Renault Clio MOT Results

Registered in 2015
76.6% pass rate
from 25,439 tests in 2020
(53% worse than other 2015 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 2015 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Clio is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.9% fail on Visibility (100% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Wipers (140% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Washers (40% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.11% fail on View to rear (140% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Mirrors (140% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0039% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.035% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.035% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.0039% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.0% fail on Suspension (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Suspension arms (10 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Ball joint (20 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.012% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.0079% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0039% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.4% fail on Springs (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Coil spring (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Other suspension component (9 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint (16 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0039% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.19% fail on Anti-roll bars (74% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Linkage ball joints (130% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Ball joint (190% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.016% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0079% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0079% fail on Linkage
    • 0.17% fail on Shock absorbers (41% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.079% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.035% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.012% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0079% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0079% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0079% fail on Ball joint (19 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.012% fail on Ball joint (30 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.0079% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.0079% fail on Ball joint (6 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.0079% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (8 times worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 5.3% fail on Brakes (96% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (71% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Brake linings and pads (72% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Brake pads (71% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.028% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.68% fail on Brake discs and drums (95% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.68% fail on Brake discs (96% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0079% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.0079% fail on Lever
    • 2.0% fail on Brake performance (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake imbalance (94% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.020% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.020% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (160% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Rbt (sp) (180% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Rbt (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.30% fail on Parking brake performance (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.035% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.0079% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.0079% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0039% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.0039% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.13% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (98% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Rbt (sp) (110% worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.10% fail on Service brake imbalance (150% worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.039% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.028% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.24% fail on Parking brake control (130% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Lever (150% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (99% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Hand lever (150% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Pedal
    • 0.063% fail on Rigid brake pipes (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Hydraulic systems (130% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Brake fluid (140% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.0039% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.051% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.024% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (64% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.012% fail on Electronic stability control (74% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.0079% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.0039% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.0039% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.0039% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0039% fail on Other components
  • 4.4% fail on Tyres (16% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Condition (29% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.16% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (120% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.071% fail on Size/type
  • 3.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.090% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.0% fail on Headlamps (39% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Headlamp (51% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0039% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.0039% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.45% fail on Stop lamp (28% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.27% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.27% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.21% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.067% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.0039% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.25% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.25% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.0039% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.086% fail on Rear reflectors (160% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.083% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.059% fail on Horn
      • 0.020% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.0039% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.063% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (68% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Rear fog lamp (68% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.055% fail on Rear fog lamp (71% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0079% fail on Switch
    • 0.020% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.020% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.0079% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0079% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.0039% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 0.48% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (24% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Exhaust emissions (24% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.22% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.12% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.0039% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0039% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.0039% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.12% fail on Compression ignition (59% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.059% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (51% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.055% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (62% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0039% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.0039% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.024% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.024% fail on Engine oil leaks
    • 0.0039% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.0039% fail on Undertray
  • 0.40% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.14% fail on Transmission
      • 0.14% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.13% fail on Joints
        • 0.0079% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.0039% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.0039% fail on Joints
    • 0.094% fail on Body (180% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Other body component (170% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Panel (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.031% fail on Doors
      • 0.028% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.028% fail on Door condition
      • 0.0039% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.0039% fail on Door condition
    • 0.031% fail on Seats
      • 0.020% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.012% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.020% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.016% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.0039% fail on Tank
    • 0.016% fail on Exhaust system (90% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.0079% fail on Spare wheel (6 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0079% fail on Carrier (17 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.0079% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.0079% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.0079% fail on Undertray
    • 0.0039% fail on Chassis
      • 0.0039% fail on Chassis condition
  • 0.28% fail on Road Wheels (74% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Attachment (83% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.071% fail on Condition
  • 0.20% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.20% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.19% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (33% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
      • 0.012% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0079% fail on Prescribed areas (13 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.024% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (80% better than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.13% fail on Steering
    • 0.11% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.059% fail on Track rod end (51% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Ball joint (6 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Steering play (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.0079% fail on Operation (13 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0039% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0039% fail on Power steering
      • 0.0039% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 0.0039% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.0039% fail on Speedometer
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