Kia Sorento MOT Results

Registered in 2016
83.2% pass rate
from 3,253 tests in 2020
(35% worse than other 2016 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 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Sorento is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (52% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim (95% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim (98% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps (200% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (17 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Headlamp (77% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.18% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.15% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.031% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.18% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.12% fail on Trailer electrical socket (12 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Battery(ies) (5 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.12% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.12% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.092% fail on Stop lamp (76% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.061% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.031% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.031% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 4.2% fail on Tyres
    • 3.3% fail on Condition (78% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Tread depth (40% better than other 2016 cars)
  • 4.2% fail on Brakes (110% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Mechanical brake components (150% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Brake linings and pads (170% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Brake pads (170% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.092% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.092% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.68% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.37% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.15% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (34 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
      • 0.22% fail on Brake performance not tested (6 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.092% fail on Rbt
          • 0.092% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.092% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.061% fail on Rbt
          • 0.031% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.031% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.031% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.031% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.031% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.031% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
    • 0.49% fail on Parking brake control (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Electronic parking brake (30 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Lever
    • 0.031% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.031% fail on Electronic braking system
  • 1.8% fail on Visibility (37% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Wipers
    • 0.31% fail on Washers (64% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.092% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.092% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.061% fail on View to rear
      • 0.061% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.6% fail on Suspension (160% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Suspension arms (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Ball joint (10 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.77% fail on Shock absorbers (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.031% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 0.46% fail on Road Wheels (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Attachment (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
  • 0.37% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.18% fail on Doors (8 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Front passenger's door (20 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Door condition (21 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.031% fail on Door condition
    • 0.061% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.061% fail on Tank (32 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.031% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.031% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.031% fail on Transmission
      • 0.031% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.031% fail on Joints
    • 0.031% fail on Seats
      • 0.031% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 0.34% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.31% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.18% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.18% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.12% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.12% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.031% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.031% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.31% fail on Steering (140% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Steering gear (12 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Steering rack (13 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.031% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.031% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.061% fail on Power steering (24 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Operation (65 times worse than other 2016 cars)
  • 0.28% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.22% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.22% fail on Condition
    • 0.061% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.25% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.25% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.031% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.031% fail on Anchorages
Read the Honest John Review

  • Kia Sorento (2015 on)
    Easy to drive. All-wheel drive as standard. Well-equipped. Capable tow car. Seven seats. Five star Euro NCAP rating. Excellent 8-speed auto from 2018.

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