Renault Megane MOT Results

Registered in 2004
40.5% pass rate
from 15,611 tests in 2017
(26% worse than other 2004 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Megane is unusually good or bad.

  • 37% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (45% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 12% fail on Position lamps (78% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 9.4% fail on Front lamps (76% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Rear lamps (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.013% fail on Switch
    • 12% fail on Registration plate lamp (79% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 9.8% fail on Stop lamp (86% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 9.6% fail on Headlamp aim (33% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Headlamps (62% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Headlamp (66% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.038% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.019% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.038% fail on Switch
      • 0.026% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (72% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
        • 0.0064% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.0064% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.0064% fail on Matched pair
    • 5.6% fail on Direction indicators (80% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Flashing type (80% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 5.0% fail on Individual lamps (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on All direction indicators (84% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Side repeaters (82% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.032% fail on Switch
        • 0.013% fail on Tell tales
    • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.3% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.032% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.0064% fail on Switch
    • 1.2% fail on Battery (51% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Horn
    • 0.47% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Electrical wiring (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.096% fail on Lamp
      • 0.019% fail on Switch (86% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.032% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.013% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 30% fail on Suspension (49% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 11% fail on Coil springs (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 11% fail on Condition (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Location (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 9.4% fail on Drive shafts (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 9.3% fail on Front drive shafts (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 9.2% fail on Constant velocity joints (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on Couplings
        • 0.026% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.083% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.083% fail on Drive shafts
    • 9.0% fail on Suspension arms (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 8.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Attachment
      • 0.058% fail on Condition (68% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Front suspension joints (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (49% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (46% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (56% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Linkage condition (56% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Condition
      • 0.013% fail on Presence
      • 0.0064% fail on Attachment
    • 1.4% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.0% fail on Rear
      • 0.40% fail on Front (44% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers (24% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition (24% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Macpherson strut (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Condition (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.29% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.12% fail on Prescribed areas (92% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Component mounting (91% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Subframe mounting (92% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Sub-frames (60% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Attachment
      • 0.026% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.019% fail on Condition (89% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.038% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.038% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.038% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.032% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.019% fail on Condition
      • 0.013% fail on Attachment
    • 0.019% fail on Trailing arms (92% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (90% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Axles
      • 0.0064% fail on Axle beam
      • 0.0064% fail on Stub axle
      • 0.0064% fail on Swivel joints/housing
  • 19% fail on Brakes (25% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Brake performance (19% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Parking brake performance (39% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Rear wheels (40% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Front wheels (33% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.32% fail on Brake imbalance (37% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.013% fail on Brake operation
    • 6.3% fail on Hub components (84% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Brake pads (43% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Brake discs (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Brake calipers (60% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.9% fail on Components
        • 4.5% fail on Pipes (21% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Hoses (60% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.032% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.013% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.22% fail on Leaks
      • 0.058% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.038% fail on Operation
    • 2.3% fail on ABS (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Parking brake (46% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Condition (51% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.31% fail on Service brake control components (59% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Pedal (56% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Anti-slip (96% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.058% fail on Condition
      • 0.0064% fail on Pedal linkage
        • 0.0064% fail on Linkage
    • 0.25% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.19% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.11% fail on Cable (47% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Lever
      • 0.026% fail on Pivot (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0064% fail on Linkage
      • 0.0064% fail on Relay lever
    • 0.038% fail on Electronic stability system (82% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.0064% fail on Hand operated control valves
      • 0.0064% fail on Operation
    • 0.0064% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0064% fail on Components
        • 0.0064% fail on Pipes
    • 0.0064% fail on Locking devices
  • 15% fail on Driver's view of the road (76% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 9.2% fail on Washers (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Wipers (32% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Windscreen (39% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Mirrors (68% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Bonnet (47% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 13% fail on Steering (170% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 12% fail on Steering system (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 7.5% fail on Track rod end (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Steering rack (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Free play (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Steering rack (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Steering arm (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Drag link end (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Other components (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Steering pivot point (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.0064% fail on Steering component
      • 0.0064% fail on Lock stop
    • 1.0% fail on Steering control (12 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Steering lock (51 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Steering column
      • 0.019% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.019% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.013% fail on Universal joint
        • 0.0064% fail on Flexible coupling
      • 0.0064% fail on Steering shaft
    • 0.18% fail on Locking devices (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Steering operation (97% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.083% fail on Power steering (79% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.038% fail on Operation (67% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0064% fail on Rams
  • 12% fail on Tyres (32% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 9.0% fail on Tread depth (67% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Condition (13% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Size/type
    • 0.096% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.051% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (19% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Exhaust system (41% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Emissions (15% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Emissions not tested (27% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Fuel system (28% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Cap
      • 0.096% fail on System (56% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Tank (59% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Pipe
      • 0.019% fail on Hose
  • 6.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Drivers airbag (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Passengers airbag (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Seat belts (60% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Condition (37% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Prescribed areas (84% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Requirements
      • 0.045% fail on Attachment
      • 0.013% fail on Installation check
        • 0.013% fail on Belt(s)/padding
  • 1.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.45% fail on Doors
      • 0.19% fail on Drivers (84% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Passengers other (42% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.35% fail on Body condition (47% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Engine mountings (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Seats
      • 0.20% fail on Drivers (79% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Passengers
    • 0.070% fail on Load security
      • 0.045% fail on Bootlid
      • 0.026% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.058% fail on Vehicle structure (78% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Chassis (78% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.058% fail on Body security
    • 0.0064% fail on Spare wheel
  • 0.86% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.86% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.47% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.26% fail on Condition (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Attachment
  • 0.019% fail on Towbars
    • 0.019% fail on Towbar

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