Kia Carens MOT Results

Registered in 2004
38.8% pass rate
from 384 tests in 2020
(36% worse than other 2004 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Carens is unusually good or bad.

  • 36% fail on Brakes (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 29% fail on Brake performance (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 28% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 28% fail on Rbt (sp) (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 6.8% fail on Rbt (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 6.3% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.52% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Service brake performance (32% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 3.9% fail on Rbt (35% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance (15% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake imbalance (190% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (71% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt (sp) (76% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake imbalance (97% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.78% fail on Service brake performance (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Brake performance not tested (64% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (97% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Brake linings and pads (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 5.5% fail on Brake pads (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs and drums (2.1% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Brake discs (3.4% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Cable
        • 0.26% fail on Lever
    • 6.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes (69% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Pedal (9 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Hand lever (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (24% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Anti-lock braking system (8.2% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Parking brake control (59% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Lever (67% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Hydraulic systems (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Reservoirs (16 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.78% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.52% fail on Flexible brake hoses (41% worse than other 2004 cars)
  • 27% fail on Body, chassis, structure (200% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 17% fail on Transmission (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 17% fail on Drive shafts (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 17% fail on Joints (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.52% fail on Prop shafts (170% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Doors (11 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Other passenger's door (12 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Door condition (13 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Front passenger's door (16 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Door condition (16 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Driver's door (8 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Door condition (9 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Exhaust system (63% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Integral vehicle structure (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Chassis (85% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Chassis condition (24% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.78% fail on Fuel system (67% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Tank (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Hose
    • 0.52% fail on Body (92% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Panel
      • 0.26% fail on Other body component
    • 0.26% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.26% fail on Seats
      • 0.26% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 23% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (32% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 13% fail on Stop lamp (170% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Headlamps (5.3% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Headlamp (0.039% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (71% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (28% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (29% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (31% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Electrical equipment (76% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Battery(ies) (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Horn (54% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim (66% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim (62% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Direction indicators (62% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Flashing type (62% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Individual direction indicators (41% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.26% fail on Position lamp
  • 23% fail on Suspension (34% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 10% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (45% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Linkage ball joints (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint dust cover (36% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (61% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Linkage (23% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (68% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 7.8% fail on Suspension arms (30% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Ball joint (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Pins and bushes (57% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.26% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.78% fail on Springs (78% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Coil springs (85% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Coil spring (85% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.78% fail on Shock absorbers (46% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Other suspension component (71% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.26% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.26% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.26% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.26% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.26% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 11% fail on Visibility (41% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Wipers (45% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Washers (69% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on View to rear
      • 0.26% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 11% fail on Tyres (60% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Condition (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Tread depth (29% worse than other 2004 cars)
  • 4.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (50% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Seat belts (200% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Requirements (10 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Condition (3.8% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 4.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (41% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Exhaust emissions (41% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Spark ignition (60% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Emissions not tested (22% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on Catalyst emissions (69% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.26% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 1.8% fail on Compression ignition (32% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Emissions not tested (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (14% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Fluid leaks (4.2% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Engine oil leaks (30% worse than other 2004 cars)
  • 2.3% fail on Steering (48% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Steering linkage components (37% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Track rod end (48% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Locking devices (13 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.26% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.8% fail on Identification of the vehicle (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plates (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
  • 0.52% fail on Road Wheels (18% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Condition
    • 0.26% fail on Attachment

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