Renault Clio MOT Results

Registered in 2000
42.0% pass rate
from 4,841 tests in 2020
(25% worse than other 2000 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Clio is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (35% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Headlamps (41% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Headlamp (46% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 6.0% fail on Stop lamp (21% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.52% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.0% fail on Position lamps (39% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Position lamp (39% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.2% fail on Electrical equipment (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Horn (190% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Battery(ies) (67% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 1.7% fail on Direction indicators (28% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Flashing type (28% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.21% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.083% fail on Side repeaters (90% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on Switch
    • 1.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.97% fail on Hazard warning (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Switch (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 22% fail on Suspension (24% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Springs (200% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 8.0% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 7.9% fail on Coil spring (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on Mounting
    • 5.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (21% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.10% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.083% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.021% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 4.3% fail on Wheel bearings (180% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Suspension arms (29% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.60% fail on Pins and bushes (72% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.041% fail on Suspension arm (83% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Shock absorbers (67% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Macpherson strut (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.14% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.50% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (89% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.29% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.14% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.041% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.17% fail on Sub-frames (78% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.041% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (89% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.12% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.083% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.041% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.062% fail on Axles
      • 0.062% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
  • 19% fail on Brakes (31% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 12% fail on Brake performance (46% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Service brake performance (82% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 5.7% fail on Rbt (81% worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 4.4% fail on Service brake performance (71% worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake imbalance (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.083% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.041% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.021% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.021% fail on Service brake performance
      • 5.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 5.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 4.2% fail on Service brake imbalance (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.021% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 3.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.9% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.041% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.021% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance (42% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt (43% worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance (44% worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.23% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.021% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.062% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.041% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.041% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.31% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (28% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Brake discs and drums (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Brake discs (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on Brake drums
      • 1.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.4% fail on Brake pads (26% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.52% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Lever (8 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.062% fail on Cable
        • 0.021% fail on Brake slack adjuster
    • 2.6% fail on Load sensing valves (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes (36% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.89% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (79% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Hand lever (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Pedal
    • 0.52% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.48% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (70% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Anti-lock braking system (67% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.27% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.12% fail on Reservoirs (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Valves
      • 0.021% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.10% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.083% fail on Other components (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.021% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
    • 0.041% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.021% fail on Leaks
      • 0.021% fail on Servos
    • 0.041% fail on Flexible brake hoses (88% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Hand operated control valves
      • 0.021% fail on Attachment
  • 16% fail on Body, chassis, structure (42% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Exhaust system (98% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Transmission (99% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Drive shafts (100% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 7.1% fail on Joints (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.021% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.27% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.27% fail on Joints
    • 0.72% fail on Doors
      • 0.35% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.35% fail on Door condition
      • 0.31% fail on Front passenger's door (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Door condition (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on Catch
      • 0.083% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.083% fail on Door condition
    • 0.62% fail on Engine mounting (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Engine mounting condition (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Bracket
    • 0.35% fail on Seats
      • 0.27% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.083% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.27% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.25% fail on Body
      • 0.14% fail on Other body component
      • 0.10% fail on Panel
    • 0.12% fail on Chassis (89% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Chassis condition (89% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.083% fail on Integral vehicle structure (93% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (93% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.083% fail on Fuel system (87% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Tank
      • 0.021% fail on Pipe
      • 0.021% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.021% fail on System
    • 0.083% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.083% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.021% fail on Load security
      • 0.021% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.021% fail on Other tailgate component
    • 0.021% fail on Passenger compartment
  • 13% fail on Visibility (62% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Washers (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Wipers (23% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Bonnet (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on View to rear
      • 0.43% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.25% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.083% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.083% fail on Windscreen
  • 11% fail on Steering (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Steering gear (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Steering rack (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Steering linkage components (77% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Track rod end (95% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.062% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.041% fail on Other components
        • 0.021% fail on Steering component
        • 0.021% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.021% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.58% fail on Power steering
      • 0.27% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.25% fail on Other components
      • 0.12% fail on Operation
      • 0.021% fail on Pump
    • 0.083% fail on Steering play
      • 0.083% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.062% fail on Steering column
    • 0.041% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.021% fail on Steering shaft
    • 0.021% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.021% fail on Flexible coupling
  • 9.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 8.9% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 8.8% fail on Spark ignition
        • 6.9% fail on Catalyst emissions (19% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Emissions not tested (44% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (84% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.41% fail on Compression ignition (46% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.062% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (80% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.041% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.021% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.74% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.64% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.062% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.041% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.041% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 8.0% fail on Tyres (29% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Tread depth (26% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Condition (27% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Size/type (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
  • 5.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (22% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.8% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Prescribed areas (90% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Attachment
      • 0.021% fail on Requirements
    • 2.3% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (39% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Airbags (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.041% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 1.5% fail on Identification of the vehicle (51% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plates (50% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.27% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Attachment
  • 0.12% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Speedometer (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
  • 0.062% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.041% fail on Belt(s)/padding
    • 0.021% fail on Anchorages

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