Kia Rio MOT Results

Registered in 2010
62.5% pass rate
from 7,811 tests in 2020
(10% worse than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Rio is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (16% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Position lamps (53% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Position lamp (54% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim (26% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim (23% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (69% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamps (52% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp (56% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.013% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.51% fail on Direction indicators (72% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Flashing type (72% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Side repeaters (57% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Individual direction indicators (80% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.026% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.44% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.31% fail on Battery(ies) (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Horn
      • 0.038% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.013% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.24% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (47% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Rear fog lamp (47% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Rear fog lamp (46% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.064% fail on Reversing lamps (73% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Reversing lamps (73% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.013% fail on Switch
    • 0.013% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 10% fail on Steering (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 10% fail on Steering linkage components (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 9.9% fail on Track rod end (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint (150% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Locking devices (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.013% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.24% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.24% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.14% fail on Power steering (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Pipes and hoses (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Operation
      • 0.013% fail on Rams
      • 0.013% fail on Other components
    • 0.038% fail on Steering play
      • 0.038% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.013% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.013% fail on Universal joint
  • 8.6% fail on Brakes (21% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.88% fail on Service brake imbalance (150% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.026% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.013% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.013% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.013% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.51% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (62% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Rbt (sp) (59% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.47% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.37% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.29% fail on Parking brake performance (52% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Rbt (52% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.28% fail on Parking brake performance (46% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.013% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.15% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (35% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (36% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Brake pads (36% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Brake discs and drums (35% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.65% fail on Brake discs (35% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.013% fail on Linkage
    • 1.9% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Anti-lock braking system (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.19% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.10% fail on Pedal
      • 0.090% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.13% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.10% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.026% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.064% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.064% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.026% fail on Parking brake control (92% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Lever (91% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.013% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.013% fail on Other components
  • 7.5% fail on Tyres (18% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Tread depth (27% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.10% fail on Size/type
  • 7.5% fail on Suspension (31% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Suspension arms (69% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Ball joint dust cover (11 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.90% fail on Ball joint (47% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.026% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.0% fail on Other suspension component (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Ball joint dust cover (27 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.038% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.013% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.61% fail on Anti-roll bars (79% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Linkage ball joints (69% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (81% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Ball joint dust cover (83% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Ball joint (80% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 0.29% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.18% fail on Shock absorbers (87% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Springs (96% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Coil springs (96% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Coil spring (96% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.077% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.013% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.013% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.013% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.077% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.064% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.013% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.064% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.064% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.038% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 7.4% fail on Visibility (49% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Wipers (98% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.20% fail on View to rear
      • 0.20% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.19% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.13% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.13% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.026% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure (94% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Transmission (170% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Drive shafts (170% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Joints (180% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.090% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.090% fail on Joints
    • 2.5% fail on Exhaust system (86% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Body (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Other body component
      • 0.038% fail on Panel
      • 0.013% fail on Body condition
    • 0.10% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.090% fail on Tank (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.077% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.051% fail on Doors
      • 0.038% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.038% fail on Door condition
      • 0.013% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.013% fail on Catch
    • 0.051% fail on Seats
      • 0.038% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.013% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.026% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.013% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.013% fail on Sub-frame condition
      • 0.013% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.013% fail on Chassis
      • 0.013% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.013% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.013% fail on Bracket
  • 1.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (45% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (50% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Compression ignition (31% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.73% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.064% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.026% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (94% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.013% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 0.50% fail on Spark ignition (67% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (66% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Catalyst emissions (66% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.064% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.013% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 0.26% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.23% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.013% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.013% fail on Other leaks
  • 0.56% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.56% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.28% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (62% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Seat belts (60% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Condition (63% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.14% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (63% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.17% fail on Road Wheels (58% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Attachment (54% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.051% fail on Condition
  • 0.013% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.013% fail on Anchorages
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