Renault Megane MOT Results

Registered in 1998
49.4% pass rate
from 769 tests in 2017
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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Megane is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Suspension
    • 11% fail on Prescribed areas (73% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Component mounting (58% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Subframe mounting (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Drive shafts (80% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 7.5% fail on Front drive shafts (83% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 7.4% fail on Constant velocity joints (81% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Couplings
    • 3.3% fail on Wheel bearings (91% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Rear (150% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Front
    • 1.7% fail on Suspension arms (53% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (50% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (56% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.39% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (84% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.91% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.91% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.65% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.65% fail on Condition
    • 0.39% fail on Coil springs (81% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Condition (80% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Torque/reaction arms (10 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Condition (86 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment
    • 0.26% fail on Torsion bars (35 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Condition (108 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment
  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.3% fail on Rear lamps (140% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.39% fail on All position lamps (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.1% fail on Individual lamps (78% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.26% fail on Side repeaters
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.13% fail on Switch
    • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.7% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.26% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.91% fail on Battery
    • 0.13% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 8.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.9% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.0% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance (47% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.78% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.13% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.13% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.9% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.5% fail on Components
        • 3.3% fail on Pipes
        • 1.8% fail on Valves (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.65% fail on Hoses (66% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.13% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.39% fail on Leaks
      • 0.13% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.13% fail on Operation
    • 3.3% fail on ABS (130% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Hub components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.65% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.13% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.52% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.39% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.26% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
      • 0.13% fail on Actuating linkage mounting
    • 0.26% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.13% fail on Pedal
        • 0.13% fail on Condition
      • 0.13% fail on Pedal linkage
        • 0.13% fail on Cable
    • 0.13% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.13% fail on Cable
  • 15% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (40% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Emissions
    • 8.2% fail on Exhaust system (71% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.0% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.39% fail on Cap
      • 0.39% fail on System
      • 0.13% fail on Hose
      • 0.13% fail on Pipe
  • 13% fail on Driver's view of the road (50% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Washers (130% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Wipers
    • 0.39% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.26% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.26% fail on Mirrors
  • 8.2% fail on Tyres
    • 4.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.0% fail on Condition
  • 6.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.1% fail on Body condition
    • 2.1% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.1% fail on Chassis
    • 0.52% fail on Doors
      • 0.26% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.13% fail on Drivers
      • 0.13% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.26% fail on Seats
      • 0.26% fail on Drivers
    • 0.13% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.13% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.13% fail on Load security
      • 0.13% fail on Access panel
  • 3.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.5% fail on Seat belts (43% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
      • 0.13% fail on Requirements
    • 1.2% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.91% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.26% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.8% fail on Steering (59% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Steering system (68% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.26% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.26% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.26% fail on Power steering
      • 0.13% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.13% fail on Other components
    • 0.13% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.26% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.13% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Attachment

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