Renault Koleos MOT Results

Registered in 2008
55.1% pass rate
from 428 tests in 2020
(10% worse than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Koleos is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Suspension (46% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 11% fail on Suspension arms (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Pins and bushes (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Suspension arm (26 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Ball joint (71% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Ball joint dust cover (21% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 9.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Linkage ball joints (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Pins and bushes (10 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Linkage (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (47% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Ball joint dust cover (25% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 1.6% fail on Sub-frames (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Sub-frame (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Wheel bearings (16% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Springs (85% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Coil springs (85% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.70% fail on Coil spring (85% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Other suspension component (54% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
  • 12% fail on Steering (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 12% fail on Steering linkage components (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 12% fail on Track rod end (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Drag link end
  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (16% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Stop lamp (1.5% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (15% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps (35% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp (32% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim (33% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim (41% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (38% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (63% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Rear fog lamp (64% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.93% fail on Rear fog lamp (67% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Direction indicators (77% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Flashing type (77% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Individual direction indicators (66% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.23% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.23% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.23% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 9.1% fail on Brakes (7.7% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Mechanical brake components (62% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 5.1% fail on Brake pads (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums (8.5% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.93% fail on Brake discs (26% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Brake drums
    • 2.3% fail on Brake performance (53% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance (18% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (23% worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance (37% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (49% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.93% fail on Rbt (sp) (58% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.93% fail on Service brake performance (62% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.93% fail on Rbt (61% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.93% fail on Service brake performance (55% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.23% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.23% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes (33% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.23% fail on Brake fluid
  • 7.7% fail on Tyres (10% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Tread depth (14% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Condition (1.1% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 5.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (15% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Exhaust emissions (22% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Compression ignition (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.23% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.23% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 2.3% fail on Spark ignition (29% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (48% worse than other 2008 cars)
  • 4.9% fail on Visibility (19% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Washers (10.0% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers (36% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Driver's view (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
  • 3.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure (45% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Transmission (38% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Drive shafts (63% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.93% fail on Joints (62% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Prop shafts (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Joints (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Bearing housing
    • 0.70% fail on Chassis (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Chassis condition (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Integral vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Sub-frame (26 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Sub-frame condition (27 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.23% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.23% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.23% fail on Undertray
  • 0.93% fail on Road Wheels (83% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Attachment (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
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    Friendly looking and vary capable SUV that combines features of a good SUV with benefits of a decent MPV. Smooth revving chain cam diesel. Good ride.

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