Kia Cerato MOT Results

Registered in 2006
52.8% pass rate
from 1,319 tests in 2017
(12% worse than other 2006 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Cerato is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Brakes (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 15% fail on Brake performance (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Parking brake performance (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Front wheels (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Rear wheels (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Service brake performance (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.076% fail on Brake operation
    • 11% fail on Hydraulic systems (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 10% fail on Components (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 10% fail on Pipes (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Hoses
        • 0.23% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.99% fail on Leaks (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Operation (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 6.6% fail on Hub components (98% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Brake pads (85% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Brake discs (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.076% fail on Brake back plates
    • 1.4% fail on ABS (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.76% fail on Restricted movement (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.45% fail on Pedal
        • 0.30% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.076% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.076% fail on Cable
    • 0.076% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.076% fail on Components
        • 0.076% fail on Pipes
  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 11% fail on Registration plate lamp (89% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Position lamps (46% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 8.0% fail on Front lamps (71% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim (35% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamps (41% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp (39% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Stop lamp (64% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.5% fail on Side repeaters (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Individual lamps (87% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Battery (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.38% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.076% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.076% fail on Switch
    • 0.15% fail on Horn
    • 0.076% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.076% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.076% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 8.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (91% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (100% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Attachment (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.076% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Coil springs (63% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Condition (63% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Sub-frames (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Condition (16 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Drive shafts (50% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Front drive shafts (49% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Constant velocity joints (49% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.83% fail on Component mounting (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.76% fail on Suspension arms (79% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (85% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Condition
      • 0.076% fail on Attachment
    • 0.53% fail on Shock absorbers (64% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Condition (64% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.45% fail on Front
    • 0.38% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.38% fail on Condition
    • 0.30% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.30% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.15% fail on Front suspension joints (84% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.076% fail on Suspension unit
  • 8.3% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.5% fail on Wipers (50% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.15% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.076% fail on Windscreen
  • 8.0% fail on Tyres
    • 4.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.076% fail on Size/type
  • 3.5% fail on Steering
    • 1.9% fail on Steering system
      • 0.99% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.83% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.076% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.3% fail on Power steering (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Pipes and hoses (10 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Other components (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Operation
      • 0.076% fail on Drive system
      • 0.076% fail on Rams
    • 0.23% fail on Locking devices (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.076% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 3.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.4% fail on Emissions
    • 0.45% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.23% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.15% fail on Tank
      • 0.076% fail on Pipe
  • 2.9% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Drivers (15 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.83% fail on Body condition (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Vehicle structure (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Chassis (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Load security
      • 0.076% fail on Bootlid
      • 0.076% fail on Tailgate
  • 1.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.7% fail on Seat belts (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.15% fail on Requirements
      • 0.076% fail on Attachment
    • 0.23% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (79% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (77% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.15% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.15% fail on Attachment

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