Kia Carens MOT Results

Registered in 2013
72.6% pass rate
from 1,492 tests in 2020
(20% worse than other 2013 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Carens is unusually good or bad.

  • 10% fail on Brakes (130% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Mechanical brake components (180% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Brake linings and pads (180% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 6.5% fail on Brake pads (180% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Brake discs and drums (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Brake discs (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Brake performance (170% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance (110% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance (140% worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.0% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.94% fail on Rbt (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.80% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.067% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.067% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.067% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.067% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.27% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.27% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.20% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.20% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.067% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.34% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (8 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (10 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.13% fail on Reservoirs (13 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.13% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.13% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.13% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.067% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.067% fail on Lever
  • 8.9% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.27% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.80% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.80% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.80% fail on Side repeaters (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.20% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.20% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.13% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.067% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.067% fail on Horn
    • 0.067% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.067% fail on Position lamp
  • 6.6% fail on Tyres (30% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Condition (93% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.067% fail on Size/type
  • 4.5% fail on Suspension
    • 3.1% fail on Shock absorbers (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.60% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.47% fail on Wheel bearings (180% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Axles
      • 0.13% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.067% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.067% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.067% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.067% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.067% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.067% fail on Ball joint
  • 2.8% fail on Visibility (32% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Wipers
    • 0.74% fail on Washers (53% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Bonnet (12 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Driver's view
  • 0.80% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.34% fail on Doors (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Other passenger's door (7 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Door condition (7 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.067% fail on Door condition
    • 0.20% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.13% fail on Spare wheel (55 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Spare wheel condition (113 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.067% fail on Transmission
      • 0.067% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.067% fail on Joints
  • 0.47% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.47% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.47% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (59% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.34% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.20% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.13% fail on Catalyst emissions
      • 0.13% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.067% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.067% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.20% fail on Steering
    • 0.067% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.067% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.067% fail on Steering play
      • 0.067% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.067% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.067% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.067% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.067% fail on Requirements
  • 0.067% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.067% fail on Attachment
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