Kia Cee'd MOT Results

Registered in 2011
63.7% pass rate
from 7,833 tests in 2017
(48% worse than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Cee'd is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (85% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Stop lamp (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Position lamps (170% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Front lamps (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.013% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.5% fail on Registration plate lamp (67% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamps (150% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Headlamp (160% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.051% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (31 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.038% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (13 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Matched pair
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.93% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.93% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.75% fail on Side repeaters (58% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Individual lamps (52% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.026% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.78% fail on Rear fog lamp (170% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Fog lamp (160% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Tell tale (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Switch (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Battery (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.013% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 10.0% fail on Brakes (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Brake performance (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Rear wheels (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Front wheels (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Brake imbalance (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.013% fail on Gradient hand brake
      • 0.013% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.7% fail on Hub components (41% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Brake pads (41% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.064% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.038% fail on Brake linings
    • 2.5% fail on Parking brake (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Condition (9 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Electronic stability system (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Restricted movement (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on ABS
    • 0.10% fail on Hydraulic systems (70% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Operation (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Components (90% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Hoses
        • 0.013% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.013% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.077% fail on Mechanical components (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Lever (15 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Linkage
      • 0.013% fail on Relay lever
    • 0.038% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.038% fail on Pedal
        • 0.038% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
  • 9.2% fail on Suspension (65% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Suspension arms (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Attachment
      • 0.013% fail on Condition
    • 2.3% fail on Front suspension joints (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (82% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.92% fail on Drive shafts (73% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Front drive shafts (74% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.89% fail on Constant velocity joints (73% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Couplings
      • 0.013% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.013% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.66% fail on Coil springs (72% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Condition (72% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.28% fail on Front (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Rear
    • 0.10% fail on Shock absorbers (88% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Condition (88% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.038% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.038% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.013% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.013% fail on Condition
    • 0.013% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.013% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.013% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.013% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.013% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.013% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.013% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.013% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.013% fail on Component mounting
  • 8.8% fail on Tyres (39% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Condition (76% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.051% fail on Size/type
    • 0.038% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.6% fail on Driver's view of the road (48% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Wipers (59% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Washers (39% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.10% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.064% fail on Mirrors
  • 0.69% fail on Steering
    • 0.66% fail on Steering system
      • 0.24% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Track rod end (49% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Free play
        • 0.038% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.013% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.013% fail on Steering control
      • 0.013% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.013% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.013% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.46% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.46% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.43% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.28% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.27% fail on Condition
      • 0.013% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.15% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.15% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.27% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.26% fail on Attachment
    • 0.013% fail on Condition
  • 0.13% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.064% fail on Body condition
    • 0.038% fail on Doors
      • 0.013% fail on Drivers
      • 0.013% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.013% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.013% fail on Body security
    • 0.013% fail on Seats
      • 0.013% fail on Drivers
  • 0.13% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (86% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.038% fail on Emissions (77% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.038% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.026% fail on Exhaust system (95% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Fuel system (84% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Tank
      • 0.013% fail on Cap
  • 0.013% fail on Towbars
    • 0.013% fail on Towbar

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