Renault Clio MOT Results

Registered in 2009
54.1% pass rate
from 20,501 tests in 2017
(40% worse than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Clio is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (63% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Registration plate lamp (100% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Headlamp aim (60% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Position lamps (58% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Front lamps (83% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Rear lamps (34% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.5% fail on Stop lamp (72% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamps (92% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Headlamp (97% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Switch (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0098% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (83% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.0098% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.0098% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0098% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.0049% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.0098% fail on Dipswitch (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0049% fail on Matched pair
    • 3.4% fail on Direction indicators (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Flashing type (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Individual lamps (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.28% fail on All direction indicators (100% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Switch
    • 0.51% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.50% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.0098% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.0049% fail on Switch
    • 0.38% fail on Horn (71% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (190% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.063% fail on Battery (65% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.0098% fail on Hazard warning (80% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0098% fail on Lamp
  • 20% fail on Suspension (82% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 12% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 12% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Location (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (62% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (69% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (71% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.0049% fail on Presence
    • 2.4% fail on Suspension arms (27% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (29% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Condition
      • 0.0098% fail on Attachment
    • 1.2% fail on Front suspension joints (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Drive shafts (30% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Front drive shafts (29% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.75% fail on Constant velocity joints (30% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.0098% fail on Couplings
      • 0.0049% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.0049% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.69% fail on Wheel bearings (47% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Rear (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Front
    • 0.52% fail on Shock absorbers (55% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Condition (55% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Sub-frames (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Condition (9 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.034% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Tie bars/rods (77% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (80% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0049% fail on Condition
      • 0.0049% fail on Attachment
    • 0.073% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Subframe mounting (10 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Component mounting
    • 0.024% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.024% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0098% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.0098% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0049% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.0049% fail on Condition
  • 8.5% fail on Steering (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Steering system (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 7.9% fail on Track rod end (9 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.093% fail on Free play (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.093% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Steering arm (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0098% fail on Other components
        • 0.0098% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.034% fail on Steering control
      • 0.029% fail on Steering column (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0049% fail on Steering lock
    • 0.034% fail on Steering operation
  • 7.6% fail on Tyres (6.6% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Tread depth (13% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.30% fail on Size/type (100% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.078% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.0049% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 7.2% fail on Brakes (11% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Hub components (11% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.020% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.0098% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.0049% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 2.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.0% fail on Front wheels (25% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Parking brake performance (20% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Brake imbalance (49% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.039% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.024% fail on Brake operation
    • 1.3% fail on Parking brake (190% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Hydraulic systems (23% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Components
        • 0.46% fail on Pipes
        • 0.10% fail on Hoses
        • 0.0049% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.0049% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.034% fail on Leaks
      • 0.0098% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (83% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Service brake control components (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Pedal (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Anti-slip (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.0049% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on ABS (54% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.020% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.015% fail on Lever
      • 0.0098% fail on Cable
  • 6.8% fail on Driver's view of the road (28% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Washers (58% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Wipers (12% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.25% fail on Mirrors (57% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.0049% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Seat belts (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Attachment
      • 0.024% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0098% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0098% fail on Installation check
        • 0.0049% fail on Anchorage's
        • 0.0049% fail on Belt(s)/padding
    • 0.62% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (81% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (77% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.0098% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 1.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (27% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.89% fail on Exhaust system (31% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Emissions
    • 0.088% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.068% fail on Fuel system (65% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Cap
      • 0.020% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0098% fail on System (87% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.64% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (45% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Body condition (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Spare wheel (23 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Doors
      • 0.063% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.044% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.015% fail on Drivers
    • 0.073% fail on Seats
      • 0.054% fail on Drivers
      • 0.020% fail on Passengers
    • 0.049% fail on Vehicle structure (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Chassis (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Body security
    • 0.0049% fail on Load security
      • 0.0049% fail on Bootlid
  • 0.32% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.24% fail on Condition (94% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.078% fail on Attachment (64% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.29% fail on Registration plates and VIN (41% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Registration plate (41% better than other 2009 cars)

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