Kia Rio MOT Results

Registered in 2004
45.8% pass rate
from 2,315 tests in 2017
(15% worse than other 2004 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Rio is unusually good or bad.

  • 33% fail on Suspension (63% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 16% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 16% fail on Front drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 16% fail on Constant velocity joints (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.043% fail on Couplings
        • 0.043% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.30% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 12% fail on Wheel bearings (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 10.0% fail on Rear (9 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Front (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 5.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.91% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
      • 0.043% fail on Attachment
    • 5.4% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Component mounting (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.48% fail on Spring mounting (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Suspension arms (31% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (30% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment
      • 0.043% fail on Condition
    • 2.1% fail on Shock absorbers (45% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Condition (45% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.52% fail on Coil springs (89% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Location (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Condition (97% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.48% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.086% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.086% fail on Condition
    • 0.043% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.043% fail on Attachment
    • 0.043% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.043% fail on Condition
    • 0.043% fail on Axles
      • 0.043% fail on Swivel joints/housing
    • 0.043% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.6% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 7.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.9% fail on Front lamps (29% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Rear lamps (62% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.086% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.043% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.043% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 3.4% fail on Stop lamp (36% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Battery
    • 0.56% fail on Rear fog lamp (56% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Fog lamp (58% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.043% fail on Switch
    • 0.35% fail on Direction indicators (89% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Flashing type (89% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Side repeaters (75% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.086% fail on Individual lamps (95% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Horn (72% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.086% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.043% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 19% fail on Brakes (28% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 9.6% fail on Brake performance (26% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Front wheels (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.5% fail on Parking brake performance (40% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.086% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.043% fail on Brake operation
    • 7.5% fail on Hydraulic systems (46% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Components (42% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 6.5% fail on Pipes (75% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.13% fail on Hoses (88% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Leaks
      • 0.13% fail on Operation
    • 2.7% fail on Parking brake (170% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Condition (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on ABS (98% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Hub components (48% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Brake pads (41% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.043% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.043% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.043% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 0.56% fail on Service brake control components (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Pedal (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Anti-slip (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.086% fail on Condition
    • 0.43% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.043% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.043% fail on Components
        • 0.043% fail on Pipes
  • 12% fail on Driver's view of the road (38% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Wipers (44% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Washers (46% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.26% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.043% fail on Bonnet
  • 9.6% fail on Tyres
    • 6.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.30% fail on Size/type
    • 0.13% fail on Valve stem
  • 4.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (28% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.9% fail on Emissions
    • 0.39% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.26% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.13% fail on Pipe
      • 0.043% fail on Tank
      • 0.043% fail on Hose
      • 0.043% fail on System
  • 3.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Body condition (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Drivers (8 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Passengers front (190% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.43% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.43% fail on Chassis
    • 0.30% fail on Seats
      • 0.26% fail on Passengers
      • 0.043% fail on Drivers
  • 2.6% fail on Steering (46% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Steering system (47% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Track rod end (48% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.086% fail on Other components
        • 0.043% fail on Steering pivot point
        • 0.043% fail on Steering component
    • 0.22% fail on Locking devices (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.086% fail on Power steering
      • 0.043% fail on Operation
      • 0.043% fail on Pump
    • 0.043% fail on Steering control
      • 0.043% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.043% fail on Universal joint
  • 2.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.2% fail on Seat belts (51% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Prescribed areas (90% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Condition
      • 0.043% fail on Requirements
    • 0.086% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (95% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.043% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.99% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.99% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.43% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.30% fail on Attachment
    • 0.13% fail on Condition

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