Kia Rio MOT Results

Registered in 2010
70.3% pass rate
from 6,794 tests in 2017
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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Rio is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (12% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.8% fail on Position lamps (30% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Front lamps (53% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Rear lamps (70% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim (32% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.74% fail on Headlamps (68% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Headlamp (66% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Battery (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Direction indicators (72% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Flashing type (72% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Side repeaters (49% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Individual lamps (82% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.044% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.21% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.21% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.015% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.21% fail on Horn
    • 0.015% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.015% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 7.3% fail on Tyres
    • 4.4% fail on Tread depth (24% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.088% fail on Size/type
    • 0.044% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.1% fail on Driver's view of the road (50% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Wipers (92% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.25% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.12% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.044% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.5% fail on Suspension (20% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Suspension arms (160% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (170% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Front suspension joints (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Drive shafts (70% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Front drive shafts (71% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Constant velocity joints (70% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Couplings
      • 0.015% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.015% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.38% fail on Anti-roll bars (76% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (75% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (81% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.12% fail on Wheel bearings (63% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Front
      • 0.029% fail on Rear (80% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Shock absorbers (94% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Condition (94% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.029% fail on Attachment
      • 0.015% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.029% fail on Coil springs (99% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Condition (99% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.029% fail on Condition
    • 0.029% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.015% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.015% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.015% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.015% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.015% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.015% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 5.7% fail on Brakes
    • 2.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.99% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.85% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.44% fail on Brake imbalance (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Parking brake performance (67% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.029% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.029% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.6% fail on Hydraulic systems (200% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Components (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Pipes (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.074% fail on Hoses
        • 0.015% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.074% fail on Leaks
      • 0.029% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Hub components (51% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake pads (53% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Brake discs (49% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.015% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.87% fail on ABS (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Parking brake (62% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Condition (59% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.10% fail on Pedal
        • 0.059% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.044% fail on Condition
    • 0.088% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.059% fail on Electronic stability system
  • 3.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Exhaust system (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Emissions (56% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.029% fail on Fuel system (86% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Tank
  • 2.5% fail on Steering (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Steering system (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end (150% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Steering rack (98% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Power steering (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pipes and hoses (8 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Operation (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Other components (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Drive system
    • 0.029% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.015% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.53% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.53% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.19% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (65% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
      • 0.015% fail on Requirements
    • 0.059% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (78% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (83% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.16% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.074% fail on Body condition
    • 0.059% fail on Seats
      • 0.059% fail on Passengers
    • 0.015% fail on Doors
      • 0.015% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.015% fail on Load security
      • 0.015% fail on Tailgate
  • 0.10% fail on Road Wheels (66% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Attachment
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