Renault Clio MOT Results

Registered in 2011
53.6% pass rate
from 21,080 tests in 2020
(55% worse than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Clio is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Suspension (160% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 15% fail on Springs (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 15% fail on Coil springs (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 15% fail on Coil spring (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Mounting
      • 0.0095% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Suspension arms (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Pins and bushes (79% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint dust cover (39% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.0095% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 3.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Linkage ball joints (78% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint (96% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Linkage
      • 0.038% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.0095% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.0047% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.0% fail on Sub-frames (19 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Sub-frame (40 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (48 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.014% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0095% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.45% fail on Other suspension component (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Other suspension component (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0095% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0047% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.38% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.33% fail on Shock absorbers (70% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.100% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (12 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.066% fail on Macpherson strut (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0047% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0047% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.052% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.024% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0047% fail on Suspension rod
  • 22% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Stop lamp (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Headlamps (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Headlamp (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.024% fail on Dipswitch (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Direction indicators (190% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Flashing type (190% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Individual direction indicators (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Side repeaters (24% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on All direction indicators (200% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0095% fail on Switch
      • 0.0047% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.0047% fail on Switch
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim (47% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim (32% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Position lamps (160% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Position lamp (150% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on All position lamps (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Switch (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (93% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (64% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Rear fog lamp (64% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.61% fail on Rear fog lamp (65% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on Switch (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0047% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.0047% fail on Front fog lamp switch
    • 0.55% fail on Electrical equipment (93% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Horn (160% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.019% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.16% fail on Rear reflectors (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.100% fail on Reversing lamps (48% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.100% fail on Reversing lamps (47% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0047% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.024% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.019% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.014% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.014% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.014% fail on Switch
    • 0.0047% fail on Daytime running lamps
  • 8.1% fail on Brakes (35% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (21% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.4% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.0095% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.8% fail on Brake discs and drums (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Brake discs (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.052% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Cable
        • 0.0047% fail on Linkage
    • 3.0% fail on Brake performance (26% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance (36% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (37% worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance (28% worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.43% fail on Service brake imbalance (66% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.019% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.0047% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.50% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.49% fail on Rbt
          • 0.42% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.047% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.019% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.0095% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0095% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.0047% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0047% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.37% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.37% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.22% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.19% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.0095% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.0095% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.081% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake control (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Lever (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Hand lever (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pedal
    • 0.24% fail on Hydraulic systems (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Brake fluid (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.18% fail on Rigid brake pipes (51% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (48% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.0047% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.095% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.019% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (74% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (75% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0047% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.014% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.014% fail on Other components
  • 6.7% fail on Tyres (9.3% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.38% fail on Size/type (170% worse than other 2011 cars)
  • 6.3% fail on Steering (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Steering linkage components (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Track rod end (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0095% fail on Other components
        • 0.0095% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.0047% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.090% fail on Steering play (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Steering rack (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0047% fail on Steering box
    • 0.071% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.071% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.014% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.014% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.0095% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.0047% fail on Power steering
      • 0.0047% fail on Operation
    • 0.0047% fail on Steering column
  • 4.8% fail on Visibility
    • 3.1% fail on Washers (58% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Wipers (39% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Driver's view (81% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on View to rear
      • 0.13% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.076% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.076% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.0047% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Seat belts (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.014% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0047% fail on Requirements
    • 0.61% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (98% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.0047% fail on Airbags
      • 0.0047% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 2.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.79% fail on Transmission
      • 0.76% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.76% fail on Joints
      • 0.033% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.033% fail on Joints
    • 0.37% fail on Exhaust system (59% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Spare wheel (40 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Spare wheel condition (45 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Carrier (33 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Integral vehicle structure (25 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Sub-frame (50 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Sub-frame condition (53 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0047% fail on Strengthening plate
      • 0.043% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Body (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Other body component (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Panel
      • 0.0047% fail on Body condition
    • 0.12% fail on Undertray (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Chassis (18 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Chassis condition (18 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Strengthening plate (13 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.062% fail on Doors (50% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.024% fail on Door condition
      • 0.024% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.024% fail on Door condition
      • 0.014% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.014% fail on Door condition
    • 0.062% fail on Seats
      • 0.057% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.0047% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.043% fail on Fuel system (73% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (71% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0095% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0047% fail on Tank
    • 0.014% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.0095% fail on Bracket
      • 0.0047% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.0095% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.0095% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.0047% fail on Load security
      • 0.0047% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.0047% fail on Other tailgate component
  • 1.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (40% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Exhaust emissions (46% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Spark ignition (27% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.27% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (56% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.0095% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0047% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.0047% fail on Other emission control equipment
      • 0.18% fail on Compression ignition (75% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.071% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (72% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.071% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (81% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.0095% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.0095% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.0047% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.15% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.13% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.0047% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.0047% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.0047% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.043% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.033% fail on Undertray
      • 0.0095% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 0.24% fail on Road Wheels (36% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Condition (58% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Attachment (74% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.18% fail on Identification of the vehicle (54% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Registration plates (54% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.0095% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0047% fail on Anchorages
    • 0.0047% fail on Belt(s)/padding

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