Renault Clio MOT Results

Registered in 1995
60.2% pass rate
from 430 tests in 2020
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 1995 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Clio is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 6.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.3% fail on Wheel bearings (130% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.70% fail on Linkage
      • 0.47% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.23% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.2% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.93% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.23% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.70% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.70% fail on Pins and bushes (8 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.47% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.47% fail on Springs
      • 0.47% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.47% fail on Coil spring
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 9.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (95% worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 6.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (100% worse than other 1995 cars)
          • 3.7% fail on Service brake imbalance (110% worse than other 1995 cars)
          • 3.0% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.3% fail on Rbt
          • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.70% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.93% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.93% fail on Rbt
          • 0.93% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.47% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.23% fail on Brake drums
      • 1.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.47% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.47% fail on Cable
    • 2.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.2% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.70% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.47% fail on Pedal
      • 0.23% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.70% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.70% fail on Lever
    • 0.70% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.70% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (8 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.47% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.23% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.23% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.47% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.47% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.23% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.23% fail on Other components
  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.93% fail on Headlamp levelling device (6 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.70% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.47% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.93% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.70% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (76% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Rear fog lamp (76% better than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.70% fail on Rear fog lamp (76% better than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Switch
    • 0.70% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.47% fail on Horn
      • 0.23% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.23% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.23% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 11% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 10% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 10% fail on Spark ignition (47% worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 7.9% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.9% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.23% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.70% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.23% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.23% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.23% fail on Other leaks
  • 10% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.3% fail on Transmission
      • 2.3% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.3% fail on Joints
    • 1.2% fail on Body
      • 0.47% fail on Panel
      • 0.47% fail on Other body component
      • 0.23% fail on Body condition
    • 0.93% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.93% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.70% fail on Chassis
      • 0.70% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.47% fail on Doors
      • 0.23% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.23% fail on Door condition
      • 0.23% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.23% fail on Door condition
    • 0.47% fail on Floor
    • 0.23% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.23% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.23% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.23% fail on Seats
      • 0.23% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 8.8% fail on Visibility
    • 4.4% fail on Wipers
    • 4.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.47% fail on View to rear
      • 0.47% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.1% fail on Tyres
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth
  • 4.7% fail on Steering
    • 2.6% fail on Steering gear
      • 2.6% fail on Steering rack (130% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.1% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.23% fail on Power steering
      • 0.23% fail on Other components
    • 0.23% fail on Steering play
      • 0.23% fail on Steering rack
  • 3.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.93% fail on Condition
  • 0.70% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.70% fail on Attachment

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