Renault Clio MOT Results

Registered in 2008
47.8% pass rate
from 27,874 tests in 2020
(30% 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.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (56% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Headlamps (78% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Headlamp (78% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Dipswitch (15 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Headlamp levelling device (43% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0072% fail on Matched pair
    • 5.8% fail on Position lamps (97% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Position lamp (98% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on All position lamps (78% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Switch (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Stop lamp (35% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamp aim (31% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim (25% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Direction indicators (73% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Flashing type (73% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Individual direction indicators (94% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.75% fail on Side repeaters (22% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on All direction indicators (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on Switch
    • 1.2% fail on Electrical equipment (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Horn (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Battery(ies) (37% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.44% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (21% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Rear fog lamp (21% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Rear fog lamp (26% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.068% fail on Switch (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0036% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.0036% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.079% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Main beam tell-tale (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.061% fail on Hazard warning (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Switch (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Rear reflectors (75% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.0036% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.0036% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 23% fail on Suspension (62% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 11% fail on Springs (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 11% fail on Coil springs (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 11% fail on Coil spring (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.083% fail on Mounting (200% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0072% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.0036% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.0036% fail on Spring saddle
    • 7.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (86% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage ball joints (24% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint dust cover (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Linkage (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Ball joint (33% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.054% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.022% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 6.7% fail on Suspension arms (52% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.30% fail on Pins and bushes (86% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Suspension arm (76% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0072% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings (49% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Shock absorbers (53% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Other suspension component (91% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.014% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.011% fail on Pins and bushes (87% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0072% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.39% fail on Macpherson strut (99% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Pins and bushes (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Macpherson strut (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.38% fail on Sub-frames (48% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Sub-frame (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.065% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.022% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0072% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.083% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.032% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.025% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.018% fail on Suspension rod (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0072% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.083% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (75% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.0072% fail on Suspension unit
      • 0.0036% fail on Other components
    • 0.0072% fail on Axles (94% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0072% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (93% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0036% fail on Axle
  • 13% fail on Steering (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 12% fail on Steering linkage components (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 11% fail on Track rod end (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Drag link end (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Steering arm (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.014% fail on Other components
        • 0.0072% fail on Steering component
        • 0.0072% fail on Steering linkage
    • 1.2% fail on Steering gear (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Operation
      • 0.0036% fail on Steering box
    • 0.16% fail on Steering play (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Steering rack (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Power steering (85% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Operation (70% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0036% fail on Other components
    • 0.018% fail on Steering column
    • 0.014% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.0036% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 10% fail on Brakes (9.9% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance (14% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt (13% worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.75% fail on Service brake imbalance (56% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.065% fail on Plate brake tester (97% worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.054% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.011% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.0036% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0036% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (25% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (21% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.0072% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
        • 0.0036% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.97% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.94% fail on Rbt
          • 0.83% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.093% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.018% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.029% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.014% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.011% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.0036% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.0072% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0072% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.43% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.42% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.38% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.086% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.0072% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.0072% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.15% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (10% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Brake discs and drums (82% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Brake discs (83% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.0036% fail on Brake drums
      • 2.0% fail on Brake linings and pads (19% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Brake pads (20% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.12% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.079% fail on Lever (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Cable (69% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.0072% fail on Relay lever (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.0036% fail on Pivot
        • 0.0036% fail on Brake slack adjuster
    • 1.3% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Hand lever (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Pedal (49% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Rigid brake pipes (47% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (27% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.022% fail on Electronic stability control (91% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0036% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.43% fail on Hydraulic systems (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Brake fluid (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0072% fail on Servos
      • 0.0036% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.0036% fail on Valves
    • 0.13% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.090% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (44% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
      • 0.039% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (68% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.022% fail on Leaks
      • 0.0036% fail on Servos
    • 0.025% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.014% fail on Other components
      • 0.011% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.0036% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
        • 0.0036% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
        • 0.0036% fail on Other braking system component
    • 0.0036% fail on Hand operated control valves
      • 0.0036% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0036% fail on Pressure storage reservoirs
      • 0.0036% fail on Air and vacuum systems
  • 8.2% fail on Visibility (38% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Washers (59% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Wipers (23% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on View to rear (60% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Mirrors (58% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.30% fail on Driver's view (87% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.16% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.13% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.5% fail on Tyres (6.9% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Tread depth (13% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Condition (11% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Size/type (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
  • 3.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Prescribed areas (67% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Attachment
      • 0.014% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0036% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 1.6% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Airbags
      • 0.043% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.0036% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 3.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure (36% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Transmission (40% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Drive shafts (39% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Joints (39% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.0036% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.0036% fail on Flexible couplings
        • 0.0036% fail on Bearing housing
      • 0.043% fail on Prop shafts (62% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.043% fail on Joints (55% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Exhaust system (56% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Spare wheel (15 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Spare wheel condition (21 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Carrier (9 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Doors
      • 0.097% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.097% fail on Door condition
      • 0.072% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.061% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0072% fail on Catch
        • 0.0036% fail on Hinge
      • 0.072% fail on Other passenger's door (47% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.068% fail on Door condition (48% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.0036% fail on Catch
    • 0.16% fail on Body
      • 0.11% fail on Other body component
      • 0.039% fail on Panel
      • 0.0036% fail on Body condition
      • 0.0036% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.14% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.13% fail on Fuel system (48% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.050% fail on Tank
      • 0.011% fail on Pipe (76% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0036% fail on System
    • 0.13% fail on Seats
      • 0.097% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.036% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.090% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.065% fail on Sub-frame (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.065% fail on Sub-frame condition (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (74% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0036% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.072% fail on Chassis
      • 0.068% fail on Chassis condition
      • 0.0036% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.054% fail on Undertray
    • 0.032% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.032% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.0072% fail on Engine mounting (85% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0072% fail on Engine mounting condition (80% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.0072% fail on Load security
      • 0.0072% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.0072% fail on Tailgate condition
  • 3.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (39% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Exhaust emissions (44% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Spark ignition (41% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.98% fail on Catalyst emissions (32% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.67% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (57% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Emissions not tested (28% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.014% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0036% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.0036% fail on Oxygen sensor
          • 0.0036% fail on NOx sensor
          • 0.0036% fail on Other emission control equipment
      • 0.90% fail on Compression ignition (49% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.34% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (34% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.050% fail on Emissions not tested (63% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.025% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (95% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.38% fail on Engine oil leaks (36% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.011% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.011% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.039% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.032% fail on Undertray
      • 0.0072% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 0.42% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.29% fail on Condition (87% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Attachment (63% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 0.32% fail on Identification of the vehicle (39% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Registration plates (40% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.0036% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.022% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.014% fail on Belt(s)/padding
    • 0.0072% fail on Anchorages
  • 0.0072% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.0072% fail on Speedometer

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