Kia Soul MOT Results

Registered in 2010
71.3% pass rate
from 2,899 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 Soul is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (14% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Position lamps (44% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Front lamps (75% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Rear lamps (88% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.4% fail on Registration plate lamp (34% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Stop lamp (80% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Direction indicators (82% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Flashing type (82% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.17% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.17% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.034% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.14% fail on Battery
    • 0.14% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.034% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.034% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.034% fail on Switch
    • 0.034% fail on Horn
  • 7.1% fail on Driver's view of the road (49% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Wipers (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.21% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.069% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.034% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.0% fail on Tyres
    • 4.5% fail on Condition (34% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.17% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.034% fail on Size/type
  • 6.6% fail on Brakes
    • 3.8% fail on Hub components (38% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Brake pads (50% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.034% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.034% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.93% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.62% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.48% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.24% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.069% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.034% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.1% fail on Hydraulic systems (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Components (160% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.86% fail on Pipes (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Hoses (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.31% fail on Condition
    • 0.21% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.10% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.034% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.034% fail on Pedal
        • 0.034% fail on Anti-slip
  • 3.9% fail on Suspension (52% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.1% fail on Coil springs (66% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition (66% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.31% fail on Anti-roll bars (80% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (86% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.034% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.10% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.069% fail on Front
      • 0.034% fail on Rear
    • 0.10% fail on Drive shafts (86% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Front drive shafts (86% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Constant velocity joints (86% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.069% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.069% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.069% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.069% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.069% fail on Shock absorbers (93% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Condition (93% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 3.3% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Steering system (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Track rod end (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.034% fail on Drag link end
  • 0.45% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.28% fail on Doors
      • 0.21% fail on Passengers front (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Drivers
    • 0.10% fail on Seats
      • 0.069% fail on Passengers
      • 0.034% fail on Drivers
    • 0.069% fail on Body condition
  • 0.45% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (68% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Exhaust system (71% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Emissions
    • 0.10% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.034% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.034% fail on Cap
  • 0.34% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.34% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.31% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.21% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.21% fail on Condition
    • 0.10% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.10% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.24% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.21% fail on Attachment
    • 0.034% fail on Condition
Read the Honest John Review

  • Kia Soul (2008 - 2014)
    Oddball looks mean it stands out. Plenty of room especially in the back. Very comfortable seats. Excellent chain cam 1.6 diesel and petrol engines. Option of diesel automatic.

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