Kia Cerato MOT Results

Registered in 2005
49.7% pass rate
from 1,291 tests in 2020
(9.6% worse than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Cerato is unusually good or bad.

  • 28% fail on Brakes (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 19% fail on Brake performance (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 14% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 14% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 7.8% fail on Service brake performance (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 7.7% fail on Rbt (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 6.9% fail on Service brake performance (200% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake imbalance (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.077% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.077% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 5.7% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 5.6% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 4.9% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.54% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.15% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.15% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.15% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 2.3% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 9.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Mechanical brake components (83% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (81% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 4.6% fail on Brake pads (82% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 2.2% fail on Brake discs
      • 1.2% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Cable (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.077% fail on Lever
        • 0.077% fail on Linkage
        • 0.077% fail on Relay lever
    • 2.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (71% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Anti-lock braking system (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.46% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.39% fail on Pedal
    • 0.77% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.77% fail on Lever
    • 0.62% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.62% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.46% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.077% fail on Valves
    • 0.15% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.077% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.077% fail on Leaks
  • 20% fail on Suspension (16% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 15% fail on Anti-roll bars (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Linkage ball joints (190% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Ball joint dust cover (190% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.077% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.077% fail on Linkage
    • 3.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms (75% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.39% fail on Pins and bushes (86% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint (88% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint dust cover (74% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.5% fail on Sub-frames (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Sub-frame (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.077% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.93% fail on Springs (78% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Coil springs (78% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.93% fail on Coil spring (78% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Shock absorbers (69% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.31% fail on Macpherson strut (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.077% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.39% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.15% fail on Other suspension component (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.077% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.077% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.077% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.077% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (21% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.2% fail on Position lamp
    • 4.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (51% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim (35% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim (41% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.8% fail on Stop lamp (41% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Direction indicators (63% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Flashing type (63% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.70% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.31% fail on Individual direction indicators (84% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.62% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.23% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (76% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Rear fog lamp (76% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Rear fog lamp (75% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 9.4% fail on Visibility
    • 5.0% fail on Wipers
    • 4.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.46% fail on View to rear
      • 0.39% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.077% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.23% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.23% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.23% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.15% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.7% fail on Transmission
      • 2.6% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.6% fail on Joints
      • 0.077% fail on Belts
    • 2.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.1% fail on Doors (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Driver's door (8 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.93% fail on Door condition (9 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.077% fail on Door condition
      • 0.077% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.077% fail on Door condition
    • 0.93% fail on Integral vehicle structure (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.39% fail on Sub-frame (23 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Sub-frame condition (19 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.077% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.39% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.23% fail on Pipe
      • 0.077% fail on Hose
      • 0.077% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.31% fail on Chassis
      • 0.31% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.23% fail on Body
      • 0.23% fail on Other body component
    • 0.077% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.077% fail on Floor
    • 0.077% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.077% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 7.4% fail on Tyres
    • 5.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.23% fail on Size/type
  • 7.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.0% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.7% fail on Spark ignition (35% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Catalyst emissions (71% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested (99% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Compression ignition (69% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.23% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.077% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.077% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.39% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.39% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 4.7% fail on Steering
    • 2.4% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.3% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.15% fail on Locking devices
    • 1.5% fail on Power steering (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Pipes and hoses (8 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Other components (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Operation
    • 1.0% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.0% fail on Steering rack
  • 2.9% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.3% fail on Seat belts (97% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Prescribed areas (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Condition
      • 0.15% fail on Requirements
    • 0.54% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (64% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 1.5% fail on Identification of the vehicle (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plates (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 0.39% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.39% fail on Attachment

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