Kia Magentis MOT Results

Registered in 2007
58.5% pass rate
from 260 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Magentis is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Brakes (72% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 12% fail on Brake performance (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 7.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Service brake performance (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 5.8% fail on Rbt (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 4.2% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt
          • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.77% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.77% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.38% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 6.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.8% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.3% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.9% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.38% fail on Brake drums
    • 2.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.9% fail on Parking brake control (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Lever (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.77% fail on Pedal
      • 0.38% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.38% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.38% fail on Brake fluid
  • 14% fail on Suspension
    • 6.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.5% fail on Linkage ball joints (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.38% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.38% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 5.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.1% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.38% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.38% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.2% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.77% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.77% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.77% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.77% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.38% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.38% fail on Springs
      • 0.38% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.38% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.38% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.38% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Electrical equipment (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Horn
      • 0.77% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.38% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.77% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.77% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.77% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 9.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (8 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.38% fail on Attachment
      • 0.38% fail on Condition
    • 0.38% fail on Airbags
      • 0.38% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 8.5% fail on Visibility
    • 3.5% fail on Washers
    • 3.1% fail on Wipers
    • 1.2% fail on Driver's view (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.77% fail on Windscreen (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on View to rear
      • 0.38% fail on Mirrors
  • 7.3% fail on Steering (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Steering linkage components (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.38% fail on Power steering
      • 0.38% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.38% fail on Steering play
      • 0.38% fail on Steering rack
  • 6.9% fail on Tyres
    • 4.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.77% fail on Size/type
  • 3.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.77% fail on Transmission
      • 0.77% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.38% fail on Joints
        • 0.38% fail on Flexible couplings
    • 0.77% fail on Doors
      • 0.77% fail on Driver's door (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.77% fail on Door condition (8 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.38% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.38% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.38% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.38% fail on System
    • 0.38% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.38% fail on Seats
      • 0.38% fail on Driver's seat
  • 1.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (72% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Exhaust emissions (70% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.77% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.38% fail on Catalyst emissions
      • 0.38% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.38% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.2% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.38% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.38% fail on Condition

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