Kia Sorento MOT Results

Registered in 2013
83.6% pass rate
from 1,922 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Sorento is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.4% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.99% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.31% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Direction indicators (100% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Flashing type (100% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.73% fail on Side repeaters (160% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.47% fail on Trailer electrical socket (50 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Registration plate lamp (68% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.36% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.31% fail on Stop lamp (71% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Position lamps (84% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Front lamps (87% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.052% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.052% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.052% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 4.5% fail on Brakes (60% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Hub components (70% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Brake pads (77% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.2% fail on Brake performance (73% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.10% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.10% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.10% fail on Brake operation (15 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Parking brake operation
      • 0.052% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.42% fail on Parking brake (190% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.052% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.052% fail on Pedal
        • 0.052% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.052% fail on Full power hydraulic systems
      • 0.052% fail on Warning
  • 3.5% fail on Tyres
    • 2.6% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Tread depth (52% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.052% fail on Size/type
  • 3.3% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.3% fail on Wipers
    • 0.68% fail on Washers
    • 0.21% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.10% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.5% fail on Suspension
    • 0.68% fail on Anti-roll bars (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.052% fail on Attachment
      • 0.052% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.36% fail on Wheel bearings (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Rear (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Front
    • 0.26% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
    • 0.10% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.10% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.10% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.052% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.052% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.052% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 1.1% fail on Steering (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Steering system (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Track rod end (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Free play
        • 0.052% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.47% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Doors (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Passengers other (18 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Body condition
  • 0.36% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.36% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.21% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.21% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.21% fail on Condition
  • 0.16% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.16% fail on Attachment
  • 0.10% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.052% fail on Emissions
    • 0.052% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.052% fail on 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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