Kia Sorento MOT Results

Registered in 2014
89.5% pass rate
from 2,532 tests in 2017
(26% better than other 2014 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Sorento is unusually good or bad.

  • 3.6% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (28% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim (33% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Direction indicators (170% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Flashing type (170% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.79% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.51% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.28% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp (62% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Rear fog lamp (140% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Fog lamp (150% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Registration plate lamp (75% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Position lamps (69% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.039% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.079% fail on Trailer electrical socket (8 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 3.3% fail on Tyres (29% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.75% fail on Tread depth (58% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 2.6% fail on Brakes
    • 2.3% fail on Hub components (56% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Brake pads (66% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.32% fail on Parking brake (160% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Condition (180% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.16% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.079% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.039% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.039% fail on Electronic stability system
  • 1.1% fail on Driver's view of the road (65% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Wipers (70% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Washers (71% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.039% fail on Mirrors
  • 0.67% fail on Suspension
    • 0.28% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.28% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.12% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.079% fail on Rear
      • 0.039% fail on Front
    • 0.079% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.039% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.039% fail on Attachment
    • 0.039% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.039% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.039% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 0.36% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.36% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.36% fail on Condition
  • 0.20% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.20% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.16% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.079% fail on Body condition
    • 0.079% fail on Doors
      • 0.079% fail on Passengers other (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.079% fail on Steering
    • 0.079% fail on Steering system
      • 0.039% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.039% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.079% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.079% fail on Attachment
  • 0.079% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.079% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.079% fail on System (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
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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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