Kia Cee'd MOT Results

Registered in 2011
57.3% pass rate
from 8,931 tests in 2020
(42% 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.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (92% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Stop lamp (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Headlamps (150% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Headlamp (170% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.5% fail on Position lamps (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Position lamp (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim (18% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.75% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (50% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.2% fail on Side repeaters (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Individual direction indicators (33% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.83% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Rear fog lamp (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.82% fail on Rear fog lamp (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.045% fail on Switch
    • 0.21% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.21% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.21% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.17% fail on Battery(ies) (160% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Horn (88% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.011% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.17% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Main beam tell-tale (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.011% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.011% fail on Switch
  • 14% fail on Brakes (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Brake performance (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 4.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 3.6% fail on Service brake performance (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Rbt (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.74% fail on Service brake imbalance (190% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.067% fail on Plate brake tester (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.045% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.022% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.4% fail on Parking brake performance (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 2.0% fail on Parking brake performance (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.29% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.067% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.078% fail on Plate brake tester (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.056% fail on Parking brake performance (9 times worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.011% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.011% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.034% fail on Decelerometer (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.034% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.76% fail on Rbt (sp) (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.47% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.38% fail on Service brake imbalance (91% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (54% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (46% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Brake pads (46% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.5% fail on Brake discs and drums (65% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Brake discs (66% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Lever (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.056% fail on Cable
        • 0.011% fail on Linkage
        • 0.011% fail on Pivot
    • 2.0% fail on Parking brake control (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Lever (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Hand lever (9 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Pedal
    • 0.73% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Electronic stability control (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.067% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.067% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.045% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.045% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.022% fail on Rigid brake pipes (94% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 12% fail on Suspension (44% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Suspension arms (160% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Ball joint dust cover (13 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Pins and bushes (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.045% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.034% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage ball joints (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Ball joint (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.034% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.034% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.011% fail on Linkage
    • 1.5% fail on Springs (55% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Coil springs (55% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Coil spring (55% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Mounting
    • 1.2% fail on Other suspension component (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Ball joint dust cover (29 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.011% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.30% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.15% fail on Shock absorbers (87% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.090% fail on Suspension rods (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.011% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.034% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.011% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.011% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.011% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.022% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.011% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.011% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.022% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.011% fail on Axles
      • 0.011% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
  • 9.1% fail on Tyres (49% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Condition (72% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Tread depth (40% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Size/type (76% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 7.0% fail on Visibility (56% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Wipers (63% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Washers (65% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.090% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.078% fail on View to rear
      • 0.067% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.011% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.067% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.067% fail on Windscreen
  • 2.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.5% fail on Transmission (65% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Drive shafts (67% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Joints (69% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.034% fail on Joints
      • 0.011% fail on Belts
    • 0.12% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.10% fail on Tank (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Hose
      • 0.011% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.12% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.090% fail on Exhaust system (90% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.078% fail on Body
      • 0.067% fail on Other body component
      • 0.011% fail on Panel
    • 0.045% fail on Doors
      • 0.034% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.034% fail on Door condition
      • 0.011% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.011% fail on Door condition
    • 0.011% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.011% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.011% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.011% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.011% fail on Seats
      • 0.011% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.011% fail on Undertray
  • 1.00% fail on Steering
    • 0.60% fail on Steering linkage components (40% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Track rod end (66% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Locking devices (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Other components
        • 0.022% fail on Steering linkage (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.30% fail on Steering gear (170% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Steering rack (190% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.090% fail on Steering play
      • 0.090% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.011% fail on Power steering
      • 0.011% fail on Operation
    • 0.011% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.011% fail on Universal joint
  • 0.95% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (49% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Exhaust emissions (48% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Compression ignition (33% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.21% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.034% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.011% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 0.46% fail on Spark ignition (57% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (43% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Catalyst emissions (66% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.045% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.034% fail on Fluid leaks (74% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.46% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.46% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.38% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (38% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.17% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
      • 0.011% fail on Requirements
    • 0.011% fail on Airbags
      • 0.011% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.37% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.32% fail on Attachment
    • 0.056% fail on Condition
  • 0.034% fail on Seat belt installation check (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Belt(s)/padding (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)

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