Kia Carens MOT Results

Registered in 2004
38.4% pass rate
from 1,216 tests in 2017
(30% 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.

  • 35% fail on Brakes (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 29% fail on Brake performance (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 28% fail on Parking brake performance (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 11% fail on Rear wheels (190% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.74% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.33% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.082% fail on Brake operation
    • 7.5% fail on Hydraulic systems (45% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Components (42% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 6.3% fail on Pipes (68% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.58% fail on Hoses
        • 0.16% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.66% fail on Leaks
      • 0.16% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 6.0% fail on Hub components (75% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Brake pads (70% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.66% fail on Brake calipers (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.082% fail on Brake back plates
    • 3.1% fail on Parking brake (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Fitment
    • 1.3% fail on ABS
    • 0.33% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.33% fail on Pedal
        • 0.25% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.082% fail on Condition
    • 0.16% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.082% fail on Lever
      • 0.082% fail on Cable
    • 0.16% fail on Restricted movement
  • 33% fail on Suspension (66% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 16% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 16% fail on Front drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 16% fail on Constant velocity joints (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.082% fail on Couplings
        • 0.082% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.25% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.25% fail on Drive shafts
    • 12% fail on Anti-roll bars (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 9.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (88% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment
    • 8.6% fail on Prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 8.4% fail on Component mounting (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.082% fail on Spring mounting
    • 4.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.58% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Front suspension joints (91% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.90% fail on Front
      • 0.33% fail on Rear
    • 0.99% fail on Coil springs (80% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Condition (79% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Shock absorbers (72% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Condition (72% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.33% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.16% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.082% fail on Condition
    • 0.16% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.16% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.082% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.082% fail on Suspension unit
  • 31% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (21% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 15% fail on Position lamps (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 11% fail on Front lamps (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Rear lamps (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on All position lamps
    • 9.1% fail on Registration plate lamp (39% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Stop lamp (74% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim (35% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.082% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.082% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.082% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.082% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.8% fail on Battery (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.49% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.41% fail on Direction indicators (87% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Flashing type (87% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Individual lamps (83% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.082% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.25% fail on Horn
    • 0.16% fail on Trailer electrical socket (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.082% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.082% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.082% fail on Switch
    • 0.082% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 15% fail on Tyres (63% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 8.9% fail on Tread depth (65% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Condition (73% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Size/type
    • 0.16% fail on Valve stem
  • 13% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 8.8% fail on Doors (17 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Passengers other (16 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Passengers front (25 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Drivers (13 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Body condition (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Chassis (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Load security
      • 0.16% fail on Tailgate (14 times worse than other 2004 cars)
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road (25% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Wipers
    • 4.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.74% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.16% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.082% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.082% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.99% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.49% fail on System
      • 0.25% fail on Tank
      • 0.16% fail on Hose (13 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Pipe
    • 0.74% fail on Emissions (72% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 6.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Seat belts (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Condition
      • 0.41% fail on Requirements (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (85% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (89% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 3.0% fail on Steering (38% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Steering system (44% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Track rod end (43% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.082% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.082% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.25% fail on Power steering
      • 0.082% fail on Drive system
      • 0.082% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.082% fail on Other components
    • 0.25% fail on Locking devices (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.082% fail on Steering control
      • 0.082% fail on Steering lock
    • 0.082% fail on Steering operation
  • 1.8% fail on Registration plates and VIN (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
  • 0.49% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.41% fail on Attachment
    • 0.082% fail on Condition

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