Renault Megane MOT Results

Registered in 1997
47.1% pass rate
from 346 tests in 2017
(16% worse than other 1997 cars)
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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Megane is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Suspension (30% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 9.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 7.8% fail on Component mounting
      • 2.9% fail on Subframe mounting (160% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Wheel bearings (160% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Rear (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Front
    • 4.6% fail on Drive shafts
      • 4.6% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 4.6% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 1.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.87% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.58% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.4% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.87% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.87% fail on Condition
    • 0.29% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.29% fail on Condition
  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.2% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.9% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.5% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.58% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.29% fail on Side repeaters
    • 3.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.29% fail on Switch
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.3% fail on Fog lamp
      • 1.2% fail on Tell tale (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Switch
    • 0.87% fail on Battery
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 9.5% fail on Hydraulic systems (58% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 9.2% fail on Components (66% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 6.1% fail on Valves (18 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Pipes
        • 0.58% fail on Hoses
      • 0.29% fail on Leaks
    • 6.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.87% fail on Parking brake performance (79% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.29% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.6% fail on Hub components
      • 1.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.29% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.29% fail on Pedal
        • 0.29% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.29% fail on ABS
  • 15% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (42% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 9.8% fail on Emissions (58% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.2% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.87% fail on Cap
      • 0.29% fail on System
    • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.4% fail on Wipers
    • 4.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.87% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.29% fail on Windscreen
  • 7.2% fail on Tyres
    • 4.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.29% fail on Size/type
  • 5.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.58% fail on Condition
    • 0.87% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.87% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 3.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.7% fail on Body condition
    • 1.4% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.4% fail on Chassis
    • 0.58% fail on Doors
      • 0.29% fail on Drivers
      • 0.29% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.29% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.29% fail on Body security
  • 2.0% fail on Steering
    • 1.2% fail on Steering system (68% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.87% fail on Power steering
      • 0.29% fail on Operation
      • 0.29% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.29% fail on Pump
      • 0.29% fail on Other components
  • 1.7% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.29% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.29% fail on Attachment

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