Renault Captur MOT Results

Registered in 2015
83.4% pass rate
from 23,565 tests in 2020
(12% 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 Renault Captur is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.0% fail on Tyres
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth (27% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Condition (14% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.072% fail on Size/type
    • 0.055% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 3.7% fail on Visibility
    • 2.7% fail on Wipers
    • 1.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.059% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.059% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.051% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.025% fail on View to rear
      • 0.025% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure (6 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Transmission (20 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Drive shafts (21 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Joints (21 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Drive shaft (6 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0042% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.11% fail on Prop shafts (9 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Joints (14 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Body
      • 0.038% fail on Other body component
      • 0.0042% fail on Panel
    • 0.034% fail on Exhaust system (78% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.034% fail on Seats
      • 0.021% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.017% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.017% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.0042% fail on Tank
      • 0.0042% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0042% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.0042% fail on System
    • 0.017% fail on Doors
      • 0.013% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.013% fail on Door condition
      • 0.0042% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.0042% fail on Door condition
    • 0.0085% fail on Undertray
    • 0.0042% fail on Chassis
      • 0.0042% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.0042% fail on Passenger compartment
  • 3.2% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (20% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim (27% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim (30% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.31% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (27% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Headlamps (62% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Headlamp (58% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0042% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.17% fail on Stop lamp (73% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.14% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.14% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.0085% fail on Switch
    • 0.14% fail on Reversing lamps (160% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Reversing lamps (170% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Direction indicators (62% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Flashing type (62% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.072% fail on Side repeaters (69% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.0085% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.089% fail on Position lamps (66% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Position lamp (68% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0085% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.030% fail on Electrical equipment (72% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Horn (83% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0085% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.0042% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.0042% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.0085% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 2.5% fail on Suspension (90% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Pins and bushes (82% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0042% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (8 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Linkage ball joints (16 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint (16 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (180% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Ball joint dust cover (170% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Linkage
    • 0.15% fail on Shock absorbers (47% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.068% fail on Other suspension component (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0042% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.038% fail on Wheel bearings (55% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Springs (96% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Coil springs (96% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Coil spring (96% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.0085% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.0085% fail on Ball joint (7 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.0085% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0042% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.0042% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 2.2% fail on Brakes (20% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (26% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake linings and pads (23% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Brake pads (22% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0042% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.24% fail on Brake discs and drums (30% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Brake discs (30% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.43% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.43% fail on Rbt
          • 0.33% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.11% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.0042% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0042% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.16% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.16% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.0042% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.093% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.093% fail on Rbt
          • 0.085% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.0042% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.0042% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.059% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.059% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.038% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.021% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.068% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.068% fail on Lever
    • 0.059% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.038% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.021% fail on Pedal
    • 0.042% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.034% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.0042% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.0042% fail on Valves
    • 0.042% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.030% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.021% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.0085% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.0085% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.0085% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.0042% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.0042% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.0042% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0042% fail on Other components
  • 0.17% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (72% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Exhaust emissions (73% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Compression ignition (68% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.055% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (54% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (77% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0042% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.068% fail on Spark ignition (78% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.051% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (74% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Catalyst emissions (84% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0042% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.013% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.0085% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.0042% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.13% fail on Identification of the vehicle (41% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Registration plates (40% better than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.13% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (53% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.089% fail on Condition (42% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0085% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0042% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0042% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.025% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (78% better than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.085% fail on Road Wheels (47% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Attachment (48% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Condition
  • 0.055% fail on Steering (69% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Steering linkage components (69% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Track rod end (68% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0042% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.0042% fail on Power steering
      • 0.0042% fail on Operation
    • 0.0042% fail on Steering column
    • 0.0042% fail on Steering play
      • 0.0042% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.0042% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0042% fail on Belt(s)/padding
Read the Honest John Review

  • Renault Captur (2013 - 2019)
    Well priced, with good equipment levels. Compact dimensions but with SUV driving position. Car-like handling. Child-friendly removable, washable seat covers. Interior and engine power improved from 2018 facelift.

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