Renault Megane MOT Results

Registered in 1999
46.9% pass rate
from 1,511 tests in 2017
(8.7% worse than other 1999 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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Megane is unusually good or bad.

  • 28% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (16% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Registration plate lamp (41% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 3.4% fail on Rear lamps (84% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.066% fail on Switch
    • 6.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.066% fail on Switch
      • 0.066% fail on Dipswitch
    • 4.6% fail on Direction indicators (61% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Flashing type (61% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Individual lamps (94% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.46% fail on All direction indicators
    • 4.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.99% fail on Battery
    • 0.86% fail on Hazard warning (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Lamp (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Switch (180% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.79% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.73% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.066% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.20% fail on Horn
    • 0.20% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.066% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.066% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 24% fail on Suspension
    • 9.1% fail on Drive shafts (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 9.1% fail on Front drive shafts (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 9.0% fail on Constant velocity joints (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Couplings
      • 0.066% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.066% fail on Drive shafts
    • 7.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 5.4% fail on Component mounting
      • 2.3% fail on Subframe mounting (97% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Spring mounting
    • 4.8% fail on Wheel bearings (160% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Rear (180% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Front (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Suspension arms (37% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (35% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Attachment
    • 1.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (72% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (82% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.20% fail on Attachment
      • 0.066% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.73% fail on Coil springs (74% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Condition (73% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.20% fail on Condition (7 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.26% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment
    • 0.20% fail on Torque/reaction arms (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Condition (50 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
    • 0.066% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.066% fail on Condition
    • 0.066% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.066% fail on Condition
    • 0.066% fail on Axles
      • 0.066% fail on Axle beam
  • 14% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (26% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 9.5% fail on Exhaust system (83% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Emissions
    • 1.7% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.99% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.46% fail on Cap
      • 0.26% fail on System
      • 0.20% fail on Pipe
      • 0.066% fail on Hose
  • 13% fail on Driver's view of the road (41% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Washers (97% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Wipers
    • 0.60% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.26% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.20% fail on Bonnet
  • 12% fail on Brakes (32% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Brake performance (44% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.7% fail on Rear wheels (59% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Parking brake performance (83% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.46% fail on Service brake performance (66% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.066% fail on Brake operation
    • 4.2% fail on Hydraulic systems (38% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Components (38% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Pipes (43% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Hoses
        • 0.13% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.066% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.066% fail on Valves
      • 0.66% fail on Leaks
      • 0.13% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Hub components
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.86% fail on Brake pads (57% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.7% fail on ABS
    • 0.60% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.60% fail on Condition
    • 0.40% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.40% fail on Pedal
        • 0.20% fail on Condition
        • 0.20% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.13% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.066% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.066% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 9.8% fail on Tyres
    • 5.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.79% fail on Size/type (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (48% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Doors (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Passengers other (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Passengers front
    • 1.6% fail on Body condition
    • 0.79% fail on Seats (160% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Drivers (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Passengers
    • 0.73% fail on Engine mountings (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.60% fail on Chassis
    • 0.066% fail on Body security
    • 0.066% fail on Load security
      • 0.066% fail on Access panel
  • 3.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (38% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Seat belts (38% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.13% fail on Requirements
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
      • 0.066% fail on Attachment
    • 1.1% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.1% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.066% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 2.9% fail on Steering (36% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Steering system (33% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.066% fail on Free play
        • 0.066% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.066% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.066% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.33% fail on Power steering
      • 0.13% fail on Operation
      • 0.13% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.066% fail on Rams
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.40% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.26% fail on Attachment
    • 0.13% fail on Condition

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