Renault Megane MOT Results

Registered in 2003
45.0% pass rate
from 4,049 tests in 2020
(16% 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.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (16% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Headlamps (37% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 7.4% fail on Headlamp (46% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp levelling device (61% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.89% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Position lamps (24% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.15% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.049% fail on Switch (11 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (36% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Direction indicators (28% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Flashing type (27% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Individual direction indicators (58% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Side repeaters (53% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.025% fail on Switch
      • 0.025% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.025% fail on Switch
    • 1.2% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.62% fail on Horn
      • 0.49% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.099% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.99% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.96% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.96% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.025% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.025% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.54% fail on Hazard warning (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Switch (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.049% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.049% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.025% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.025% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.025% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 20% fail on Suspension (14% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 9.6% fail on Suspension arms (52% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 7.9% fail on Ball joint (180% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes (53% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.22% fail on Suspension arm
    • 7.1% fail on Springs (97% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Coil springs (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 7.1% fail on Coil spring (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (49% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Linkage ball joints (60% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (53% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.49% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.44% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.074% fail on Linkage (84% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Ball joint (90% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.025% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.7% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.91% fail on Other suspension component (75% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Ball joint (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.025% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.025% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.20% fail on Sub-frames (59% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.049% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.049% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.12% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.074% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.025% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.025% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.12% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (95% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.099% fail on Macpherson strut (69% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.025% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.074% fail on Axles
      • 0.074% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
  • 18% fail on Brakes (22% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (20% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 5.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (26% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.025% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 3.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt
          • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.47% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.025% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.099% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.074% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.025% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt
          • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.20% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.025% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.12% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.074% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.049% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.049% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.025% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.025% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (32% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (31% better than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.82% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.52% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.35% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (88% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Brake discs and drums (200% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Brake discs (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Brake linings and pads (46% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Brake pads (47% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.20% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Cable
    • 5.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes (28% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Anti-lock braking system (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Hydraulic systems (84% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Brake fluid (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.25% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.22% fail on Pedal
    • 0.47% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.47% fail on Lever
    • 0.40% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.12% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.074% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
      • 0.049% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.025% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.025% fail on Other components
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure (49% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 9.0% fail on Transmission (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 8.6% fail on Drive shafts (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 8.6% fail on Joints (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.049% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.40% fail on Prop shafts (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Joints (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.74% fail on Doors
      • 0.37% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.35% fail on Door condition
        • 0.025% fail on Catch
      • 0.30% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.25% fail on Door condition
        • 0.025% fail on Hinge
        • 0.025% fail on Catch
      • 0.12% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.049% fail on Door condition
        • 0.049% fail on Hinge (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Catch
    • 0.54% fail on Engine mounting (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Engine mounting condition (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Bracket (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Seats
      • 0.30% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.12% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.37% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.12% fail on Pipe
      • 0.12% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.099% fail on Tank
      • 0.025% fail on Hose
    • 0.30% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.20% fail on Body
      • 0.15% fail on Other body component
      • 0.025% fail on Mounting fixings
      • 0.025% fail on Panel
    • 0.17% fail on Integral vehicle structure (73% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (80% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Strengthening plate (10 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.099% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.074% fail on Boot lid condition
      • 0.025% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.074% fail on Chassis (85% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Chassis condition (85% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.074% fail on Undertray
    • 0.025% fail on Load security
      • 0.025% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.025% fail on Tailgate condition
    • 0.025% fail on Floor
  • 14% fail on Visibility (69% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Washers (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers (22% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on View to rear
      • 0.37% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.025% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.32% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.25% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.25% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.17% fail on Bonnet
  • 9.4% fail on Tyres (30% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Tread depth (50% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.47% fail on Size/type
  • 8.4% fail on Steering (70% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Steering linkage components (77% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Track rod end (65% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Drag link end (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.049% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.025% fail on Other components
        • 0.025% fail on Steering component
    • 1.1% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.0% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.074% fail on Operation
    • 0.67% fail on Steering play (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Power steering
      • 0.15% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.074% fail on Pump
      • 0.049% fail on Operation
      • 0.049% fail on Rams
      • 0.049% fail on Other components
    • 0.049% fail on Steering lock (62 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Steering wheel
  • 6.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (16% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Exhaust emissions (15% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.0% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 2.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.74% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.074% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.94% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.42% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.35% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.099% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.099% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.049% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.025% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.32% fail on Fluid leaks (52% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Engine oil leaks (59% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.025% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.025% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.049% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.049% fail on Undertray
  • 5.9% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (83% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Seat belts (40% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Condition
      • 0.17% fail on Prescribed areas (84% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Requirements
      • 0.025% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.15% fail on Airbags
      • 0.15% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.82% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.82% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.22% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.12% fail on Attachment
    • 0.099% fail on Condition
  • 0.025% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.025% fail on Doors
      • 0.025% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors

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