Kia Venga MOT Results

Registered in 2010
61.7% pass rate
from 3,434 tests in 2020
(12% worse than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Venga is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (24% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Stop lamp (150% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.5% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.087% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamps (27% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.087% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Side repeaters (160% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Individual direction indicators (85% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (42% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Rear fog lamp (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.90% fail on Rear fog lamp (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Switch (7 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.12% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.058% fail on Horn
    • 0.12% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.087% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.087% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.058% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.058% fail on Switch
  • 11% fail on Steering (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 11% fail on Steering linkage components (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 11% fail on Track rod end (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.058% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.029% fail on Other components
        • 0.029% fail on Steering component
    • 0.058% fail on Steering play
      • 0.058% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.029% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.029% fail on Universal joint
  • 7.7% fail on Brakes
    • 4.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (29% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Brake linings and pads (32% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Brake pads (33% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Brake discs and drums (53% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Brake discs (54% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.029% fail on Lever
    • 2.1% fail on Brake performance (33% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt
          • 0.99% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.32% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.76% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (43% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.76% fail on Rbt (sp) (39% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.38% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.29% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.26% fail on Parking brake performance (57% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Rbt (55% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.20% fail on Parking brake performance (61% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.029% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.029% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.12% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.0% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Electronic stability control (8 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Anti-lock braking system (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.15% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.15% fail on Pedal
    • 0.12% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.087% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.058% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.029% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.058% fail on Parking brake control (81% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Lever (79% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.029% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.029% fail on Other components
  • 6.9% fail on Suspension (36% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Springs
      • 4.2% fail on Coil springs
        • 4.1% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.029% fail on Mounting
      • 0.029% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.029% fail on Spring saddle
    • 1.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (52% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (44% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Linkage ball joints (61% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.029% fail on Linkage
      • 0.029% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.76% fail on Shock absorbers (43% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Suspension arms (87% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.087% fail on Pins and bushes (93% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Ball joint (95% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.38% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.15% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.087% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.058% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.029% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.029% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.029% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.029% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 5.4% fail on Tyres
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.1% fail on Condition (27% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Size/type
  • 4.5% fail on Visibility
    • 2.5% fail on Washers
    • 1.8% fail on Wipers
    • 0.087% fail on View to rear
      • 0.087% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.058% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.058% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.029% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.029% fail on Window
    • 0.029% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.4% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.8% fail on Compression ignition (49% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.12% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.029% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 0.64% fail on Spark ignition (57% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (48% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.029% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.058% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.029% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.029% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 1.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (44% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Doors (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Front passenger's door (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Door condition (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Driver's door (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Door condition (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Catch
      • 0.17% fail on Other passenger's door (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Door condition (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Transmission (68% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Drive shafts (74% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Joints (74% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.058% fail on Joints
      • 0.029% fail on Belts
    • 0.35% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.32% fail on Tank (10 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.26% fail on Exhaust system (81% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.058% fail on Body
      • 0.058% fail on Other body component
    • 0.058% fail on Seats
      • 0.029% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.029% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 1.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (59% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
      • 0.029% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.029% fail on Requirements
  • 0.29% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.29% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.29% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.20% fail on Attachment
    • 0.087% fail on Condition
Read the Honest John Review

  • Kia Venga (2010 - 2018)
    Spacious back seats and wide-opening doors. Easy to drive and park. Good visibility. Decent boot capacity.

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