Kia Carens MOT Results

Registered in 2005
38.3% pass rate
from 1,328 tests in 2017
(37% worse than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Carens is unusually good or bad.

  • 39% fail on Brakes (190% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 34% fail on Brake performance (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 33% fail on Parking brake performance (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 12% fail on Rear wheels (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.68% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.45% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.075% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.075% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.6% fail on Hub components (91% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Brake pads (87% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.98% fail on Brake calipers (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Brake back plates
    • 6.3% fail on Hydraulic systems (63% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Components (62% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 5.2% fail on Pipes (87% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Hoses
        • 0.075% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.53% fail on Leaks
      • 0.075% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.075% fail on Operation
    • 2.8% fail on Parking brake (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on ABS (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Service brake control components (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Pedal (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on Anti-slip (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Condition
    • 0.45% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.30% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.23% fail on Cable
      • 0.075% fail on Relay lever
  • 31% fail on Suspension (63% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 14% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 14% fail on Front drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 14% fail on Constant velocity joints (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Couplings (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Drive shafts (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 10% fail on Anti-roll bars (90% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (98% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (200% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Attachment
      • 0.075% fail on Linkage condition
    • 6.8% fail on Prescribed areas (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Component mounting (8 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 4.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.68% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Front suspension joints (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.3% fail on Front (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Rear
    • 0.98% fail on Coil springs (81% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Condition (83% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Location
    • 0.75% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.75% fail on Condition
    • 0.68% fail on Macpherson strut (190% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Condition (190% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.23% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.075% fail on Condition
    • 0.30% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.23% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.075% fail on Condition
    • 0.23% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.15% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.075% fail on Condition
  • 29% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (25% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 14% fail on Position lamps (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 10% fail on Front lamps (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Rear lamps (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on All position lamps
    • 11% fail on Registration plate lamp (76% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Stop lamp (78% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamp aim (32% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamps (44% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp (44% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.075% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 1.4% fail on Battery (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.98% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.45% fail on Tell tale (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Direction indicators (79% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Flashing type (79% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.23% fail on Individual lamps (88% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.075% fail on Tell tales
    • 0.075% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.075% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.075% fail on Horn
    • 0.075% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 13% fail on Tyres (47% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Tread depth (52% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Condition (54% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Size/type
    • 0.075% fail on Valve stem
  • 9.9% fail on Driver's view of the road (28% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Wipers (46% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.60% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.30% fail on Mirrors
  • 8.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Doors (12 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Passengers other (16 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Drivers (17 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Passengers front (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Body condition (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Chassis (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.075% fail on Body security
  • 6.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.6% fail on Fuel system (200% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on System (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Tank (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Pipe (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Emissions
    • 0.30% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 5.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Seat belts (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Condition (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Requirements
      • 0.075% fail on Attachment
    • 0.15% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (89% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (88% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 2.9% fail on Steering
    • 2.5% fail on Steering system
      • 1.9% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.60% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.075% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.38% fail on Power steering
      • 0.23% fail on Other components
      • 0.075% fail on Operation
      • 0.075% fail on Drive system
    • 0.075% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.075% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.60% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.60% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.23% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.15% fail on Attachment
    • 0.075% fail on Condition

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