Renault Clio MOT Results

Registered in 2011
62.8% pass rate
from 18,020 tests in 2017
(51% 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.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Stop lamp (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamp aim (87% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Position lamps (150% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Front lamps (190% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.028% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.011% fail on Switch (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Headlamps (190% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Headlamp (200% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Switch (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.028% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (9 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.011% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0055% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.011% fail on Dipswitch (11 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0055% fail on Matched pair
    • 4.5% fail on Registration plate lamp (68% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Direction indicators (190% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Flashing type (190% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Individual lamps (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Side repeaters (34% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on All direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.028% fail on Switch (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Rear fog lamp (62% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Fog lamp (61% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.011% fail on Switch
    • 0.29% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Horn (83% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Rear reflectors (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Battery
    • 0.017% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.017% fail on Lamp
    • 0.011% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.0055% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 12% fail on Suspension (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 8.2% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Location (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Suspension arms (98% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0055% fail on Attachment
    • 1.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (67% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (78% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.017% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.011% fail on Attachment
    • 0.85% fail on Front suspension joints (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Drive shafts (37% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Front drive shafts (36% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Constant velocity joints (35% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Shock absorbers (72% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Condition (72% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.11% fail on Rear
      • 0.072% fail on Front
    • 0.17% fail on Sub-frames (12 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Condition (35 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Attachment
    • 0.044% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.044% fail on Condition
    • 0.039% fail on Prescribed areas (12 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Component mounting (11 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Subframe mounting (16 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.033% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0055% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.0055% fail on Condition
    • 0.0055% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.0055% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0055% fail on Axles
      • 0.0055% fail on Stub axle
  • 8.1% fail on Tyres (28% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Condition (40% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Tread depth (16% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Size/type (160% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.0055% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 6.1% fail on Brakes (33% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Hub components (22% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Brake pads (16% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Brake discs (91% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.0055% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.0055% fail on Brake back plates
    • 1.9% fail on Brake performance (23% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Rear wheels (31% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Front wheels (60% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.20% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.067% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.017% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.011% fail on Brake operation
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.27% fail on Components
        • 0.20% fail on Pipes
        • 0.050% fail on Hoses
        • 0.017% fail on Cylinders (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0055% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.0055% fail on Leaks
    • 0.18% fail on Service brake control components (160% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Pedal (160% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Anti-slip (200% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.078% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.039% fail on ABS (70% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.0055% fail on Linkage
      • 0.0055% fail on Lever
      • 0.0055% fail on Cable
    • 0.0055% fail on Hand operated control valves
      • 0.0055% fail on Attachment
  • 4.3% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.7% fail on Washers (77% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Wipers (51% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.12% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.0055% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.3% fail on Steering (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Steering system (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Track rod end (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.017% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.011% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0055% fail on Free play
        • 0.0055% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.033% fail on Steering control
      • 0.011% fail on Steering lock (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Steering column
      • 0.011% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.011% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.0055% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.0055% fail on Locking devices
  • 1.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Seat belts (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0055% fail on Requirements
    • 0.33% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (74% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (76% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.51% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Spare wheel (46 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Body condition (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Seats
      • 0.044% fail on Drivers
      • 0.011% fail on Passengers
    • 0.039% fail on Vehicle structure (17 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Chassis (17 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Body security (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.028% fail on Doors (72% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.011% fail on Passengers front
  • 0.32% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (64% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Emissions
    • 0.083% fail on Exhaust system (85% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.078% fail on Fuel system (52% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Cap
      • 0.011% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0055% fail on Tank
      • 0.0055% fail on System
    • 0.028% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.24% fail on Registration plates and VIN (39% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Registration plate (39% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.23% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.17% fail on Condition (65% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Attachment (61% better than other 2011 cars)

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