Kia Sportage MOT Results

Registered in 2002
52.3% pass rate
from 151 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Sportage is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Suspension
    • 6.0% fail on Coil springs
      • 6.0% fail on Condition
    • 5.3% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 4.0% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.3% fail on Spring mounting (7 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.3% fail on Attachment (8 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Linkage condition
    • 4.6% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 4.6% fail on Front (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.0% fail on Condition (10 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 4.0% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.66% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.66% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.66% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 19% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.0% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.3% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.0% fail on Battery
    • 2.0% fail on Position lamps (73% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Front lamps
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.0% fail on Horn
    • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.3% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Stop lamp (79% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 9.3% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 7.9% fail on Components
        • 7.9% fail on Pipes
        • 2.0% fail on Hoses
      • 3.3% fail on Leaks (8 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.3% fail on Brake performance not tested (7 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.66% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 3.3% fail on ABS
    • 1.3% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Hub components
      • 1.3% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.66% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.66% fail on Pedal
        • 0.66% fail on Condition
    • 0.66% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.66% fail on Components
        • 0.66% fail on Pipes
  • 11% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.6% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.3% fail on System
      • 0.66% fail on Tank
      • 0.66% fail on Pipe
    • 2.0% fail on Emissions
    • 2.0% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 7.9% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Vehicle structure (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Chassis (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Body condition (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Doors
      • 0.66% fail on Drivers
  • 6.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.3% fail on Wipers
    • 3.3% fail on Washers
    • 1.3% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.3% fail on Tyres
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.66% fail on Size/type
    • 0.66% fail on Condition
  • 5.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.66% fail on Requirements
    • 0.66% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.66% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 3.3% fail on Steering
    • 2.6% fail on Steering system
      • 1.3% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.66% fail on Steering box
      • 0.66% fail on Other components
        • 0.66% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.66% fail on Power steering
      • 0.66% fail on Other components
  • 2.0% fail on Towbars (35 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Vehicle structure (30 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Towbar
  • 0.66% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.66% fail on Attachment
  • 0.66% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.66% fail on Registration plate

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