Dacia Duster MOT Results

Registered in 2015
82.2% pass rate
from 6,125 tests in 2020
(17% worse than other 2015 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 2015 cars and highlighted areas where the Dacia Duster is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.0% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (98% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim (85% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim (84% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.3% fail on Electrical equipment (21 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Horn (27 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Trailer electrical socket (14 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps (110% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp (110% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Headlamp levelling device (9 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.85% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (100% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.36% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.34% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.016% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.21% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.21% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.21% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.11% fail on Direction indicators (62% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Flashing type (62% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.082% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.065% fail on Side repeaters (72% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.033% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.033% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.033% fail on Main beam tell-tale (36 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.016% fail on Switch
  • 7.1% fail on Visibility (83% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers (90% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Washers (84% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.098% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.082% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.016% fail on Window
    • 0.065% fail on View to rear
      • 0.065% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.1% fail on Tyres (44% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Tread depth (23% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Condition (70% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.049% fail on Size/type
  • 2.1% fail on Brakes (22% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Brake performance (53% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.46% fail on Rbt
          • 0.23% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.23% fail on Service brake imbalance (180% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (81% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.049% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (140% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.082% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.065% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.016% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.016% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.13% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.13% fail on Rbt
          • 0.11% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.016% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.016% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.77% fail on Mechanical brake components (60% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Brake linings and pads (70% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Brake pads (70% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.29% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.29% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.016% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.016% fail on Lever
    • 0.26% fail on Parking brake control (140% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Lever (170% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Electronic stability control (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.15% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.11% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.033% fail on Pedal
    • 0.065% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.049% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.016% fail on Reservoirs
  • 0.85% fail on Suspension (35% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Springs
      • 0.38% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.38% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.18% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage ball joints (180% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.15% fail on Suspension arms (60% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.065% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.13% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.016% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.016% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.016% fail on Suspension unit
  • 0.31% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (50% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Exhaust emissions (53% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.15% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.033% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.016% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 0.082% fail on Spark ignition (73% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.082% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.033% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.016% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.016% fail on Other leaks
  • 0.29% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.16% fail on Transmission
      • 0.13% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.13% fail on Joints
      • 0.033% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.016% fail on Flexible couplings
        • 0.016% fail on Bearing housing
    • 0.033% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.033% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.033% fail on Towbar (23 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Other towbar components (40 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Doors
      • 0.016% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.016% fail on Catch
      • 0.016% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.016% fail on Catch
    • 0.033% fail on Seats
      • 0.033% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 0.21% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.16% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment
    • 0.033% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.016% fail on Airbags
      • 0.016% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.13% fail on Steering
    • 0.082% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.082% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.016% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.016% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.016% fail on Power steering
      • 0.016% fail on Other components
    • 0.016% fail on Steering wheel
  • 0.082% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.082% fail on Attachment
  • 0.049% fail on Identification of the vehicle (78% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Registration plates (78% better than other 2015 cars)
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