Kia Rio MOT Results

Registered in 2002
50.9% pass rate
from 401 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Rio is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Suspension (34% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 11% fail on Wheel bearings (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (160% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.2% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 2.2% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.75% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.50% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.25% fail on Linkage
    • 5.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.5% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.00% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.00% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.25% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.50% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.50% fail on Other suspension component (10 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Springs
      • 0.25% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.25% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.25% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 19% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.7% fail on Service brake performance (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 7.7% fail on Rbt (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 6.7% fail on Service brake performance (160% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 2.0% fail on Service brake imbalance (170% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 4.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (96% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 3.7% fail on Service brake imbalance (160% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.25% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (59% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt
          • 1.00% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.25% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.25% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.5% fail on Brake pads
    • 2.0% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 2.0% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.2% fail on Lever
    • 0.50% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.50% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.25% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.25% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.25% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (29% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.50% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.7% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.2% fail on Horn
      • 0.50% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 1.00% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.50% fail on Direction indicators (79% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Flashing type (79% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.25% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.25% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.25% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.25% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.25% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.25% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure (40% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Transmission (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 7.7% fail on Drive shafts (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 7.7% fail on Joints (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Bearing housing
      • 0.75% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.75% fail on Joints
    • 2.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.2% fail on Chassis
      • 1.2% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.00% fail on Body
      • 1.00% fail on Panel (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.25% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.25% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.25% fail on Doors
      • 0.25% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.25% fail on Door condition
    • 0.25% fail on Seats
      • 0.25% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 8.5% fail on Visibility
    • 5.5% fail on Wipers
    • 3.5% fail on Washers
  • 6.5% fail on Tyres
    • 5.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.7% fail on Condition
  • 5.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.2% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.7% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.50% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.25% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.25% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 1.00% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.75% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.25% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 3.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.5% fail on Prescribed areas (120% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Requirements
  • 2.7% fail on Steering
    • 2.5% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.0% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.50% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.25% fail on Power steering
      • 0.25% fail on Other components
  • 1.5% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.25% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.75% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.50% fail on Attachment
    • 0.25% fail on Condition

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