Kia Sportage MOT Results

Registered in 2001
54.8% pass rate
from 73 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Sportage is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 12% fail on Headlamps (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 11% fail on Headlamp (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 5.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 4.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.4% fail on Switch
    • 5.5% fail on Electrical equipment (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Battery(ies) (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Horn
    • 4.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.7% fail on Position lamp
      • 1.4% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.7% fail on Side repeaters
        • 1.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.4% fail on Stop lamp
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 8.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 8.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 6.8% fail on Rbt
          • 4.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 2.7% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt
          • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 5.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 5.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 5.5% fail on Brake pads
    • 2.7% fail on Flexible brake hoses (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.4% fail on Lever
  • 16% fail on Visibility
    • 12% fail on Washers (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Wipers
    • 1.4% fail on Driver's view
  • 14% fail on Suspension
    • 8.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.1% fail on Ball joint
      • 4.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.4% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.7% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.4% fail on Wheel bearings
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 6.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 4.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 4.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.4% fail on Chassis
      • 1.4% fail on Chassis condition
  • 9.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 9.6% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 9.6% fail on Prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
  • 8.2% fail on Tyres
    • 8.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.4% fail on Size/type
    • 1.4% fail on Condition
  • 6.8% fail on Steering
    • 4.1% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 4.1% fail on Track rod end
    • 2.7% fail on Power steering (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Pipes and hoses (24 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Operation
  • 5.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.7% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 1.4% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.4% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
  • 1.4% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plates

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