Renault Megane MOT Results

Registered in 2001
49.0% pass rate
from 6,672 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Megane is unusually good or bad.

  • 28% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (8.9% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 9.7% fail on Registration plate lamp (44% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Position lamps (22% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Front lamps
      • 3.2% fail on Rear lamps (60% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.8% fail on Headlamp aim (18% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Stop lamp (23% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.060% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.045% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
        • 0.015% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.015% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.8% fail on Hazard warning (8 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Switch (8 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Lamp (9 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Tell tale
    • 2.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.1% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.45% fail on Side repeaters (49% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.015% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.015% fail on Switch
    • 1.1% fail on Battery
    • 0.67% fail on Rear fog lamp (60% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Fog lamp (61% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.67% fail on Horn
    • 0.18% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.15% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.015% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 19% fail on Suspension (14% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 8.9% fail on Drive shafts (100% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 8.8% fail on Front drive shafts (100% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 8.8% fail on Constant velocity joints (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Couplings
        • 0.015% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.13% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.13% fail on Drive shafts
    • 4.0% fail on Wheel bearings (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Rear (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Front
    • 2.4% fail on Suspension arms (48% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (48% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment
    • 1.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (66% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.60% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (84% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Attachment (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Linkage condition (86% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Condition
      • 0.015% fail on Presence
    • 1.7% fail on Coil springs (54% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Condition (54% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Location
    • 1.7% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.93% fail on Shock absorbers (37% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Condition (38% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Fitment
    • 0.57% fail on Prescribed areas (86% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Component mounting (85% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Subframe mounting (90% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.16% fail on Condition (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.18% fail on Sub-frames (60% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment
      • 0.060% fail on Condition (78% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.090% fail on Torsion bars (13 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Condition (41 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment
    • 0.090% fail on Macpherson strut (83% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Condition (83% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Axles
      • 0.045% fail on Axle beam
      • 0.015% fail on Clearance
    • 0.045% fail on Trailing arms (88% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (85% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.030% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.015% fail on Condition
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment
    • 0.015% fail on General condition
    • 0.015% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.015% fail on Condition
    • 0.015% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment
  • 15% fail on Brakes (16% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Brake performance (30% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Front wheels (21% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Rear wheels (52% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance (70% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Brake imbalance (41% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Service brake performance (45% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.045% fail on Brake operation
    • 4.7% fail on Hydraulic systems (27% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Components (29% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Pipes (17% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.63% fail on Hoses (56% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.075% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.060% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.015% fail on Servos
      • 0.55% fail on Leaks
      • 0.030% fail on Operation
      • 0.015% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 3.4% fail on Hub components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.7% fail on Brake discs (81% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.030% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 2.8% fail on ABS (98% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Parking brake (70% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Condition (70% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.19% fail on Pedal
        • 0.16% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.030% fail on Condition
    • 0.16% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.13% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.10% fail on Cable
      • 0.030% fail on Lever
    • 0.030% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.015% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.015% fail on Additional braking devices
  • 14% fail on Driver's view of the road (42% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Wipers (24% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Washers (83% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.52% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.34% fail on Bonnet (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
  • 10% fail on Tyres (13% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.5% fail on Condition (17% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Size/type
    • 0.090% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.015% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 5.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (60% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Doors (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Passengers other (8 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.10% fail on Drivers
    • 1.4% fail on Engine mountings (12 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Seats
      • 0.36% fail on Drivers
      • 0.15% fail on Passengers
    • 0.33% fail on Body condition (77% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Vehicle structure (74% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Chassis (74% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Load security (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Bootlid (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Tailgate
      • 0.030% fail on Access panel
    • 0.045% fail on Body security
    • 0.015% fail on Speedometer
  • 5.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (40% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Emissions (20% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Exhaust system (56% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Emissions not tested (46% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Fuel system (62% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on System (64% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Cap (68% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Pipe
      • 0.045% fail on Tank
  • 4.8% fail on Steering
    • 4.3% fail on Steering system
      • 3.8% fail on Track rod end (44% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Steering rack (72% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.030% fail on Free play
        • 0.030% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.015% fail on Steering box
      • 0.015% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.43% fail on Power steering
      • 0.18% fail on Operation
      • 0.13% fail on Other components
      • 0.12% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.075% fail on Pump
    • 0.060% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.015% fail on Steering control
      • 0.015% fail on Steering column
    • 0.015% fail on Locking devices
  • 2.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (45% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.8% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.090% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.015% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 0.64% fail on Seat belts (78% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Condition
      • 0.045% fail on Prescribed areas (98% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.43% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.22% fail on Attachment
    • 0.21% fail on Condition
  • 0.015% fail on Towbars
    • 0.015% fail on Towbar

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