Kia Cee'd MOT Results

Registered in 2008
57.9% pass rate
from 7,339 tests in 2017
(13% 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.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (37% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Registration plate lamp (49% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Stop lamp (91% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Headlamp aim (47% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Position lamps (42% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Front lamps (67% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Rear lamps (51% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.014% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.014% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.014% fail on Matched pair
    • 1.6% fail on Battery (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Direction indicators (42% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Flashing type (42% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.79% fail on Side repeaters (50% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Individual lamps (78% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.60% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.18% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.082% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.068% fail on Horn (77% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.027% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 13% fail on Brakes (68% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Brake performance (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Rear wheels (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Parking brake performance (78% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Front wheels (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Brake imbalance (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.041% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.027% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.9% fail on Hub components (60% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Brake pads (56% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs (74% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.055% fail on Brake back plates (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Brake linings
    • 3.9% fail on Parking brake (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on ABS
    • 0.49% fail on Restricted movement (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Hydraulic systems (83% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Components (87% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.082% fail on Hoses (64% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.014% fail on Pipes
        • 0.014% fail on Servos
      • 0.068% fail on Operation
      • 0.041% fail on Leaks
    • 0.027% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.027% fail on Pedal
        • 0.014% fail on Condition
        • 0.014% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.014% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.014% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.014% fail on Cable
    • 0.014% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.014% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 11% fail on Suspension (21% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (160% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.055% fail on Attachment
      • 0.014% fail on Presence
    • 2.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.014% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Front suspension joints (97% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Drive shafts (47% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Front drive shafts (46% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Constant velocity joints (46% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Tie bars/rods (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Coil springs (94% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Condition (94% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Sub-frames (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Wheel bearings (71% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Rear (63% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Front (81% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.095% fail on Condition
    • 0.041% fail on Shock absorbers (97% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Condition (97% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Trailing arms (89% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.014% fail on Attachment
    • 0.027% fail on Prescribed areas (80% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Component mounting
    • 0.014% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.014% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.014% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 9.2% fail on Tyres (19% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Tread depth (23% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Condition (26% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.082% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.055% fail on Size/type (74% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 6.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.7% fail on Washers (57% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers (23% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.15% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.082% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.59% fail on Emissions (44% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.25% fail on Tank (13 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.7% fail on Steering
    • 1.6% fail on Steering system
      • 0.65% fail on Track rod end (32% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint (97% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Free play (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.082% fail on Drag link end (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Other components
        • 0.014% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.11% fail on Steering control (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Steering coupling (17 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.095% fail on Universal joint (17 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Flexible coupling
    • 0.041% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.027% fail on Prescribed areas (10 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Power steering
      • 0.014% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.014% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.50% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.50% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.31% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (66% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (69% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (66% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Seat belts (63% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Condition (58% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Installation check
        • 0.014% fail on Belt(s)/padding
      • 0.014% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.25% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (61% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Body condition
    • 0.041% fail on Doors (84% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.014% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.027% fail on Seats
      • 0.027% fail on Passengers
    • 0.014% fail on Body security
  • 0.15% fail on Road Wheels (62% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Attachment

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