Kia Rio MOT Results

Registered in 2001
51.8% pass rate
from 114 tests in 2020
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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Rio is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Suspension
    • 11% fail on Wheel bearings (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 9.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.6% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.88% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.88% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 3.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.8% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint
  • 20% fail on Brakes
    • 12% fail on Brake performance
      • 8.8% fail on Service brake performance (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 8.8% fail on Rbt (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 7.0% fail on Service brake performance (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 4.4% fail on Service brake imbalance (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 4.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 6.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 3.5% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 3.5% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 2.6% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Hand lever (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Pedal
    • 1.8% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.8% fail on Lever
    • 1.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.8% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.88% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.88% fail on Brake fluid
  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 7.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.6% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.88% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.88% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.88% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.88% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.88% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.88% fail on Horn
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 9.6% fail on Transmission (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 9.6% fail on Drive shafts (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 9.6% fail on Joints (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.88% fail on Chassis
      • 0.88% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.88% fail on Body
      • 0.88% fail on Other body component
  • 13% fail on Visibility
    • 8.8% fail on Washers (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Wipers
    • 0.88% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.88% fail on Windscreen
  • 7.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.9% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 7.9% fail on Spark ignition
        • 5.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.8% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.88% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.8% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.8% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 7.0% fail on Tyres
    • 7.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.88% fail on Condition
  • 5.3% fail on Steering
    • 2.6% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.6% fail on Track rod end
    • 1.8% fail on Power steering
      • 1.8% fail on Pipes and hoses (15 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.88% fail on Steering rack
  • 3.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.5% fail on Prescribed areas

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