Kia Sorento MOT Results

Registered in 2010
69.1% pass rate
from 1,985 tests in 2017
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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Sorento is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.4% fail on Front lamps (40% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.15% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 2.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.0% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Individual lamps (88% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Stop lamp (82% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Trailer electrical socket (20 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.10% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.10% fail on Horn
    • 0.050% fail on Battery
    • 0.050% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 9.0% fail on Suspension
    • 4.5% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Coil springs (46% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Condition (46% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Front suspension joints (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.96% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.60% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (52% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.050% fail on Attachment
    • 0.35% fail on Shock absorbers (67% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Condition (67% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Drive shafts (80% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Front drive shafts (80% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Constant velocity joints (79% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.10% fail on Condition
    • 0.050% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.050% fail on Rear
    • 0.050% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 8.5% fail on Brakes (52% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Brake performance (79% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.25% fail on Parking brake operation (75 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.15% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.050% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.050% fail on Gradient hand brake
      • 0.050% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.9% fail on Hub components
      • 2.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.15% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.050% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.050% fail on Brake back plates
    • 1.9% fail on Parking brake (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Hydraulic systems (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Components (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.81% fail on Pipes (170% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Hoses (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.050% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.050% fail on Leaks
    • 0.050% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.050% fail on Pedal
        • 0.050% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.050% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.050% fail on Clevis joint
      • 0.050% fail on Pivot
    • 0.050% fail on Restricted movement
  • 5.4% fail on Tyres
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.10% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.8% fail on Wipers (44% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.25% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.050% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.4% fail on Steering
    • 1.3% fail on Steering system
      • 0.86% fail on Steering rack (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Track rod end (71% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Free play
        • 0.050% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.050% fail on Other components
        • 0.050% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.15% fail on Power steering
      • 0.10% fail on Other components (7 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.050% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.050% fail on Locking devices
  • 1.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Doors (8 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Passengers front (14 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Passengers other (8 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Drivers
    • 0.15% fail on Seats
      • 0.15% fail on Drivers
  • 0.76% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.55% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.30% fail on Condition
      • 0.15% fail on Requirements (7 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Attachment
      • 0.050% fail on Installation check
        • 0.050% fail on Anchorage's
    • 0.20% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.20% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.71% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.71% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.35% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.30% fail on Attachment
    • 0.050% fail on Condition
  • 0.20% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (86% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.10% fail on System
      • 0.050% fail on Pipe
    • 0.050% fail on Exhaust system
Read the Honest John Review

  • Kia Sorento (2010 - 2015)
    Strong diesels including impressive 2.2-litre. Comes with seven seats. New six-speed automatic. More premium feel than previous Sorento. Great value for money.

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