Renault Megane MOT Results

Registered in 2000
45.9% pass rate
from 3,255 tests in 2017
(9.9% worse than other 2000 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Megane is unusually good or bad.

  • 31% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (25% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 11% fail on Registration plate lamp (87% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Position lamps (24% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 3.3% fail on Rear lamps (76% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on All position lamps
    • 6.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.061% fail on Switch
      • 0.061% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.031% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.031% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 3.8% fail on Hazard warning (14 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Switch (14 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Lamp (13 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Tell tale (13 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Direction indicators (35% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Flashing type (35% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Individual lamps (66% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.61% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.37% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.031% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.031% fail on Switch
    • 1.3% fail on Battery
    • 0.71% fail on Rear fog lamp (59% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Fog lamp (59% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Switch
    • 0.58% fail on Horn
    • 0.25% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.18% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.061% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.031% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 23% fail on Suspension
    • 10% fail on Drive shafts (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 10% fail on Front drive shafts (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 10% fail on Constant velocity joints (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.061% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.25% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (180% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Wheel bearings (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Rear (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Front
    • 4.0% fail on Prescribed areas (20% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.65% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.092% fail on Spring mounting (74% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Suspension arms (40% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (40% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Condition
      • 0.061% fail on Attachment
    • 2.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (54% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.43% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (87% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Attachment (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Linkage condition (84% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Coil springs (51% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Condition (51% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Location
    • 1.4% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.28% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.28% fail on Condition (13 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment
      • 0.061% fail on Condition (80% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Macpherson strut (68% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Condition (68% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Panhard rods (7 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Condition (59 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Torsion bars (8 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Condition
      • 0.031% fail on Attachment
    • 0.061% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.061% fail on Condition (29 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.031% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.031% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.031% fail on Attachment
    • 0.031% fail on Axles
      • 0.031% fail on Axle beam
      • 0.031% fail on Stub axle
  • 15% fail on Driver's view of the road (53% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Washers (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Wipers (27% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.34% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.18% fail on Bonnet
  • 14% fail on Brakes (20% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Brake performance (34% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.6% fail on Rear wheels (61% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Parking brake performance (76% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.43% fail on Service brake performance (63% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.4% fail on Hydraulic systems (32% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Components (33% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Pipes
        • 0.77% fail on Hoses (49% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.37% fail on Leaks
      • 0.061% fail on Operation
      • 0.031% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 3.2% fail on Hub components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.6% fail on Brake discs (86% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.031% fail on Brake calipers
    • 2.5% fail on ABS (77% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Parking brake (57% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Condition (57% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.092% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.061% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
      • 0.031% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
    • 0.061% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.061% fail on Pedal
        • 0.031% fail on Condition
        • 0.031% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.061% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.061% fail on Cable
    • 0.031% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.031% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
    • 0.031% fail on Locking devices
  • 13% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (22% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 8.8% fail on Exhaust system (70% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Emissions
    • 1.8% fail on Emissions not tested (58% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Fuel system (52% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on System
      • 0.092% fail on Tank
      • 0.092% fail on Cap
      • 0.061% fail on Pipe
      • 0.031% fail on Hose
  • 10% fail on Tyres (20% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 5.1% fail on Condition (37% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Size/type
    • 0.061% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (70% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Doors (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Passengers other (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Drivers
      • 0.061% fail on Passengers front
    • 1.4% fail on Body condition
    • 1.2% fail on Engine mountings (10 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Seats
      • 0.40% fail on Drivers
      • 0.15% fail on Passengers
    • 0.46% fail on Vehicle structure (51% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Chassis (51% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Load security (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Bootlid (7 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Tailgate (9 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Speedometer (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.092% fail on Body security
  • 4.4% fail on Steering
    • 4.0% fail on Steering system
      • 3.6% fail on Track rod end (44% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Steering rack (73% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.031% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.49% fail on Power steering
      • 0.22% fail on Operation
      • 0.12% fail on Pump
      • 0.092% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.061% fail on Other components
      • 0.031% fail on Drive system
    • 0.092% fail on Steering control
      • 0.061% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.031% fail on Steering shaft
  • 2.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (41% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Seat belts (34% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Prescribed areas (39% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Condition
      • 0.092% fail on Requirements
      • 0.031% fail on Attachment
    • 0.74% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (57% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (55% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.8% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.15% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.092% fail on Attachment
    • 0.061% fail on Condition

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