Renault Koleos MOT Results

Registered in 2008
57.2% pass rate
from 502 tests in 2020
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.

  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 9.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Linkage ball joints (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.40% fail on Linkage
      • 0.40% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.20% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.20% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 8.0% fail on Suspension arms (82% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Pins and bushes (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.8% fail on Suspension arm (18 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.6% fail on Sub-frames (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.00% fail on Sub-frame (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.60% fail on Springs (87% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Coil springs (87% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Coil spring (87% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.40% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.20% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.6% fail on Position lamps (91% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Position lamp (95% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.40% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.00% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.00% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.00% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.40% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.20% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.20% fail on Horn
    • 0.20% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.20% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.20% fail on Individual direction indicators
  • 8.4% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Steering linkage components (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 8.0% fail on Track rod end (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.20% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.20% fail on Steering rack
  • 6.8% fail on Tyres
    • 3.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.0% fail on Condition
  • 6.6% fail on Visibility
    • 4.2% fail on Washers
    • 1.8% fail on Wipers
    • 0.60% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.20% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.20% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.20% fail on View to rear
      • 0.20% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.4% fail on Brakes
    • 4.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 4.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 4.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.60% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.60% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.00% fail on Brake performance (78% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.60% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.40% fail on Service brake performance (82% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Rbt (82% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.40% fail on Service brake performance (79% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.20% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.20% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.20% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.20% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.20% fail on Rbt
          • 0.20% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.80% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.20% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.20% fail on Electronic parking brake
  • 6.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.4% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.2% fail on Compression ignition (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.80% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.40% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 1.4% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 3.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.2% fail on Transmission
      • 1.2% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.2% fail on Joints
    • 0.40% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.20% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.20% fail on Sub-frame condition
      • 0.20% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.40% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.20% fail on Hose
      • 0.20% fail on Pipe
    • 0.20% fail on Chassis
      • 0.20% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.20% fail on Doors
      • 0.20% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.20% fail on Door condition
  • 0.60% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.40% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.20% fail on Attachment
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.20% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.20% fail on Attachment
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  • Renault Koleos (2008 - 2010)
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