Kia Sportage MOT Results

Registered in 2011
77.4% pass rate
from 7,337 tests in 2017
(8.1% better than other 2011 cars)
Pass rate by mileage
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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Sportage is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.4% fail on Brakes (82% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Hub components (62% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Brake pads (68% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.055% fail on Brake linings (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Brake calipers
    • 4.1% fail on Brake performance (170% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Parking brake performance (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Rear wheels (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.26% fail on Service brake performance (170% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.055% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.014% fail on Gradient hand brake
    • 0.94% fail on Parking brake (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Hydraulic systems (60% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Leaks (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Components (83% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Hoses
        • 0.014% fail on Cylinders
    • 0.11% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.041% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.041% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.041% fail on Pedal
        • 0.041% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.041% fail on ABS
    • 0.014% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.014% fail on Lever
  • 6.3% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (39% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim (30% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Headlamps (64% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Headlamp (68% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.055% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.041% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.027% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.014% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.53% fail on Direction indicators (48% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Flashing type (48% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.19% fail on Individual lamps (60% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.055% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.15% fail on Position lamps (93% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Front lamps (93% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Rear lamps (86% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.15% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.055% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.11% fail on Stop lamp (93% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.082% fail on Battery
    • 0.082% fail on Trailer electrical socket (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Horn
    • 0.041% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.027% fail on Switch
      • 0.014% fail on Lamp
    • 0.027% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.014% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.014% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 5.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.7% fail on Wipers (38% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Washers (27% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.055% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.014% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.7% fail on Tyres (26% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth (19% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Condition (29% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.014% fail on Size/type
  • 4.0% fail on Suspension (28% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Coil springs (27% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Condition (27% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.78% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.014% fail on Attachment
    • 0.50% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.37% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.095% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.027% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.014% fail on Condition
    • 0.44% fail on Shock absorbers (48% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Condition (48% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Wheel bearings (91% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Front (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Rear
    • 0.18% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.095% fail on Drive shafts (82% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Front drive shafts (82% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.055% fail on Constant velocity joints (89% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Couplings (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.055% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.041% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.014% fail on Attachment
    • 0.041% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.027% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.014% fail on Attachment
    • 0.014% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.014% fail on Condition
  • 0.38% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.38% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.23% fail on Steering (58% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Steering system (54% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.068% fail on Track rod end (79% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Free play
        • 0.027% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.027% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.014% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.23% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.23% fail on Attachment
  • 0.16% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (61% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
      • 0.027% fail on Attachment
      • 0.014% fail on Requirements
      • 0.014% fail on Installation check
        • 0.014% fail on Belt(s)/padding
    • 0.014% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.014% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.095% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (89% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.068% fail on Emissions
    • 0.014% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.014% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.082% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (66% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.082% fail on Body condition
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  • Kia Sportage (2010 - 2016)
    Stylish and upmarket looks. Good quality feel to the interior. Seven-year warranty as standard. Very low CO2 for an SUV. Well equipped.

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