Kia Carens MOT Results

Registered in 2005
38.6% pass rate
from 860 tests in 2020
(36% 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 (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 34% fail on Brake performance (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 33% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 33% fail on Rbt (sp) (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.12% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 9.3% fail on Parking brake performance (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 9.0% fail on Rbt (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 7.8% fail on Parking brake performance (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 1.0% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.12% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.23% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.12% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.12% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.12% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.12% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt
          • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.35% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.12% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.93% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.93% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.81% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.23% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.35% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 4.4% fail on Brake linings and pads (72% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 4.4% fail on Brake pads (73% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.6% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.47% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.47% fail on Cable
        • 0.12% fail on Lever
    • 2.1% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 2.1% fail on Anti-lock braking system (97% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.2% fail on Lever (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.47% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.35% fail on Pedal
    • 0.47% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.35% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.12% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.23% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.12% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.12% fail on Other components
  • 28% fail on Body, chassis, structure (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 18% fail on Transmission (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 17% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 17% fail on Joints (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Prop shafts (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.93% fail on Joints (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Doors (13 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Other passenger's door (21 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 5.0% fail on Door condition (22 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Driver's door (9 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Door condition (10 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Front passenger's door (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.58% fail on Door condition (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Tank
      • 0.35% fail on System (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Pipe
      • 0.23% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.93% fail on Chassis (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Chassis condition (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Body
      • 0.35% fail on Other body component
      • 0.12% fail on Panel
    • 0.23% fail on Seats
      • 0.23% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.12% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.12% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 25% fail on Suspension (44% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 11% fail on Anti-roll bars (80% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Linkage ball joints (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.47% fail on Linkage
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (87% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 8.7% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Suspension arms (41% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Ball joint (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Pins and bushes (62% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.9% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.6% fail on Springs (61% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Coil springs (64% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Coil spring (66% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Mounting
      • 0.12% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.93% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.81% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.81% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.58% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.35% fail on Macpherson strut (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.12% fail on Axles
      • 0.12% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.12% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
  • 22% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 8.7% fail on Stop lamp (86% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Position lamps (96% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Position lamp (96% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (63% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamps (53% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp (51% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Direction indicators (62% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Flashing type (62% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.81% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.23% fail on Individual direction indicators (88% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.93% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.70% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.12% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.12% fail on Horn
    • 0.23% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.12% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 13% fail on Tyres (76% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Tread depth (65% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Condition (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Size/type
  • 9.0% fail on Visibility
    • 5.6% fail on Wipers (51% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.12% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.12% fail on Windscreen
  • 6.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Seat belts (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Prescribed areas (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Condition
      • 0.23% fail on Requirements (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (85% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 5.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.8% fail on Compression ignition
        • 2.6% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.12% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 2.3% fail on Spark ignition (53% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.58% fail on Catalyst emissions (72% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.35% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.23% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.12% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.12% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.12% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 3.6% fail on Steering
    • 3.5% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.7% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.70% fail on Locking devices (18 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.12% fail on Power steering
      • 0.12% fail on Other components
  • 0.58% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.58% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.23% fail on Seat belt installation check (14 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Belt(s)/padding (29 times worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 0.12% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.12% fail on Attachment

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