Renault Clio MOT Results

Registered in 1997
48.2% pass rate
from 974 tests in 2017
(14% worse than other 1997 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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Clio is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.6% fail on Headlamp aim (44% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Stop lamp (42% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.62% fail on Switch (10 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.21% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 2.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.7% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.82% fail on Tell tale (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Switch
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.92% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.51% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.21% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.21% fail on Switch
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp (75% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Battery
    • 0.31% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.21% fail on Lamp
      • 0.10% fail on Switch
    • 0.21% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.10% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 22% fail on Suspension
    • 10% fail on Prescribed areas (61% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 7.8% fail on Component mounting (49% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Subframe mounting (170% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Spring mounting
    • 5.0% fail on Drive shafts
      • 4.9% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 4.9% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.10% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.10% fail on Drive shafts
    • 4.6% fail on Wheel bearings (140% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Rear (190% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Front (93% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 2.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.92% fail on Linkage condition (200% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (64% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.10% fail on Condition
    • 2.0% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Suspension arms (60% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (57% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.82% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.82% fail on Condition
    • 0.51% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.51% fail on Condition
    • 0.10% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment
    • 0.10% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.10% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 20% fail on Brakes (24% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 15% fail on Brake performance (66% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 9.7% fail on Front wheels (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Rear wheels (97% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.2% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.51% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.10% fail on Brake operation
    • 7.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.7% fail on Components
        • 3.0% fail on Pipes
        • 2.4% fail on Hoses
        • 0.51% fail on Reservoirs (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Cylinders
      • 1.7% fail on Leaks (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.21% fail on Operation
    • 2.8% fail on Hub components
      • 1.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.21% fail on Wheel cylinder (6 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.10% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.6% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.21% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.21% fail on Pedal
        • 0.10% fail on Condition
        • 0.10% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.21% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.21% fail on Cable
  • 15% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (40% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 9.2% fail on Emissions (49% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Exhaust system (67% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.31% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.21% fail on Tank
      • 0.10% fail on System
  • 9.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 7.0% fail on Wipers (36% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.41% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.10% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.6% fail on Tyres
    • 3.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.31% fail on Size/type
  • 6.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.62% fail on Condition
      • 0.10% fail on Requirements
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment
    • 1.0% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.72% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.31% fail on Drivers airbag (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
  • 4.4% fail on Steering
    • 4.4% fail on Steering system
      • 2.9% fail on Steering rack (130% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint
  • 4.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.6% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.6% fail on Chassis
    • 1.6% fail on Body condition
    • 0.41% fail on Engine mountings (7 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Doors
      • 0.10% fail on Drivers
      • 0.10% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.10% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.21% fail on Spare wheel (6 times worse than other 1997 cars)
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.10% fail on Towbars
    • 0.10% fail on Vehicle structure
  • 0.10% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.10% fail on Condition

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