Kia Magentis MOT Results

Registered in 2005
56.4% pass rate
from 257 tests in 2020
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 Magentis is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.78% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.5% fail on Position lamp
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.9% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.78% fail on Trailer electrical socket (45 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.39% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.39% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.39% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.39% fail on Side repeaters
  • 14% fail on Body, chassis, structure (72% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 12% fail on Transmission (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 11% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 11% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.78% fail on Joints
    • 1.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.78% fail on Chassis
      • 0.78% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.78% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.39% fail on Tank
      • 0.39% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.78% fail on Doors
      • 0.39% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.39% fail on Door condition
      • 0.39% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.39% fail on Door condition
    • 0.39% fail on Body
      • 0.39% fail on Panel
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 6.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.7% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 2.7% fail on Brake discs
      • 1.6% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Cable (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 4.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.39% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.39% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.78% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.78% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.78% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.78% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.78% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.78% fail on Rbt
          • 0.39% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.39% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.78% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (81% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on Rbt (sp) (80% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.2% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.39% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.39% fail on Lever
    • 0.39% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.39% fail on Other components
  • 12% fail on Suspension
    • 5.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.3% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.2% fail on Suspension arm (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.6% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (35 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.39% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.39% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.39% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.2% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.78% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.39% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.78% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.78% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.78% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 9.7% fail on Visibility
    • 6.2% fail on Wipers
    • 3.5% fail on Washers
  • 7.4% fail on Tyres
    • 5.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.7% fail on Condition
  • 6.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.8% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.4% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.9% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.78% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.78% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.39% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.39% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.39% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.39% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 4.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 4.3% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Airbags
      • 0.39% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.6% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.2% fail on Steering
    • 1.2% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.2% fail on Steering rack

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