Kia Sportage MOT Results

Registered in 2002
47.8% pass rate
from 69 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Sportage is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Suspension
    • 7.2% fail on Wheel bearings (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.3% fail on Ball joint
      • 2.9% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 7.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 5.8% fail on Springs
      • 5.8% fail on Coil springs
        • 5.8% fail on Coil spring
    • 4.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.9% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 2.9% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.4% fail on Other suspension component
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint
  • 25% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 10% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 10% fail on Rear fog lamp (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 10% fail on Rear fog lamp (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 8.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 7.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.9% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.4% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.4% fail on Horn
  • 20% fail on Brakes
    • 13% fail on Brake performance
      • 8.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 8.7% fail on Rbt
          • 5.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 2.9% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.9% fail on Brake performance not tested (8 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.9% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt
          • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 7.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Anti-lock braking system (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 4.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 4.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 4.3% fail on Brake pads
    • 2.9% fail on Hydraulic systems (8 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Master cylinder
      • 1.4% fail on Brake fluid
    • 1.4% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 1.4% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 17% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.8% fail on Chassis (7 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Chassis condition (7 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 4.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.4% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 1.4% fail on Towbar
      • 1.4% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 1.4% fail on Cabs
      • 1.4% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 10% fail on Visibility
    • 7.2% fail on Wipers
    • 2.9% fail on Washers
    • 1.4% fail on Condition of glass
      • 1.4% fail on Windscreen
  • 10% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 8.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 8.7% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 4.3% fail on Emissions not tested (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 1.4% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.4% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 7.2% fail on Tyres
    • 5.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.4% fail on Condition
  • 5.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 5.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.4% fail on Pre-tensioners
  • 4.3% fail on Steering
    • 2.9% fail on Power steering (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Operation
      • 1.4% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 1.4% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.4% fail on Track rod end

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