Dacia Duster MOT Results

Registered in 2014
76.1% pass rate
from 6,172 tests in 2020
(26% worse than other 2014 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Dacia Duster is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.9% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (58% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim (100% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim (100% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamps (100% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp (98% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Headlamp levelling device (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Dipswitch (9 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 1.5% fail on Electrical equipment (8 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Horn (9 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Trailer electrical socket (12 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (45% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.41% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.016% fail on Switch
    • 0.29% fail on Stop lamp (75% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.28% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.26% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.016% fail on Switch
    • 0.16% fail on Hazard warning (13 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Switch (13 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.097% fail on Direction indicators (75% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Flashing type (75% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.065% fail on Side repeaters (78% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.032% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.016% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.081% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.081% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.016% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.016% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 5.8% fail on Visibility (40% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Wipers (35% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Washers (57% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.081% fail on View to rear
      • 0.081% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.065% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.065% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.032% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.2% fail on Brakes (46% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes (49 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (42% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (50% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Brake pads (50% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.57% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.57% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.71% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.70% fail on Rbt
          • 0.49% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.23% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.016% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.016% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.29% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.26% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.032% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.26% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (170% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Rbt (sp) (170% worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.065% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.016% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.15% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.15% fail on Rbt
          • 0.15% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.049% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.34% fail on Parking brake control (200% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.18% fail on Hand lever (180% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Pedal
    • 0.11% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.081% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.032% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.065% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.049% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.016% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.016% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.016% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 4.1% fail on Tyres
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.2% fail on Condition (40% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Size/type
  • 2.7% fail on Suspension
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers (190% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Anti-roll bars (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Linkage ball joints (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint (7 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Pins and bushes (7 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.032% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.016% fail on Linkage
    • 0.52% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.29% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.23% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.18% fail on Springs (78% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Coil springs (78% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Coil spring (78% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.032% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.032% fail on Ball joint
  • 1.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure (71% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Exhaust system (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Transmission
      • 0.23% fail on Prop shafts (11 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Prop shaft (56 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.049% fail on Joints
        • 0.049% fail on Bearing housing (46 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.21% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.21% fail on Joints
    • 0.34% fail on Seats (10 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Driver's seat (16 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Doors
      • 0.049% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.032% fail on Catch (22 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Door condition
      • 0.032% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.032% fail on Door condition
      • 0.032% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.032% fail on Door condition
    • 0.016% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.016% fail on System
    • 0.016% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.016% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.016% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.016% fail on Body
      • 0.016% fail on Panel
  • 0.87% fail on Steering (160% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Steering linkage components (140% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Track rod end (160% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.23% fail on Power steering (19 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Operation (28 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Pipes and hoses (19 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Other components (8 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.016% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.75% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (140% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Seat belts (150% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Condition (120% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Requirements (9 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment
    • 0.31% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (120% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Airbags
      • 0.016% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.45% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (51% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Exhaust emissions (56% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.19% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.081% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (67% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Spark ignition (74% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.081% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (70% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.032% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.016% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.065% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.065% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.15% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.15% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.081% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.049% fail on Attachment
    • 0.032% fail on Condition
  • 0.016% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.016% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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  • Dacia Duster (2012 - 2018)
    Exceptional value for money – an SUV for the price of a small hatch, low running costs, hugely practical, large boot and spacious cabin.

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