Kia Picanto MOT Results

Registered in 2013
76.3% pass rate
from 13,439 tests in 2020
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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Picanto is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.0% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 2.5% fail on Position lamps (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Position lamp (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on All position lamps (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (130% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim (20% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim (16% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (75% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Stop lamp (79% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Reversing lamps (94% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Reversing lamps (94% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0074% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.20% fail on Headlamps (89% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Headlamp (88% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0074% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.19% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.11% fail on Battery(ies) (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Horn (58% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.18% fail on Direction indicators (71% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Flashing type (71% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Side repeaters (64% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.037% fail on Individual direction indicators (84% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0074% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.11% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (54% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Rear fog lamp (54% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Rear fog lamp (53% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Daytime running lamps
    • 0.015% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.0074% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.0074% fail on Outline marker lamp
    • 0.0074% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0074% fail on Switch
  • 6.2% fail on Brakes (43% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Brake performance (150% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0074% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance (7 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (7 times worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance (7 times worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.074% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.0074% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.052% fail on Plate brake tester (8 times worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.045% fail on Parking brake performance (15 times worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.0074% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 1.0% fail on Service brake performance (38% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt (40% worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.93% fail on Service brake performance (51% worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.0074% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0074% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.13% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.13% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.097% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.045% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.037% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.015% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.63% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.63% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.26% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (7 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Lever (16 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.082% fail on Cable (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Linkage (8 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Pivot (18 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Rigid brake pipes (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.13% fail on Lever
    • 0.13% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.11% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.015% fail on Pedal
    • 0.089% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (150% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (160% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.089% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.089% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.022% fail on Electronic stability control (76% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.015% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.0074% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.0074% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.0074% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0074% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.0074% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 4.9% fail on Visibility (17% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Wipers (42% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.067% fail on View to rear
      • 0.060% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.0074% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.060% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.060% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.060% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.8% fail on Tyres
    • 2.6% fail on Condition
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth (20% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Size/type
  • 3.2% fail on Suspension (25% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Ball joint dust cover (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.030% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0074% fail on Linkage
      • 0.0074% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 1.1% fail on Springs (42% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Coil springs (42% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Coil spring (43% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Mounting
    • 0.86% fail on Suspension arms (34% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Ball joint (29% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint dust cover (110% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Pins and bushes (80% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Shock absorbers (75% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.082% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.037% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.037% fail on Ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0074% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.030% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.022% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0074% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.022% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.022% fail on Ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.81% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (29% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Exhaust emissions (33% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.49% fail on Catalyst emissions (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (50% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.060% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.0074% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.0074% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.089% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.060% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.030% fail on Transmission oil leaks (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.77% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (92% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Seat belts (170% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Condition (190% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.015% fail on Airbags
      • 0.015% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.39% fail on Body, chassis, structure (69% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.089% fail on Exhaust system (81% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.082% fail on Transmission (83% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Drive shafts (84% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.074% fail on Joints (84% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.015% fail on Joints
    • 0.074% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.067% fail on Doors
      • 0.030% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.030% fail on Door condition
      • 0.030% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.030% fail on Door condition
      • 0.0074% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.0074% fail on Door condition
    • 0.037% fail on Body
      • 0.037% fail on Other body component
    • 0.030% fail on Seats
      • 0.030% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.0074% fail on Chassis
      • 0.0074% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.0074% fail on Towbar
      • 0.0074% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.0074% fail on Undertray
  • 0.17% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.089% fail on Attachment (52% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.082% fail on Condition
  • 0.13% fail on Identification of the vehicle (53% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Registration plates (53% better than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.10% fail on Steering (84% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Steering linkage components (89% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Track rod end (94% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0074% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.022% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.022% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.015% fail on Steering play
      • 0.015% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0074% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.037% fail on Seat belt installation check (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.030% fail on Belt(s)/padding (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.0074% fail on Anchorages
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