Renault Megane MOT Results

Registered in 2005
43.3% pass rate
from 13,708 tests in 2020
(24% worse than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Megane is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (41% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Stop lamp (81% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Headlamps (53% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 7.8% fail on Headlamp (56% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Headlamp levelling device (49% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.0073% fail on Matched pair
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamp aim (27% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim (20% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (91% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Position lamps (63% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Position lamp (63% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.022% fail on Switch
    • 5.0% fail on Direction indicators (81% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Flashing type (81% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 4.6% fail on Individual direction indicators (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on All direction indicators (84% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Side repeaters (85% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (22% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Electrical equipment (39% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Battery(ies) (93% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Horn
      • 0.12% fail on Electrical wiring (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.46% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (52% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Rear fog lamp (53% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on Rear fog lamp (52% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.0073% fail on Switch
      • 0.0073% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.0073% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.051% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.051% fail on Switch
    • 0.036% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.015% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0073% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.0073% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 23% fail on Suspension (33% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 12% fail on Suspension arms (97% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 9.6% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Pins and bushes (13% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.088% fail on Suspension arm (65% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0073% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 9.1% fail on Springs (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 9.1% fail on Coil springs (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 9.1% fail on Coil spring (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.095% fail on Mounting (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (48% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (35% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Linkage ball joints (54% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Ball joint dust cover (34% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint (53% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage (66% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Pins and bushes (81% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.036% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (90% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0073% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0073% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers (23% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings (25% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Other suspension component (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.044% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.044% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0073% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.55% fail on Macpherson strut (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (190% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Macpherson strut (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.015% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.14% fail on Sub-frames (62% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.036% fail on Sub-frame (77% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.015% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (88% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0073% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.12% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (90% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.044% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.029% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.015% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0073% fail on Suspension rod
    • 0.022% fail on Axles (84% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (79% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 20% fail on Brakes (46% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 10% fail on Brake performance (40% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (65% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 6.8% fail on Rbt (sp) (74% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.051% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.0073% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance (17% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Rbt (19% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance (26% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.50% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.022% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.015% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.0073% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.015% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.015% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.8% fail on Parking brake performance (65% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt (68% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 2.5% fail on Parking brake performance (73% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.20% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.044% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.044% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.029% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.0073% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.0073% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.015% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.015% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (40% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (42% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.75% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.47% fail on Service brake performance (97% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.015% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.0073% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.15% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 7.7% fail on Mechanical brake components (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Brake discs and drums (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 4.6% fail on Brake discs (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Brake drums
      • 3.8% fail on Brake linings and pads (48% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Brake pads (48% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.41% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (55% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Cable
        • 0.14% fail on Lever (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Linkage
        • 0.015% fail on Relay lever (9 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.0073% fail on Pivot
        • 0.0073% fail on Brake slack adjuster
    • 4.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes (71% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (65% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Anti-lock braking system (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Electronic stability control (72% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.62% fail on Lever
      • 0.029% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.39% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.21% fail on Pedal
      • 0.18% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.34% fail on Hydraulic systems (51% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Brake fluid (85% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.0073% fail on Valves
    • 0.24% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.24% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.16% fail on Flexible brake hoses (48% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.015% fail on Other components
    • 0.0073% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0073% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
  • 13% fail on Body, chassis, structure (51% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Transmission (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 8.0% fail on Drive shafts (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 8.0% fail on Joints (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Flexible couplings
        • 0.022% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.34% fail on Prop shafts (63% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Joints (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0073% fail on Belts
    • 3.6% fail on Exhaust system (19% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Engine mounting (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Engine mounting condition (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Bracket (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Seats
      • 0.26% fail on Driver's seat (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Passenger's seat (70% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Doors (43% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.080% fail on Door condition
        • 0.015% fail on Hinge
        • 0.0073% fail on Catch
      • 0.088% fail on Other passenger's door (60% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.088% fail on Door condition (60% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.051% fail on Door condition (63% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Catch
        • 0.0073% fail on Hinge
    • 0.24% fail on Fuel system (52% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.051% fail on Tank (60% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Pipe
      • 0.022% fail on System
    • 0.20% fail on Body
      • 0.12% fail on Other body component
      • 0.073% fail on Panel
    • 0.19% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.10% fail on Undertray
    • 0.073% fail on Integral vehicle structure (81% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (80% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.073% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.058% fail on Boot lid condition
      • 0.015% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.022% fail on Chassis (91% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Chassis condition (94% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0073% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.022% fail on Towbar
      • 0.015% fail on Other towbar components
      • 0.0073% fail on Coupling
    • 0.015% fail on Load security
      • 0.0073% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.0073% fail on Tailgate condition
      • 0.0073% fail on Access panel
    • 0.0073% fail on Floor
    • 0.0073% fail on Passenger compartment
  • 12% fail on Steering (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Steering linkage components (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Track rod end (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Drag link end (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Locking devices (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Steering arm (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Other components (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.088% fail on Steering linkage (9 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Steering component
      • 0.0073% fail on Intermediate drop arm
      • 0.0073% fail on Lock stop
      • 0.0073% fail on Rear wheel steering
        • 0.0073% fail on Components
    • 2.1% fail on Steering gear (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Operation (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Steering play (9 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Steering rack (9 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0073% fail on Steering box
    • 0.088% fail on Steering lock (72 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.051% fail on Power steering (82% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Operation (68% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Other components (80% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.051% fail on Steering coupling (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Universal joint (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Flexible coupling (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Steering wheel (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Steering column (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 11% fail on Visibility (48% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Washers (68% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Wipers (37% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on View to rear (92% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Mirrors (92% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.34% fail on Condition of glass (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Windscreen (93% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Window (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.12% fail on Bonnet
  • 9.3% fail on Tyres (24% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Tread depth (42% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.44% fail on Size/type (46% worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 7.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Seat belts (57% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Condition
      • 0.073% fail on Prescribed areas (89% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment
    • 0.24% fail on Airbags (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Drivers airbag (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 5.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (21% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Exhaust emissions (25% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Spark ignition (27% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.2% fail on Catalyst emissions (45% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Emissions not tested (53% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.044% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.022% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.0073% fail on Oxygen sensor
          • 0.0073% fail on NOx sensor
          • 0.0073% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.036% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 1.3% fail on Compression ignition (23% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.89% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.34% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.080% fail on Emissions not tested (56% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (75% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0073% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.0073% fail on Particulate filter
        • 0.015% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
    • 0.74% fail on Fluid leaks (45% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Engine oil leaks (71% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.022% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.029% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.015% fail on Sound deadening material
      • 0.015% fail on Undertray
  • 0.66% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.66% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.43% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.25% fail on Condition (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Attachment (54% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.0073% fail on Hubs
  • 0.029% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.015% fail on Anchorages
    • 0.015% fail on Belt(s)/padding

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