Kia Rio MOT Results

Registered in 2014
86.0% pass rate
from 9,921 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Rio is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.1% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate lamp (84% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Direction indicators (190% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Flashing type (200% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.85% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.050% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.020% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.35% fail on Headlamps (49% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Headlamp (43% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Position lamps (52% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.091% fail on Front lamps (76% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Stop lamp (68% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.081% fail on Rear fog lamp (58% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Fog lamp (58% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Horn
    • 0.010% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.010% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 4.7% fail on Tyres
    • 2.5% fail on Tread depth (39% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Condition (22% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.040% fail on Size/type
    • 0.030% fail on Valve stem
  • 2.6% fail on Driver's view of the road (20% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Wipers (27% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Washers
    • 0.39% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.060% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.2% fail on Brakes
    • 1.5% fail on Hub components
      • 1.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.16% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.030% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.010% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.61% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.25% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.21% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.16% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.040% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.010% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.11% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.071% fail on Components
        • 0.040% fail on Pipes
        • 0.020% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.010% fail on Hoses
      • 0.040% fail on Leaks
    • 0.081% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.040% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.040% fail on Pedal
        • 0.040% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.030% fail on Parking brake (75% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Condition (73% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 1.4% fail on Suspension (52% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Suspension arms (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Wheel bearings (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Front (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Rear
    • 0.20% fail on Front suspension joints (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.050% fail on Shock absorbers (81% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Condition (81% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.020% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.020% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.030% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.030% fail on Condition
    • 0.010% fail on General condition
    • 0.010% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.010% fail on Location
    • 0.010% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.010% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.010% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 0.15% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.10% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.081% fail on Condition
      • 0.020% fail on Requirements
    • 0.050% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.050% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.13% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.11% fail on Attachment
    • 0.020% fail on Condition
  • 0.13% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (51% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.081% fail on Emissions
    • 0.050% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.020% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.010% fail on Hose
      • 0.010% fail on Cap
    • 0.010% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.13% fail on Registration plates and VIN (57% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Registration plate (57% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.081% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.050% fail on Body condition
    • 0.030% fail on Doors
      • 0.020% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.010% fail on Passengers other
  • 0.040% fail on Steering
    • 0.040% fail on Steering system
      • 0.020% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.020% fail on Track rod end
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