Kia Sportage MOT Results

Registered in 1999
53.5% pass rate
from 71 tests in 2017
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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Sportage is unusually good or bad.

  • 28% fail on Suspension
    • 9.9% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 8.5% fail on Component mounting
      • 4.2% fail on Spring mounting (9 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Wheel bearings (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Front (8 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Rear
    • 7.0% fail on Shock absorbers (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Coil springs
      • 4.2% fail on Condition
      • 1.4% fail on Location
    • 5.6% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 4.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.8% fail on Trailing arms (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.4% fail on Attachment
    • 2.8% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 7.0% fail on Battery (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.6% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Rear lamps
    • 5.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.6% fail on Headlamp
    • 5.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.4% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Individual lamps
  • 21% fail on Brakes
    • 14% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.6% fail on Front wheels
      • 5.6% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 4.2% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.8% fail on Rear wheels
    • 11% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 9.9% fail on Components
        • 9.9% fail on Pipes
        • 1.4% fail on Hoses
      • 1.4% fail on Leaks
    • 2.8% fail on ABS
    • 1.4% fail on Hub components
      • 1.4% fail on Brake pads
  • 18% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 11% fail on Exhaust system
    • 9.9% fail on Emissions
    • 2.8% fail on Fuel system
      • 2.8% fail on Pipe (16 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Tank
    • 1.4% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 9.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 7.0% fail on Wipers
    • 2.8% fail on Washers
    • 1.4% fail on Bonnet
    • 1.4% fail on Mirrors
  • 8.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 8.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 7.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.4% fail on Condition
  • 8.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 4.2% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 4.2% fail on Chassis
    • 4.2% fail on Body condition
  • 4.2% fail on Steering
    • 4.2% fail on Steering system
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.4% fail on Drag link end
      • 1.4% fail on Track rod end
  • 4.2% fail on Tyres
    • 2.8% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Size/type
    • 1.4% fail on Tread depth

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