Kia Sportage MOT Results

Registered in 2017
87.1% pass rate
from 1,433 tests in 2020
(26% worse than other 2017 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 2017 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Sportage is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.4% fail on Tyres (71% worse than other 2017 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Tread depth (110% worse than other 2017 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.21% fail on Size/type
  • 3.9% fail on Brakes (160% worse than other 2017 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (120% worse than other 2017 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (140% worse than other 2017 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Brake pads (140% worse than other 2017 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.21% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake control (14 times worse than other 2017 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Lever (15 times worse than other 2017 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Electronic parking brake (8 times worse than other 2017 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.49% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (5 times worse than other 2017 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Rbt (sp) (3 times worse than other 2017 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (30 times worse than other 2017 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.14% fail on Rbt
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.14% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.14% fail on Rbt
          • 0.14% fail on Parking brake performance (5 times worse than other 2017 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.49% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (5 times worse than other 2017 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Hand lever (11 times worse than other 2017 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Pedal
  • 3.0% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.70% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.49% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.070% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.28% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.28% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.28% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.070% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.070% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.070% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.070% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.070% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.070% fail on Horn
  • 2.3% fail on Visibility
    • 1.3% fail on Wipers
    • 0.98% fail on Washers
    • 0.070% fail on Driver's view
  • 0.28% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.21% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.21% fail on Condition
    • 0.070% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.28% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.28% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.14% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.070% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.070% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.14% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.070% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.070% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.21% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.21% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.21% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.21% fail on Attachment
  • 0.070% fail on Steering
    • 0.070% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.070% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.070% fail on Suspension
    • 0.070% fail on Shock absorbers
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