Renault Clio MOT Results

Registered in 2014
71.8% pass rate
from 27,956 tests in 2020
(50% worse than other 2014 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Clio is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.5% fail on Suspension (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Suspension arms (8 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Ball joint (17 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.039% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.011% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.0036% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.8% fail on Springs (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Coil spring (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Mounting (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Other suspension component (8 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Ball joint (15 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0072% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.23% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage ball joints (83% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.021% fail on Linkage
      • 0.021% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.014% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.011% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.0072% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.0072% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.21% fail on Shock absorbers (48% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.068% fail on Wheel bearings (48% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.043% fail on Sub-frames (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Ball joint (39 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0072% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (10 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.014% fail on Ball joint (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0036% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0036% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0036% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.0036% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 7.9% fail on Visibility (91% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Wipers (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Washers (25% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.079% fail on View to rear
      • 0.075% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.0036% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.039% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.036% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.0036% fail on Window
    • 0.0036% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.8% fail on Brakes (120% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Brake performance (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.25% fail on Service brake imbalance (110% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on Plate brake tester (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.029% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.011% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.96% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.95% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0072% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.73% fail on Parking brake performance (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.72% fail on Rbt (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.63% fail on Parking brake performance (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.086% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.011% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.0072% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0036% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.0036% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.0036% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0036% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.22% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Rbt (sp) (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.18% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.036% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.0072% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.0036% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.0036% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.054% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (54% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Brake linings and pads (40% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Brake pads (41% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0036% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.050% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (140% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.032% fail on Lever (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Cable
        • 0.0036% fail on Pivot
    • 0.54% fail on Parking brake control (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Lever (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Hand lever (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Pedal (110% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Rigid brake pipes (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.082% fail on Flexible brake hoses (92% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.079% fail on Hydraulic systems (150% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Brake fluid (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0072% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.054% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.039% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.029% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.014% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.0072% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.0072% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 5.2% fail on Tyres (17% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth (15% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Condition (24% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.086% fail on Size/type
    • 0.021% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 4.8% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (16% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps (16% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp (22% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0036% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.0036% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.53% fail on Stop lamp (54% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.39% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.021% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.34% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (53% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Direction indicators (31% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Flashing type (31% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.050% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.10% fail on Rear reflectors (160% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.043% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.043% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.043% fail on Electrical equipment (73% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.014% fail on Horn (88% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0072% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.039% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (81% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Rear fog lamp (81% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on Rear fog lamp (81% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0036% fail on Switch
    • 0.0072% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0072% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.0072% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 0.70% fail on Body, chassis, structure (24% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Transmission
      • 0.30% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.30% fail on Joints
      • 0.025% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.025% fail on Joints
    • 0.13% fail on Doors (120% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Other passenger's door (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Door condition (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0072% fail on Hinge (19 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.014% fail on Hinge (45 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.0072% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0036% fail on Hinge
    • 0.068% fail on Body
      • 0.050% fail on Other body component
      • 0.018% fail on Panel
    • 0.050% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.036% fail on Exhaust system (87% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Seats
      • 0.036% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.029% fail on Undertray
    • 0.025% fail on Fuel system (63% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (72% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0072% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0036% fail on Hose
    • 0.0072% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.0036% fail on Spare wheel condition
      • 0.0036% fail on Carrier
    • 0.0036% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.0036% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.0036% fail on Chassis
      • 0.0036% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.0036% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.0036% fail on Bracket
    • 0.0036% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.0036% fail on Other boot lid component
  • 0.32% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (65% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Exhaust emissions (68% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Spark ignition (52% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.097% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.082% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (70% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.036% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.0072% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.079% fail on Compression ignition (83% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.032% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (81% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (90% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.0036% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.0036% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
    • 0.032% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.025% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.0036% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.0036% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.0072% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.0036% fail on Sound deadening material
      • 0.0036% fail on Undertray
  • 0.26% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.19% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
      • 0.011% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0036% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0036% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0036% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.072% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (50% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.0036% fail on Airbags
      • 0.0036% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.25% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.15% fail on Condition (180% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Attachment
  • 0.24% fail on Steering (29% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint (10 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Track rod end (65% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0036% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0036% fail on Intermediate drop arm
    • 0.011% fail on Steering play
      • 0.011% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0072% fail on Steering gear (85% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0036% fail on Operation
      • 0.0036% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0036% fail on Power steering
      • 0.0036% fail on Operation
    • 0.0036% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.23% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.23% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.0072% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests (31 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.0072% fail on Doors (39 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0072% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors (52 times worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.0072% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0072% fail on Belt(s)/padding
  • 0.0036% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.0036% fail on Speedometer
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