Renault Clio MOT Results

Registered in 1999
41.9% pass rate
from 5,079 tests in 2017
(19% 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.

  • 32% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (33% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 9.9% fail on Position lamps (56% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Front lamps (37% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Rear lamps (98% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on All position lamps
    • 9.4% fail on Headlamp aim (41% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Headlamps (84% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 7.8% fail on Headlamp (90% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Switch
      • 0.020% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.020% fail on Dipswitch
    • 7.5% fail on Registration plate lamp (31% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.6% fail on Individual lamps (40% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.20% fail on Side repeaters (74% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.020% fail on Switch
    • 3.0% fail on Hazard warning (9 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Lamp (13 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Switch (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Tell tale (11 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Battery (46% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Horn (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Rear fog lamp (50% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Fog lamp (47% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.20% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.14% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.020% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.020% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 27% fail on Suspension (25% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Coil springs (200% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Location
    • 7.6% fail on Drive shafts (94% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Front drive shafts (96% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 7.6% fail on Constant velocity joints (97% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.020% fail on Couplings
      • 0.039% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.039% fail on Drive shafts
    • 6.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (29% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage condition (190% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.28% fail on Attachment
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
    • 5.4% fail on Wheel bearings (190% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Rear (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Front (72% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Suspension arms (36% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (35% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Condition
      • 0.039% fail on Attachment
    • 2.3% fail on Shock absorbers (46% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Condition (46% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Prescribed areas (65% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Component mounting (64% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Subframe mounting (67% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Spring mounting (85% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.51% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.51% fail on Condition
    • 0.18% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.039% fail on Attachment
      • 0.020% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Sub-frames (70% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Condition (78% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Attachment
      • 0.020% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.098% fail on Trailing arms (79% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (76% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.039% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 19% fail on Brakes (12% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 11% fail on Brake performance (19% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Front wheels (89% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Rear wheels (26% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Parking brake performance (28% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake imbalance (76% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.098% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.098% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.4% fail on Hydraulic systems (20% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Components (25% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Valves (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Pipes (58% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.71% fail on Hoses (61% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Reservoirs (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Cylinders (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Leaks
      • 0.18% fail on Operation
      • 0.12% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 4.6% fail on Parking brake (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Hub components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs (75% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Wheel cylinder
      • 0.039% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.020% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.93% fail on ABS (34% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.26% fail on Pedal
        • 0.18% fail on Condition
        • 0.079% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.22% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.14% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.079% fail on Lever (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Cable
    • 0.059% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.039% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
      • 0.020% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
    • 0.039% fail on Locking devices
  • 16% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (41% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 10% fail on Exhaust system (100% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Emissions (27% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.18% fail on Fuel system (82% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on System (66% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Pipe
      • 0.039% fail on Cap (88% better than other 1999 cars)
  • 14% fail on Driver's view of the road (50% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Wipers (34% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Washers (94% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.57% fail on Bonnet (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Mirrors
  • 10% fail on Tyres (28% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Tread depth (38% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.61% fail on Size/type (84% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Valve stem
  • 10% fail on Steering (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 9.8% fail on Steering system (150% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Steering rack (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Track rod end (30% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.14% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.079% fail on Free play
        • 0.079% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.039% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.49% fail on Power steering
      • 0.24% fail on Operation
      • 0.18% fail on Other components
      • 0.14% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.039% fail on Pump
    • 0.079% fail on Steering control
      • 0.079% fail on Steering column
    • 0.039% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.020% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.020% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 5.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.6% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Prescribed areas (59% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Requirements
      • 0.059% fail on Attachment
    • 1.9% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.7% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.22% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 3.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.6% fail on Doors (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Passengers other (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Drivers
      • 0.24% fail on Passengers front
    • 1.0% fail on Body condition (49% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Seats (85% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Passengers (150% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Drivers
    • 0.30% fail on Vehicle structure (75% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Chassis (75% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Engine mountings (180% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.079% fail on Load security
      • 0.039% fail on Access panel
      • 0.020% fail on Bootlid
      • 0.020% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.059% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.039% fail on Body security
  • 1.7% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate
    • 0.020% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.32% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.24% fail on Condition (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.079% fail on Attachment (72% better than other 1999 cars)

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