Dacia Sandero MOT Results

Registered in 2013
72.7% pass rate
from 8,000 tests in 2020
(22% 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 Sandero is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (48% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamp aim (150% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Headlamp aim (160% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.7% fail on Electrical equipment (12 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Horn (17 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.013% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.45% fail on Headlamp levelling device (11 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Dipswitch (15 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.93% fail on Stop lamp (45% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Position lamps (67% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Position lamp (71% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.20% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.20% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.20% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.15% fail on Direction indicators (76% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Flashing type (76% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.088% fail on Individual direction indicators (62% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on Side repeaters (90% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.063% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.050% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.050% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.038% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Daytime running lamps
    • 0.013% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.013% fail on Switch
  • 6.8% fail on Suspension (60% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (8 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Linkage (66 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (61 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Pins and bushes (20 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Anti-roll bar (26 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.063% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (31 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting (48 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Ball joint
    • 3.0% fail on Suspension arms (130% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Pins and bushes (95% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.91% fail on Springs (52% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Coil springs (52% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.91% fail on Coil spring (51% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Shock absorbers (74% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.013% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.013% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.013% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.013% fail on Ball joint
  • 5.3% fail on Brakes (23% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Mechanical brake components (27% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.8% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.038% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs and drums (60% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Brake discs (60% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.013% fail on Cable
        • 0.013% fail on Brake slack adjuster
    • 1.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.96% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.96% fail on Rbt
          • 0.85% fail on Service brake performance (38% worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.29% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.29% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.22% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.22% fail on Rbt
          • 0.18% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.038% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.013% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.21% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.20% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.18% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.038% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.013% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.013% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.10% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.38% fail on Hydraulic systems (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Brake fluid (8 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.18% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.18% fail on Lever
    • 0.10% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.10% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.075% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.050% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.025% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.013% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.038% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.025% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.013% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.025% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.013% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.013% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.013% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.013% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 5.3% fail on Visibility (27% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Washers (100% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Wipers (19% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on View to rear
      • 0.14% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.075% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.038% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.038% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.7% fail on Tyres
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth (23% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Condition (47% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.075% fail on Size/type
  • 2.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure (100% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Transmission (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Joints (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.038% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.038% fail on Joints
    • 0.11% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.088% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.025% fail on Pipe
    • 0.10% fail on Body
      • 0.088% fail on Other body component
      • 0.013% fail on Panel
    • 0.075% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.075% fail on Doors
      • 0.038% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.038% fail on Door condition
      • 0.025% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.025% fail on Door condition
      • 0.013% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.013% fail on Door condition
    • 0.050% fail on Exhaust system (89% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.038% fail on Seats
      • 0.025% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.013% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.013% fail on Undertray
  • 0.54% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (53% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Exhaust emissions (55% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Spark ignition (49% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (51% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.038% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.18% fail on Compression ignition (64% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.025% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (88% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.050% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.038% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.013% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 0.49% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.26% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
      • 0.013% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.013% fail on Requirements
    • 0.22% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.38% fail on Steering (41% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Power steering (10 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Pipes and hoses (50 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Operation
    • 0.18% fail on Steering linkage components (68% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Track rod end (70% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.013% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.13% fail on Identification of the vehicle (53% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.10% fail on Road Wheels (60% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Condition
    • 0.038% fail on Attachment (80% better than other 2013 cars)
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