Kia Sedona MOT Results

Registered in 2008
54.9% pass rate
from 1,896 tests in 2017
(22% worse than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Sedona is unusually good or bad.

  • 29% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (57% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 11% fail on Registration plate lamp (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 9.4% fail on Stop lamp (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Position lamps (52% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Front lamps (67% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.11% fail on All position lamps
    • 6.7% fail on Headlamps (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Headlamp (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim (33% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.58% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.16% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.95% fail on Battery (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.79% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.053% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.053% fail on Switch
    • 0.32% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.26% fail on Horn
    • 0.16% fail on Electrical wiring (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Trailer electrical socket (9 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.053% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 16% fail on Suspension (16% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Suspension arms (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Condition (14 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment
    • 5.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (91% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (93% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 2.1% fail on Front suspension joints (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.9% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 1.9% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.053% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.053% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.7% fail on Coil springs (65% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Condition (64% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.74% fail on Front (160% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Rear
    • 0.42% fail on Sub-frames (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Attachment
    • 0.26% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.26% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.21% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.21% fail on Condition
    • 0.21% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (20 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Shock absorbers (88% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Condition (88% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.053% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.053% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.053% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.053% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.053% fail on Axles
      • 0.053% fail on Stub axle
    • 0.053% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.053% fail on Subframe mounting
  • 12% fail on Brakes (53% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Brake performance (90% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Parking brake performance (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Rear wheels (65% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Front wheels (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.11% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.053% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.2% fail on Hub components (37% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Brake pads (52% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.11% fail on Brake linings (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.053% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.5% fail on Components
        • 1.5% fail on Pipes
        • 0.053% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.21% fail on Operation (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Parking brake (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Service brake control components (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Pedal (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Anti-slip (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 0.37% fail on ABS
    • 0.37% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.21% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.21% fail on Cable
    • 0.11% fail on Air and vacuum systems (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Warning
      • 0.053% fail on Operation
  • 8.2% fail on Driver's view of the road (41% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Wipers (85% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.53% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.32% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.26% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.7% fail on Tyres
    • 5.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.16% fail on Size/type
  • 4.5% fail on Steering (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Steering system (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Track rod end (99% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.11% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.053% fail on Free play
        • 0.053% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.053% fail on Lock stop
    • 1.5% fail on Power steering (9 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Other components (20 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Operation (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Pipes and hoses (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Rams
    • 0.16% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.11% fail on Locking devices
  • 2.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Doors (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Passengers other (9 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Seats (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Passengers (11 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Drivers
    • 0.21% fail on Body condition
    • 0.053% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.053% fail on Spare wheel
  • 1.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.90% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.84% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.053% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.26% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
      • 0.053% fail on Requirements
      • 0.053% fail on Attachment
  • 0.95% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (67% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.21% fail on Tank (11 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on System
      • 0.053% fail on Cap
    • 0.21% fail on Emissions (80% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.16% fail on Exhaust system (91% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 0.90% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.90% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.58% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.53% fail on Attachment
    • 0.053% fail on Condition
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  • Kia Sedona (2006 - 2012)
    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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