Renault Clio MOT Results

Registered in 2010
50.4% pass rate
from 30,556 tests in 2020
(45% worse than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Clio is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (83% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Stop lamp (170% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Headlamps (92% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Headlamp (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.033% fail on Dipswitch (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0065% fail on Matched pair
    • 4.8% fail on Position lamps (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Position lamp (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on All position lamps (86% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0065% fail on Switch
    • 4.3% fail on Direction indicators (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Flashing type (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Individual direction indicators (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.83% fail on Side repeaters (32% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on All direction indicators (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0033% fail on Switch
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim (37% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim (25% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (180% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (90% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (33% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Rear fog lamp (33% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Rear fog lamp (35% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0098% fail on Switch
      • 0.0033% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.0033% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.47% fail on Electrical equipment (35% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Horn (82% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.0065% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.17% fail on Reversing lamps (30% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Reversing lamps (33% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0098% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.15% fail on Rear reflectors (160% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.013% fail on Switch
    • 0.0098% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0098% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.0033% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.0033% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.0033% fail on All outline marker lamps
  • 21% fail on Suspension (97% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 12% fail on Springs (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 12% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 12% fail on Coil spring (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.069% fail on Mounting (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0065% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.0033% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.0033% fail on Spring saddle
    • 5.2% fail on Suspension arms (64% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Ball joint (180% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.22% fail on Pins and bushes (83% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Suspension arm
    • 5.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (74% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage ball joints (29% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover (150% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Ball joint (63% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Linkage (75% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.013% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.013% fail on Pins and bushes (72% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0098% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.94% fail on Wheel bearings (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Other suspension component (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.016% fail on Pins and bushes (66% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0065% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0033% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.45% fail on Sub-frames (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Sub-frame (8 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (11 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0098% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.40% fail on Shock absorbers (70% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.039% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.026% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.020% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0065% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0033% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.079% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.075% fail on Suspension rods (74% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Ball joint dust cover (170% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0033% fail on Suspension rod
    • 0.0033% fail on Axles
      • 0.0033% fail on Axle
  • 11% fail on Steering (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 10% fail on Steering linkage components (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 10% fail on Track rod end (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint (160% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Drag link end (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Other components (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0098% fail on Steering component (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0065% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.013% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.0033% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.17% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.17% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0033% fail on Operation
    • 0.10% fail on Steering play (150% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Steering rack (160% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Power steering (77% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0098% fail on Operation
      • 0.0033% fail on Other components
    • 0.013% fail on Steering column
    • 0.013% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.013% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.0098% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.0033% fail on Steering lock
  • 8.6% fail on Brakes (21% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (17% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (14% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Brake pads (14% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0098% fail on Brake linings
      • 2.0% fail on Brake discs and drums (93% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Brake discs (94% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0065% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.13% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (58% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.082% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.046% fail on Cable
        • 0.0033% fail on Linkage
        • 0.0033% fail on Relay lever
    • 3.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance (19% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt (19% worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance (16% worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.41% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.036% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.023% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.013% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.0065% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0065% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (18% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.0033% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.62% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.61% fail on Rbt
          • 0.56% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.052% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.0065% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.0033% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0033% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.0033% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0033% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.33% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (25% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Rbt (sp) (24% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.26% fail on Service brake imbalance (25% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.082% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.0033% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.0033% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.069% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Lever (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (180% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Hand lever (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pedal
    • 0.37% fail on Rigid brake pipes (29% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Hydraulic systems (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Brake fluid (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0065% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.22% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (44% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Anti-lock braking system (30% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Electronic stability control (92% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.075% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.046% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (54% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (58% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.013% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0065% fail on Other components
      • 0.0065% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.0065% fail on Other braking system component (9 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0065% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0065% fail on Leaks
    • 0.0033% fail on Hand operated control valves
      • 0.0033% fail on Condition
  • 6.7% fail on Tyres
    • 3.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.39% fail on Size/type (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
  • 6.5% fail on Visibility (32% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Washers (96% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Wipers (26% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Driver's view (80% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on View to rear
      • 0.17% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.0033% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.082% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.082% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.013% fail on Bonnet (88% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 2.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (11% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Transmission
      • 1.0% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.0% fail on Joints
        • 0.0033% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.033% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.033% fail on Joints
    • 0.76% fail on Exhaust system (44% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Spare wheel (31 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Spare wheel condition (30 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Carrier (31 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Integral vehicle structure (8 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Sub-frame (21 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.092% fail on Sub-frame condition (21 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0098% fail on Strengthening plate (17 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Body
      • 0.085% fail on Other body component
      • 0.029% fail on Panel
      • 0.0033% fail on Body condition
    • 0.088% fail on Chassis (8 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Chassis condition (8 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0065% fail on Strengthening plate (13 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.075% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.075% fail on Seats
      • 0.056% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.020% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.072% fail on Fuel system (65% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (64% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0098% fail on Hose
      • 0.0098% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0065% fail on Tank
    • 0.069% fail on Doors (55% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.026% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0033% fail on Catch
      • 0.023% fail on Front passenger's door (63% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.023% fail on Door condition (61% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.016% fail on Door condition
    • 0.043% fail on Undertray
    • 0.026% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.020% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.0065% fail on Bracket
    • 0.020% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.020% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.0033% fail on Towbar
      • 0.0033% fail on Coupling
    • 0.0033% fail on Load security
      • 0.0033% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.0033% fail on Tailgate condition
  • 2.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.6% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.8% fail on Compression ignition (48% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.059% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.043% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.020% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (95% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 0.80% fail on Spark ignition (47% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on Catalyst emissions (29% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (62% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.0098% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.0065% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0033% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.0033% fail on Oxygen sensor
    • 0.21% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.20% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.0098% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.029% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.016% fail on Undertray
      • 0.013% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 2.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Seat belts (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.023% fail on Attachment (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0033% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.88% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.043% fail on Airbags (160% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Drivers airbag (170% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0033% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.31% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.23% fail on Condition (88% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.082% fail on Attachment (71% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.26% fail on Identification of the vehicle (39% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Registration plates (39% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.016% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0098% fail on Belt(s)/padding
    • 0.0065% fail on Anchorages

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