Kia Carens MOT Results

Registered in 2014
74.3% pass rate
from 2,345 tests in 2020
(33% worse than other 2014 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Carens is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.2% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (27% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (150% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.90% fail on Direction indicators (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Flashing type (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.81% fail on Side repeaters (170% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.085% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.17% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.17% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.13% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.13% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.13% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.043% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 7.2% fail on Tyres (60% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Condition (110% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.13% fail on Size/type
  • 6.9% fail on Brakes (94% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (120% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (140% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 5.1% fail on Brake pads (140% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.81% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.5% fail on Brake performance (68% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.68% fail on Rbt
          • 0.55% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.043% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.043% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.68% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (150% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.68% fail on Rbt (sp) (160% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.30% fail on Rbt
          • 0.30% fail on Parking brake performance (180% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.085% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.085% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.085% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.13% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.085% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.085% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.085% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.043% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.043% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.085% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.085% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.043% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.043% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.043% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.043% fail on Lever
  • 4.2% fail on Suspension (84% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Shock absorbers (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Wheel bearings (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.17% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.043% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.17% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.043% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.085% fail on Axles (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 3.3% fail on Visibility
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers
    • 0.64% fail on Washers (52% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on View to rear
      • 0.13% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.043% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.043% fail on Bonnet
  • 0.68% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.26% fail on Doors (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Other passenger's door (8 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Door condition (8 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.043% fail on Door condition
    • 0.13% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.13% fail on Spare wheel (98 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Spare wheel condition (112 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Carrier
    • 0.085% fail on Seats
      • 0.043% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.043% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.043% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.043% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.043% fail on Tank
    • 0.043% fail on Body
      • 0.043% fail on Panel
  • 0.60% fail on Road Wheels (190% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.043% fail on Condition
  • 0.38% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.26% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
      • 0.085% fail on Requirements (12 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.26% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (72% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Exhaust emissions (76% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.043% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.043% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.043% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.085% fail on Compression ignition (81% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.085% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.043% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.043% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.043% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.21% fail on Steering
    • 0.085% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.085% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.043% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.043% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.043% fail on Steering play
      • 0.043% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.043% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.043% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.043% fail on Registration plates
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