Kia Sportage MOT Results

Registered in 2001
55.7% pass rate
from 174 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Sportage is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 6.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 4.6% fail on Side repeaters (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Individual lamps
    • 5.2% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 5.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.0% fail on Front lamps
    • 2.3% fail on Battery
    • 2.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.7% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.57% fail on Tell tale
    • 1.1% fail on Horn
    • 0.57% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.57% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.57% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.57% fail on Lamp
    • 0.57% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 22% fail on Suspension
    • 5.2% fail on Coil springs
      • 5.2% fail on Condition
    • 4.6% fail on Front suspension joints (180% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 4.0% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.7% fail on Spring mounting (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 4.0% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 4.0% fail on Front (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 3.4% fail on Condition
    • 2.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.7% fail on Attachment (9 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.57% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.57% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.57% fail on Condition
    • 0.57% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 9.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.9% fail on Front wheels (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.3% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 1.1% fail on Brake performance not tested (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Service brake performance
    • 7.5% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.7% fail on Components
        • 5.2% fail on Pipes
        • 1.1% fail on Hoses
      • 0.57% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.57% fail on Operation
      • 0.57% fail on Leaks
    • 2.9% fail on Hub components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.57% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.57% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.57% fail on ABS
  • 8.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.9% fail on Emissions
    • 2.3% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.1% fail on System
      • 0.57% fail on Tank
      • 0.57% fail on Cap
    • 1.7% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 7.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 6.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 6.3% fail on Prescribed areas (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.1% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 5.2% fail on Tyres
    • 4.0% fail on Condition
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth
  • 5.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.4% fail on Vehicle structure (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Chassis (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Body condition
  • 5.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.4% fail on Wipers
    • 1.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.57% fail on Windscreen
  • 3.4% fail on Steering
    • 3.4% fail on Steering system
      • 0.57% fail on Free play
        • 0.57% fail on Steering box
      • 0.57% fail on Steering box
      • 0.57% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.57% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.57% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.57% fail on Other components
        • 0.57% fail on Steering pivot point
  • 1.7% fail on Towbars (14 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Vehicle structure (10 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Towbar
  • 0.57% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.57% fail on Registration plate

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