Kia Rio MOT Results

Registered in 2005
48.9% pass rate
from 2,160 tests in 2017
(13% worse than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Rio is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.6% fail on Position lamps (55% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 8.9% fail on Front lamps (79% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.046% fail on All position lamps
    • 7.5% fail on Stop lamp (60% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim (46% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Battery (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps (72% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp (71% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.56% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.046% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.51% fail on Direction indicators (82% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Flashing type (82% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Side repeaters (62% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Individual lamps (90% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.046% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.19% fail on Horn
    • 0.14% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.046% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.046% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 24% fail on Suspension (24% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 9.4% fail on Drive shafts (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 9.4% fail on Front drive shafts (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 9.4% fail on Constant velocity joints (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 4.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.28% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment
    • 5.1% fail on Wheel bearings (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Rear (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Front (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.093% fail on Attachment
    • 2.5% fail on Prescribed areas (190% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Component mounting (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Spring mounting (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 1.9% fail on Front suspension joints (51% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.23% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.23% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.14% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.046% fail on Attachment
    • 0.19% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (9 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.093% fail on Coil springs (98% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Location
    • 0.093% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.046% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.046% fail on Attachment
    • 0.093% fail on Panhard rods (18 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (37 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.046% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.046% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.046% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.046% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.046% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.046% fail on Condition
    • 0.046% fail on Axles
      • 0.046% fail on Axle beam
  • 18% fail on Brakes (32% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 10.0% fail on Brake performance (46% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Rear wheels (39% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Front wheels (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.1% fail on Brake imbalance (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.093% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.046% fail on Brake operation
    • 3.9% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.1% fail on Components
        • 2.9% fail on Pipes
        • 0.19% fail on Hoses (77% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.093% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.60% fail on Leaks (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Operation (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 3.4% fail on Hub components
      • 2.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.83% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.32% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.046% fail on Brake back plates
    • 2.4% fail on ABS (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Parking brake (81% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Condition (93% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.51% fail on Service brake control components (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Pedal (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Anti-slip (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.093% fail on Condition
    • 0.046% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.046% fail on Components
        • 0.046% fail on Pipes
  • 10% fail on Tyres
    • 6.5% fail on Tread depth (26% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.28% fail on Size/type
  • 9.7% fail on Driver's view of the road (25% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Wipers (44% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.74% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.37% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.046% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.1% fail on Steering (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Steering system (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Track rod end (190% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.046% fail on Free play
        • 0.046% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.23% fail on Power steering
      • 0.14% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.046% fail on Operation
      • 0.046% fail on Rams
    • 0.19% fail on Locking devices (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.093% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.046% fail on Steering control
      • 0.046% fail on Steering lock
  • 2.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (53% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust system (56% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Emissions (66% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.37% fail on Tank (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Cap
      • 0.046% fail on System
    • 0.19% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 2.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.1% fail on Seat belts (99% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Prescribed areas (79% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Condition (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Requirements
      • 0.046% fail on Installation check
        • 0.046% fail on Belt(s)/padding
    • 0.32% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (77% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (82% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.83% fail on Doors (91% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Drivers (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.14% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.69% fail on Body condition
    • 0.14% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.14% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.14% fail on Chassis
    • 0.046% fail on Seats
      • 0.046% fail on Passengers
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN (66% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate (66% worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 0.093% fail on Road Wheels (80% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.046% fail on Condition
    • 0.046% fail on Attachment
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