Renault Megane MOT Results

Registered in 2002
48.6% pass rate
from 8,811 tests in 2017
(3.9% worse than other 2002 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Megane is unusually good or bad.

  • 30% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (9.9% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 10% fail on Registration plate lamp (43% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Rear lamps (20% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on All position lamps
    • 7.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamps (13% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Headlamp (15% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.11% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.10% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.057% fail on Switch
      • 0.057% fail on Dipswitch (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Matched pair
    • 4.2% fail on Stop lamp (34% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Hazard warning (12 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Switch (11 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Lamp (15 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Tell tale (13 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Direction indicators (17% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Flashing type (17% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.45% fail on Side repeaters (41% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.057% fail on Switch
    • 1.4% fail on Battery (50% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Rear fog lamp (53% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Fog lamp (53% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.011% fail on Switch
    • 0.67% fail on Horn
    • 0.14% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.14% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.023% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.011% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 19% fail on Suspension (12% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Drive shafts (87% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 7.9% fail on Front drive shafts (87% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 7.9% fail on Constant velocity joints (87% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.057% fail on Couplings
      • 0.14% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.14% fail on Drive shafts
    • 4.2% fail on Wheel bearings (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Rear (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Front
    • 3.2% fail on Suspension arms (33% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (31% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Attachment
      • 0.023% fail on Condition (86% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.6% fail on Coil springs (60% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Condition (60% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Location
    • 1.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (71% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (31% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (90% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Attachment (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Condition
      • 0.057% fail on Linkage condition (88% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Shock absorbers (42% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Condition (41% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Prescribed areas (89% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Component mounting (91% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Subframe mounting (82% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.17% fail on Condition (8 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.011% fail on Attachment
    • 0.19% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
      • 0.068% fail on Attachment
      • 0.011% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.14% fail on Macpherson strut (77% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Condition (77% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Torsion bars (16 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Condition (27 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Attachment (7 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Panhard rods (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Condition (18 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.045% fail on Condition (18 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Trailing arms (89% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Condition
      • 0.011% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.034% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.034% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.023% fail on General condition
    • 0.023% fail on Axles
      • 0.023% fail on Axle beam
    • 0.011% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.011% fail on Suspension unit
  • 16% fail on Brakes (6.1% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Brake performance (17% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Front wheels (33% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Rear wheels (35% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance (52% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake imbalance (87% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Service brake performance (44% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.045% fail on Brake operation
    • 6.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.7% fail on Components
        • 4.9% fail on Pipes (15% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.86% fail on Hoses (39% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.091% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.045% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.36% fail on Leaks
      • 0.11% fail on Operation
      • 0.057% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 3.8% fail on Hub components (16% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.9% fail on Brake discs (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.034% fail on Wheel cylinder
      • 0.023% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.011% fail on Brake drums
    • 1.7% fail on ABS (59% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Parking brake (37% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Condition (36% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.16% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.16% fail on Cable
    • 0.079% fail on Service brake control components (73% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Pedal (73% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.079% fail on Anti-slip (61% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.045% fail on Components
        • 0.034% fail on Servos
        • 0.011% fail on Hoses
    • 0.011% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.011% fail on Locking devices
  • 15% fail on Driver's view of the road (53% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Wipers (41% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Washers (93% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.48% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.23% fail on Bonnet
  • 10% fail on Tyres (11% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.52% fail on Size/type (55% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.023% fail on Valve stem (78% better than other 2002 cars)
  • 6.2% fail on Steering (24% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Steering system (28% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Track rod end (61% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Steering rack (61% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.045% fail on Free play
        • 0.045% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.045% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.023% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.023% fail on Other components
        • 0.011% fail on Steering pivot point
        • 0.011% fail on Steering component
    • 0.61% fail on Power steering
      • 0.26% fail on Operation
      • 0.20% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.12% fail on Other components
      • 0.068% fail on Pump
      • 0.011% fail on Rams
    • 0.068% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.057% fail on Steering control
      • 0.057% fail on Steering lock (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Locking devices
  • 5.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (31% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Emissions
    • 2.3% fail on Exhaust system (50% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Emissions not tested (41% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Fuel system (71% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Cap (59% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Pipe
      • 0.023% fail on System (91% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Tank
      • 0.011% fail on Hose
  • 4.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (56% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Passengers other (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Drivers
      • 0.15% fail on Passengers front
    • 1.0% fail on Engine mountings (9 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Seats
      • 0.36% fail on Drivers (92% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Passengers
    • 0.37% fail on Body condition (68% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Load security (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Tailgate (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Bootlid (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Access panel
    • 0.17% fail on Vehicle structure (69% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Chassis (69% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Body security
    • 0.023% fail on Speedometer
  • 2.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (37% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.8% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.068% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.023% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 0.73% fail on Seat belts (71% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Condition
      • 0.045% fail on Attachment
      • 0.034% fail on Prescribed areas (98% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Requirements
      • 0.011% fail on Installation check
        • 0.011% fail on Belt(s)/padding
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.41% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.26% fail on Attachment
    • 0.16% fail on Condition
    • 0.011% fail on Hubs
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