Dacia Sandero MOT Results

Registered in 2016
78.6% pass rate
from 14,958 tests in 2020
(77% 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 Sandero is unusually good or bad.

  • 10% fail on Visibility (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Wipers (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Washers (180% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.047% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.047% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.033% fail on View to rear
      • 0.033% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.0067% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.9% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (150% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Headlamp aim (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Headlamp aim (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.76% fail on Headlamps (53% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Headlamp (38% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp levelling device (11 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (110% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.14% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.14% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.14% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.11% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.080% fail on Horn
      • 0.013% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.0067% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.0067% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.094% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.080% fail on Position lamp (52% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.094% fail on Direction indicators (70% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Flashing type (70% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.047% fail on Side repeaters (82% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.040% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.013% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.0067% fail on Switch
    • 0.074% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.0067% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0067% fail on Switch
    • 0.0067% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.0067% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.0067% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0067% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 3.4% fail on Brakes (68% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Mechanical brake components (100% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Brake linings and pads (110% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Brake pads (110% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.020% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.42% fail on Brake discs and drums (80% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Brake discs (80% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0067% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.0067% fail on Lever
    • 0.44% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.25% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.25% fail on Rbt
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake imbalance (110% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.087% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.067% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.067% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.053% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.013% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.067% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.060% fail on Rbt
          • 0.047% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.013% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.013% fail on Plate brake tester (8 times worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.0067% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.0067% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.047% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.074% fail on Hydraulic systems (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Brake fluid (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0067% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.067% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.067% fail on Lever
    • 0.047% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.033% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.013% fail on Pedal
    • 0.040% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.040% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.020% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.013% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 2.4% fail on Tyres (31% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Tread depth (23% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.99% fail on Condition (47% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (110% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Size/type
  • 0.59% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (53% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Exhaust emissions (59% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Spark ignition (150% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (160% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Catalyst emissions (140% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.020% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.0067% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0067% fail on Oxygen sensor
      • 0.11% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.067% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.040% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.0067% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.020% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.020% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.44% fail on Suspension (28% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.13% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0067% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.067% fail on Springs (54% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Coil springs (54% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.067% fail on Coil spring (54% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.053% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.027% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (13 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Anti-roll bar (12 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0067% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0067% fail on Linkage
    • 0.027% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.0067% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0067% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.0067% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 0.25% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.18% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
      • 0.020% fail on Requirements
      • 0.013% fail on Prescribed areas (17 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.0067% fail on Airbags
      • 0.0067% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.24% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.067% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.067% fail on Transmission
      • 0.067% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.067% fail on Joints
    • 0.047% fail on Body
      • 0.040% fail on Other body component
      • 0.0067% fail on Panel
    • 0.020% fail on Doors
      • 0.013% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.013% fail on Door condition
      • 0.0067% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.0067% fail on Door condition
    • 0.013% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.0067% fail on Chassis
      • 0.0067% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.0067% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.0067% fail on Tank
    • 0.0067% fail on Seats
      • 0.0067% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.0067% fail on Undertray
  • 0.087% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.067% fail on Condition
    • 0.020% fail on Attachment (77% better than other 2016 cars)
  • 0.080% fail on Identification of the vehicle (66% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Registration plates (66% better than other 2016 cars)
  • 0.060% fail on Steering
    • 0.027% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.027% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.013% fail on Steering column
    • 0.0067% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.0067% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.0067% fail on Power steering
      • 0.0067% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.0067% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.0067% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.0067% fail on Universal joint
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