Kia Sorento MOT Results

Registered in 2014
81.6% pass rate
from 3,024 tests in 2020
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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Sorento is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.4% fail on Brakes (53% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (73% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (96% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Brake pads (97% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.30% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.033% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.033% fail on Cable
    • 1.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.50% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.40% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (27 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.033% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
      • 0.33% fail on Brake performance not tested (7 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.20% fail on Rbt (63% better than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake performance (70% better than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.066% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.033% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.033% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.099% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.099% fail on Rbt
          • 0.066% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.033% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.033% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.033% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
    • 0.36% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Hand lever (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Pedal
    • 0.36% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Rigid brake pipes (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.033% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.033% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.033% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.033% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.033% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.033% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.033% fail on Electronic stability control
  • 4.9% fail on Visibility
    • 4.3% fail on Wipers (55% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Washers (52% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.033% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.033% fail on View to rear
      • 0.033% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.5% fail on Tyres
    • 2.5% fail on Condition
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.033% fail on Size/type
  • 4.1% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (28% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.66% fail on Headlamp (44% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.96% fail on Direction indicators (140% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Flashing type (140% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.93% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.36% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.36% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.36% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.33% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (55% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.17% fail on Trailer electrical socket (19 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.099% fail on Stop lamp (91% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Position lamps (85% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Position lamp (85% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 1.7% fail on Steering (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Steering linkage components (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.066% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.066% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.5% fail on Suspension (36% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.43% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.099% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.033% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.43% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.23% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.099% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.066% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.033% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.066% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.033% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.033% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.033% fail on Springs
      • 0.033% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.033% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.033% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.033% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.033% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.033% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 0.46% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.40% fail on Seat belts (140% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Condition
      • 0.033% fail on Attachment
      • 0.033% fail on Requirements
    • 0.066% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.40% fail on Body, chassis, structure (57% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Doors
      • 0.17% fail on Other passenger's door (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Door condition (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Transmission (83% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Drive shafts (83% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Joints (82% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Body
      • 0.066% fail on Other body component
    • 0.066% fail on Seats
      • 0.033% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.033% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.033% fail on Bumpers
  • 0.36% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.36% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.30% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (68% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Exhaust emissions (77% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Compression ignition (71% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.033% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.033% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.033% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.066% fail on Spark ignition (85% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.099% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.066% fail on Other leaks (8 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.17% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.17% fail on Attachment
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  • 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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