Kia Soul MOT Results

Registered in 2016
88.8% pass rate
from 2,235 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 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Soul is unusually good or bad.

  • 3.7% fail on Visibility
    • 3.1% fail on Wipers (65% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Washers
    • 0.13% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.13% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.045% fail on Driver's view
  • 2.7% fail on Tyres
    • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.76% fail on Tread depth (55% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Size/type
    • 0.045% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 2.6% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.27% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.27% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.27% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.27% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.13% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.089% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.089% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.089% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.089% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.089% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.045% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.045% fail on Headlamp
  • 1.5% fail on Brakes
    • 0.76% fail on Mechanical brake components (47% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.76% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.089% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.089% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.63% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.49% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.49% fail on Rbt
          • 0.40% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.089% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.18% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.18% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.13% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.13% fail on Rbt
          • 0.13% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.13% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.13% fail on Lever
    • 0.089% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.045% fail on Pedal
      • 0.045% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.045% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.045% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.045% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 0.58% fail on Suspension
    • 0.31% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.089% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.045% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.045% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.18% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.045% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.045% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.045% fail on Ball joint
  • 0.22% fail on Steering
    • 0.089% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.089% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.089% fail on Steering coupling (130 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Universal joint (130 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.045% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.22% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.22% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.22% fail on Condition
  • 0.13% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.13% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.13% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.089% fail on Body
      • 0.045% fail on Panel
      • 0.045% fail on Other body component
    • 0.045% fail on Seats
      • 0.045% fail on Driver's seat
  • 0.089% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.089% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.089% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.089% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.045% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.045% fail on Attachment
Read the Honest John Review

  • Kia Soul (2014 - 2018)
    Practical family car. High quality and attractive cabin. Easy to drive. Practical and reasonably spacious. Steers and handles decently on 17-inch wheels. Outstandingly reliable.

    Search Good Garages