Kia Cee'd MOT Results

Registered in 2008
53.5% pass rate
from 7,962 tests in 2020
(15% worse than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Cee'd is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (33% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Stop lamp (92% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Headlamp aim (35% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim (36% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.2% fail on Position lamps (43% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Position lamp (43% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.20% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (40% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators (30% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type (30% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Side repeaters (70% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Individual direction indicators (75% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.013% fail on Switch
    • 0.75% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.67% fail on Battery(ies) (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Horn (82% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.013% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.72% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.72% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.72% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.11% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.013% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.013% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 16% fail on Brakes (70% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 9.8% fail on Brake performance (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Service brake performance (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 6.0% fail on Rbt (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 5.0% fail on Service brake performance (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake imbalance (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.050% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.038% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.013% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.013% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.013% fail on Service brake performance
      • 4.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.013% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.29% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.038% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.050% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.025% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.025% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.025% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.013% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.013% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.84% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (57% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.83% fail on Rbt (sp) (58% worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.68% fail on Service brake imbalance (54% worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.24% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.013% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.013% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.11% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (52% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Brake linings and pads (54% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 3.9% fail on Brake pads (53% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.8% fail on Brake discs and drums (55% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Brake discs (55% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.13% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.063% fail on Lever
        • 0.038% fail on Cable
        • 0.013% fail on Rod
        • 0.013% fail on Linkage
    • 2.5% fail on Parking brake control (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Lever (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 2.3% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Hand lever (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Pedal
    • 0.57% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.54% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.063% fail on Electronic stability control (73% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.15% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.13% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.025% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.050% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.025% fail on Brake fluid (80% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.013% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.038% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.038% fail on Other components
  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 8.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Linkage ball joints (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (28% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.20% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.16% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage
      • 0.013% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.013% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 6.0% fail on Suspension arms (37% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Ball joint (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes (39% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Suspension arm (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint dust cover (69% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.99% fail on Other suspension component (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.013% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.013% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.67% fail on Sub-frames (160% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Sub-frame (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.025% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.025% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.41% fail on Wheel bearings (46% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Springs (93% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Coil springs (93% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Coil spring (93% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Shock absorbers (89% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.11% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (66% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.075% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.025% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.025% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.025% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Axles
      • 0.013% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
  • 8.8% fail on Tyres (26% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Tread depth (32% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Condition (20% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Size/type (58% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 8.0% fail on Visibility (33% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Washers (86% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Wipers (19% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Bonnet (95% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.13% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.13% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.10% fail on View to rear
      • 0.10% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure (17% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.6% fail on Transmission (34% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Drive shafts (33% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Joints (33% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.038% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.038% fail on Joints
    • 0.38% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.33% fail on Tank (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on System
      • 0.013% fail on Pipe
    • 0.15% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.15% fail on Body
      • 0.10% fail on Other body component
      • 0.050% fail on Panel
    • 0.088% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.063% fail on Sub-frame (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.063% fail on Sub-frame condition (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.088% fail on Doors (72% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.088% fail on Door condition
    • 0.025% fail on Towbar
      • 0.013% fail on Towbar condition
      • 0.013% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.025% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.025% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.025% fail on Load security (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Access panel (22 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Seats (79% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.013% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.025% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.025% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.013% fail on Chassis
      • 0.013% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.013% fail on Undertray
  • 3.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (23% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Exhaust emissions (19% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Compression ignition (38% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.98% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (88% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.038% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.038% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.038% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (93% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Spark ignition (53% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.90% fail on Catalyst emissions (37% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (73% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.013% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 0.088% fail on Fluid leaks (75% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Engine oil leaks (73% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.013% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.013% fail on Undertray
  • 3.3% fail on Steering (45% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Steering linkage components (46% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Track rod end (38% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.038% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.013% fail on Other components
        • 0.013% fail on Steering linkage
    • 0.45% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.41% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.038% fail on Operation
    • 0.19% fail on Steering play (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Steering rack (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Steering coupling (13 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Universal joint (16 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Steering column
    • 0.025% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.013% fail on Power steering
      • 0.013% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 0.59% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (54% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Seat belts (43% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Condition
      • 0.038% fail on Prescribed areas (78% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (57% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 0.57% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.57% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.38% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.33% fail on Attachment
    • 0.050% fail on Condition

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