Kia Carens MOT Results

Registered in 2014
77.4% pass rate
from 2,037 tests in 2017
(59% 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.

  • 7.1% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (41% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim (42% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate lamp (160% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Direction indicators (140% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Flashing type (140% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.74% fail on Side repeaters (190% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.049% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.49% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.49% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.44% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.29% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.20% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.098% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.15% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.15% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.098% fail on Battery
  • 6.9% fail on Tyres (48% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Condition (120% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.98% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.15% fail on Size/type
    • 0.049% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.3% fail on Brakes (190% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Hub components (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Brake pads (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.15% fail on Brake linings (12 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.54% fail on Rear wheels (140% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.098% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.20% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.15% fail on Components
        • 0.049% fail on Pipes
        • 0.049% fail on Hoses
        • 0.049% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.049% fail on Leaks
    • 0.15% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.098% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.098% fail on Pedal
        • 0.098% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.049% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.049% fail on Condition
  • 6.0% fail on Driver's view of the road (81% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers (150% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Washers
    • 0.29% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.049% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.6% fail on Suspension (82% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Wheel bearings (7 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Front (11 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Shock absorbers (140% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Condition (140% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.049% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.049% fail on Condition
    • 0.049% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.049% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.049% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 0.29% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.29% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.20% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.20% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
  • 0.15% fail on Steering
    • 0.098% fail on Steering system
      • 0.098% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.049% fail on Steering control
      • 0.049% fail on Steering shaft
  • 0.15% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.098% fail on Body condition
    • 0.049% fail on Spare wheel
  • 0.098% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.049% fail on Condition
    • 0.049% fail on Attachment
  • 0.098% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.049% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.049% fail on Pipe
    • 0.049% fail on Emissions not tested
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