Kia Sedona MOT Results

Registered in 2007
50.9% pass rate
from 1,875 tests in 2020
(19% 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.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (40% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Stop lamp (99% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Headlamps (55% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Headlamp (61% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 4.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (87% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim (3.9% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim (5.3% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (91% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Direction indicators (18% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Flashing type (18% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Individual direction indicators (23% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.75% fail on Side repeaters (23% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Electrical equipment (32% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Battery(ies) (0.38% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Horn (53% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.43% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (31% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Rear fog lamp (31% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Rear fog lamp (30% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Position lamps (26% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Position lamp (35% worse than other 2007 cars)
  • 19% fail on Suspension (26% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 8.9% fail on Suspension arms (84% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Ball joint (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Pins and bushes (18% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Suspension arm (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2.1% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 6.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (36% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Linkage ball joints (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Ball joint dust cover (1.6% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (54% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Linkage (37% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (76% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Pins and bushes (2.2% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.053% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 5.8% fail on Springs (27% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Coil springs (27% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 5.7% fail on Coil spring (26% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Mounting (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.85% fail on Sub-frames (100% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (9.0% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.053% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.75% fail on Other suspension component (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Pins and bushes (30% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Wheel bearings (35% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Macpherson strut (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Macpherson strut (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (65% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Shock absorbers (94% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.053% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.053% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 15% fail on Brakes (41% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 8.9% fail on Brake performance (60% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Service brake performance (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 6.1% fail on Rbt (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 5.0% fail on Service brake performance (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.053% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.053% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (13% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (20% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Parking brake performance (30% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.85% fail on Rbt (27% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.69% fail on Parking brake performance (34% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.16% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (55% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (9.2% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Rbt (sp) (7.0% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.37% fail on Service brake imbalance (28% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.27% fail on Service brake performance (51% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Brake performance not tested (4.3% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (61% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Brake linings and pads (94% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 4.8% fail on Brake pads (96% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs and drums (1.9% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Brake discs (2.7% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Cable (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.053% fail on Lever
        • 0.053% fail on Clevis joint
    • 2.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes (15% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Parking brake control (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Lever (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (67% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Pedal (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Hand lever (8.6% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (58% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Anti-lock braking system (49% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (15% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (26% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.053% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 8.4% fail on Tyres (19% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Tread depth (35% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Condition (0.51% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Size/type (38% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 6.6% fail on Visibility (4.8% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Wipers (46% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Washers (46% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on View to rear (52% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Mirrors (56% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Bonnet (39% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Condition of glass (70% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Windscreen (76% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Driver's view (26% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 6.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure (2.5% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Doors (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Other passenger's door (10 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Door condition (10 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Driver's door (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Door condition (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Front passenger's door (13% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Door condition (10% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Transmission (17% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Drive shafts (15% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Joints (14% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.053% fail on Joints
    • 0.37% fail on Exhaust system (85% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Body (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Other body component (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Panel (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Seats (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Passenger's seat (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.27% fail on Fuel system (14% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (19% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Tank
    • 0.16% fail on Bumpers (0.45% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Integral vehicle structure (54% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.053% fail on Sub-frame condition
      • 0.053% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.053% fail on Chassis
      • 0.053% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.053% fail on Towbar
      • 0.053% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.053% fail on Load security
      • 0.053% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.053% fail on Tailgate condition
  • 5.3% fail on Steering (86% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Steering linkage components (63% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Track rod end (62% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint (18% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Locking devices (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Steering arm
    • 1.1% fail on Steering gear (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Steering rack (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Operation
    • 0.91% fail on Power steering (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Pipes and hoses (8 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Operation (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Rams (17 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Other components (84% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Pump
    • 0.16% fail on Steering play (54% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Steering rack (56% worse than other 2007 cars)
  • 2.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (46% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Exhaust emissions (48% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Compression ignition (49% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.91% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (24% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Emissions not tested (32% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Spark ignition (83% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.64% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (65% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Fluid leaks (30% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Engine oil leaks (32% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 1.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (0.35% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Seat belts (58% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Condition (81% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Prescribed areas (28% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment (12 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Requirements
    • 0.37% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (57% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.053% fail on Airbags
      • 0.053% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.80% fail on Road Wheels (53% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Attachment (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
  • 0.64% fail on Identification of the vehicle (21% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Registration plates (21% worse than other 2007 cars)
  • 0.053% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.053% fail on Doors
      • 0.053% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors
  • 0.053% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.053% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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