Kia Sedona MOT Results

Registered in 2007
51.4% pass rate
from 2,283 tests in 2020
(17% worse than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Sedona is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (31% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Stop lamp (83% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Headlamps (68% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Headlamp (73% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 4.3% fail on Position lamps (37% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Position lamp (37% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (46% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.61% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.5% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.4% fail on Side repeaters (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.088% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.53% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.22% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.18% fail on Horn
      • 0.088% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.044% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.35% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.35% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.35% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.044% fail on Daytime running lamps
    • 0.044% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 19% fail on Suspension (26% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 8.8% fail on Suspension arms (87% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Ball joint (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.2% fail on Suspension arm (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.088% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 6.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (46% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Linkage ball joints (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Ball joint (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.57% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.26% fail on Linkage
      • 0.18% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.088% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.088% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 6.1% fail on Springs (28% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Coil springs (28% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 6.0% fail on Coil spring (27% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.088% fail on Mounting
      • 0.044% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.66% fail on Other suspension component (100% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Ball joint (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.044% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.48% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.35% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.044% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.44% fail on Shock absorbers (75% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Wheel bearings (63% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.31% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.18% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.088% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.044% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.044% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.13% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 15% fail on Brakes (46% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 8.7% fail on Brake performance (69% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Service brake performance (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 5.4% fail on Rbt (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 4.8% fail on Service brake performance (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake imbalance (99% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.044% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.044% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 3.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (40% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (45% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.088% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt
          • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.26% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.044% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.088% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.044% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.044% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.48% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.48% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.26% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.22% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.22% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.0% fail on Mechanical brake components (39% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (78% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 4.6% fail on Brake pads (79% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.88% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.088% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.088% fail on Cable
    • 2.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes (44% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Pedal (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.83% fail on Parking brake control (88% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Lever (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (54% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.13% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.044% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.044% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.044% fail on Valves
    • 0.088% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.044% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.044% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 8.8% fail on Tyres (21% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Tread depth (35% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.22% fail on Size/type
  • 8.0% fail on Visibility (27% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Wipers (83% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.31% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.31% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.22% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.22% fail on View to rear
      • 0.22% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.13% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.3% fail on Doors (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Other passenger's door (11 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Door condition (11 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.088% fail on Door condition
    • 2.0% fail on Transmission
      • 1.9% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.9% fail on Joints
      • 0.044% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.044% fail on Joints
    • 0.35% fail on Exhaust system (85% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Seats
      • 0.22% fail on Passenger's seat (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.22% fail on Spare wheel (11 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Spare wheel condition (15 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Carrier (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Body
      • 0.18% fail on Other body component
      • 0.044% fail on Panel
    • 0.18% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.18% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.13% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.088% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.044% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.044% fail on System
    • 0.088% fail on Towbar (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Other towbar components (18 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Chassis
      • 0.044% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.044% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.044% fail on Bracket
  • 4.6% fail on Steering (61% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Steering linkage components (47% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Track rod end (45% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.13% fail on Locking devices (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.044% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.92% fail on Power steering (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Other components (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Pipes and hoses (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Operation
    • 0.61% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.61% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.044% fail on Operation
    • 0.044% fail on Steering play
      • 0.044% fail on Steering rack
  • 3.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (41% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Exhaust emissions (42% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.92% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.74% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.44% fail on Emissions not tested (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.044% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.044% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
        • 0.044% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.044% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.044% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 1.0% fail on Spark ignition (72% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.83% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (54% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Catalyst emissions (92% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.044% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 0.31% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.18% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.088% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.044% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 1.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.83% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.66% fail on Condition
      • 0.088% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.088% fail on Requirements
    • 0.39% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.83% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.83% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.53% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.53% fail on Attachment
  • 0.044% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.044% fail on Anchorages
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    Seven adult-friendly seats as standard, huge boot as a five-seater, twin sliding side doors, well equipped and easy to drive, comfortable ride.

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