Kia Picanto MOT Results

Registered in 2016
89.3% pass rate
from 12,827 tests in 2020
(18% 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 Picanto is unusually good or bad.

  • 3.0% fail on Tyres (16% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Condition (20% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.047% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.023% fail on Size/type
  • 2.8% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (20% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim (23% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim (25% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Reversing lamps (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Reversing lamps (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Stop lamp (72% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.10% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.070% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (74% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.062% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (58% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Rear fog lamp (58% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.062% fail on Rear fog lamp (57% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Headlamps (92% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Headlamp (90% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.023% fail on Horn
      • 0.016% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.016% fail on Direction indicators (95% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Flashing type (95% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0078% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.0078% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.016% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.0078% fail on Daytime running lamps
    • 0.0078% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0078% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 2.1% fail on Visibility (27% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Wipers (34% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Washers
    • 0.055% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.055% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.055% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.031% fail on View to rear
      • 0.031% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.5% fail on Brakes (23% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Brake performance (140% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (5 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.74% fail on Rbt (sp) (5 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Parking brake performance (10 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Rbt (11 times worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.52% fail on Parking brake performance (12 times worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.031% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0078% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0078% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.22% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.21% fail on Rbt
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.055% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.0078% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0078% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.031% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.031% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.016% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.016% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.023% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.41% fail on Mechanical brake components (71% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Brake linings and pads (77% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Brake pads (76% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Brake discs and drums (67% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.078% fail on Brake discs (67% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Lever (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0078% fail on Cable
        • 0.0078% fail on Linkage
    • 0.15% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (10 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (11 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0078% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.023% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (74% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.0078% fail on Pedal
    • 0.023% fail on Parking brake control (77% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Lever (73% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.016% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.016% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.0078% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0078% fail on Leaks
    • 0.0078% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.0078% fail on Reservoirs
  • 1.0% fail on Suspension (69% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Springs (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Coil springs (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.61% fail on Coil spring (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Mounting (7 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Suspension arms (84% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0078% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.055% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.055% fail on Shock absorbers (70% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Other suspension component (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Ball joint (6 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0078% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.023% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0078% fail on Macpherson strut
  • 0.14% fail on Steering
    • 0.10% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.094% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.0078% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.023% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.016% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0078% fail on Steering box
    • 0.023% fail on Steering play (6 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Steering rack (6 times worse than other 2016 cars)
  • 0.13% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (66% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Exhaust emissions (72% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.062% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.031% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.0078% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.023% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.016% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.0078% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.0078% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.0078% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 0.12% fail on Body, chassis, structure (59% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.023% fail on Body
      • 0.023% fail on Other body component
    • 0.016% fail on Transmission (80% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.0078% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.0078% fail on Joints
    • 0.016% fail on Seats
      • 0.0078% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.0078% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.0078% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.0078% fail on Pipe
    • 0.0078% fail on Doors
      • 0.0078% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.0078% fail on Door condition
  • 0.12% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.062% fail on Condition
    • 0.055% fail on Attachment
  • 0.10% fail on Identification of the vehicle (57% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Registration plates (57% better than other 2016 cars)
  • 0.062% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (75% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Seat belts (66% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Condition (70% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0078% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.0078% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.0078% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0078% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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