Kia Cerato MOT Results

Registered in 2004
47.6% pass rate
from 443 tests in 2017
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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Cerato is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 11% fail on Registration plate lamp (61% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 7.0% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.45% fail on Rear lamps
    • 7.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 5.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 5.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 4.3% fail on Individual lamps (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.90% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.6% fail on Battery
    • 1.4% fail on Stop lamp (74% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.23% fail on Tell tale
  • 27% fail on Brakes (79% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 19% fail on Brake performance (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 14% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 9.9% fail on Rear wheels (170% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Front wheels (170% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.9% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.4% fail on Components
        • 5.4% fail on Pipes
        • 0.23% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.45% fail on Leaks
      • 0.23% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.23% fail on Operation
    • 5.0% fail on Hub components
      • 3.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.23% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.23% fail on Brake calipers
    • 2.9% fail on Parking brake (200% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on ABS
    • 0.90% fail on Service brake control components (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Pedal (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.90% fail on Anti-slip (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Condition
    • 0.68% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.68% fail on Cable
    • 0.45% fail on Restricted movement
  • 16% fail on Suspension
    • 11% fail on Anti-roll bars (92% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 8.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (92% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.23% fail on Attachment
    • 3.2% fail on Prescribed areas (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Component mounting (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 1.4% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.4% fail on Front
    • 0.68% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.68% fail on Condition
    • 0.45% fail on Coil springs (91% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Condition
      • 0.23% fail on Location
    • 0.45% fail on Suspension arms (90% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (89% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.45% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.45% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.45% fail on Condition
    • 0.45% fail on Drive shafts (88% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Front drive shafts (88% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on Constant velocity joints (88% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.23% fail on Condition
  • 11% fail on Tyres
    • 6.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 5.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.23% fail on Size/type
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.3% fail on Wipers
    • 4.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.45% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.45% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.23% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.0% fail on Emissions (85% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.68% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.23% fail on Tank
      • 0.23% fail on Pipe
      • 0.23% fail on Cap
    • 0.45% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 4.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.1% fail on Seat belts (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.68% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.68% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 3.4% fail on Steering
    • 2.5% fail on Steering system
      • 2.5% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.68% fail on Power steering
      • 0.23% fail on Drive system
      • 0.23% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.23% fail on Other components
    • 0.23% fail on Locking devices
  • 2.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.6% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Drivers (9 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.68% fail on Body condition
    • 0.23% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.23% fail on Chassis
  • 1.6% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.68% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.68% fail on Attachment
    • 0.23% fail on Condition

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