Renault Clio MOT Results

Registered in 1998
41.7% pass rate
from 2,292 tests in 2017
(24% worse than other 1998 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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Clio is unusually good or bad.

  • 30% fail on Suspension (50% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 9.9% fail on Prescribed areas (50% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Component mounting (57% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Subframe mounting (59% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Spring mounting (80% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Drive shafts (96% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Front drive shafts (97% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 8.1% fail on Constant velocity joints (99% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.13% fail on Drive shafts
    • 7.7% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 7.7% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (36% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage condition (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.39% fail on Attachment
      • 0.22% fail on Condition
    • 4.2% fail on Wheel bearings (150% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Rear (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Front
    • 2.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 2.2% fail on Suspension arms (39% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (37% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Attachment
    • 0.92% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.83% fail on Sub-frames (130% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.48% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.48% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.087% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.044% fail on Condition
      • 0.044% fail on Attachment
    • 0.13% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.13% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.044% fail on Axles
      • 0.044% fail on Axle beam
  • 27% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (19% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Headlamp aim (47% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Position lamps (42% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Front lamps
      • 3.5% fail on Rear lamps (96% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.9% fail on Headlamps (75% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Headlamp (75% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Switch
      • 0.087% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.087% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.044% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.044% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.044% fail on Dipswitch
    • 4.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.2% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.35% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.17% fail on Side repeaters (77% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.044% fail on Tell tales
    • 1.8% fail on Battery (50% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Hazard warning (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Lamp (7 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Switch (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Tell tale
    • 1.0% fail on Horn
    • 0.70% fail on Rear fog lamp (58% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Fog lamp (55% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.13% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.044% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 19% fail on Brakes (12% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 12% fail on Brake performance (28% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Front wheels (100% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Rear wheels (55% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Brake imbalance (79% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.8% fail on Components
        • 2.5% fail on Valves (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Pipes (65% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.70% fail on Reservoirs (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Hoses (77% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.087% fail on Servos
      • 0.61% fail on Leaks
      • 0.22% fail on Operation
      • 0.13% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Parking brake (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Hub components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Wheel cylinder (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Brake drums (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.74% fail on ABS (48% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.31% fail on Pedal
        • 0.17% fail on Condition
        • 0.13% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.26% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.13% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.044% fail on Lever
      • 0.044% fail on Cable
      • 0.044% fail on Relay lever
    • 0.087% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.044% fail on Actuating linkage mounting
      • 0.044% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
    • 0.044% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.044% fail on Components
        • 0.044% fail on Valves
  • 14% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (30% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 8.7% fail on Exhaust system (82% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Emissions (27% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.13% fail on Fuel system (86% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Tank
      • 0.044% fail on Hose
      • 0.044% fail on Pipe
  • 13% fail on Driver's view of the road (45% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Wipers (40% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Washers (64% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Bonnet (140% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.35% fail on Mirrors
  • 11% fail on Steering (140% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 10.0% fail on Steering system (170% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 7.8% fail on Steering rack (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.13% fail on Free play
        • 0.13% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.087% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.087% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.044% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.044% fail on Steering damper
      • 0.044% fail on Other components
        • 0.044% fail on Steering component
    • 0.70% fail on Power steering
      • 0.39% fail on Operation (150% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.22% fail on Other components
    • 0.044% fail on Steering operation
  • 9.9% fail on Tyres (35% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Tread depth (61% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.31% fail on Size/type
    • 0.13% fail on Valve stem
  • 9.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (67% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Seat belts (47% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.8% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Requirements
    • 3.5% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (140% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (140% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.044% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 4.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.3% fail on Body condition
    • 1.1% fail on Doors
      • 0.52% fail on Passengers front (140% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.17% fail on Drivers
    • 0.96% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.96% fail on Chassis
    • 0.17% fail on Seats
      • 0.13% fail on Passengers
      • 0.044% fail on Drivers
    • 0.087% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.044% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.044% fail on Body security
    • 0.044% fail on Spare wheel
  • 1.5% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.17% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.13% fail on Condition
    • 0.044% fail on Attachment
  • 0.044% fail on Driving Controls and Speed Limiters
    • 0.044% fail on Speed limiter

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