Kia Magentis MOT Results

Registered in 2008
47.9% pass rate
from 140 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Magentis is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Brakes (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 15% fail on Brake performance (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 10% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 10% fail on Rbt (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 6.4% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 3.6% fail on Service brake imbalance (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 5.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.71% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.71% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.71% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.71% fail on Rbt
          • 0.71% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 9.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Brake discs and drums (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 5.0% fail on Brake discs (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 4.3% fail on Brake pads
    • 2.1% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Hand lever (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.4% fail on Lever
    • 0.71% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.71% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.71% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp levelling device (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 2.1% fail on Battery(ies) (10 times worse than other 2008 cars)
  • 16% fail on Suspension
    • 11% fail on Anti-roll bars (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 7.9% fail on Linkage ball joints (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.71% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 2.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.4% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.4% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.71% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 9.3% fail on Steering (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Steering linkage components (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 8.6% fail on Track rod end (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.71% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.71% fail on Power steering
      • 0.71% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 7.1% fail on Visibility
    • 2.9% fail on Wipers
    • 2.9% fail on Washers
    • 1.4% fail on Driver's view (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
  • 7.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (9 times worse than other 2008 cars)
  • 7.1% fail on Tyres
    • 5.0% fail on Condition
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.71% fail on Size/type
  • 3.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.9% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.71% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.71% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.71% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.71% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.71% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.71% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.71% fail on Doors
      • 0.71% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.71% fail on Catch

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