Kia Sportage MOT Results

Registered in 2003
54.2% pass rate
from 201 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Sportage is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Suspension
    • 8.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Springs
      • 6.5% fail on Coil springs
        • 6.5% fail on Coil spring
    • 6.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.0% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.50% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.50% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 3.5% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 2.0% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 2.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.00% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.50% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.50% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.50% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.50% fail on Ball joint
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 8.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes (94% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.5% fail on Rbt
          • 3.0% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.00% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 3.0% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.50% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 2.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.50% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.50% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.50% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.50% fail on Rbt
          • 0.50% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 5.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 5.0% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 5.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.50% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.50% fail on Brake discs
    • 3.5% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 3.5% fail on Anti-lock braking system (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.00% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.00% fail on Master cylinder (114 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.50% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 6.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.50% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.50% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.5% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 2.0% fail on Battery(ies) (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.00% fail on Horn
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.00% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.00% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.50% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.50% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.50% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.50% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.50% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 13% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 6.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 4.5% fail on Chassis (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Chassis condition (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Towbar (26 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Vehicle structure (35 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.50% fail on Tank
      • 0.50% fail on Pipe
    • 0.50% fail on Body
      • 0.50% fail on Body condition
    • 0.50% fail on Floor
    • 0.50% fail on Undertray
  • 9.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 8.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 8.5% fail on Spark ignition
        • 6.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 3.0% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 1.00% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.50% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.50% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 7.0% fail on Visibility
    • 4.5% fail on Washers
    • 3.0% fail on Wipers
    • 0.50% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.50% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.50% fail on View to rear
      • 0.50% fail on Mirrors
  • 7.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Requirements
      • 0.50% fail on Condition
    • 0.50% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 4.0% fail on Tyres
    • 2.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.5% fail on Condition
  • 3.5% fail on Steering
    • 2.0% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.00% fail on Other components (55 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.00% fail on Steering linkage (91 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.50% fail on Track rod end
    • 1.5% fail on Power steering
      • 0.50% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.50% fail on Pump
      • 0.50% fail on Other components
  • 1.00% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.00% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.50% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.50% fail on Attachment

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