Kia Soul MOT Results

Registered in 2012
80.6% pass rate
from 1,529 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Soul is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.7% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.0% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.065% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.33% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.26% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.20% fail on Switch (39 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Tell tale (16 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Stop lamp (72% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Direction indicators (77% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Flashing type (77% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.065% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.065% fail on Battery
    • 0.065% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.065% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.065% fail on Lamp
      • 0.065% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.065% fail on Horn
  • 6.4% fail on Driver's view of the road (45% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Wipers (77% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.39% fail on Windscreen
  • 5.6% fail on Tyres
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.065% fail on Size/type
  • 4.6% fail on Brakes
    • 3.9% fail on Hub components (60% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Brake pads (74% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.65% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.39% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.26% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.13% fail on Front wheels
    • 0.26% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
    • 0.065% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.065% fail on Components
        • 0.065% fail on Pipes
  • 1.6% fail on Suspension (57% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.78% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.46% fail on Coil springs (72% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Condition (71% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.13% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
    • 0.065% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.065% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.065% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.065% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.065% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 0.46% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.46% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.26% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.20% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
      • 0.065% fail on Attachment
    • 0.065% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.065% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.20% fail on Steering
    • 0.13% fail on Steering system
      • 0.065% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.065% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.065% fail on Steering control
      • 0.065% fail on Steering lock
  • 0.065% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.065% fail on Attachment
  • 0.065% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.065% fail on Body 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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