Renault Megane MOT Results

Registered in 2002
51.0% pass rate
from 5,307 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Megane is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.17% fail on Dipswitch (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp levelling device (74% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim (16% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim (18% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.8% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.057% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.057% fail on Switch (10 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Stop lamp (39% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 3.1% fail on Hazard warning (17 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Switch (17 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Direction indicators (27% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Flashing type (27% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.43% fail on Side repeaters (40% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.038% fail on Switch
    • 1.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.55% fail on Horn
      • 0.53% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.11% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.49% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (64% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Rear fog lamp (64% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.49% fail on Rear fog lamp (63% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Main beam tell-tale (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.019% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 7.2% fail on Brake performance (14% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Service brake performance (38% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 4.4% fail on Rbt (40% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance (26% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake imbalance (86% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.019% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.019% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.019% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 2.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.58% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.019% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.019% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (56% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (53% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Parking brake performance (51% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.85% fail on Rbt (50% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.79% fail on Parking brake performance (47% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.038% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (78% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.038% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.019% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.019% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.21% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes (28% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.2% fail on Brake discs and drums (82% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Brake discs (82% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on Brake drums
      • 2.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.094% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (67% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.075% fail on Cable
        • 0.019% fail on Lever
    • 1.9% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (37% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Anti-lock braking system (60% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Hydraulic systems (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Brake fluid (190% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.038% fail on Valves
      • 0.019% fail on Servos
    • 0.28% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.19% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
      • 0.094% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.26% fail on Parking brake control (50% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Lever (50% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.21% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (66% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.057% fail on Pedal (81% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.094% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.057% fail on Other components
      • 0.019% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.019% fail on Other braking system component
      • 0.019% fail on Additional braking device
    • 0.057% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.057% fail on Servos
  • 13% fail on Body, chassis, structure (26% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Transmission (93% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 7.4% fail on Drive shafts (96% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 7.3% fail on Joints (98% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.28% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.28% fail on Joints
      • 0.019% fail on Belts
    • 2.3% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Other passenger's door (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Door condition (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Catch
      • 0.21% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.21% fail on Door condition
      • 0.17% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.15% fail on Door condition
        • 0.019% fail on Catch
    • 1.7% fail on Exhaust system (56% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Engine mounting (10 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Engine mounting condition (12 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Bracket (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Seats
      • 0.28% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.19% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.30% fail on Chassis (54% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Chassis condition (74% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Strengthening plate (13 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Integral vehicle structure (66% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (75% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Strengthening plate (13 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Fuel system (67% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Pipe
      • 0.075% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (74% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Tank
      • 0.019% fail on Hose
    • 0.19% fail on Boot lid (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Boot lid condition (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Other boot lid component (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Body (60% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Other body component
    • 0.038% fail on Undertray
    • 0.019% fail on Bumpers
  • 13% fail on Visibility (47% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Washers (88% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Wipers (29% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on View to rear
      • 0.53% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.30% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.15% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.11% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.11% fail on Windscreen
  • 12% fail on Suspension (32% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Suspension arms (27% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Ball joint (51% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Ball joint dust cover (54% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.038% fail on Pins and bushes (99% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Suspension arm
    • 4.0% fail on Wheel bearings (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (64% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Pins and bushes (73% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.13% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.075% fail on Linkage (83% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (96% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Linkage ball joints (98% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.019% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.00% fail on Shock absorbers (30% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.98% fail on Other suspension component (82% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.34% fail on Other suspension component (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (8 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.90% fail on Springs (73% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Coil springs (73% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.89% fail on Coil spring (73% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Torsion bars
        • 0.019% fail on Torsion bar
    • 0.32% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (90% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Sub-frames (73% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.038% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.019% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.094% fail on Macpherson strut (75% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.038% fail on Pins and bushes (79% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.094% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.057% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.019% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.019% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.038% fail on Axles
      • 0.019% fail on Axle
      • 0.019% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
  • 7.6% fail on Tyres
    • 4.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.51% fail on Size/type (78% worse than other 2002 cars)
  • 5.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (28% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Exhaust emissions (26% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Spark ignition (18% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 2.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (31% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.72% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.038% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.019% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.019% fail on NOx sensor
      • 0.34% fail on Compression ignition (70% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (79% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.094% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.038% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.038% fail on Emissions not tested (80% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.019% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.019% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.43% fail on Fluid leaks (42% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Engine oil leaks (48% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.057% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.038% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.019% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.019% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 5.7% fail on Steering (22% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Steering linkage components (48% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Track rod end (59% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.038% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.49% fail on Power steering
      • 0.26% fail on Pipes and hoses (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Other components
      • 0.075% fail on Operation
      • 0.038% fail on Pump
    • 0.21% fail on Steering gear (76% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Steering rack (75% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.094% fail on Steering play
      • 0.094% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.019% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.019% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.019% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.019% fail on Universal joint
  • 2.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (41% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.66% fail on Seat belts (70% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Condition
      • 0.075% fail on Requirements
      • 0.057% fail on Prescribed areas (96% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Attachment
    • 0.038% fail on Airbags
      • 0.038% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.73% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.73% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.26% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.13% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Attachment
  • 0.019% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.019% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.019% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.019% fail on Doors
      • 0.019% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors
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