Renault Megane MOT Results

Registered in 1997
48.2% pass rate
from 170 tests in 2020
(29% 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.

  • 21% fail on Suspension
    • 11% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (100% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.5% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.59% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.59% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.9% fail on Springs
      • 2.9% fail on Coil springs
        • 2.9% fail on Coil spring
    • 2.4% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.8% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.59% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.59% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.59% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.59% fail on Ball joint
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 7.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 4.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.9% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt
          • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.59% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.59% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.2% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.9% fail on Brake discs and drums (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Brake discs (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.2% fail on Brake pads
    • 3.5% fail on Load sensing valves (18 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.2% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.8% fail on Side repeaters
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.8% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.2% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.2% fail on Horn
    • 0.59% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.59% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.59% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.59% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.59% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 14% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 6.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.5% fail on Transmission
      • 2.9% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.9% fail on Joints
      • 0.59% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.59% fail on Joints
    • 1.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.2% fail on Chassis
      • 1.2% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.2% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.2% fail on Pipe
    • 0.59% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.59% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.59% fail on Body
      • 0.59% fail on Panel
    • 0.59% fail on Doors
      • 0.59% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.59% fail on Door condition
    • 0.59% fail on Cabs
      • 0.59% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 10% fail on Visibility
    • 5.9% fail on Washers
    • 3.5% fail on Wipers
    • 0.59% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.59% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.59% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.59% fail on View to rear
      • 0.59% fail on Mirrors
  • 10% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 8.8% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 8.8% fail on Spark ignition
        • 8.2% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.59% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.2% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 6.5% fail on Tyres
    • 4.7% fail on Condition (150% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 2.4% fail on Steering
    • 1.2% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.2% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.59% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.59% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.59% fail on Power steering
      • 0.59% fail on Pipes and hoses

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