Renault Clio MOT Results

Registered in 2009
50.5% pass rate
from 23,479 tests in 2020
(35% 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.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (65% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Stop lamp (92% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Headlamps (87% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Headlamp (91% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.034% fail on Dipswitch (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (100% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim (31% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim (22% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Position lamps (70% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Position lamp (70% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.013% fail on Switch
    • 3.7% fail on Direction indicators (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Flashing type (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Individual direction indicators (180% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.16% fail on All direction indicators (91% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.0043% fail on Switch
      • 0.0043% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.0043% fail on Arm
    • 0.64% fail on Electrical equipment (49% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Horn (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Battery(ies) (52% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.57% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.56% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.55% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.0043% fail on Switch
      • 0.0085% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.0085% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.16% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.16% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.14% fail on Rear reflectors (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0085% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.0085% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.0085% fail on Hazard warning (82% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0085% fail on Switch (82% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.0043% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.0043% fail on Outline marker lamp
  • 22% fail on Suspension (74% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 12% fail on Springs (180% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 12% fail on Coil springs (190% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 12% fail on Coil spring (190% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.077% fail on Mounting (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (75% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage ball joints (36% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint dust cover (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Ball joint (57% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Linkage (70% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (48% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.017% fail on Pins and bushes (75% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0085% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 5.2% fail on Suspension arms (31% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Ball joint (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint dust cover (44% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Pins and bushes (92% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.89% fail on Wheel bearings (54% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Shock absorbers (50% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Sub-frames (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Sub-frame (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.038% fail on Ball joint (8 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Other suspension component (73% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Ball joint (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.013% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0043% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.20% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0085% fail on Pins and bushes (88% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.094% fail on Suspension rods (84% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Ball joint dust cover (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Ball joint (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0085% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.089% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.0043% fail on Axles
      • 0.0043% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
  • 11% fail on Steering (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 10% fail on Steering linkage components (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 10% fail on Track rod end (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.021% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.013% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.0085% fail on Other components
        • 0.0043% fail on Steering component
        • 0.0043% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.0043% fail on Intermediate drop arm
    • 0.15% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.15% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.12% fail on Steering play (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Steering rack (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0043% fail on Steering box
    • 0.013% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.0043% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.0043% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.0043% fail on Steering lock
  • 8.7% fail on Brakes (9.9% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Mechanical brake components (14% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Brake discs and drums (99% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Brake discs (100% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.0085% fail on Brake drums
      • 2.0% fail on Brake linings and pads (15% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Brake pads (15% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.0085% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.10% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.064% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on Cable
    • 3.2% fail on Brake performance (17% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance (20% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.50% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.021% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.021% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.0043% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0043% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (30% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (27% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.0085% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (89% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.0043% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 0.77% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.72% fail on Rbt
          • 0.64% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.081% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.0085% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.038% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.021% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.017% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.0085% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0043% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.0043% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.28% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (39% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Rbt (sp) (40% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.24% fail on Service brake imbalance (38% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.034% fail on Service brake performance (64% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.0085% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.0085% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.060% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Hand lever (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Pedal (56% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.41% fail on Hydraulic systems (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Brake fluid (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.0043% fail on Valves
    • 0.27% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (43% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Anti-lock braking system (31% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0085% fail on Electronic stability control (95% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.085% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.043% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (64% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (67% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.0085% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0043% fail on Other components
      • 0.0043% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.0043% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 7.3% fail on Visibility (34% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Washers (73% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers
    • 0.25% fail on Driver's view (73% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on View to rear (44% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Mirrors (45% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0043% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.089% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.089% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.030% fail on Bonnet (76% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 7.2% fail on Tyres (8.7% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Tread depth (12% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.43% fail on Size/type (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 3.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure (22% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Transmission (29% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Drive shafts (28% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Joints (28% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.0085% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.034% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.034% fail on Joints
      • 0.0085% fail on Belts
    • 0.95% fail on Exhaust system (42% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Spare wheel (26 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Spare wheel condition (27 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Carrier (22 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Body
      • 0.11% fail on Other body component
      • 0.047% fail on Panel
      • 0.0043% fail on Body condition
    • 0.14% fail on Integral vehicle structure (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Sub-frame (9 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.085% fail on Sub-frame condition (9 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.0043% fail on Strengthening plate
      • 0.043% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.0085% fail on Strengthening plate (14 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.098% fail on Fuel system (52% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.026% fail on Tank
      • 0.017% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0043% fail on Hose
      • 0.0043% fail on System
    • 0.094% fail on Chassis (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Chassis condition (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0085% fail on Strengthening plate (11 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.089% fail on Doors (57% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.038% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0043% fail on Catch
      • 0.026% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.017% fail on Door condition (69% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.0085% fail on Catch
      • 0.021% fail on Front passenger's door (70% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Door condition (75% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.0043% fail on Catch
    • 0.064% fail on Seats
      • 0.051% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.013% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.043% fail on Undertray
    • 0.030% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.026% fail on Boot lid condition
      • 0.0043% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.017% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.013% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.0043% fail on Bracket
    • 0.0085% fail on Load security
      • 0.0085% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.0043% fail on Tailgate condition
    • 0.0043% fail on Towbar
      • 0.0043% fail on Other towbar components
  • 2.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (26% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Exhaust emissions (27% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.2% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (43% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.047% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.047% fail on Emissions not tested (55% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.0085% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (98% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.0043% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0043% fail on Other emission control equipment
      • 1.3% fail on Spark ignition (40% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on Catalyst emissions (22% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (64% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.026% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.017% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.0085% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.017% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 0.23% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.23% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.0043% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.017% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.013% fail on Undertray
      • 0.0043% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 2.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (190% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Seat belts (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.026% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0085% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0043% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.76% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (61% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.038% fail on Airbags
      • 0.021% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.017% fail on Passengers airbag (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.38% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.27% fail on Condition (98% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Attachment (65% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.0043% fail on Hubs
  • 0.26% fail on Identification of the vehicle (45% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Registration plates (45% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.017% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.013% fail on Anchorages
    • 0.0043% fail on Belt(s)/padding

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