Kia Picanto MOT Results

Registered in 2010
70.9% pass rate
from 13,072 tests in 2017
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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Picanto is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.8% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (27% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim (20% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.15% fail on Rear lamps (74% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate lamp (36% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Stop lamp (49% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps (49% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp (47% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Battery (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Rear fog lamp (49% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Switch (23 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.076% fail on Tell tale (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Horn
    • 0.18% fail on Direction indicators (88% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Flashing type (88% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Side repeaters (79% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.046% fail on Individual lamps (95% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.023% fail on All direction indicators (84% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.054% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.023% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.023% fail on Lamp
      • 0.0076% fail on Switch
    • 0.0076% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.0076% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 7.9% fail on Tyres (18% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Tread depth (35% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.15% fail on Size/type
    • 0.11% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.9% fail on Suspension
    • 3.8% fail on Coil springs (16% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Condition (16% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Location
    • 1.9% fail on Drive shafts (160% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Front drive shafts (160% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Constant velocity joints (160% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0076% fail on Couplings
      • 0.038% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.038% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0076% fail on Condition
    • 0.68% fail on Anti-roll bars (57% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (54% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (61% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0076% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.51% fail on Front suspension joints (48% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Macpherson strut (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Shock absorbers (87% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Condition (87% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Wheel bearings (64% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Front
      • 0.0076% fail on Rear
    • 0.015% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.015% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0076% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.0076% fail on Condition
  • 6.9% fail on Brakes (24% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Brake performance (99% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Rear wheels (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Front wheels (30% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Brake imbalance (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.031% fail on Brake operation
    • 1.0% fail on Hydraulic systems (87% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Components (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.92% fail on Pipes (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on Hoses
        • 0.023% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.0076% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.054% fail on Leaks
      • 0.015% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.0076% fail on Operation
    • 0.99% fail on Hub components (64% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Brake pads (64% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Brake discs (68% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.0076% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.99% fail on ABS (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.40% fail on Condition
    • 0.099% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.069% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.031% fail on Service brake control components (71% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Pedal (71% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Anti-slip
  • 6.6% fail on Driver's view of the road (38% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers (76% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.28% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.12% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.069% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Exhaust system (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Emissions (51% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.031% fail on Fuel system (85% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Pipe
      • 0.015% fail on Cap (87% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.42% fail on Steering (59% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Steering system (58% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.092% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.084% fail on Track rod end (88% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Other components
        • 0.015% fail on Steering component (8 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.023% fail on Power steering
      • 0.015% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.0076% fail on Other components
    • 0.0076% fail on Steering control
      • 0.0076% fail on Steering wheel
  • 0.41% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.32% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.31% fail on Condition
      • 0.0076% fail on Installation check
        • 0.0076% fail on Belt(s)/padding
      • 0.0076% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.092% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (66% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (76% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.015% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.37% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.37% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.33% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.11% fail on Body condition
    • 0.11% fail on Seats
      • 0.099% fail on Passengers (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0076% fail on Drivers
    • 0.099% fail on Doors
      • 0.061% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.023% fail on Drivers
      • 0.015% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.0076% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.0076% fail on Chassis
    • 0.0076% fail on Load security
      • 0.0076% fail on Access panel
  • 0.038% fail on Road Wheels (87% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.023% fail on Condition (79% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Attachment (92% better than other 2010 cars)
Read the Honest John Review

  • Kia Picanto (2004 - 2011)
    Great value small car that is cheap to buy and run. Seven-year warranty on all new models from January 2010. Good rear passenger room. Much improved interior on facelifted cars from 2007.

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