Renault Clio MOT Results

Registered in 2015
71.2% pass rate
from 24,472 tests in 2020
(62% 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.

  • 11% fail on Suspension (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Suspension arms (9 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Ball joint (18 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Pins and bushes (25% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Ball joint dust cover (11% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0082% fail on Suspension arm (6.9% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Springs (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Coil springs (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 5.4% fail on Coil spring (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Mounting (6 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Other suspension component (7 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint (14 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Anti-roll bars (33% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Linkage ball joints (63% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Ball joint (150% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (1.6% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Linkage (39% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0082% fail on Ball joint dust cover (60% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0041% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.0041% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0041% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0041% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.22% fail on Shock absorbers (34% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Wheel bearings (4.2% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Macpherson strut (98% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (67% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Pins and bushes (10% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Ball joint (17 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0082% fail on Macpherson strut (130% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Sub-frames (160% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Ball joint (25 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Suspension rods (120% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0082% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0041% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.0041% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 7.6% fail on Visibility (80% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Wipers (98% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Washers (40% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.086% fail on View to rear (90% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Mirrors (86% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0041% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.057% fail on Driver's view (12% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Condition of glass (20% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Windscreen (19% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.0082% fail on Bonnet (51% better than other 2015 cars)
  • 6.7% fail on Brakes (100% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (48% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Brake linings and pads (40% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Brake pads (40% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Brake linings (11% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs and drums (100% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs (100% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0041% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.020% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (7.1% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Lever (36% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0041% fail on Cable
        • 0.0041% fail on Linkage
    • 2.9% fail on Brake performance (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.20% fail on Service brake imbalance (100% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.020% fail on Plate brake tester (140% worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.012% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (94% worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.0082% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0082% fail on Decelerometer (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.0082% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.80% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0082% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (7 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Parking brake performance (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Rbt (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.45% fail on Parking brake performance (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.061% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.0082% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.020% fail on Decelerometer (10 times worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.020% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (18 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.020% fail on Plate brake tester (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.012% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (6 times worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.0082% fail on Parking brake performance (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (100% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Rbt (sp) (110% worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.025% fail on Service brake performance (34% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Brake performance not tested (53% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Rigid brake pipes (8 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Hand lever (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Pedal (67% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.078% fail on Hydraulic systems (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Brake fluid (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (45% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Anti-lock braking system (24% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Electronic stability control (72% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Flexible brake hoses (35% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.0041% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.0041% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 4.7% fail on Tyres (9.6% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth (3.5% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Condition (17% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.082% fail on Size/type (30% worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 4.5% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (8.6% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim (13% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim (10% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (65% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamps (60% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp (72% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Headlamp levelling device (2.4% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Stop lamp (18% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (16% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Direction indicators (13% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Flashing type (13% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Side repeaters (5.4% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Individual direction indicators (30% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on All direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.094% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (56% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Rear fog lamp (56% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.086% fail on Rear fog lamp (58% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Switch (28% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.082% fail on Rear reflectors (160% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.082% fail on Electrical equipment (35% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Battery(ies) (140% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Horn (61% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0082% fail on Electrical wiring (4.6% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Reversing lamps (0.58% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Reversing lamps (4.2% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0041% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.016% fail on Position lamps (45% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Position lamp (39% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.0082% fail on Hazard warning (170% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0082% fail on Switch (170% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.0041% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.0041% fail on Outline marker lamp
    • 0.0041% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0041% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.0041% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 0.67% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (21% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Exhaust emissions (20% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Spark ignition (15% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (43% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Catalyst emissions (26% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Emissions not tested (44% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Compression ignition (66% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.086% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (59% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.020% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (82% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0082% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (13% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0041% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.033% fail on Fluid leaks (0.020% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Engine oil leaks (2.2% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0041% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.0041% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.0041% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.0041% fail on Undertray
  • 0.53% fail on Body, chassis, structure (26% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Transmission (16% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Drive shafts (12% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Joints (13% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0041% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.0041% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.0041% fail on Joints
    • 0.094% fail on Body (190% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Other body component (180% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Panel (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.053% fail on Bumpers (65% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Seats (91% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Driver's seat (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.037% fail on Exhaust system (85% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.037% fail on Doors (20% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Other passenger's door (29% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Door condition (14% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0041% fail on Catch
      • 0.0082% fail on Front passenger's door (40% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0082% fail on Door condition (37% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Fuel system (63% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (65% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0041% fail on System
    • 0.020% fail on Undertray (84% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Spare wheel (10 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Spare wheel condition (19 times worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.35% fail on Road Wheels (90% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Attachment (50% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.25% fail on Steering (5.4% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Steering linkage components (6.8% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Track rod end (37% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Ball joint (8 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0041% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.016% fail on Steering play (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.0082% fail on Steering gear (77% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0041% fail on Operation
      • 0.0041% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.15% fail on Identification of the vehicle (25% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Registration plates (24% better than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.15% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (52% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Seat belts (29% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Condition (25% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (81% better than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.0041% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.0041% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.0041% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0041% fail on Anchorages
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