Dacia Duster MOT Results

Registered in 2013
67.1% pass rate
from 6,828 tests in 2020
(31% 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 (51% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamps (130% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Headlamp (130% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Headlamp levelling device (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Dipswitch
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim (79% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim (70% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (180% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (77% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Electrical equipment (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Horn (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Trailer electrical socket (12 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Battery(ies) (21% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Electrical wiring (140% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Stop lamp (70% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Direction indicators (39% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Flashing type (39% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Individual direction indicators (2.9% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Side repeaters (63% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Hazard warning (7 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Switch (7 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (14% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Rear fog lamp (14% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Rear fog lamp (12% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Reversing lamps (36% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Reversing lamps (39% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Position lamps (7.6% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Position lamp (1.1% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 11% fail on Brakes (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes (27 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Mechanical brake components (5.1% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Brake discs and drums (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Brake discs (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (49% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Brake pads (49% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Brake linings
    • 2.7% fail on Brake performance (57% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance (55% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt (54% worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance (52% worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.42% fail on Service brake imbalance (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.044% fail on Plate brake tester (170% worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.044% fail on Service brake performance (7 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (28% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.62% fail on Rbt (sp) (9.8% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (180% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Rbt (sp) (160% worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.45% fail on Service brake imbalance (170% worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.15% fail on Service brake performance (80% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.059% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (9 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (8 times worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.029% fail on Service brake imbalance (9 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Parking brake performance (36% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Rbt (39% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.15% fail on Parking brake performance (37% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.029% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (13% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.015% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.10% fail on Brake performance not tested (50% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Hand lever (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pedal (94% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Parking brake control (99% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Lever (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.16% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (27% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Anti-lock braking system (9.0% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Electronic stability control (75% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Hydraulic systems (36% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.015% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.029% fail on Flexible brake hoses (55% better than other 2013 cars)
  • 6.4% fail on Visibility (59% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Wipers (86% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Washers (34% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Driver's view (56% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Condition of glass (8.7% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Windscreen (6.8% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Bonnet (38% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on View to rear (57% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Mirrors (55% better than other 2013 cars)
  • 6.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Transmission (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Joints (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.21% fail on Prop shafts (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Joints (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.044% fail on Prop shaft (7 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Exhaust system (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Seats (16 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Driver's seat (24 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Passenger's seat (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Fuel system (130% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (160% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Tank
      • 0.015% fail on Pipe
    • 0.073% fail on Doors (25% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Driver's door (15% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Door condition (27% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Other passenger's door (32% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Door condition (30% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.015% fail on Catch
    • 0.044% fail on Body (4.0% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Other body component (20% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Bumpers (44% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Chassis
      • 0.015% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.015% fail on Towbar
      • 0.015% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.015% fail on Undertray
  • 4.7% fail on Tyres (11% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Tread depth (11% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Condition (35% better than other 2013 cars)
  • 4.5% fail on Suspension (24% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage ball joints (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Pins and bushes (12 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Linkage (170% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (170% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (64% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Ball joint dust cover (46% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 1.7% fail on Shock absorbers (180% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Suspension arms (46% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Ball joint (39% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Pins and bushes (43% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.015% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.088% fail on Springs (97% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Coil springs (97% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.073% fail on Coil spring (97% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.073% fail on Other suspension component (22% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Ball joint (32% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Wheel bearings (86% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Macpherson strut (45% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Macpherson strut (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.015% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.015% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 2.0% fail on Steering (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Steering linkage components (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end (130% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.015% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.25% fail on Power steering (13 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Pipes and hoses (43 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Operation (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Other components (8 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.015% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.015% fail on Steering play
      • 0.015% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (180% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (190% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Seat belts (180% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Condition (150% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Requirements (9 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment
  • 0.94% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (31% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Exhaust emissions (30% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Compression ignition (1.5% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (51% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Emissions not tested (170% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (85% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Spark ignition (48% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Catalyst emissions (42% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (62% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.073% fail on Emissions not tested (10.0% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 0.029% fail on Fluid leaks (55% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Engine oil leaks (42% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.015% fail on Undertray
  • 0.19% fail on Identification of the vehicle (27% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Registration plates (27% better than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.10% fail on Road Wheels (63% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Attachment (51% better than other 2013 cars)
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