Kia Sedona MOT Results

Registered in 2008
53.7% pass rate
from 1,997 tests in 2020
(17% 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.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (43% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Stop lamp (89% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Headlamps (96% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Headlamp (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 4.4% fail on Position lamps (51% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Position lamp (53% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (63% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.60% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.9% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.70% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.25% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.80% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.80% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.80% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.55% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.25% fail on Horn
      • 0.20% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.10% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 20% fail on Suspension (41% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 9.8% fail on Suspension arms (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.5% fail on Suspension arm (15 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.050% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 7.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (88% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Linkage ball joints (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint (200% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.50% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.30% fail on Linkage
      • 0.10% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.10% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.050% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 3.9% fail on Springs
      • 3.9% fail on Coil springs
        • 3.8% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.050% fail on Mounting
      • 0.050% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.4% fail on Other suspension component (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.55% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.40% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.050% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.050% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.50% fail on Macpherson strut (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Macpherson strut (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.40% fail on Shock absorbers (76% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.050% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 15% fail on Brakes (59% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Brake performance (60% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Service brake performance (93% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 4.3% fail on Rbt (95% worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 3.4% fail on Service brake performance (83% worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake imbalance (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.050% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.050% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (52% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (57% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.050% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.95% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.90% fail on Rbt
          • 0.65% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.20% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.050% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.050% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.050% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.70% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.70% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.50% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.20% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.20% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.9% fail on Mechanical brake components (70% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Brake linings and pads (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 5.3% fail on Brake pads (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.20% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.15% fail on Cable
        • 0.050% fail on Brake slack adjuster
    • 3.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake control (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Lever (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.60% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.35% fail on Pedal
      • 0.25% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.30% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.30% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.050% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.050% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.050% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 7.8% fail on Tyres
    • 4.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.15% fail on Size/type
  • 7.2% fail on Visibility
    • 4.7% fail on Wipers (66% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.15% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.15% fail on View to rear
      • 0.15% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.10% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.050% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.050% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.9% fail on Steering (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Steering linkage components (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Track rod end (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.050% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.050% fail on Locking devices
    • 1.0% fail on Power steering (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Other components (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Pipes and hoses (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Operation
      • 0.20% fail on Pump (39 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Rams
    • 0.40% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.40% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.050% fail on Steering play
      • 0.050% fail on Steering rack
  • 3.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (32% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Doors (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Other passenger's door (10 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Door condition (11 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.10% fail on Door condition
    • 1.1% fail on Transmission (58% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Drive shafts (56% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Joints (55% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Seats (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Passenger's seat (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.35% fail on Exhaust system (83% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.10% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.050% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.050% fail on System
    • 0.10% fail on Body
      • 0.10% fail on Other body component
    • 0.050% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.050% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.050% fail on Sub-frame condition
      • 0.050% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.050% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.050% fail on Engine mounting condition
  • 3.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (30% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Exhaust emissions (32% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Compression ignition (47% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.40% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.15% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.050% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.050% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 0.60% fail on Spark ignition (80% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (61% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.25% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.050% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.050% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.050% fail on Other leaks
  • 1.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.70% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.55% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.45% fail on Condition
      • 0.050% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.050% fail on Requirements
  • 1.0% fail on Identification of the vehicle (88% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plates (89% worse than other 2008 cars)
  • 0.75% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.75% fail on Attachment (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
  • 0.10% fail on Seat belt installation check (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Anchorages (18 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.050% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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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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