Kia Rio MOT Results

Registered in 2014
79.2% pass rate
from 11,649 tests in 2020
(10% worse than other 2014 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Rio is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.1% fail on Visibility (48% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Wipers (79% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.077% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.052% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.052% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.043% fail on View to rear
      • 0.043% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.9% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (97% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.017% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0086% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators (190% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type (190% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.077% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.44% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.43% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.0086% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.25% fail on Stop lamp (79% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.086% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.060% fail on Horn
      • 0.026% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.077% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (63% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Rear fog lamp (63% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.077% fail on Rear fog lamp (62% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.0086% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.0086% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 4.6% fail on Tyres
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth (23% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Condition (22% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Size/type
    • 0.0086% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 4.3% fail on Brakes (22% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (31% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Brake linings and pads (37% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Brake pads (37% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.60% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.60% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.0086% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.0086% fail on Lever
    • 1.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.55% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.54% fail on Rbt
          • 0.48% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.077% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.0086% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0086% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.52% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (92% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Rbt (sp) (100% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0086% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 0.14% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.14% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.10% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.034% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.069% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.069% fail on Rbt
          • 0.060% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.0086% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.034% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.077% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (180% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (200% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0086% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.069% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.060% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.052% fail on Pedal
      • 0.0086% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.052% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.052% fail on Lever
    • 0.034% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.026% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.017% fail on Valves (19 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0086% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.0086% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.0086% fail on Electronic braking system
  • 2.1% fail on Suspension
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms (110% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Ball joint dust cover (10 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Ball joint (110% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Pins and bushes (69% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Wheel bearings (190% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Other suspension component (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Ball joint dust cover (14 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Shock absorbers (73% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.069% fail on Anti-roll bars (68% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.026% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0086% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.0086% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.0086% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.0086% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0086% fail on Sub-frame
  • 0.94% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.91% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.56% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.38% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (56% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.026% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.017% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.0086% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
      • 0.35% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.21% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.15% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.017% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.026% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.026% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.35% fail on Steering
    • 0.34% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.31% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.034% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.0086% fail on Steering play
      • 0.0086% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.35% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.26% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (80% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.094% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.094% fail on Condition
    • 0.0086% fail on Airbags
      • 0.0086% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.24% fail on Body, chassis, structure (74% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.069% fail on Transmission (83% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Drive shafts (82% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.060% fail on Joints (84% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0086% fail on Drive shaft
    • 0.060% fail on Body
      • 0.052% fail on Other body component
      • 0.0086% fail on Panel
    • 0.034% fail on Exhaust system (88% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.026% fail on Doors
      • 0.017% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.0086% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0086% fail on Catch
      • 0.0086% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.0086% fail on Door condition
    • 0.017% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.0086% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0086% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.0086% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.0086% fail on Bracket
  • 0.15% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.15% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.094% fail on Road Wheels (54% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Attachment (61% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Condition
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