Kia Cerato MOT Results

Registered in 2004
52.8% pass rate
from 231 tests in 2020
(2.1% worse than other 2004 cars)
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.

  • 21% fail on Brakes (47% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 16% fail on Brake performance (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 13% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (200% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 13% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Service brake performance (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 6.5% fail on Rbt (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 6.1% fail on Service brake performance (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake imbalance (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Parking brake performance (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 4.3% fail on Rbt (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 4.3% fail on Parking brake performance (190% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 3.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 3.0% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.87% fail on Service brake performance (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes (59% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Mechanical brake components (0.84% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (6.1% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Brake pads (5.3% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Brake discs and drums (32% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.87% fail on Brake discs (31% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Cable
        • 0.43% fail on Lever
    • 0.87% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (78% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Pedal (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (37% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Anti-lock braking system (24% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.43% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 19% fail on Suspension (7.4% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 13% fail on Anti-roll bars (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Linkage ball joints (190% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Pins and bushes (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Ball joint dust cover (13% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Linkage
    • 4.3% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Sub-frames (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Sub-frame (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.87% fail on Springs (76% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Coil springs (75% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.87% fail on Coil spring (75% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.43% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.43% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.43% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.43% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.43% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (23% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamps (21% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Headlamp (17% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Stop lamp (27% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Direction indicators (26% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Flashing type (26% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Individual direction indicators (95% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (17% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim (66% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Headlamp aim (75% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.43% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.43% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.43% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.43% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.43% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 10% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (39% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 10% fail on Exhaust emissions (47% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 10.0% fail on Spark ignition (72% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 5.2% fail on Catalyst emissions (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 4.8% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (50% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested (52% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.43% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
  • 7.4% fail on Visibility (7.1% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Washers (28% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Wipers (40% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.43% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure (51% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Exhaust system (23% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Doors (78% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Driver's door (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.87% fail on Door condition (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.43% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.43% fail on Chassis
      • 0.43% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.43% fail on Body
      • 0.43% fail on Other body component
  • 3.0% fail on Tyres (57% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth (39% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Condition
  • 1.7% fail on Steering (61% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Power steering (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.43% fail on Other components
    • 0.43% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.43% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.43% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.43% fail on Track rod end
  • 1.3% fail on Identification of the vehicle (86% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plates (87% worse than other 2004 cars)
  • 0.87% fail on Road Wheels (96% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Attachment (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
  • 0.43% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.43% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.43% fail on Prescribed areas

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