Kia Sportage MOT Results

Registered in 2013
83.6% pass rate
from 16,286 tests in 2017
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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Sportage is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.2% fail on Brakes (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Hub components (150% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Brake pads (160% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Brake discs (59% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Brake linings (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.3% fail on Brake performance (78% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Rear wheels (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.15% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.043% fail on Brake performance not tested (180% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.0061% fail on Gradient hand brake
    • 0.68% fail on Parking brake (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Restricted movement (150% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.055% fail on Pedal
        • 0.049% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.0061% fail on Condition
    • 0.055% fail on Hydraulic systems (58% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Components
        • 0.025% fail on Hoses
        • 0.0061% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.0061% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.018% fail on Leaks
    • 0.031% fail on ABS
    • 0.012% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.0061% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.0061% fail on Lever
  • 4.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.7% fail on Wipers (24% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Washers (31% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.025% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.018% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.9% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (39% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.42% fail on Headlamps (59% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Headlamp (64% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.055% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.025% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.018% fail on Headlamp levelling device (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0061% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.23% fail on Direction indicators (42% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Flashing type (42% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Side repeaters (43% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.055% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.012% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.080% fail on Stop lamp (92% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.068% fail on Rear fog lamp (62% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Fog lamp (68% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Switch
      • 0.0061% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.061% fail on Position lamps (94% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Front lamps (96% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Rear lamps (84% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.043% fail on Trailer electrical socket (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Battery
    • 0.012% fail on Horn (86% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.0061% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.0061% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0061% fail on Lamp
  • 2.6% fail on Tyres (44% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Condition (39% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Tread depth (47% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.037% fail on Size/type
    • 0.0061% fail on Valve stem
  • 1.8% fail on Suspension
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings (9 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Front (16 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Rear
    • 0.23% fail on Shock absorbers (37% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Condition (37% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.15% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.018% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0061% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Coil springs (73% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Condition (74% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0061% fail on Location
    • 0.037% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.031% fail on Drive shafts (86% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Front drive shafts (86% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on Constant velocity joints (91% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Couplings (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Anti-roll bars (80% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (72% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.018% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.012% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.012% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0061% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.0061% fail on Suspension unit
  • 0.61% fail on Steering (150% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Steering system (180% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.018% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.012% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.28% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.28% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.15% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.15% fail on Attachment
  • 0.14% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (48% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.10% fail on Condition
      • 0.012% fail on Requirements
    • 0.025% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (81% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (80% better than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.043% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (69% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.037% fail on Body condition
    • 0.0061% fail on Load security
      • 0.0061% fail on Tailgate
  • 0.043% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (90% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Fuel system (76% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on System
    • 0.012% fail on Emissions (86% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.0061% fail on Exhaust system
  • 0.0061% fail on Towbars
    • 0.0061% fail on Towbar
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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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