Renault Clio MOT Results

Registered in 2012
69.2% pass rate
from 14,431 tests in 2017
(47% worse than other 2012 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Clio is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (78% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamps (180% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp (200% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.028% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (8 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0069% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0069% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0069% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.0069% fail on Switch
      • 0.0069% fail on Dipswitch
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim (60% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Flashing type (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Individual lamps (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on All direction indicators (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.0069% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.0069% fail on Switch
    • 2.4% fail on Position lamps (65% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Front lamps (85% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.014% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.0069% fail on Switch
    • 2.4% fail on Stop lamp (100% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Registration plate lamp (18% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Rear fog lamp (48% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Fog lamp (51% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.29% fail on Horn (180% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Rear reflectors (190% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.028% fail on Lamp
      • 0.021% fail on Switch
    • 0.014% fail on Battery
    • 0.014% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 11% fail on Suspension (200% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Coil springs (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Location
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Anti-roll bars (120% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (140% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (99% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.81% fail on Front suspension joints (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.24% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.21% fail on Constant velocity joints
        • 0.021% fail on Couplings (11 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Shock absorbers (62% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Condition (62% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.083% fail on Rear
      • 0.062% fail on Front
    • 0.049% fail on Tie bars/rods (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0069% fail on Condition
    • 0.028% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.014% fail on Condition (9 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.021% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.021% fail on Condition
    • 0.0069% fail on Axles
      • 0.0069% fail on Stub axle
    • 0.0069% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0069% fail on Component mounting
  • 7.4% fail on Tyres (32% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Condition (77% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.14% fail on Size/type
    • 0.035% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.4% fail on Brakes (41% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Hub components (24% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Brake pads (26% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.014% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.0069% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.5% fail on Brake performance (33% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.59% fail on Front wheels (75% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.21% fail on Brake imbalance (82% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.014% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.014% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.15% fail on Components
        • 0.090% fail on Pipes
        • 0.049% fail on Hoses
        • 0.014% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.021% fail on Leaks
      • 0.0069% fail on Operation
    • 0.15% fail on Service brake control components (150% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Pedal (150% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Anti-slip (170% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.049% fail on ABS
    • 0.028% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.021% fail on Lever (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0069% fail on Cable
  • 3.3% fail on Driver's view of the road (25% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Washers (37% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Wipers (56% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.14% fail on Mirrors (100% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.0069% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Seat belts (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0069% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0069% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.33% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (87% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (95% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.0069% fail on Seat belt pre-tensioner
  • 0.62% fail on Steering (59% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Steering system (79% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Track rod end (73% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.021% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.014% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.014% fail on Steering control
      • 0.0069% fail on Steering lock
      • 0.0069% fail on Steering column
    • 0.0069% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.26% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.26% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.25% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.12% fail on Body condition
    • 0.076% fail on Doors
      • 0.035% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.035% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.0069% fail on Drivers
    • 0.021% fail on Seats
      • 0.014% fail on Drivers
      • 0.0069% fail on Passengers
    • 0.021% fail on Spare wheel (15 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Body security
  • 0.24% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (62% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Emissions
    • 0.055% fail on Exhaust system (86% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.028% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.021% fail on Fuel system (81% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Pipe
  • 0.14% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 0.021% fail on Attachment (86% better than other 2012 cars)

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