Dacia Duster MOT Results

Registered in 2016
84.0% pass rate
from 7,243 tests in 2020
(29% worse than other 2016 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 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the Dacia Duster is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.9% fail on Visibility (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Wipers (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Washers (100% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.097% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.055% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.055% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.028% fail on View to rear
      • 0.028% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.014% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (21% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim (45% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim (44% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.95% fail on Headlamps (91% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Headlamp (99% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp levelling device (9 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.18% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.18% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.18% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.18% fail on Electrical equipment (150% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Horn (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.014% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.17% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.097% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.097% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.069% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.069% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.041% fail on Direction indicators (87% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Flashing type (87% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.028% fail on Side repeaters (89% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.028% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.014% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.014% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.014% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 1.5% fail on Tyres (58% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Tread depth (45% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Condition (76% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.083% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.055% fail on Size/type
  • 1.3% fail on Brakes (37% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.22% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.21% fail on Rbt
          • 0.15% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.055% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.014% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.014% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.097% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.097% fail on Rbt
          • 0.097% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.069% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.069% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.069% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.055% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.055% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.028% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.36% fail on Mechanical brake components (75% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Brake linings and pads (81% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Brake pads (81% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.12% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.014% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.014% fail on Cable
    • 0.23% fail on Parking brake control (130% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Lever (170% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Anti-lock braking system (8 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Electronic stability control (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.097% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.055% fail on Pedal
    • 0.041% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.028% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.014% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.014% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 0.43% fail on Suspension
    • 0.18% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint (160% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Springs
      • 0.14% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.12% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.014% fail on Mounting
    • 0.041% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.028% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.014% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.028% fail on Shock absorbers (85% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.014% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.014% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.014% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.014% fail on Ball joint
  • 0.43% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (69% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Seat belts (78% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Condition
      • 0.055% fail on Requirements (11 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.028% fail on Airbags (7 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Drivers airbag (9 times worse than other 2016 cars)
  • 0.40% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.36% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.23% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.19% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.028% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.014% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.12% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.097% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.014% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.014% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.041% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.028% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.014% fail on Other leaks
  • 0.21% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.083% fail on Transmission
      • 0.083% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.083% fail on Joints
    • 0.041% fail on Doors
      • 0.028% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.028% fail on Door condition
      • 0.014% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.014% fail on Catch
    • 0.028% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.014% fail on Hose
      • 0.014% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.028% fail on Spare wheel (26 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Spare wheel condition
      • 0.014% fail on Carrier
    • 0.014% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.014% fail on Towbar
      • 0.014% fail on Other towbar components
  • 0.15% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.15% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.14% fail on Steering
    • 0.11% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.097% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.014% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.028% fail on Power steering (10 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Rams
      • 0.014% fail on Other components
  • 0.055% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.055% fail on Attachment
  • 0.014% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.014% fail on Speedometer
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