Kia Cee'd MOT Results

Registered in 2012
71.9% pass rate
from 11,649 tests in 2017
(34% 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.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (74% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Position lamps (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Front lamps (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Rear lamps (45% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on All position lamps (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Registration plate lamp (74% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.4% fail on Stop lamp (100% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamps (50% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp (55% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.052% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.0086% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 0.59% fail on Direction indicators (30% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Flashing type (30% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.11% fail on Individual lamps (71% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0086% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.33% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.30% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.052% fail on Tell tale (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Switch (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Battery (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.043% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.043% fail on Horn
    • 0.043% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.017% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.0086% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0086% fail on Switch
  • 6.6% fail on Tyres (18% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Condition (41% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.069% fail on Size/type
    • 0.017% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.8% fail on Brakes (50% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Hub components (28% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Brake pads (25% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Brake discs (44% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.0086% fail on Brake linings
    • 2.2% fail on Brake performance (100% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Rear wheels (84% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Parking brake performance (170% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Front wheels (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Brake imbalance (160% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.026% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.83% fail on Parking brake (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Restricted movement (160% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.069% fail on Components
        • 0.034% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.017% fail on Valves (65 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0086% fail on Pipes
        • 0.0086% fail on Hoses
      • 0.034% fail on Operation (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Leaks
      • 0.0086% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.086% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.043% fail on ABS
    • 0.026% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.017% fail on Lever (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0086% fail on Cable
    • 0.0086% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.0086% fail on Pedal
        • 0.0086% fail on Anti-slip
  • 5.6% fail on Driver's view of the road (27% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Wipers (43% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.30% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.026% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.017% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.8% fail on Suspension (33% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0086% fail on Condition
    • 0.90% fail on Front suspension joints (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.89% fail on Shock absorbers (80% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Condition (80% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Coil springs (65% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Condition (66% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Location
    • 0.54% fail on Anti-roll bars (46% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (63% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0086% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.31% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.31% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.31% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.23% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.20% fail on Front (140% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Rear
    • 0.043% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.043% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.017% fail on Condition
    • 0.017% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.0086% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.0086% fail on Condition
    • 0.0086% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.0086% fail on Condition
  • 1.8% fail on Steering (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Steering system (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Track rod end (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Steering rack (13 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0086% fail on Free play
        • 0.0086% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0086% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.0086% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.35% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.35% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.29% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.23% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.23% fail on Condition
    • 0.060% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (66% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (63% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.19% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.18% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0086% fail on Condition
  • 0.14% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.086% fail on Doors
      • 0.052% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.017% fail on Drivers
      • 0.017% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.043% fail on Body condition
    • 0.0086% fail on Body security
    • 0.0086% fail on Load security
      • 0.0086% fail on Access panel
  • 0.069% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (89% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.043% fail on Emissions (67% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.0086% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.0086% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.0086% fail on System
    • 0.0086% fail on Emissions not tested

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