Kia Picanto MOT Results

Registered in 2015
87.2% pass rate
from 13,953 tests in 2020
(20% better than other 2015 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 2015 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Picanto is unusually good or bad.

  • 3.6% fail on Tyres
    • 1.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.10% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.079% fail on Size/type
  • 2.8% fail on Visibility (28% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers (32% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Washers
    • 0.072% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.050% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.050% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.050% fail on View to rear
      • 0.043% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.0072% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 2.3% fail on Brakes (15% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Brake performance (76% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.64% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Parking brake performance (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Rbt (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.42% fail on Parking brake performance (6 times worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.043% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0072% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0072% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.0072% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0072% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.32% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.32% fail on Rbt
          • 0.27% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.050% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.057% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.057% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.050% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.0072% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.029% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (44% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Brake linings and pads (51% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.84% fail on Brake pads (51% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.29% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.072% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.050% fail on Lever (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Cable
        • 0.0072% fail on Brake slack adjuster
    • 0.22% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (11 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (13 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0072% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.050% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.029% fail on Pedal
      • 0.022% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.036% fail on Parking brake control (67% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Lever
    • 0.022% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.014% fail on Valves (21 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0072% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.014% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.014% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.0072% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.0072% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.0072% fail on Hand operated control valves
      • 0.0072% fail on Leaks
    • 0.0072% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 2.2% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (45% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.14% fail on Stop lamp (77% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Reversing lamps (150% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Reversing lamps (160% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (75% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.065% fail on Battery(ies) (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Horn
      • 0.0072% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.10% fail on Position lamps (62% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Position lamp (60% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.079% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (60% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Rear fog lamp (60% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.072% fail on Rear fog lamp (63% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0072% fail on Switch
    • 0.065% fail on Direction indicators (79% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Flashing type (79% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.043% fail on Side repeaters (82% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.050% fail on Headlamps (93% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Headlamp (92% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Daytime running lamps
    • 0.014% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.0072% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.0072% fail on Outline marker lamp
  • 1.8% fail on Suspension (35% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Springs (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Coil spring (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Mounting (7 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Suspension arms (45% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Ball joint (63% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.057% fail on Pins and bushes (60% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0072% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.093% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.057% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.036% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.014% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0072% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.022% fail on Shock absorbers (93% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.014% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.0072% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0072% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.0072% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0072% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.0072% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 0.26% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.19% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.18% fail on Condition
      • 0.0072% fail on Requirements
    • 0.072% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.24% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (61% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Exhaust emissions (62% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.12% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.057% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.022% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.022% fail on Compression ignition (93% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (90% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0072% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.022% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.0072% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.0072% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.0072% fail on Other leaks
  • 0.11% fail on Identification of the vehicle (48% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Registration plates (48% better than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.11% fail on Steering
    • 0.072% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.043% fail on Track rod end (64% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.0072% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0072% fail on Other components
        • 0.0072% fail on Steering linkage
    • 0.022% fail on Steering play (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Steering rack (6 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.014% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0072% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.093% fail on Body, chassis, structure (82% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.022% fail on Body
      • 0.014% fail on Other body component
      • 0.0072% fail on Panel
    • 0.014% fail on Transmission (91% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Drive shafts (91% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Joints (91% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.0072% fail on Chassis
      • 0.0072% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.0072% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.0072% fail on Seats
      • 0.0072% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 0.072% fail on Road Wheels (55% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.050% fail on Condition
    • 0.022% fail on Attachment (81% better than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.0072% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0072% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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