Renault Megane MOT Results

Registered in 2007
46.5% pass rate
from 22,139 tests in 2017
(35% worse than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Megane is unusually good or bad.

  • 38% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (86% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 15% fail on Registration plate lamp (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 13% fail on Position lamps (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 11% fail on Front lamps (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Rear lamps (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on All position lamps (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0090% fail on Switch
    • 11% fail on Stop lamp (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 10% fail on Headlamps (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 10% fail on Headlamp (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.045% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.027% fail on Headlamp levelling device (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.054% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.045% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.0045% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.0045% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.023% fail on Switch
      • 0.0090% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.0045% fail on Dipswitch
    • 7.4% fail on Headlamp aim (53% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Direction indicators (48% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Flashing type (48% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Individual lamps (83% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on All direction indicators (40% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Side repeaters (67% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.0090% fail on Switch
        • 0.0045% fail on Tell tales
    • 0.69% fail on Battery (100% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Rear fog lamp (35% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Fog lamp (36% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.0090% fail on Switch
    • 0.13% fail on Electrical wiring (200% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Horn (67% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.077% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.054% fail on Lamp (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Switch
    • 0.014% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.0090% fail on Rear reflectors (81% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 20% fail on Suspension (31% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Suspension arms (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 7.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Attachment
      • 0.041% fail on Condition
    • 5.1% fail on Coil springs
      • 5.0% fail on Condition
      • 0.095% fail on Location
    • 4.1% fail on Drive shafts (72% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Front drive shafts (71% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Constant velocity joints (71% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.032% fail on Couplings
        • 0.0045% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.077% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (96% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.077% fail on Drive shafts (100% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Front suspension joints (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (64% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (64% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (61% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Linkage condition (67% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings (45% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Rear (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Front (35% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers (26% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition (26% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Macpherson strut (70% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Condition (70% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Tie bars/rods (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0090% fail on Condition
      • 0.0090% fail on Attachment
    • 0.13% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.086% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.041% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0045% fail on Condition
    • 0.027% fail on Prescribed areas (88% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Component mounting (86% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0045% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.023% fail on Trailing arms (91% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (90% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.014% fail on Condition
    • 0.014% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.014% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.014% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.0090% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.0090% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.0045% fail on General condition
    • 0.0045% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.0045% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 13% fail on Brakes (35% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Brake performance (48% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Parking brake performance (84% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Rear wheels (58% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.34% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.22% fail on Service brake performance (62% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.045% fail on Brake operation
    • 5.6% fail on Hub components (71% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Brake pads (37% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Brake discs (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.0045% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.7% fail on Components
        • 1.5% fail on Pipes
        • 0.19% fail on Hoses (47% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.081% fail on Leaks (47% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.023% fail on Operation
    • 0.65% fail on ABS
    • 0.60% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.60% fail on Condition
      • 0.0045% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.23% fail on Service brake control components (75% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Pedal (76% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Anti-slip (100% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Condition
    • 0.23% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.063% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.050% fail on Cable
      • 0.018% fail on Lever
    • 0.045% fail on Electronic stability system (77% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.0090% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0090% fail on Components
        • 0.0045% fail on Pipes
        • 0.0045% fail on Servos
    • 0.0090% fail on Locking devices
  • 13% fail on Steering (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 12% fail on Steering system (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Track rod end (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Steering rack (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Steering arm (11 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Free play (11 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Steering rack (12 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.0045% fail on Steering box
      • 0.28% fail on Drag link end (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Other components (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Steering pivot point (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Steering control (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Steering lock (9 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0090% fail on Steering shaft (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0045% fail on Steering column
      • 0.0045% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.0045% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.13% fail on Steering operation (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Power steering (78% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Rams
      • 0.014% fail on Other components (73% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0090% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.0045% fail on Drive system
    • 0.018% fail on Locking devices
  • 9.4% fail on Tyres (17% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Tread depth (40% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Condition (11% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Size/type
    • 0.077% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.041% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (60% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 6.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.6% fail on Washers (39% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Wipers (31% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Windscreen (43% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Mirrors (81% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.081% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (88% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Drivers airbag (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0045% fail on Seat belt pre-tensioner
      • 0.0045% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 0.36% fail on Seat belts (33% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
      • 0.063% fail on Prescribed areas (56% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Requirements
      • 0.023% fail on Attachment
  • 2.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (45% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust system (42% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Emissions (57% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Fuel system (50% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on System
      • 0.050% fail on Cap (62% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Tank
      • 0.018% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0045% fail on Hose
    • 0.11% fail on Emissions not tested (63% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 0.72% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.26% fail on Body condition
    • 0.19% fail on Seats (80% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Drivers (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Passengers
    • 0.18% fail on Doors (49% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.059% fail on Drivers
      • 0.050% fail on Passengers other (71% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.036% fail on Body security
    • 0.018% fail on Load security
      • 0.014% fail on Bootlid
      • 0.0045% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.0090% fail on Vehicle structure (79% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0090% fail on Chassis (79% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.0045% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.61% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.61% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.37% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.25% fail on Condition (95% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Attachment (61% better than other 2007 cars)

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