Renault Megane MOT Results

Registered in 2001
51.7% pass rate
from 3,983 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Megane is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.025% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.38% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.6% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.075% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.6% fail on Stop lamp (35% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.3% fail on Hazard warning (11 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Switch (11 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.7% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.33% fail on Side repeaters (59% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.3% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.83% fail on Horn
      • 0.38% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.075% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.43% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (71% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Rear fog lamp (71% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Rear fog lamp (70% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.025% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 6.1% fail on Brake performance (29% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.6% fail on Rbt
          • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.53% fail on Service brake performance (46% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (61% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (60% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Parking brake performance (60% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.70% fail on Rbt (59% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.68% fail on Parking brake performance (55% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.025% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.33% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 3.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.6% fail on Brake discs and drums (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Brake discs (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.18% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.15% fail on Cable
        • 0.025% fail on Lever
    • 2.5% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (45% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Anti-lock braking system (67% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Hydraulic systems (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Brake fluid (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.33% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.20% fail on Pedal
      • 0.13% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.25% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.20% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
      • 0.050% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.13% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.075% fail on Other components
      • 0.025% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.025% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
      • 0.025% fail on Additional braking device
    • 0.10% fail on Parking brake control (81% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Lever (80% better than other 2001 cars)
  • 13% fail on Body, chassis, structure (24% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Transmission (97% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 7.4% fail on Drive shafts (100% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 7.4% fail on Joints (100% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.30% fail on Joints
    • 2.1% fail on Doors (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Other passenger's door (8 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Door condition (8 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Catch
      • 0.050% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.025% fail on Door condition
        • 0.025% fail on Catch
    • 1.7% fail on Exhaust system (57% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Engine mounting (11 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Engine mounting condition (13 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Bracket (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Seats (190% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Driver's seat (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.28% fail on Integral vehicle structure (74% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (88% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Strengthening plate (15 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.050% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 0.23% fail on Boot lid (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Boot lid condition (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Chassis (80% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Chassis condition (85% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.18% fail on Body
      • 0.075% fail on Other body component
      • 0.050% fail on Mounting fixings
      • 0.050% fail on Panel
    • 0.15% fail on Fuel system (76% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Pipe
      • 0.050% fail on Tank
      • 0.025% fail on Hose
    • 0.075% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.050% fail on Towbar
      • 0.025% fail on Towbar condition
      • 0.025% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.025% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.025% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.025% fail on Load security
      • 0.025% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.025% fail on Tailgate condition
    • 0.025% fail on Undertray
  • 13% fail on Visibility (51% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Washers (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Wipers (20% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on View to rear
      • 0.48% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.28% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.25% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.025% fail on Window
    • 0.25% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.15% fail on Driver's view
  • 12% fail on Suspension (35% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Suspension arms (30% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Ball joint (32% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Ball joint dust cover (51% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Pins and bushes (92% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Suspension arm (84% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 3.3% fail on Wheel bearings (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (66% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Pins and bushes (68% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (46% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.025% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.025% fail on Linkage
      • 0.025% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.025% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 1.3% fail on Springs (59% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Coil springs (59% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Coil spring (58% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Torsion bars (18 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.050% fail on Torsion bar (30 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.0% fail on Other suspension component (74% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.35% fail on Other suspension component (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.025% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.95% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.88% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (78% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Sub-frames (59% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.050% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.025% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.15% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.075% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.050% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.025% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.10% fail on Axles
      • 0.050% fail on Axle
      • 0.050% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.025% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.025% fail on Suspension rod
  • 7.5% fail on Tyres
    • 4.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Size/type
  • 5.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (38% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Exhaust emissions (38% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Spark ignition (34% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.6% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (50% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.63% fail on Emissions not tested (40% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.075% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.050% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.025% fail on Oxygen sensor
        • 0.050% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.33% fail on Compression ignition (65% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.075% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (84% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.050% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.050% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.025% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.025% fail on Catalytic converter
    • 0.35% fail on Fluid leaks (54% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Engine oil leaks (55% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.025% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.050% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.025% fail on Sound deadening material
      • 0.025% fail on Undertray
  • 3.9% fail on Steering
    • 3.4% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 3.3% fail on Track rod end (32% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.025% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.025% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.025% fail on Lock stop
    • 0.38% fail on Power steering
      • 0.23% fail on Other components
      • 0.050% fail on Operation
      • 0.050% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.025% fail on Pump
      • 0.025% fail on Rams
    • 0.20% fail on Steering gear (78% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Steering rack (76% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.025% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.025% fail on Steering play
      • 0.025% fail on Steering rack
  • 2.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (49% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.55% fail on Seat belts (78% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Condition
      • 0.10% fail on Requirements
      • 0.025% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.075% fail on Airbags
      • 0.075% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.83% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.83% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.25% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.18% fail on Attachment
    • 0.10% fail on Condition
  • 0.075% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.075% fail on Speedometer

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