Kia Rio MOT Results

Registered in 2007
56.4% pass rate
from 2,339 tests in 2017
(10% worse than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Rio is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.5% fail on Position lamps (50% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Front lamps (80% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Rear lamps (72% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.043% fail on Switch
    • 8.0% fail on Stop lamp (85% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim (48% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Battery (200% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Headlamps (74% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Headlamp (77% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.043% fail on Switch
      • 0.043% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.73% fail on Direction indicators (70% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Flashing type (70% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.26% fail on Individual lamps (85% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.64% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.086% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.043% fail on Switch
    • 0.13% fail on Horn
    • 0.043% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.043% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.043% fail on Lamp
  • 14% fail on Brakes (54% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Brake performance (97% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Rear wheels (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Front wheels (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.98% fail on Brake imbalance (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Service brake performance (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.0% fail on Hub components
      • 2.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.7% fail on Brake discs (100% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.043% fail on Brake back plates
    • 3.1% fail on Hydraulic systems (63% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Components (48% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Pipes (75% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.086% fail on Hoses
      • 0.34% fail on Leaks
      • 0.30% fail on Operation (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.73% fail on ABS
    • 0.60% fail on Restricted movement (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.47% fail on Condition
    • 0.26% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.26% fail on Pedal
        • 0.26% fail on Condition (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.043% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.043% fail on Components
        • 0.043% fail on Pipes
  • 11% fail on Suspension (30% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Suspension arms (52% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (54% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment
    • 2.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.51% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.21% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.086% fail on Attachment
    • 2.1% fail on Front suspension joints (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Drive shafts (57% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Front drive shafts (56% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.98% fail on Constant velocity joints (58% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.043% fail on Couplings
    • 0.34% fail on Wheel bearings (58% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Front
      • 0.043% fail on Rear
    • 0.26% fail on Shock absorbers (82% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Condition (82% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.21% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
    • 0.086% fail on Coil springs (98% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Condition
      • 0.043% fail on Location
    • 0.086% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.043% fail on Condition
      • 0.043% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.043% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 10% fail on Tyres (29% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Tread depth (45% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Size/type
    • 0.086% fail on Valve stem
  • 10% fail on Steering (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 9.4% fail on Steering system (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 8.7% fail on Track rod end (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.64% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Pipes and hoses (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Operation
      • 0.043% fail on Rams
      • 0.043% fail on Other components
    • 0.086% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.043% fail on Locking devices
  • 8.8% fail on Driver's view of the road (41% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Wipers (77% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.56% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.43% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.17% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (57% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Fuel system (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Tank (20 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Hose (9 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Exhaust system (80% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Emissions (71% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.90% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.90% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.51% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (58% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.21% fail on Condition
      • 0.13% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.086% fail on Requirements
    • 0.13% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (81% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (80% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 0.13% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.086% fail on Condition
    • 0.043% fail on Attachment
  • 0.043% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.043% fail on Body condition
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