ITV It is a good scenario for assessing the state of cars. Not surprisingly, for its facilities they spend every year thousands of vehicles to undergo the inevitable technical inspection. So, the German company Dekra, dedicated to the realization of ITV, it has been able to produce a report with cars more faults present on each segment. All faults analyzed, the most common are the premature brake wear and problems bearings and steering bearings.
- 1 Microurbanos: Fiat Panda (2003-2012)
- 2 Urban: Peugeot 206 (1999-2013)
- 3 Compacts: Volkswagen New Beetle (1998-2011)
- 4 Sedans: Peugeot 407 (2004-2013)
- 5 compact MPV: Xsara Picasso (2003-2012)
- 6 Large MPV: Kia Carnival (2008-2012)
- 7 Coupe / convertible cars: Mercedes CLK (2002-2009)
- 8 Off-roaders: Suzuki Jimny (1997-2013)
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Microurbanos: Fiat Panda (2003-2012)
The Fiat Panda is the model that suffers faults in its segment, with 8.4 percent. The most common failures that justify this first position are loss of engine oil, leakage in the gearbox and suspension problems in stabilization and in the exhaust system.
Urban: Peugeot 206 (1999-2013)
Until 11 percent the Peugeot 206 that pass inspection suffer classified as severe faults. Leakage of oil in the engine and gearbox are common, while the brakes and front axle bearings being out of step and deteriorate rapidly. In addition, the 206 has failures in electronics and electrical system.
Compacts: Volkswagen New Beetle (1998-2011)
Although Dekra qualifies as a robust model in general, the damage to the airbag sensor They are common in the Volkswagen New Beetle. The Beetle has a percentage of 8.5 percent of serious breakdowns, as failures in the bearings, suspension arms and front axle bearings. Also, uneven wear of brake supports generating vibrations and exhaust deteriorate rapidly.
Sedans: Peugeot 407 (2004-2013)
7.1 percent of the Peugeot 407 flocking to pass the roadworthiness do with serious problems. We talk about brake wear and steering knuckles, in addition to electronic failures affecting different aspects of the car such as lights or engine operation.
compact MPV: Xsara Picasso (2003-2012)
Citroen Xsara Picasso has a 7.4 percent chance of serious faults, among which the vibrations when braking and problems in the engine control unit. You can also find loss of power steering fluid.
Large MPV: Kia Carnival (2008-2012)
Of all the models analyzed by Dekra, the Kia Carnival is the highest failure rate importance, up to 31 percent. The breaks, in addition to biodegrade, they can lose power. On the other hand, engine and gearbox they may suffer loss of oil, and exhaust brackets, bearings and suspension arms spoil prematurely.
Coupe / convertible cars: Mercedes CLK (2002-2009)
The high-end cars are not spared of faults. The Mercedes CLK has a percentage of 4.2 percent of serious faults, among which are the problems in the bearings and the bearings of the suspension. Also the German model can present leaking engine oil and problems linked to the electronic control unit of the engine.
Off-roaders: Suzuki Jimny (1997-2013)
He 8.6 percent Suzuki Jimny of attending pass inspection presents severe breakdowns. The small SUV suffers problems brake wear due to rapid corrosion pincers and disks. Your headlights must be regulated periodically and failures operation of the unit can cause higher emissions.
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