Renault Megane MOT Results

Registered in 2006
43.0% pass rate
from 16,860 tests in 2020
(30% worse than other 2006 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Megane is unusually good or bad.

  • 31% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (72% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 12% fail on Headlamps (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 12% fail on Headlamp (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.042% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.0059% fail on Matched pair
    • 9.5% fail on Stop lamp (100% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Position lamps (95% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Position lamp (94% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on All position lamps (100% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Switch (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Headlamp aim (38% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim (21% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Direction indicators (76% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Flashing type (76% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Individual direction indicators (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.14% fail on Side repeaters (78% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Switch
    • 0.88% fail on Electrical equipment (25% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Battery(ies) (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Horn (64% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Electrical wiring (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.46% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (45% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Rear fog lamp (44% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on Rear fog lamp (44% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Switch
    • 0.042% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.042% fail on Switch
    • 0.024% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.024% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.018% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.018% fail on Rear reflectors (73% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.0059% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.0059% fail on Outline marker lamp
  • 21% fail on Suspension (27% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 12% fail on Suspension arms (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 9.3% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.82% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.095% fail on Suspension arm (54% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 6.3% fail on Springs (47% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Coil springs (47% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 6.3% fail on Coil spring (47% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.071% fail on Mounting (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0059% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.0059% fail on Spring saddle
    • 2.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (59% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (56% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Linkage ball joints (66% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Ball joint dust cover (41% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint (53% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Linkage (69% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Pins and bushes (86% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.0059% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0059% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 1.5% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.63% fail on Other suspension component (66% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Ball joint (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.024% fail on Pins and bushes (75% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0059% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.40% fail on Macpherson strut (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Macpherson strut (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.012% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.16% fail on Sub-frames (54% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.047% fail on Sub-frame (65% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Ball joint (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0059% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.15% fail on Suspension rods (70% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.018% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.0059% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.11% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (87% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.065% fail on Axles (62% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (60% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0059% fail on Axle
      • 0.0059% fail on Swivel joints/housing
    • 0.0059% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.0059% fail on Suspension unit
  • 19% fail on Brakes (55% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 9.9% fail on Brake performance (57% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (88% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 6.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (98% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
        • 0.012% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (93% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Service brake performance (31% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Rbt (33% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance (36% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.58% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.0059% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.018% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.018% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 2.6% fail on Parking brake performance (71% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt (70% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance (69% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.26% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (70% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.071% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.095% fail on Plate brake tester (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.059% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.036% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.0059% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.018% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.018% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.99% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (39% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.99% fail on Rbt (sp) (42% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.74% fail on Service brake imbalance (33% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.32% fail on Service brake performance (59% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 7.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (98% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Brake discs and drums (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 4.3% fail on Brake discs (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Brake linings and pads (47% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Brake pads (47% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.34% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (48% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Cable
        • 0.11% fail on Lever (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Linkage
        • 0.012% fail on Relay lever
        • 0.0059% fail on Pivot
    • 4.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes (100% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (47% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Anti-lock braking system (81% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Electronic braking system
      • 0.024% fail on Electronic stability control (93% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Parking brake control (61% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Lever (84% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0059% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.44% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.27% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.17% fail on Pedal
    • 0.24% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.21% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.024% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.0059% fail on Servos
    • 0.21% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.18% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.018% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (75% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0059% fail on Air brake cylinder/actuator
    • 0.12% fail on Flexible brake hoses (48% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.0059% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0059% fail on Leaks
    • 0.0059% fail on Low pressure warning
      • 0.0059% fail on Air and vacuum systems
    • 0.0059% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.0059% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0059% fail on Other components
  • 13% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 9.4% fail on Steering linkage components (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 7.5% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Drag link end (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Steering arm (11 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Other components (12 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Steering linkage (13 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.042% fail on Steering component (9 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Locking devices (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0059% fail on Intermediate drop arm
    • 2.4% fail on Steering gear (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Operation (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Steering box
    • 1.4% fail on Steering play (8 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Steering rack (9 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.053% fail on Steering column (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Power steering (80% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Other components
      • 0.012% fail on Rams
      • 0.0059% fail on Operation
    • 0.036% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.012% fail on Electronic power steering (79% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Steering lock (17 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.0059% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.0059% fail on Steering shaft
  • 9.8% fail on Tyres (31% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Tread depth (52% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.37% fail on Size/type
  • 8.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure (13% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Transmission (61% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Drive shafts (63% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 5.1% fail on Joints (65% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.0059% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.20% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.20% fail on Joints
    • 2.2% fail on Exhaust system (18% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Fuel system (40% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Pipe
      • 0.077% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (63% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Tank
      • 0.042% fail on System
      • 0.0059% fail on Hose
    • 0.26% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.26% fail on Body
      • 0.14% fail on Other body component
      • 0.11% fail on Panel
      • 0.0059% fail on Body condition
    • 0.22% fail on Doors (44% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Other passenger's door (57% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.089% fail on Door condition (59% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.0059% fail on Catch
      • 0.071% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.059% fail on Door condition
        • 0.012% fail on Hinge
      • 0.053% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.047% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0059% fail on Catch
    • 0.20% fail on Seats
      • 0.18% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.018% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.14% fail on Engine mounting (100% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Engine mounting condition (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Bracket
    • 0.11% fail on Undertray
    • 0.065% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.059% fail on Boot lid condition
      • 0.0059% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.053% fail on Integral vehicle structure (79% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (82% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0059% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.0059% fail on Sub-frame condition
      • 0.0059% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.018% fail on Load security
      • 0.018% fail on Tailgate (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Tailgate condition
        • 0.0059% fail on Other tailgate component
    • 0.012% fail on Towbar
      • 0.012% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.0059% fail on Chassis
      • 0.0059% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.0059% fail on Passenger compartment
  • 8.0% fail on Visibility (18% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Washers (38% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Wipers
    • 0.40% fail on View to rear (65% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Mirrors (69% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.21% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.19% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.018% fail on Window
    • 0.11% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.9% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Seat belts (49% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Condition (33% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Prescribed areas (72% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Requirements
      • 0.012% fail on Attachment
    • 0.34% fail on Airbags (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Drivers airbag (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 4.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (36% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Exhaust emissions (41% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Spark ignition (45% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (24% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Catalyst emissions (72% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Emissions not tested (64% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.0059% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0059% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.0059% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 1.1% fail on Compression ignition (32% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.74% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (22% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (54% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.077% fail on Emissions not tested (54% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.059% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.036% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.024% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.012% fail on Other emission control equipment
          • 0.0059% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.0059% fail on Particulate filter
        • 0.012% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.64% fail on Fluid leaks (45% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Engine oil leaks (67% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.018% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.065% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.036% fail on Sound deadening material (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Undertray
  • 0.52% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.52% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.46% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.27% fail on Condition (85% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Attachment (51% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 0.012% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0059% fail on Anchorages
    • 0.0059% fail on Belt(s)/padding
  • 0.0059% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.0059% fail on Speedometer

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