Kia Rio MOT Results

Registered in 2008
59.4% pass rate
from 3,259 tests in 2017
(9.8% worse than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Rio is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (20% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 8.8% fail on Registration plate lamp (74% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Position lamps (71% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 8.0% fail on Front lamps (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Rear lamps (62% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on All position lamps
    • 6.8% fail on Stop lamp (71% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim (27% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamps (58% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp (57% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Battery
    • 0.43% fail on Direction indicators (76% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Flashing type (76% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.061% fail on Individual lamps (94% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.40% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.031% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.031% fail on Switch
    • 0.12% fail on Horn
    • 0.061% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.031% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 11% fail on Brakes (32% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Brake performance (51% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Rear wheels (63% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Front wheels (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.64% fail on Brake imbalance (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Service brake performance (160% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.8% fail on Hydraulic systems (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Components (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Pipes (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Hoses
      • 0.34% fail on Leaks (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Operation (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Hub components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs (58% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.68% fail on ABS (84% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.15% fail on Parking brake (73% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Condition (70% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.061% fail on Pedal
        • 0.061% fail on Condition
  • 9.4% fail on Steering (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Steering system (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 8.0% fail on Track rod end (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint (160% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.89% fail on Power steering (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Pipes and hoses (15 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Operation (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Other components
      • 0.031% fail on Drive system
      • 0.031% fail on Pump
    • 0.12% fail on Locking devices (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on Steering operation
  • 9.1% fail on Suspension (32% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Suspension arms (83% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (84% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Attachment
    • 2.2% fail on Front suspension joints (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (39% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (37% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.061% fail on Attachment
      • 0.061% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.61% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.58% fail on Front (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Rear
    • 0.31% fail on Shock absorbers (77% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Condition (77% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.061% fail on Condition
      • 0.061% fail on Attachment
    • 0.092% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.092% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.092% fail on Drive shafts (95% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Front drive shafts (95% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.092% fail on Constant velocity joints (95% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Coil springs (99% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Location
    • 0.061% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.061% fail on Condition
    • 0.031% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.031% fail on Condition
    • 0.031% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.031% fail on Component mounting
  • 8.2% fail on Tyres
    • 5.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.092% fail on Size/type
    • 0.031% fail on Valve stem
  • 8.1% fail on Driver's view of the road (39% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Wipers (85% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.52% fail on Mirrors (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.12% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (34% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.34% fail on Emissions (68% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.15% fail on Tank (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.58% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.58% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.43% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (53% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
      • 0.092% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.061% fail on Requirements
    • 0.15% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (71% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (68% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 0.31% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.25% fail on Attachment
    • 0.061% fail on Condition
  • 0.28% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (56% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Doors
      • 0.092% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.031% fail on Drivers
    • 0.092% fail on Body condition
    • 0.031% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.031% fail on Chassis
    • 0.031% fail on Load security
      • 0.031% fail on Tailgate
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