Kia Cee'd MOT Results

Registered in 2012
64.5% pass rate
from 13,219 tests in 2020
(33% worse than other 2012 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Cee'd is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (48% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Stop lamp (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamps (73% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp (78% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.030% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.015% fail on Dipswitch
    • 3.1% fail on Position lamps (170% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Position lamp (170% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on All position lamps (140% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.30% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (74% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (51% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Direction indicators (21% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Flashing type (22% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.82% fail on Side repeaters (50% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Individual direction indicators (62% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on All direction indicators
      • 0.0076% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.0076% fail on Arm
    • 0.36% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.36% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.36% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.030% fail on Switch
    • 0.15% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.13% fail on Battery(ies) (190% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.0076% fail on Horn
    • 0.076% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.068% fail on Reversing lamps (56% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0076% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.061% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.061% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0076% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 8.5% fail on Brakes (61% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (37% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Brake linings and pads (35% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Brake pads (36% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs and drums (45% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs (45% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.061% fail on Lever (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.023% fail on Pivot (30 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0076% fail on Rod
    • 4.0% fail on Brake performance (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance (65% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (66% worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance (59% worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.42% fail on Service brake imbalance (89% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.023% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.015% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.0076% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.97% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.068% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (140% worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.015% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.023% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.023% fail on Parking brake performance (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (45% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Rbt (sp) (52% worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.27% fail on Service brake performance (160% worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.076% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.75% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Lever (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Hand lever (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Pedal
    • 0.22% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.17% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.076% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.098% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.098% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (120% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.023% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.023% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.045% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.0076% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 8.2% fail on Suspension (26% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Suspension arms (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Ball joint dust cover (9 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.82% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.030% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.0076% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (68% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (180% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint dust cover (190% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.015% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.015% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers (71% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Springs (63% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Coil springs (63% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Coil spring (64% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0076% fail on Mounting
    • 0.72% fail on Other suspension component (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Ball joint dust cover (25 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint (150% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0076% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.28% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.053% fail on Suspension rods (190% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0076% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.038% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.023% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0076% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0076% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.015% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.015% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.0076% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0076% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.0076% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 7.1% fail on Tyres (27% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Condition (48% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Tread depth (14% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.083% fail on Size/type
  • 6.1% fail on Steering (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Steering linkage components (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Track rod end (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Locking devices (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Drag link end (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Other components (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Steering linkage (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0076% fail on Steering component
      • 0.0076% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.73% fail on Steering gear (9 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Steering rack (10 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Steering play (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.0076% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.0076% fail on Universal joint
  • 5.4% fail on Visibility (29% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Wipers (47% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.091% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.091% fail on View to rear
      • 0.091% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.083% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.068% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.068% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure (36% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Transmission
      • 0.63% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.62% fail on Joints
        • 0.0076% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.038% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.038% fail on Joints
      • 0.015% fail on Belts (12 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Doors
      • 0.083% fail on Other passenger's door (150% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.076% fail on Door condition (140% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0076% fail on Catch
      • 0.045% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.045% fail on Door condition
      • 0.030% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.030% fail on Door condition
    • 0.098% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.053% fail on Exhaust system (92% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Body
      • 0.023% fail on Panel
      • 0.023% fail on Other body component
    • 0.038% fail on Fuel system (69% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Tank
      • 0.0076% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0076% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.015% fail on Load security (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0076% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.0076% fail on Other tailgate component
      • 0.0076% fail on Loading door
    • 0.0076% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.0076% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.0076% fail on Towbar
      • 0.0076% fail on Other towbar components
  • 0.44% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (69% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Exhaust emissions (69% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Compression ignition (51% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (44% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.083% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (57% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.15% fail on Spark ignition (81% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (74% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on Catalyst emissions (89% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0076% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.030% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.023% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.0076% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 0.32% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.27% fail on Attachment
    • 0.053% fail on Condition
  • 0.28% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.28% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.27% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (48% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.18% fail on Condition
      • 0.0076% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.076% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (73% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.0076% fail on Airbags
      • 0.0076% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.015% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.015% fail on Belt(s)/padding
  • 0.0076% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.0076% fail on Speedometer

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