Renault Koleos MOT Results

Registered in 2008
60.7% pass rate
from 481 tests in 2017
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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Koleos is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (41% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 12% fail on Position lamps (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Front lamps (82% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Rear lamps (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 9.8% fail on Registration plate lamp (93% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.83% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (18 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.62% fail on Headlamp levelling device (21 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.42% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.83% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.42% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.42% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.21% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.21% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.21% fail on Battery
  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 8.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Linkage condition (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Condition
      • 0.21% fail on Attachment
    • 3.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.7% fail on Sub-frames (25 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Condition (69 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Attachment
    • 1.0% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.42% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.21% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.21% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.42% fail on Drive shafts (79% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Front drive shafts (79% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Constant velocity joints (79% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.21% fail on Condition
  • 8.9% fail on Brakes
    • 5.4% fail on Hub components (77% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Brake pads (95% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.21% fail on Brake calipers
    • 2.3% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.9% fail on Components
        • 1.7% fail on Pipes
        • 0.21% fail on Hoses
      • 0.42% fail on Leaks
    • 1.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.83% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.62% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.42% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.21% fail on Rear wheels
    • 0.62% fail on Service brake control components (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Pedal (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.21% fail on Condition
    • 0.21% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.21% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.21% fail on Electronic parking brake
  • 6.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.7% fail on Wipers
    • 2.5% fail on Washers
    • 1.2% fail on Windscreen (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.0% fail on Tyres
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
  • 1.9% fail on Steering
    • 1.9% fail on Steering system
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint
  • 0.62% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.62% fail on Attachment
  • 0.42% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.42% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.21% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.21% fail on Body condition
  • 0.21% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.21% fail on Exhaust system
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