Kia Cee'd MOT Results

Registered in 2014
79.7% pass rate
from 11,995 tests in 2020
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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Cee'd is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (18% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.058% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.6% fail on Position lamps (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Position lamp (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on All position lamps (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (77% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.99% fail on Headlamps (22% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Headlamp (24% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.033% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0083% fail on Matched pair
    • 0.71% fail on Direction indicators (80% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Flashing type (80% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.68% fail on Side repeaters (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.0083% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.29% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.29% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.27% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.058% fail on Switch (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Stop lamp (77% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.050% fail on Electrical equipment (69% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.017% fail on Horn (86% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0083% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.042% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.025% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.0083% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.0083% fail on Outline marker lamp
    • 0.0083% fail on Daytime running lamps
  • 4.6% fail on Tyres
    • 2.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.075% fail on Size/type
    • 0.025% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 4.1% fail on Visibility
    • 3.3% fail on Wipers (18% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Washers (37% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.050% fail on Bonnet (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.033% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.033% fail on View to rear
      • 0.033% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.2% fail on Brakes
    • 2.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.017% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.36% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.36% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.025% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.017% fail on Lever
        • 0.0083% fail on Cable
    • 1.2% fail on Brake performance (27% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.57% fail on Rbt
          • 0.48% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.10% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.0083% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0083% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.47% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (71% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Rbt (sp) (81% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.18% fail on Rbt
          • 0.17% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.017% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.0083% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0083% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.15% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.15% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.083% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.075% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.042% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.067% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.042% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.042% fail on Lever
    • 0.025% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.025% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.017% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (86% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.017% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.017% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.017% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (83% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Electronic stability control
  • 1.8% fail on Steering (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Steering linkage components (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Track rod end (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0083% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0083% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.0083% fail on Rear wheel steering
        • 0.0083% fail on Components
    • 0.35% fail on Steering gear (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Steering rack (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.0083% fail on Steering play
      • 0.0083% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.1% fail on Suspension (51% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.54% fail on Pins and bushes (76% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint (70% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0083% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.17% fail on Shock absorbers (59% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.092% fail on Anti-roll bars (57% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.025% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.025% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0083% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.042% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.025% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0083% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0083% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.025% fail on Springs (97% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Coil springs (97% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Coil spring (97% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.0083% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 0.21% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.15% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
      • 0.0083% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.050% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (65% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.0083% fail on Airbags
      • 0.0083% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.20% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (78% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Exhaust emissions (81% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Compression ignition (76% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.058% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (66% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (90% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.0083% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 0.058% fail on Spark ignition (86% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (88% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Catalyst emissions (89% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0083% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0083% fail on Other emission control equipment
    • 0.033% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.025% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.0083% fail on Other leaks
  • 0.19% fail on Body, chassis, structure (79% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.050% fail on Transmission (87% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Drive shafts (89% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.042% fail on Joints (89% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0083% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.0083% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.0083% fail on Joints
    • 0.042% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.033% fail on Body
      • 0.033% fail on Other body component
    • 0.025% fail on Doors
      • 0.017% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.017% fail on Door condition
      • 0.0083% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.0083% fail on Door condition
    • 0.017% fail on Undertray
    • 0.0083% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.0083% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.0083% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.0083% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.0083% fail on Tank
    • 0.0083% fail on Seats
      • 0.0083% fail on Driver's seat
  • 0.16% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.13% fail on Attachment
    • 0.025% fail on Condition
  • 0.11% fail on Identification of the vehicle (53% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Registration plates (53% better than other 2014 cars)

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