Renault Clio MOT Results

Registered in 1999
44.7% pass rate
from 2,700 tests in 2020
(24% worse than other 1999 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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Clio is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (43% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Headlamps (72% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Headlamp (80% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 5.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (180% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.44% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.7% fail on Position lamps (40% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Position lamp (40% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.1% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.30% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.074% fail on Side repeaters (89% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Electrical equipment (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Horn (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Battery(ies) (96% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 1.8% fail on Hazard warning (9 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Switch (9 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (56% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Rear fog lamp (56% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.63% fail on Rear fog lamp (54% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.037% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 20% fail on Suspension (21% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Springs (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 6.7% fail on Coil spring (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.037% fail on Mounting
    • 6.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (46% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.15% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.037% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 4.2% fail on Wheel bearings (190% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Suspension arms (36% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.85% fail on Pins and bushes (58% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.037% fail on Suspension arm
    • 2.3% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (55% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.52% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.30% fail on Pins and bushes (160% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.074% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.37% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.15% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.15% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.074% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.37% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.33% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.037% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.19% fail on Axles
      • 0.19% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.037% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.037% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 16% fail on Body, chassis, structure (45% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Exhaust system (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Transmission (93% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Drive shafts (100% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 6.3% fail on Joints (100% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.19% fail on Joints
    • 1.0% fail on Doors (84% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Other passenger's door (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Door condition (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.30% fail on Door condition
      • 0.15% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.11% fail on Door condition
        • 0.037% fail on Catch
    • 0.44% fail on Integral vehicle structure (70% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (69% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Seats
      • 0.37% fail on Passenger's seat (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.33% fail on Engine mounting (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Engine mounting condition (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Bracket
    • 0.26% fail on Fuel system (64% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Pipe
      • 0.037% fail on Tank
    • 0.22% fail on Chassis (83% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Chassis condition (83% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Body
      • 0.15% fail on Other body component
      • 0.074% fail on Panel
    • 0.19% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.037% fail on Towbar
      • 0.037% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.037% fail on Floor
    • 0.037% fail on Undertray
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 9.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (75% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 4.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (78% worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 4.2% fail on Service brake imbalance (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 0.96% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.037% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.037% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 4.4% fail on Service brake performance (46% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 4.4% fail on Rbt (48% worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 3.4% fail on Service brake performance (40% worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake imbalance (65% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.037% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.037% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.037% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt
          • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.11% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.11% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.074% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.037% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.11% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake discs and drums (60% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Brake discs (57% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.074% fail on Brake drums
      • 1.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.3% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.037% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.52% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Lever (8 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Cable
        • 0.037% fail on Linkage
    • 1.7% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Load sensing valves (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes (64% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Hand lever (190% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Pedal
    • 1.0% fail on Hydraulic systems (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Brake fluid (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Reservoirs (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.037% fail on Valves
    • 1.0% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.0% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.52% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.037% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 12% fail on Visibility (57% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Wipers (48% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Washers (87% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on View to rear
      • 0.48% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.30% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.19% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.19% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.074% fail on Driver's view
  • 11% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (20% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 10% fail on Exhaust emissions (19% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 9.9% fail on Spark ignition (26% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 7.6% fail on Catalyst emissions (23% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Emissions not tested (84% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (60% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.074% fail on Oxygen sensor
          • 0.037% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.037% fail on NOx sensor
        • 0.037% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.19% fail on Compression ignition (73% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.037% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.037% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.037% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.74% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.52% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.11% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.074% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.037% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.074% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.074% fail on Sound deadening material (7 times worse than other 1999 cars)
  • 9.4% fail on Steering (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Steering gear (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Steering rack (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Operation
    • 3.1% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 3.0% fail on Track rod end (43% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.037% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.037% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.26% fail on Power steering
      • 0.11% fail on Operation
      • 0.074% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.037% fail on Pump
      • 0.037% fail on Other components
    • 0.11% fail on Steering column (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.037% fail on Steering play
      • 0.037% fail on Steering rack
  • 8.3% fail on Tyres (45% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Tread depth (45% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Condition (37% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Size/type (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
  • 5.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.6% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Prescribed areas (53% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Requirements
    • 1.9% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.037% fail on Airbags
      • 0.037% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.5% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.037% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.33% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.19% fail on Condition
    • 0.15% fail on Attachment
  • 0.11% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.11% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.037% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.037% fail on Belt(s)/padding

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