Dacia Duster MOT Results

Registered in 2013
78.0% pass rate
from 6,129 tests in 2017
(30% worse than other 2013 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Dacia Duster is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (76% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Headlamp aim (180% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamps (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.033% fail on Headlamp levelling device (8 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.41% fail on Horn (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Hazard warning (8 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Switch (8 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Lamp (8 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.23% fail on Stop lamp (79% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Position lamps (78% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Front lamps (77% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Rear lamps (75% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Trailer electrical socket (16 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.11% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.098% fail on Direction indicators (75% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Flashing type (75% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.065% fail on Side repeaters (77% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.049% fail on Battery
    • 0.049% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.033% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 6.8% fail on Driver's view of the road (61% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Wipers (89% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.26% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.033% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.033% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.9% fail on Brakes
    • 0.95% fail on Hub components (50% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Brake pads (53% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.016% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.93% fail on Hydraulic systems (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Components (9 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.88% fail on Pipes (34 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Hoses
      • 0.016% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.70% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.34% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.18% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.16% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.13% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.033% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.016% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.44% fail on Parking brake (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.098% fail on Pedal
        • 0.098% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.016% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.016% fail on Lever
    • 0.016% fail on ABS
    • 0.016% fail on Restricted movement
  • 2.4% fail on Tyres (48% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.77% fail on Condition (68% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Size/type
  • 1.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Exhaust system (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.065% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.033% fail on Pipe
      • 0.016% fail on Cap
      • 0.016% fail on System
    • 0.049% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.4% fail on Suspension
    • 0.57% fail on Anti-roll bars (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment
      • 0.016% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.42% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.42% fail on Condition
    • 0.23% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.23% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.16% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.16% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.16% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.033% fail on Coil springs (93% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Condition
      • 0.016% fail on Location
    • 0.033% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.016% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.016% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.016% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.016% fail on Front
  • 0.82% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment
    • 0.38% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (180% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (190% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.57% fail on Steering (140% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Power steering (17 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Pipes and hoses (71 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Operation (9 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Other components (33 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Pump
      • 0.016% fail on Rams
    • 0.24% fail on Steering system
      • 0.20% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.033% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.016% fail on Free play
        • 0.016% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.033% fail on Steering control
      • 0.033% fail on Steering lock (13 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.44% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Seats (9 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Drivers (15 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Passengers
    • 0.065% fail on Body condition
    • 0.065% fail on Doors
      • 0.049% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.016% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.016% fail on Body security
  • 0.20% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.18% fail on Registration plate
    • 0.016% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.049% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.049% fail on Attachment
  • 0.016% fail on Towbars
    • 0.016% fail on Towbar
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