Kia Sportage MOT Results

Registered in 2000
48.6% pass rate
from 183 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Sportage is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 7.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 7.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.55% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.55% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 6.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.0% fail on Direction indicators (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Flashing type (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.6% fail on All direction indicators (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Side repeaters
    • 5.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.55% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Fog lamp (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Battery
    • 2.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 26% fail on Suspension
    • 11% fail on Prescribed areas (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 9.3% fail on Component mounting (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Spring mounting (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 8.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 4.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.55% fail on Linkage condition
    • 5.5% fail on Wheel bearings (190% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Front (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Shock absorbers (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Condition (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.55% fail on Condition
    • 2.7% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 2.7% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.55% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.55% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.55% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 22% fail on Brakes
    • 14% fail on Hydraulic systems (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 11% fail on Components (80% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 9.8% fail on Pipes (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Hoses
        • 0.55% fail on Reservoirs
      • 4.9% fail on Leaks (10 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Operation
    • 13% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.6% fail on Front wheels
      • 4.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.2% fail on Brake performance not tested (10 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance
    • 2.2% fail on Hub components
      • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on ABS
    • 1.1% fail on Restricted movement
  • 14% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 10% fail on Exhaust system (100% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Emissions
    • 1.6% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.55% fail on Tank
      • 0.55% fail on Pipe
      • 0.55% fail on System
    • 1.6% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 10% fail on Steering (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 9.8% fail on Steering system (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Track rod end
      • 3.3% fail on Ball joint (9 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Other components (58 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Steering pivot point (73 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Drag link end (8 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Free play
        • 0.55% fail on Steering box
      • 0.55% fail on Steering box
    • 0.55% fail on Power steering
      • 0.55% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 9.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Body condition (180% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.2% fail on Chassis
    • 1.1% fail on Doors
      • 0.55% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.55% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.55% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.55% fail on Body security
    • 0.55% fail on Spare wheel
  • 8.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 8.7% fail on Seat belts (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 8.7% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.55% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 7.7% fail on Tyres
    • 4.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Size/type
  • 6.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.4% fail on Wipers
    • 2.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.55% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.55% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.6% fail on Towbars (9 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Vehicle structure (10 times worse than other 2000 cars)
  • 1.1% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.1% fail on Attachment
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