Kia Sportage MOT Results

Registered in 2000
52.5% pass rate
from 80 tests in 2020
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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Sportage is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Suspension
    • 8.8% fail on Wheel bearings (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 8.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.8% fail on Ball joint
      • 3.8% fail on Ball joint dust cover (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 6.3% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 5.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.5% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 2.5% fail on Ball joint dust cover (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.3% fail on Springs
      • 1.3% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.3% fail on Coil spring
  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 8.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 8.8% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.8% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.3% fail on Switch
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.3% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 1.3% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 1.3% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.3% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 7.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 3.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.3% fail on Chassis
      • 1.3% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.3% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 1.3% fail on Towbar
      • 1.3% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 1.3% fail on Doors
      • 1.3% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 1.3% fail on Door condition
    • 1.3% fail on Cabs
      • 1.3% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 13% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (180% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 13% fail on Seat belts (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 11% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Condition
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 6.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.8% fail on Rbt
          • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 3.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.5% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.3% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt
          • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 1.3% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 5.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.3% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.3% fail on Pedal
    • 1.3% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.3% fail on Brake fluid
    • 1.3% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 11% fail on Visibility
    • 7.5% fail on Washers
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers
    • 1.3% fail on Driver's view
    • 1.3% fail on View to rear
      • 1.3% fail on Mirrors
  • 10% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 10% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 10% fail on Spark ignition
        • 5.0% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 5.0% fail on Emissions not tested (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
  • 2.5% fail on Steering
    • 2.5% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.3% fail on Drag link end
      • 1.3% fail on Intermediate drop arm
  • 2.5% fail on Tyres
    • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.3% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plates

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