Kia Rio MOT Results

Registered in 2002
44.9% pass rate
from 708 tests in 2017
(12% worse than other 2002 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Rio is unusually good or bad.

  • 31% fail on Suspension (43% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 11% fail on Wheel bearings (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 10% fail on Rear (8 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Front
    • 11% fail on Drive shafts (160% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 11% fail on Front drive shafts (170% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 11% fail on Constant velocity joints (170% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Prescribed areas (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Component mounting (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 4.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 4.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.56% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 4.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.42% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.42% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.42% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (16 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.28% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.14% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
  • 25% fail on Brakes (50% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (46% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 8.5% fail on Front wheels (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance (53% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake imbalance (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.56% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.14% fail on Brake operation
    • 10% fail on Hydraulic systems (62% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 9.9% fail on Components (66% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 9.3% fail on Pipes (120% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Hoses
        • 0.14% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.99% fail on Leaks (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Hub components
      • 2.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.14% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.5% fail on Parking brake (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Condition (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on ABS
    • 0.99% fail on Restricted movement (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.42% fail on Pedal
        • 0.28% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.14% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 19% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (29% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 6.1% fail on Headlamp
    • 5.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.1% fail on Position lamps (44% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.28% fail on Rear lamps (86% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Stop lamp (51% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate lamp (68% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.99% fail on Battery
    • 0.99% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.99% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.14% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.14% fail on Switch
    • 0.71% fail on Direction indicators (74% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Flashing type (74% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.14% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.56% fail on Horn
    • 0.14% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.14% fail on Switch
    • 0.14% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 12% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.2% fail on Wipers
    • 5.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.99% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.28% fail on Windscreen
  • 10% fail on Tyres
    • 5.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Size/type
  • 4.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (43% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.99% fail on Emissions (71% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.99% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.28% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.14% fail on Pipe
      • 0.14% fail on System
  • 4.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.4% fail on Body condition (100% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Doors
      • 0.56% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.42% fail on Drivers
      • 0.42% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.28% fail on Load security (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Bootlid (14 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.14% fail on Chassis
    • 0.14% fail on Body security
  • 4.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.8% fail on Prescribed areas (100% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.14% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 3.4% fail on Steering
    • 2.3% fail on Steering system (48% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Track rod end (62% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.42% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.71% fail on Power steering
      • 0.28% fail on Other components
      • 0.14% fail on Operation
      • 0.14% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.14% fail on Rams
    • 0.28% fail on Locking devices (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Steering control
      • 0.14% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.14% fail on Universal joint
  • 0.99% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.99% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.14% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.14% fail on Attachment

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