Renault Megane MOT Results

Registered in 1999
53.0% pass rate
from 753 tests in 2020
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.

  • 18% fail on Body, chassis, structure (60% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Transmission (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Drive shafts (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 7.6% fail on Joints (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.27% fail on Joints
    • 7.4% fail on Exhaust system (99% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.13% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.13% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 1.3% fail on Doors (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Other passenger's door (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Door condition (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.13% fail on Door condition
    • 1.1% fail on Chassis
      • 0.93% fail on Chassis condition
      • 0.13% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.93% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.40% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.27% fail on Pipe
      • 0.13% fail on Tank
      • 0.13% fail on System
    • 0.40% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.40% fail on Engine mounting condition (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Seats
      • 0.27% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.13% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.40% fail on Boot lid (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Boot lid condition
      • 0.13% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.13% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.13% fail on Towbar
      • 0.13% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.13% fail on Body
      • 0.13% fail on Panel
    • 0.13% fail on Load security
      • 0.13% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.13% fail on Other tailgate component
    • 0.13% fail on Floor
  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.13% fail on Dipswitch
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.3% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.27% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.27% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.13% fail on Switch
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.7% fail on Stop lamp (63% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.53% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.53% fail on Switch
    • 0.27% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (82% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Rear fog lamp (82% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Rear fog lamp (81% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.27% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 14% fail on Suspension
    • 6.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.2% fail on Wheel bearings (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Suspension arms (44% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.53% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.13% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.9% fail on Springs
      • 1.9% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.9% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (66% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.27% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.13% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.93% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.66% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.40% fail on Other suspension component (7 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.53% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.40% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.13% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.13% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.13% fail on Suspension rod
  • 13% fail on Visibility (62% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Washers (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Wipers
    • 0.66% fail on View to rear
      • 0.53% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.13% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.27% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.13% fail on Bonnet
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 4.9% fail on Brake performance (39% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (63% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (61% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (61% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (60% better than other 1999 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.27% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.53% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.53% fail on Rbt
          • 0.40% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.13% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.40% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.6% fail on Brake discs
      • 1.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.13% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.13% fail on Lever
    • 1.9% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.9% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.27% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.27% fail on Pedal
    • 0.13% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.13% fail on Lever
    • 0.13% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.13% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.13% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.13% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 8.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 8.4% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 8.2% fail on Spark ignition
        • 5.6% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 2.0% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.53% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.27% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.13% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.13% fail on NOx sensor
      • 0.27% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.13% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.13% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.53% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.40% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.13% fail on Other leaks
  • 7.0% fail on Tyres
    • 4.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.40% fail on Size/type
  • 2.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (49% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
    • 0.80% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.3% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.93% fail on Steering (77% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Steering linkage components (69% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Track rod end (62% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Power steering
      • 0.13% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 0.27% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.27% fail on Attachment

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