Kia Niro MOT Results

Registered in 2016
91.9% pass rate
from 1,264 tests in 2020
(41% better than other 2016 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 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Niro is unusually good or bad.

  • 3.9% fail on Tyres
    • 2.8% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (62% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Headlamp aim (70% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Headlamp aim (70% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.47% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.40% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.079% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.16% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.079% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.079% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.079% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.079% fail on Switch
    • 0.079% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.079% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.079% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.079% fail on Switch
    • 0.079% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 0.79% fail on Visibility (72% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Wipers (70% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Washers
  • 0.55% fail on Brakes (72% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.32% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.32% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.16% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.16% fail on Rbt
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.079% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.079% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.079% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 0.16% fail on Mechanical brake components (89% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.079% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.079% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.079% fail on Lever
    • 0.079% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.079% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.079% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.079% fail on Lever
  • 0.32% fail on Suspension
    • 0.32% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.32% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
  • 0.16% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.16% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.16% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.079% fail on Doors
      • 0.079% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.079% fail on Door condition
    • 0.079% fail on Seats
      • 0.079% fail on Driver's seat
  • 0.079% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.079% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.079% fail on Condition
  • 0.079% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.079% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.079% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.079% fail on Catalyst emissions
  • 0.079% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.079% fail on Attachment
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  • Kia Niro (2016 on)
    Easy to drive. Impressive fuel economy and low running costs. Space for a family. 450 litre load area.

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