Renault Megane MOT Results

Registered in 2000
50.8% pass rate
from 1,710 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Megane is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.058% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 4.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.47% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.5% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.12% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.5% fail on Hazard warning (13 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Switch (13 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.53% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.058% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.058% fail on Switch
    • 0.76% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.41% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.29% fail on Horn
      • 0.12% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.18% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (88% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Rear fog lamp (88% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Rear fog lamp (88% better than other 2000 cars)
  • 19% fail on Body, chassis, structure (66% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 9.4% fail on Transmission (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 9.2% fail on Drive shafts (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 9.1% fail on Joints (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.12% fail on Flexible couplings (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.12% fail on Joints
      • 0.058% fail on Belts
    • 6.3% fail on Exhaust system (56% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Other passenger's door (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Door condition (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.18% fail on Door condition
      • 0.058% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.058% fail on Door condition
    • 1.3% fail on Engine mounting (10 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Engine mounting condition (12 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Bracket
    • 0.64% fail on Chassis
      • 0.47% fail on Chassis condition (57% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Strengthening plate (13 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Integral vehicle structure (58% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (57% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Seats
      • 0.53% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.058% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.41% fail on Body
      • 0.23% fail on Panel
      • 0.18% fail on Other body component
    • 0.29% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.12% fail on Tank
      • 0.12% fail on Pipe
      • 0.058% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.12% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.12% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.12% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.058% fail on Cabs
      • 0.058% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 13% fail on Suspension (26% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Wheel bearings (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.7% fail on Suspension arms (48% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.29% fail on Pins and bushes (86% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.058% fail on Suspension arm
    • 2.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (52% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes (190% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.29% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.12% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.058% fail on Linkage
      • 0.058% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 1.5% fail on Springs (45% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Coil springs (44% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Coil spring (43% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.99% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.58% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.35% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.12% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.23% fail on Sub-frames (70% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.058% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.12% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.12% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.12% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.058% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.058% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 12% fail on Visibility (46% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Washers (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Wipers
    • 0.23% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.23% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.23% fail on View to rear
      • 0.23% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.12% fail on Bonnet
  • 11% fail on Brakes (22% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Brake performance (37% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.1% fail on Rbt
          • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.82% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.23% fail on Plate brake tester (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.18% fail on Service brake performance (8 times worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.058% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.47% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (64% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (62% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.82% fail on Rbt
          • 0.76% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.058% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.058% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.058% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.35% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake discs and drums (69% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Brake discs (73% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.23% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.12% fail on Cable
        • 0.12% fail on Lever
    • 2.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.5% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.5% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.53% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.47% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.058% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.35% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.35% fail on Lever
    • 0.29% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.12% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.058% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.058% fail on Servos
    • 0.058% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.058% fail on Other components
  • 9.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 8.8% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 8.4% fail on Spark ignition
        • 6.4% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.8% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.47% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (77% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Non catalyst emissions (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.058% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.058% fail on Other emission control equipment
      • 0.47% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.12% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.058% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.058% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.058% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.058% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.058% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.058% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.058% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.47% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.23% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.12% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.058% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.058% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 6.7% fail on Tyres
    • 3.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.18% fail on Size/type
  • 3.3% fail on Steering
    • 2.8% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.7% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.058% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.058% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.35% fail on Power steering
      • 0.18% fail on Other components
      • 0.12% fail on Operation
      • 0.058% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.058% fail on Pump
    • 0.29% fail on Steering gear (70% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Steering rack (75% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Operation
    • 0.058% fail on Steering play
      • 0.058% fail on Steering rack
  • 2.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (49% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.2% fail on Prescribed areas (46% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Condition
      • 0.058% fail on Requirements
    • 0.47% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (71% better than other 2000 cars)
  • 0.82% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.82% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.35% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.29% fail on Condition
    • 0.058% fail on Attachment
  • 0.058% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.058% fail on Speedometer

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