Kia Rio MOT Results

Registered in 2006
51.4% pass rate
from 2,399 tests in 2017
(16% 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.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (16% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 10% fail on Stop lamp (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 9.8% fail on Position lamps (67% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 9.1% fail on Front lamps (94% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.042% fail on All position lamps
    • 7.8% fail on Registration plate lamp (30% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim (50% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Battery (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Direction indicators (66% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Flashing type (66% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.33% fail on Individual lamps (81% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Headlamps (84% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Headlamp (85% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Switch
    • 0.50% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.50% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.042% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.29% fail on Horn
    • 0.042% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 16% fail on Brakes (44% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 10% fail on Brake performance (85% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Rear wheels (98% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Front wheels (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Brake imbalance (190% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.083% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.083% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.5% fail on Hub components (34% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.8% fail on Brake discs (100% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.042% fail on Brake back plates
    • 3.2% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.7% fail on Components
        • 2.5% fail on Pipes
        • 0.21% fail on Hoses
      • 0.50% fail on Leaks (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.083% fail on Operation
    • 1.5% fail on ABS (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.67% fail on Condition
    • 0.42% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.13% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.13% fail on Pedal
        • 0.13% fail on Condition
    • 0.042% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.042% fail on Cable
  • 13% fail on Suspension (23% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.5% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (90% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Attachment
      • 0.083% fail on Linkage condition
    • 4.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.8% fail on Front suspension joints (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Drive shafts (48% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Front drive shafts (50% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Constant velocity joints (50% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.083% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.54% fail on Wheel bearings (50% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Front
      • 0.083% fail on Rear (87% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Sub-frames (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Attachment
    • 0.46% fail on Shock absorbers (69% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Condition (69% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.17% fail on Component mounting
    • 0.083% fail on Coil springs (98% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Condition
      • 0.042% fail on Location
    • 0.083% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.042% fail on Condition
    • 0.042% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.042% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.042% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.042% fail on Condition
  • 12% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 11% fail on Steering system (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 11% fail on Track rod end (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Ball joint (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.042% fail on Free play
        • 0.042% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.042% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.25% fail on Power steering
      • 0.17% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.042% fail on Drive system
      • 0.042% fail on Other components
    • 0.25% fail on Locking devices (8 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.083% fail on Steering operation
  • 10% fail on Tyres (23% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Tread depth (31% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.29% fail on Size/type
    • 0.042% fail on Valve stem
  • 9.4% fail on Driver's view of the road (38% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Wipers (79% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.38% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.33% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.21% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (61% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Fuel system (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Tank (12 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on System
      • 0.042% fail on Hose
      • 0.042% fail on Cap
    • 0.46% fail on Emissions (73% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Exhaust system (92% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.92% fail on Condition (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Requirements
      • 0.083% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.29% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (73% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (75% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.67% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.67% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.63% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.46% fail on Body condition
    • 0.042% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.042% fail on Doors
      • 0.042% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.042% fail on Seats
      • 0.042% fail on Passengers
    • 0.042% fail on Load security
      • 0.042% fail on Access panel
  • 0.083% fail on Road Wheels (81% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Condition
    • 0.042% fail on Attachment
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