Renault Koleos MOT Results

Registered in 2009
52.8% pass rate
from 1,624 tests in 2020
(27% 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.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (50% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Position lamps (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Position lamp (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.0% fail on Stop lamp (39% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamp aim (50% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim (44% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.18% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.86% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.86% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.86% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.31% fail on Direction indicators (83% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Flashing type (83% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Individual direction indicators (72% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.25% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.062% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.12% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 20% fail on Suspension (56% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 12% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Linkage ball joints (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes (16 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.43% fail on Linkage
      • 0.37% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.062% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.062% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 7.6% fail on Suspension arms (91% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Pins and bushes (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Ball joint (56% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Suspension arm (19 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.5% fail on Sub-frames (12 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Sub-frame (22 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (16 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (14 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.68% fail on Springs (84% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Coil springs (84% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.62% fail on Coil spring (85% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.062% fail on Mounting
    • 0.43% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.43% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.062% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.062% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 10% fail on Brakes (32% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 6.2% fail on Brake pads (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.92% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.062% fail on Brake drums
    • 2.2% fail on Brake performance (42% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.31% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.68% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (57% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.62% fail on Rbt (sp) (59% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.062% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.37% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.37% fail on Rbt
          • 0.37% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.062% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.062% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.062% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.062% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 1.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.37% fail on Electronic parking brake (8 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.12% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.062% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.062% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.062% fail on Pedal
    • 0.062% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.062% fail on Brake fluid
  • 8.5% fail on Steering (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Steering linkage components (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Track rod end (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.062% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.12% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.12% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.062% fail on Steering play
      • 0.062% fail on Steering rack
  • 6.5% fail on Visibility
    • 3.5% fail on Washers
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers
    • 1.2% fail on Driver's view (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.18% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.062% fail on View to rear
      • 0.062% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (68% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Exhaust emissions (72% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Compression ignition (200% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.74% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.12% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.062% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.062% fail on Particulate filter
        • 0.062% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.062% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 1.8% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.062% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.062% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.12% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.062% fail on Sound deadening material
      • 0.062% fail on Undertray
    • 0.12% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.12% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 5.0% fail on Tyres (25% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Size/type
  • 3.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.4% fail on Transmission
      • 1.1% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.0% fail on Joints
        • 0.062% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.31% fail on Prop shafts (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.062% fail on Prop shaft
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.37% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.18% fail on Tank (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.062% fail on Hose
    • 0.31% fail on Undertray (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.18% fail on Body
      • 0.12% fail on Other body component
      • 0.062% fail on Panel
    • 0.18% fail on Doors
      • 0.12% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.12% fail on Door condition
      • 0.062% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.062% fail on Door condition
    • 0.12% fail on Chassis (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Chassis condition (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.55% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.49% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.37% fail on Condition
      • 0.062% fail on Attachment
      • 0.062% fail on Requirements
    • 0.062% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.49% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.49% fail on Attachment
  • 0.18% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.18% fail on Registration plates
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