing type (82% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Individual lamps (79% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.25% fail on Trailer electrical socket (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Horn
    • 0.12% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 36% fail on Suspension (74% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 16% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 16% fail on Front drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 15% fail on Constant velocity joints (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.12% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.12% fail on Drive shafts
    • 12% fail on Prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 12% fail on Component mounting (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 9.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (76% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 7.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (91% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.62% fail on Linkage condition
    • 7.3% fail on Suspension arms (59% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (57% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Macpherson strut (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.99% fail on Coil springs (77% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Condition (80% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Location
    • 0.87% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.62% fail on Front
      • 0.25% fail on Rear
    • 0.74% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.74% fail on Condition
    • 0.50% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.50% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.37% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.25% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment
  • 15% fail on Tyres (63% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Tread depth (65% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Condition (66% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Size/type
  • 14% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 8.8% fail on Doors (13 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Passengers other (13 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Passengers front (19 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Drivers (13 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Body condition (4 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)
    • 0.12% fail on Seats
      • 0.12% fail on Passengers
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.6% fail on Wipers
    • 4.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.87% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.50% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.12% fail on Bonnet
  • 9.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.9% fail on Exhaust system (59% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Emissions
    • 1.4% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.2% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.87% fail on System (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Pipe (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
  • 7.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Seat belts (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Condition (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Requirements
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment
    • 0.37% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (75% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (82% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 3.0% fail on Steering (42% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Steering system (48% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Track rod end (50% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.12% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.12% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.37% fail on Power steering
      • 0.12% fail on Operation
      • 0.12% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.12% fail on Other components
    • 0.12% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.12% fail on Locking devices
  • 2.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.25% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.25% fail on Attachment

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