Dacia Sandero MOT Results

Registered in 2014
73.4% pass rate
from 13,553 tests in 2020
(45% 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 Sandero is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (92% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Headlamp aim (190% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Headlamp aim (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamps (75% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp (55% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Headlamp levelling device (14 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.1% fail on Electrical equipment (12 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Horn (16 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0074% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.0074% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.0074% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (98% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Stop lamp (43% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.35% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.015% fail on Switch (11 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0074% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.15% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.15% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.13% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.015% fail on Switch
    • 0.066% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.066% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.052% fail on Direction indicators (87% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Flashing type (87% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.015% fail on Side repeaters (95% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0074% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.0074% fail on Switch
    • 0.044% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.0074% fail on Daytime running lamps
    • 0.0074% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0074% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 6.0% fail on Brakes (70% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (56% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (44% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Brake pads (44% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0074% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.0074% fail on Lever
    • 2.1% fail on Brake performance (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance (150% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (150% worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance (170% worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake imbalance (79% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.015% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.0074% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.62% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.61% fail on Rbt (sp) (140% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0074% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.40% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.31% fail on Parking brake performance (190% worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.089% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.0074% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.14% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.14% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.10% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.044% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.044% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.41% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Lever (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (72% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Hand lever (170% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Pedal
    • 0.066% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.059% fail on Brake fluid (180% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0074% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.052% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.044% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.015% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.015% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.015% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.0074% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.0074% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.0074% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0074% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.0074% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 5.4% fail on Suspension (140% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (10 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage (59 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (54 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Pins and bushes (17 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting (94 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Anti-roll bar (17 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (26 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.022% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.0074% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 2.2% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Pins and bushes (93% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0074% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.84% fail on Springs
      • 0.84% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.84% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.0074% fail on Mounting
    • 0.20% fail on Shock absorbers (51% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Other suspension component (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint (8 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Other suspension component (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.022% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.022% fail on Suspension rod (18 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.0074% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0074% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 5.3% fail on Visibility (29% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Washers (160% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Wipers (36% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Driver's view (110% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on View to rear (120% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Mirrors (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.015% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.0% fail on Tyres
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth (20% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Condition (51% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.096% fail on Size/type
    • 0.0074% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 3.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Transmission (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Drive shafts (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Joints (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Flexible couplings (22 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Prop shafts (190% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on Joints (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.096% fail on Doors
      • 0.044% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.044% fail on Door condition
      • 0.044% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.037% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0074% fail on Catch
      • 0.0074% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.0074% fail on Door condition
    • 0.081% fail on Seats (170% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Driver's seat (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.052% fail on Body
      • 0.030% fail on Other body component
      • 0.015% fail on Panel
      • 0.0074% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.022% fail on Exhaust system (92% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.015% fail on Pipe
    • 0.0074% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.0074% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.0074% fail on Undertray
  • 0.49% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (47% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Exhaust emissions (50% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Compression ignition (48% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.052% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (79% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.015% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 0.21% fail on Spark ignition (52% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (51% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.059% fail on Catalyst emissions (61% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.037% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.052% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.030% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.015% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.0074% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 0.47% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (51% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (81% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
      • 0.052% fail on Requirements (7 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0074% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.40% fail on Steering
    • 0.24% fail on Power steering (19 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pipes and hoses (48 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Operation (13 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Other components (12 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Pump (24 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Rams (40 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.14% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.022% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.0074% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.13% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.13% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.10% fail on Road Wheels (50% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.074% fail on Condition
    • 0.030% fail on Attachment (81% better than other 2014 cars)
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