Kia Venga MOT Results

Registered in 2012
72.0% pass rate
from 5,275 tests in 2020
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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Kia Venga is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.8% fail on Suspension (35% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Springs (23% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Coil springs (23% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Coil spring (23% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (160% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Ball joint dust cover (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.057% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.019% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.019% fail on Linkage
      • 0.019% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 2.0% fail on Shock absorbers (180% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Suspension arms (62% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Ball joint dust cover (150% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Pins and bushes (91% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Ball joint (92% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.40% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.11% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.057% fail on Macpherson strut (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.019% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.076% fail on Suspension rods (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.019% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.019% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.019% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.019% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.019% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.019% fail on Suspension unit
  • 7.4% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (19% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim (24% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.8% fail on Position lamps (62% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Position lamp (63% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps (41% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp (38% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.78% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (42% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.51% fail on Rear fog lamp (67% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Rear fog lamp (70% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.057% fail on Switch (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Direction indicators (79% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Flashing type (79% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Side repeaters (62% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.076% fail on Individual direction indicators (90% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.17% fail on Horn
      • 0.019% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.11% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.11% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.11% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (12 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (13 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.038% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.038% fail on Switch
    • 0.019% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 5.6% fail on Brakes
    • 3.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.5% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.019% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.80% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.80% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.019% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.019% fail on Lever
    • 2.6% fail on Brake performance (41% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (120% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (14 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.93% fail on Rbt
          • 0.83% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.095% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.53% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (96% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.49% fail on Rbt (sp) (91% worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.32% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.019% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.019% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.019% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.44% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.44% fail on Rbt
          • 0.34% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.095% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.15% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.057% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.095% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.095% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.057% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.038% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.019% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.057% fail on Rigid brake pipes (75% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.019% fail on Pedal
  • 4.1% fail on Steering (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Steering linkage components (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Track rod end (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.038% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.057% fail on Steering play
      • 0.057% fail on Steering rack
  • 3.7% fail on Tyres (35% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.6% fail on Tread depth (50% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.057% fail on Size/type
  • 3.4% fail on Visibility (18% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers
    • 1.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.076% fail on View to rear
      • 0.076% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.057% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.057% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.057% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.3% fail on Compression ignition (140% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (62% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.038% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.23% fail on Spark ignition (72% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (58% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on Catalyst emissions (87% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.038% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.038% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.45% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.40% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.36% fail on Condition
      • 0.019% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.019% fail on Requirements
    • 0.057% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (80% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.30% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.30% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.28% fail on Body, chassis, structure (83% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Transmission (86% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Drive shafts (86% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.095% fail on Joints (86% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.057% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.038% fail on Tank
      • 0.019% fail on Pipe
    • 0.057% fail on Body
      • 0.057% fail on Other body component
    • 0.019% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.019% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.019% fail on Doors
      • 0.019% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.019% fail on Door condition
    • 0.019% fail on Seats
      • 0.019% fail on Driver's seat
  • 0.15% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.15% fail on Attachment
  • 0.019% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.019% fail on Speedometer
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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