Renault Koleos MOT Results

Registered in 2009
55.2% pass rate
from 1,421 tests in 2020
(19% worse than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Koleos is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Suspension (61% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 11% fail on Suspension arms (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Pins and bushes (180% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Suspension arm (36 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Ball joint (76% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Ball joint dust cover (29% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (20 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 10% fail on Anti-roll bars (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Linkage ball joints (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes (14 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Linkage (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (46% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint dust cover (48% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (76% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 3.5% fail on Sub-frames (12 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Sub-frame (19 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (14 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.70% fail on Wheel bearings (12% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Springs (89% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Coil springs (89% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.49% fail on Coil spring (89% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Other suspension component (32% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Other suspension component (8 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint (1.2% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.21% fail on Suspension rods (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.070% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.070% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.14% fail on Shock absorbers (91% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (8.6% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Stop lamp (44% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamps (3.4% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp (1.3% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp levelling device (61% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (56% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim (2.0% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim (0.85% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (34% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Electrical equipment (20% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Battery(ies) (96% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Trailer electrical socket (17 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.42% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (31% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Rear fog lamp (31% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Rear fog lamp (30% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Direction indicators (89% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Flashing type (89% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Individual direction indicators (88% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.070% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.14% fail on Position lamps (9.1% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Position lamp (18% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 10% fail on Brakes (23% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (62% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (76% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 4.1% fail on Brake pads (77% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake discs and drums (41% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Brake discs (42% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Brake performance (11% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (25% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (15% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.070% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
      • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance (33% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (38% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance (28% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Decelerometer (8 times worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake performance (9 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance (87% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt (95% worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.070% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.14% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (74% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Rbt (sp) (73% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake imbalance (69% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes (80% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Parking brake control (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Electronic parking brake (14 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Lever
    • 0.28% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (49% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Anti-lock braking system (54% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.14% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (5.4% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (59% worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 9.6% fail on Steering (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 9.4% fail on Steering linkage components (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 9.3% fail on Track rod end (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.070% fail on Intermediate drop arm
    • 0.14% fail on Steering play (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Steering rack (180% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.070% fail on Steering rack
  • 7.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (90% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Exhaust emissions (100% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Compression ignition (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 5.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (9 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (43% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Emissions not tested (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Emission control equipment (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.070% fail on Particulate filter
          • 0.070% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.14% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Spark ignition (23% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (72% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Noise suppression (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Undertray (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Sound deadening material
    • 0.070% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.070% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 5.6% fail on Tyres (16% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Tread depth (6.7% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Condition (25% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 4.4% fail on Visibility (22% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Washers (15% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers (31% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Driver's view (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on View to rear (18% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Mirrors (16% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 4.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure (7.9% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Transmission (15% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Drive shafts (20% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Joints (22% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust system (44% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Integral vehicle structure (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Sub-frame (23 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Sub-frame condition (24 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Fuel system (14% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Pipe (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.21% fail on Doors (5.6% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Other passenger's door (61% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Door condition (65% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.070% fail on Catch
    • 0.14% fail on Undertray (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Chassis
      • 0.070% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.070% fail on Towbar
      • 0.070% fail on Other towbar components
  • 0.84% fail on Road Wheels (91% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Attachment (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.35% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (62% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Seat belts (30% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Condition (12% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.14% fail on Identification of the vehicle (69% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Registration plates (69% better than other 2009 cars)
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