Kia Cerato MOT Results

Registered in 2007
46.9% pass rate
from 145 tests in 2020
(27% worse than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Cerato is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Suspension
    • 14% fail on Anti-roll bars (200% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Linkage ball joints (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 2.8% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 1.4% fail on Pins and bushes (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 4.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.8% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint
    • 3.4% fail on Springs
      • 3.4% fail on Coil springs
        • 3.4% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.4% fail on Macpherson strut (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Macpherson strut (27 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.69% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.69% fail on Sub-frame
  • 20% fail on Brakes (90% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 9.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.4% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 3.4% fail on Brake discs
      • 2.8% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.69% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.69% fail on Cable
    • 5.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.69% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.69% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.69% fail on Rbt
          • 0.69% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 4.1% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Anti-lock braking system (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.69% fail on Pedal
    • 0.69% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.69% fail on Lever
    • 0.69% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.69% fail on Brake fluid
  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.69% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.4% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.1% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.69% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.69% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure (97% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Transmission
      • 4.8% fail on Drive shafts
        • 4.8% fail on Joints
      • 0.69% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.69% fail on Joints
    • 3.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.1% fail on Doors (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Driver's door (14 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Door condition (15 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.69% fail on Catch
    • 0.69% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.69% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.69% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.69% fail on System
    • 0.69% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.69% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.69% fail on Body
      • 0.69% fail on Other body component
    • 0.69% fail on Undertray
  • 11% fail on Tyres
    • 6.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 5.5% fail on Condition
  • 8.3% fail on Visibility
    • 4.1% fail on Wipers
    • 4.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.69% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.8% fail on Steering
    • 1.4% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.69% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.69% fail on Track rod end
    • 1.4% fail on Power steering (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Pipes and hoses (28 times worse than other 2007 cars)
  • 1.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.69% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.69% fail on Condition
  • 1.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.4% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.69% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.69% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.69% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.69% fail on Registration plates

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