Kia Rio MOT Results

Registered in 2006
49.8% pass rate
from 1,968 tests in 2020
(15% worse than other 2006 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Rio is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Brakes (60% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 14% fail on Brake performance (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 8.4% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 8.4% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 7.2% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.051% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.051% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 6.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (67% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 6.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (77% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Parking brake performance (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Rbt (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 3.5% fail on Parking brake performance (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.15% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (14% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.051% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.051% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.051% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.051% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.051% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.9% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.10% fail on Service brake performance (54% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Brake performance not tested (45% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Mechanical brake components (31% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Brake discs and drums (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Brake discs (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.051% fail on Brake drums
      • 2.4% fail on Brake linings and pads (0.94% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Brake pads (6.4% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Brake linings (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.051% fail on Lever
    • 2.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes (5.7% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (72% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Anti-lock braking system (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Parking brake control (5.3% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Lever (20% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (5.3% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Hand lever (4.9% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Pedal (18% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (12% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (54% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Hydraulic systems (39% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Brake fluid (12% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Flexible brake hoses (56% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 17% fail on Suspension (3.8% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Suspension arms (34% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Ball joint (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes (50% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Ball joint dust cover (16% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Suspension arm (91% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 7.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (38% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Linkage ball joints (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (34% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Ball joint (96% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Ball joint dust cover (39% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Linkage (58% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (28% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.051% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.9% fail on Sub-frames (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Sub-frame (8 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings (2.8% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers (32% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Other suspension component (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint dust cover (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.051% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.20% fail on Springs (95% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Coil springs (95% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Coil spring (96% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.051% fail on Mounting
    • 0.20% fail on Macpherson strut (17% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint (20 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.051% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.20% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (80% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Suspension rods (18% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Suspension rod (10 times worse than other 2006 cars)
  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (6.5% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 8.9% fail on Stop lamp (98% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (20% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim (32% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim (27% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (74% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Electrical equipment (77% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Battery(ies) (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Horn (52% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Direction indicators (65% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Flashing type (65% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Side repeaters (1.7% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Individual direction indicators (86% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Headlamps (82% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Headlamp (84% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp levelling device (24% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.46% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (45% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Rear fog lamp (44% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Rear fog lamp (43% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Position lamps (11% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Position lamp (19% worse than other 2006 cars)
  • 13% fail on Steering (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 13% fail on Steering linkage components (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 12% fail on Track rod end (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint (85% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Locking devices (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Other components
        • 0.051% fail on Steering linkage
    • 0.46% fail on Steering gear (0.71% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Steering rack (8.6% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Steering box
    • 0.36% fail on Power steering (60% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Pipes and hoses (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Operation (23% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Steering play (19% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Steering rack (18% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.051% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 9.8% fail on Visibility (45% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Wipers (81% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Washers (20% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Driver's view (61% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on View to rear (11% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Mirrors (8.7% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Bonnet (52% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Condition of glass (27% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.051% fail on Window
  • 8.1% fail on Tyres (12% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Tread depth (20% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Condition (7.9% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Size/type (28% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 4.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure (35% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Transmission (13% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Drive shafts (13% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Joints (17% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Bearing housing (40 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.051% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.15% fail on Prop shafts (19% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Joints (16% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system (190% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Tank (12 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Exhaust system (74% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Chassis (24% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Chassis condition (23% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Body (27% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Other body component (20% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Panel
    • 0.10% fail on Integral vehicle structure (72% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Sub-frame (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Sub-frame condition (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Bumpers (44% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.051% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.051% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 2.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (57% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Exhaust emissions (66% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Spark ignition (73% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.71% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (68% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Catalyst emissions (79% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Emissions not tested (76% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Compression ignition (46% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (39% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (21% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Fluid leaks (57% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Engine oil leaks (64% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.051% fail on Other leaks
  • 1.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (39% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Seat belts (0.15% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Condition (96% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Requirements
    • 0.30% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (74% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 1.2% fail on Identification of the vehicle (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plates (100% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.051% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.10% fail on Road Wheels (80% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.051% fail on Condition
    • 0.051% fail on Attachment
  • 0.051% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.051% fail on Steps and stairs
      • 0.051% fail on Retractable steps
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