Renault Clio MOT Results

Registered in 2008
50.7% pass rate
from 25,439 tests in 2017
(33% worse than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Clio is unusually good or bad.

  • 29% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (57% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 11% fail on Registration plate lamp (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 9.5% fail on Position lamps (93% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 8.9% fail on Front lamps (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Rear lamps (37% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.020% fail on Switch (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Headlamp aim (60% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Headlamps (82% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Headlamp (82% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Switch (16 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Dipswitch (28 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.043% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (79% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.039% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (9 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.0039% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.0039% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 5.0% fail on Stop lamp (28% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Direction indicators (47% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Flashing type (47% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Individual lamps (57% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.65% fail on Side repeaters (23% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on All direction indicators (61% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.055% fail on Switch (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Horn (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.34% fail on Fog lamp (28% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Switch (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.31% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Battery
    • 0.083% fail on Hazard warning (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Lamp (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Switch (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0079% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.031% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.028% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.0039% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 22% fail on Suspension (61% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 12% fail on Coil springs (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 12% fail on Condition (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Location (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (93% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Linkage condition (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (69% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Attachment (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0039% fail on Presence
    • 3.3% fail on Suspension arms (30% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (34% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Attachment (82% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0039% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Front suspension joints (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Drive shafts (47% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Front drive shafts (47% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Constant velocity joints (46% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.0039% fail on Couplings
      • 0.016% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.016% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.86% fail on Wheel bearings (33% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Rear (72% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Front
    • 0.53% fail on Shock absorbers (60% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Condition (60% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Macpherson strut (61% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Condition (61% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Tie bars/rods (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Sub-frames (71% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Condition (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.035% fail on Attachment
    • 0.086% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.047% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.035% fail on Component mounting (62% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0039% fail on Spring mounting
    • 0.020% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.016% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0039% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0079% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.0039% fail on Air suspension
      • 0.0039% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.0039% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.0039% fail on Condition
    • 0.0039% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.0039% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0039% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.0039% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 9.9% fail on Steering (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 9.9% fail on Steering system (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 8.8% fail on Track rod end (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Steering rack (200% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Ball joint (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Free play (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Steering rack (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Steering arm (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.031% fail on Other components (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.020% fail on Steering pivot point
        • 0.012% fail on Steering component (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Steering control
      • 0.028% fail on Steering column (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.0079% fail on Universal joint
        • 0.0039% fail on Flexible coupling
      • 0.0039% fail on Steering lock
    • 0.035% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.0039% fail on Power steering
      • 0.0039% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.0039% fail on Locking devices
  • 8.7% fail on Brakes (9.0% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Front wheels (51% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Rear wheels (15% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Parking brake performance (34% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Brake imbalance (61% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.020% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.016% fail on Brake operation
    • 3.1% fail on Hub components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake pads (19% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Brake discs (99% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.016% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.0039% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.0039% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 1.9% fail on Parking brake (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Hydraulic systems (46% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Components (43% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Pipes (56% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Hoses
        • 0.031% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.0079% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.051% fail on Leaks (56% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (69% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Operation
    • 0.36% fail on ABS
    • 0.29% fail on Service brake control components (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Pedal (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Anti-slip (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Condition
    • 0.075% fail on Restricted movement (53% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.024% fail on Lever
      • 0.012% fail on Cable (80% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.0079% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0079% fail on Leaks
    • 0.0039% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.0039% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.0039% fail on Hand operated control valves
      • 0.0039% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0039% fail on Locking devices
  • 8.3% fail on Tyres (6.6% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Tread depth (19% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Condition (14% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Size/type (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.0039% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 7.5% fail on Driver's view of the road (28% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Washers (51% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Wipers (9.8% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.42% fail on Mirrors (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Seat belts (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.028% fail on Attachment
      • 0.016% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0039% fail on Installation check
        • 0.0039% fail on Belt(s)/padding
    • 1.3% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Drivers airbag (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Passengers airbag
      • 0.0039% fail on Seat belt pre-tensioner
  • 1.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (60% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Emissions (34% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Exhaust system (78% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.075% fail on Fuel system (70% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Cap
      • 0.0079% fail on System (93% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0039% fail on Hose
      • 0.0039% fail on Pipe
  • 0.64% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.18% fail on Body condition
    • 0.14% fail on Doors (47% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.051% fail on Passengers other (56% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Drivers
    • 0.13% fail on Spare wheel (12 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Seats
      • 0.071% fail on Drivers
      • 0.028% fail on Passengers
    • 0.035% fail on Body security
    • 0.031% fail on Load security
      • 0.016% fail on Tailgate
      • 0.0079% fail on Access panel
      • 0.0079% fail on Bootlid
    • 0.028% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.028% fail on Chassis
    • 0.012% fail on Engine mountings
  • 0.45% fail on Registration plates and VIN (23% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Registration plate (23% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 0.35% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.26% fail on Condition (94% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Attachment (63% better than other 2008 cars)

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