Renault Clio MOT Results

Registered in 1996
49.9% pass rate
from 824 tests in 2017
(14% worse than other 1996 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 1996 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Clio is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Brakes (40% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 16% fail on Brake performance (83% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 9.8% fail on Front wheels (180% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Rear wheels (110% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Brake imbalance (150% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.3% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.2% fail on Components
        • 3.2% fail on Hoses (67% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Pipes (46% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Cylinders (8 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Leaks
      • 0.24% fail on Operation
      • 0.12% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 3.2% fail on Hub components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.36% fail on Wheel cylinder (12 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Brake back plates
    • 2.7% fail on Parking brake (170% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Condition (170% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.36% fail on Pedal
        • 0.24% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 0.24% fail on ABS
    • 0.24% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.12% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.12% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
  • 21% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.85% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.12% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 3.6% fail on Fog lamp
      • 2.2% fail on Tell tale (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Switch
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.49% fail on Switch (7 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (7 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (14 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.5% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.49% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.36% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.12% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.12% fail on Switch
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp (67% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Battery
    • 0.61% fail on Horn
    • 0.36% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.36% fail on Switch
      • 0.12% fail on Lamp
    • 0.36% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.12% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.12% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 7.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 5.3% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.9% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.24% fail on Spring mounting
    • 4.4% fail on Wheel bearings (130% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Rear (160% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Front
    • 3.0% fail on Drive shafts
      • 3.0% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 3.0% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 2.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.85% fail on Linkage condition (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (69% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment
      • 0.12% fail on Presence
    • 2.1% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.3% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.97% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.97% fail on Condition
    • 0.49% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.49% fail on Condition
    • 0.49% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.49% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.12% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.12% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 17% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (57% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 12% fail on Emissions (97% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Exhaust system (72% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Emissions not tested (92% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.12% fail on Tank
      • 0.12% fail on Pipe
      • 0.12% fail on Cap
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road (30% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Wipers
    • 4.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.85% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.12% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.12% fail on Mirrors
  • 7.8% fail on Steering (64% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Steering system (81% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.85% fail on Free play (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.85% fail on Steering rack (10 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.12% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.49% fail on Steering control
      • 0.36% fail on Steering coupling (6 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Universal joint (7 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Steering column
    • 0.12% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.12% fail on Power steering
      • 0.12% fail on Other components
  • 5.1% fail on Tyres
    • 2.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Size/type
    • 0.12% fail on Valve stem
  • 3.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (39% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Seat belts (53% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Prescribed areas (57% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Condition
      • 0.12% fail on Requirements
    • 1.1% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.97% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.12% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 2.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (49% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.3% fail on Chassis
    • 1.3% fail on Body condition (54% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.12% fail on Seats
      • 0.12% fail on Passengers
  • 1.5% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.24% fail on Towbars
    • 0.24% fail on Vehicle structure
  • 0.12% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.12% fail on Attachment

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