Kia Cee'd MOT Results

Registered in 2013
75.6% pass rate
from 12,119 tests in 2020
(4.6% worse than other 2013 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Cee'd is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.4% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (13% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (150% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.091% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.7% fail on Position lamps (110% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Position lamp (110% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamps (22% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp (24% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.050% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.92% fail on Direction indicators (47% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Flashing type (47% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.82% fail on Side repeaters (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.091% fail on Individual direction indicators (61% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0083% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.68% fail on Stop lamp (59% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.19% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.18% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.033% fail on Switch (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.058% fail on Daytime running lamps (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.050% fail on Electrical equipment (74% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.0083% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.0083% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.0083% fail on Horn
    • 0.041% fail on Reversing lamps (69% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Reversing lamps (68% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.017% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.017% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 5.2% fail on Tyres
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.058% fail on Size/type
  • 4.6% fail on Brakes
    • 2.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.4% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.025% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.74% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.74% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.017% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.0083% fail on Cable
        • 0.0083% fail on Linkage
        • 0.0083% fail on Pivot
    • 1.7% fail on Brake performance (33% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.88% fail on Rbt
          • 0.71% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.22% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.041% fail on Plate brake tester (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.025% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.017% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.70% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (66% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.69% fail on Rbt (sp) (73% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0083% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.35% fail on Parking brake performance (74% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Rbt (73% worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.30% fail on Parking brake performance (71% worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.041% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.0083% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0083% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.0083% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0083% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.15% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.15% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.091% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.058% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.041% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.11% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.083% fail on Lever
      • 0.025% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.11% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.091% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.058% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.033% fail on Pedal
    • 0.091% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (150% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (190% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0083% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.041% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (74% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.017% fail on Anti-lock braking system (83% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.025% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.0083% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.017% fail on Rigid brake pipes (85% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.0083% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0083% fail on Other components
  • 4.4% fail on Visibility
    • 3.2% fail on Wipers (28% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.98% fail on Washers (37% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.099% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.099% fail on View to rear
      • 0.083% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.017% fail on Indirect vision devices (8 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.066% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.0083% fail on Window
    • 0.017% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.1% fail on Suspension (26% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.93% fail on Ball joint (29% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.56% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.44% fail on Springs (77% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Coil springs (77% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Coil spring (77% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.083% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.066% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.041% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0083% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.32% fail on Wheel bearings (90% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.074% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.041% fail on Ball joint dust cover (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0083% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.0083% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.0083% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0083% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 3.0% fail on Steering (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Steering linkage components (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Track rod end (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.017% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.30% fail on Steering gear (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Steering rack (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Power steering
      • 0.0083% fail on Operation
      • 0.0083% fail on Other components
    • 0.0083% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.0083% fail on Universal joint
  • 0.38% fail on Body, chassis, structure (69% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Transmission (78% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Drive shafts (77% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Joints (76% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.099% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.083% fail on Doors
      • 0.050% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.050% fail on Door condition
      • 0.033% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.033% fail on Door condition
    • 0.050% fail on Body
      • 0.050% fail on Other body component
    • 0.017% fail on Undertray
    • 0.0083% fail on Chassis
      • 0.0083% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.0083% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.0083% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.0083% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.0083% fail on Towbar
      • 0.0083% fail on Safety device
  • 0.27% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.25% fail on Attachment
    • 0.025% fail on Condition
  • 0.23% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (80% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Exhaust emissions (81% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Compression ignition (73% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (71% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (81% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.074% fail on Spark ignition (88% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (89% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.0083% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.033% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.017% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.0083% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.0083% fail on Other leaks
  • 0.21% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.21% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.20% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (51% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
    • 0.041% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (81% better than other 2013 cars)

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