Renault Megane MOT Results

Registered in 2008
49.6% pass rate
from 14,271 tests in 2017
(36% worse than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Megane is unusually good or bad.

  • 35% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (92% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 15% fail on Registration plate lamp (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 11% fail on Stop lamp (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 10% fail on Position lamps (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 8.4% fail on Front lamps (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Rear lamps (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on All position lamps (160% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0070% fail on Switch
    • 8.9% fail on Headlamps (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 8.9% fail on Headlamp (200% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.028% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.021% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.014% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
        • 0.0070% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0070% fail on Dipswitch
    • 5.2% fail on Headlamp aim (11% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Direction indicators (29% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Flashing type (29% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Individual lamps (77% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on All direction indicators (58% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.098% fail on Side repeaters (81% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Battery (72% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.43% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.0070% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.39% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Horn (50% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.077% fail on Electrical wiring (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.028% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.014% fail on Lamp
      • 0.0070% fail on Switch
      • 0.0070% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.014% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.0070% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 17% fail on Suspension (23% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Suspension arms (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Attachment
      • 0.021% fail on Condition
    • 4.0% fail on Drive shafts (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Front drive shafts (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Constant velocity joints (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.0070% fail on Couplings
      • 0.035% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.035% fail on Drive shafts
    • 3.6% fail on Coil springs (27% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Condition (28% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Location (96% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Front suspension joints (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings (84% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Rear (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Front
    • 0.88% fail on Anti-roll bars (70% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (69% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (70% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Linkage condition (76% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0070% fail on Attachment
    • 0.60% fail on Shock absorbers (55% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Condition (55% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.28% fail on Condition
    • 0.21% fail on Tie bars/rods (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Condition
      • 0.0070% fail on Attachment
    • 0.13% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.070% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.049% fail on Attachment
      • 0.014% fail on Condition
    • 0.028% fail on Prescribed areas (79% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Component mounting (78% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0070% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.021% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.021% fail on Condition
    • 0.014% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.014% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0070% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.0070% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0070% fail on Axles
      • 0.0070% fail on Swivel joints/housing
  • 11% fail on Steering (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 11% fail on Steering system (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Track rod end (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Ball joint (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Steering arm (16 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Free play (13 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.69% fail on Steering rack (14 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Drag link end (11 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Other components (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.070% fail on Steering pivot point (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0070% fail on Intermediate drop arm
      • 0.0070% fail on Steering damper
    • 0.077% fail on Steering control (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Steering lock (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Steering column
      • 0.014% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.014% fail on Universal joint
      • 0.0070% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.0070% fail on Steering shaft
    • 0.077% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.049% fail on Power steering (67% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Operation
      • 0.014% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.0070% fail on Pump
    • 0.014% fail on Locking devices
  • 9.5% fail on Brakes (19% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Hub components (65% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Brake pads (34% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Brake discs (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.0070% fail on Brake linings
    • 3.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.2% fail on Rear wheels (27% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.93% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.27% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.15% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.042% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.0070% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.00% fail on Hydraulic systems (27% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Components (23% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.72% fail on Pipes (24% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Hoses
        • 0.014% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.0070% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.0070% fail on Valves
      • 0.049% fail on Leaks
      • 0.014% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.014% fail on Operation
    • 0.45% fail on ABS
    • 0.43% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.42% fail on Condition
      • 0.0070% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.19% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.13% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.13% fail on Pedal
        • 0.11% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.014% fail on Condition
    • 0.035% fail on Electronic stability system (76% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.014% fail on Cable
      • 0.0070% fail on Lever
  • 8.6% fail on Tyres (11% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Tread depth (40% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Condition (23% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Size/type
    • 0.077% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.042% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 5.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.0% fail on Washers (28% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Wipers (25% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.31% fail on Mirrors (63% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (72% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.014% fail on Seat belt pre-tensioner (15 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0070% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 0.43% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.37% fail on Condition
      • 0.028% fail on Requirements
      • 0.021% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0070% fail on Attachment
  • 1.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (59% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Exhaust system (64% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Emissions (67% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.084% fail on System
      • 0.035% fail on Pipe
      • 0.021% fail on Tank
      • 0.0070% fail on Cap
    • 0.063% fail on Emissions not tested (70% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 0.60% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.22% fail on Body condition
    • 0.20% fail on Doors
      • 0.13% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.049% fail on Drivers
      • 0.028% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.098% fail on Seats
      • 0.063% fail on Drivers
      • 0.035% fail on Passengers
    • 0.042% fail on Body security
    • 0.042% fail on Load security
      • 0.035% fail on Bootlid (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0070% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.0070% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.0070% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.0070% fail on Chassis
  • 0.59% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.59% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.36% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.28% fail on Condition (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.077% fail on Attachment (71% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.0070% fail on Hubs

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