Kia Sedona MOT Results

Registered in 2009
56.7% pass rate
from 845 tests in 2020
(20% worse than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Sedona is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (56% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Headlamps (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Headlamp (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Stop lamp (63% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.71% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.0% fail on Position lamps (79% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Position lamp (67% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on All position lamps (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.5% fail on Side repeaters (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.24% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.24% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.12% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.12% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.12% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 14% fail on Suspension
    • 7.9% fail on Suspension arms (100% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Ball joint (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Pins and bushes (72% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.24% fail on Suspension arm
    • 5.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.1% fail on Linkage ball joints (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.59% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.47% fail on Pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.1% fail on Springs (75% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Coil springs (75% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Coil spring (75% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.59% fail on Pins and bushes (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.47% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.36% fail on Macpherson strut (9 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.36% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.12% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.24% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.12% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.12% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 9.3% fail on Brakes
    • 4.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.36% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.47% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.47% fail on Rbt
          • 0.24% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.12% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.12% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.24% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.24% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.24% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 2.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.59% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.47% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.12% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.12% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.12% fail on Cable
    • 1.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.59% fail on Lever
      • 0.12% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.47% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.24% fail on Pedal
      • 0.24% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.24% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.24% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.12% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 7.0% fail on Visibility
    • 4.3% fail on Wipers (66% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.36% fail on View to rear
      • 0.36% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.24% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.24% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.12% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.12% fail on Windscreen
  • 5.4% fail on Tyres
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.5% fail on Condition
  • 4.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.4% fail on Doors (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Other passenger's door (12 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Door condition (12 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Front passenger's door (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Door condition (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Transmission
      • 1.1% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.1% fail on Joints
      • 0.12% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.12% fail on Joints
    • 0.59% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.36% fail on Tank (8 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Hose
      • 0.12% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.47% fail on Exhaust system (71% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.24% fail on Body
      • 0.24% fail on Other body component
    • 0.24% fail on Seats
      • 0.12% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.12% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.12% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.12% fail on Carrier
    • 0.12% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.12% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.12% fail on Undertray
  • 4.0% fail on Steering (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Steering linkage components (75% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.36% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Locking devices
    • 1.2% fail on Power steering (13 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Other components (24 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Operation (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Pipes and hoses (10 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.24% fail on Steering rack
  • 3.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.5% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.12% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.59% fail on Spark ignition (72% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.12% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 0.24% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.24% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 1.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.71% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.59% fail on Condition
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment
      • 0.12% fail on Requirements
    • 0.36% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.47% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.47% fail on Registration plates
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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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