Kia Sportage MOT Results

Registered in 2014
82.1% pass rate
from 17,329 tests in 2017
(26% worse than other 2014 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Sportage is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.3% fail on Tyres (35% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Tread depth (35% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Condition (54% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Size/type
    • 0.017% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.9% fail on Brakes (170% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Hub components (200% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Brake pads (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.040% fail on Brake linings (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.2% fail on Brake performance (120% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Rear wheels (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.023% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.017% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.85% fail on Parking brake (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.069% fail on Components
        • 0.035% fail on Hoses
        • 0.029% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.0058% fail on Pipes
      • 0.046% fail on Leaks (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0058% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.046% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.046% fail on Pedal
        • 0.046% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.046% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.017% fail on ABS
    • 0.012% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.0058% fail on Lever
      • 0.0058% fail on Cable
    • 0.0058% fail on Electronic stability system
  • 5.4% fail on Driver's view of the road (62% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Wipers (100% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Washers
    • 0.39% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.023% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.2% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (17% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.65% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.44% fail on Headlamps (37% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Headlamp (45% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.069% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.035% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.023% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.012% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.22% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.19% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.10% fail on Tell tale (10 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Switch (9 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Direction indicators (35% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Flashing type (35% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Side repeaters (49% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.069% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.18% fail on Position lamps (64% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.075% fail on Front lamps (80% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.087% fail on Stop lamp (86% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Battery
    • 0.017% fail on Horn (74% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.012% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.012% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0058% fail on Lamp
      • 0.0058% fail on Switch
  • 0.36% fail on Suspension (60% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.10% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.098% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.058% fail on Front
      • 0.040% fail on Rear
    • 0.063% fail on Shock absorbers (76% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Condition (76% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Drive shafts (80% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Front drive shafts (80% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Constant velocity joints (83% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0058% fail on Couplings
    • 0.029% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.023% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0058% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.029% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.0058% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.0058% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0058% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.0058% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 0.27% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.27% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.16% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (39% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.081% fail on Condition
      • 0.017% fail on Requirements
    • 0.063% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.046% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.012% fail on Passengers airbag (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0058% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.081% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.029% fail on Body security (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.023% fail on Body condition
    • 0.023% fail on Doors
      • 0.017% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.0058% fail on Drivers
    • 0.0058% fail on Seats
      • 0.0058% fail on Drivers
  • 0.063% fail on Steering
    • 0.052% fail on Steering system
      • 0.052% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.0058% fail on Steering control
      • 0.0058% fail on Steering lock
    • 0.0058% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.063% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.063% fail on Attachment
  • 0.040% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (85% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Fuel system (75% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0058% fail on Tank
      • 0.0058% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0058% fail on Cap
    • 0.017% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.0058% fail on Emissions
  • 0.0058% fail on Towbars
    • 0.0058% fail on Towbar
Read the Honest John Review

  • 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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