Renault Megane MOT Results

Registered in 2003
43.1% pass rate
from 8,791 tests in 2017
(17% worse than other 2003 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Megane is unusually good or bad.

  • 35% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (32% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 12% fail on Registration plate lamp (70% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 11% fail on Position lamps (60% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 8.8% fail on Front lamps (60% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Rear lamps (72% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.023% fail on Switch (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Stop lamp (42% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.6% fail on Headlamps (36% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Headlamp (38% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Switch
      • 0.057% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.057% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.011% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.011% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 4.9% fail on Direction indicators (76% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Flashing type (76% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 4.1% fail on Individual lamps (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on All direction indicators (88% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Side repeaters (56% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.011% fail on Switch
    • 1.7% fail on Battery (86% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.5% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.10% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.011% fail on Switch
    • 0.63% fail on Horn
    • 0.53% fail on Hazard warning (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Switch (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Lamp (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Tell tale (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Electrical wiring (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.046% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.011% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 28% fail on Suspension (37% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 10% fail on Drive shafts (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 10% fail on Front drive shafts (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 10% fail on Constant velocity joints (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.046% fail on Couplings
      • 0.080% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.080% fail on Drive shafts
    • 8.9% fail on Coil springs (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 8.6% fail on Condition (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Location (200% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Suspension arms (58% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (65% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Attachment
      • 0.046% fail on Condition (76% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Front suspension joints (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (50% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (55% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage condition (74% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Attachment
      • 0.046% fail on Condition
    • 2.2% fail on Wheel bearings (24% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Rear (41% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Front
    • 1.0% fail on Shock absorbers (28% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Condition (28% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.48% fail on Condition
    • 0.26% fail on Prescribed areas (87% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Component mounting (86% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Subframe mounting (92% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.16% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.068% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Sub-frames (70% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Condition (66% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.068% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.057% fail on Condition (24 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.034% fail on Trailing arms (87% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (89% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Attachment
    • 0.034% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.034% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.011% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.011% fail on Condition
    • 0.011% fail on Axles
      • 0.011% fail on Swivel joints/housing
    • 0.011% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 20% fail on Brakes (22% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 9.6% fail on Brake performance (17% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Parking brake performance (41% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Rear wheels (32% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Front wheels (34% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.46% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.17% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.057% fail on Brake operation
    • 6.6% fail on Hub components (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Brake pads (73% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Brake discs (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Brake calipers
    • 6.2% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 6.0% fail on Components
        • 5.4% fail on Pipes (24% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Hoses (54% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.057% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.011% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.26% fail on Leaks
      • 0.080% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.068% fail on Operation
    • 2.6% fail on ABS (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.26% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.26% fail on Pedal
        • 0.22% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.046% fail on Condition
    • 0.24% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.22% fail on Cable
      • 0.011% fail on Lever
      • 0.011% fail on Pivot
    • 0.22% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.023% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.011% fail on Operation
      • 0.011% fail on Components
        • 0.011% fail on Hoses
    • 0.011% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.011% fail on Locking devices
  • 14% fail on Driver's view of the road (50% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Washers (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Wipers (21% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.66% fail on Mirrors (73% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.011% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 12% fail on Tyres (31% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Tread depth (54% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.49% fail on Size/type
    • 0.057% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.023% fail on Valve stem (79% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 10% fail on Steering (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 9.7% fail on Steering system (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Track rod end (78% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Steering rack (54% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Steering arm (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Free play (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.81% fail on Steering rack (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Drag link end (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Other components (200% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.068% fail on Steering pivot point (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Steering control (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Steering lock (32 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Steering column
      • 0.011% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.18% fail on Power steering (61% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Operation
      • 0.057% fail on Pump
      • 0.034% fail on Pipes and hoses (75% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Other components (84% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Drive system
      • 0.011% fail on Rams
    • 0.11% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.080% fail on Locking devices
  • 8.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (12% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Exhaust system (32% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Emissions
    • 0.51% fail on Emissions not tested (34% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Fuel system (56% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Cap
      • 0.068% fail on System (72% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Tank
      • 0.011% fail on Hose
      • 0.011% fail on Pipe
  • 6.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (82% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Drivers airbag (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Passengers airbag (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Seat belts (62% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Condition
      • 0.16% fail on Prescribed areas (87% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Requirements
      • 0.034% fail on Attachment
  • 2.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.65% fail on Doors
      • 0.30% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.25% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.14% fail on Drivers
    • 0.48% fail on Engine mountings (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Seats (87% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Drivers (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Passengers
    • 0.38% fail on Body condition (55% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Load security (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Tailgate (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Bootlid
    • 0.068% fail on Body security
    • 0.034% fail on Vehicle structure (91% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Chassis (91% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Speedometer
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.58% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.31% fail on Attachment
    • 0.27% fail on Condition (110% worse than other 2003 cars)

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