Renault Megane MOT Results

Registered in 2009
56.8% pass rate
from 12,763 tests in 2017
(32% worse than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Megane is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (38% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Stop lamp (99% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Headlamps (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Headlamp (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.016% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 5.0% fail on Registration plate lamp (23% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim (18% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Position lamps (26% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Front lamps (29% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.047% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators (26% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type (26% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.64% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.45% fail on Individual lamps (48% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on All direction indicators (72% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.0078% fail on Switch
    • 0.85% fail on Rear fog lamp (86% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Fog lamp (84% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Tell tale (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Switch
    • 0.32% fail on Rear reflectors (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Horn
    • 0.039% fail on Battery (79% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.016% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.016% fail on Switch
    • 0.0078% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 17% fail on Suspension (60% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Drive shafts (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Front drive shafts (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 6.2% fail on Constant velocity joints (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Couplings (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.047% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Coil springs (31% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Condition (32% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Location
    • 3.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (29% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (34% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.078% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.0078% fail on Condition
      • 0.0078% fail on Attachment
    • 2.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.016% fail on Condition
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment
    • 1.5% fail on Shock absorbers (26% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Condition (26% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Wheel bearings (95% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Rear (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Front
    • 0.64% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.18% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.18% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.016% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.016% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.016% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.016% fail on Component mounting
    • 0.0078% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.0078% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0078% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.0078% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 10% fail on Brakes (58% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Hub components (85% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Brake pads (55% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Brake discs (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.024% fail on Brake linings
    • 4.9% fail on Brake performance (72% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Rear wheels (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.71% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.21% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.086% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.039% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.024% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.71% fail on ABS (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Hydraulic systems (32% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Components
        • 0.39% fail on Pipes
        • 0.055% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.047% fail on Hoses (64% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Leaks
      • 0.016% fail on Operation
      • 0.0078% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.34% fail on Restricted movement (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Parking brake (68% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Condition (65% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.13% fail on Pedal
        • 0.12% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.0078% fail on Condition
    • 0.10% fail on Mechanical components (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Cable
      • 0.031% fail on Lever (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.016% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.016% fail on Components
        • 0.016% fail on Pipes (16 times worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 9.3% fail on Steering (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 9.3% fail on Steering system (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 8.7% fail on Track rod end (10 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Steering arm (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Free play (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.016% fail on Steering control
      • 0.016% fail on Steering lock
    • 0.016% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.0078% fail on Power steering
      • 0.0078% fail on Operation
  • 7.3% fail on Tyres
    • 4.4% fail on Tread depth (16% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.21% fail on Size/type
    • 0.031% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.016% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (86% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 6.9% fail on Driver's view of the road (32% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers (64% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.38% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.20% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.14% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (62% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (49% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (47% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.0078% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 0.51% fail on Seat belts (81% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Condition (71% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Requirements (180% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment
  • 0.59% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.25% fail on Body condition (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Doors
      • 0.094% fail on Drivers
      • 0.071% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.063% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.10% fail on Seats
      • 0.071% fail on Drivers
      • 0.031% fail on Passengers
    • 0.024% fail on Load security
      • 0.016% fail on Access panel
      • 0.0078% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.0078% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.0078% fail on Body security
  • 0.42% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.42% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.39% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.27% fail on Attachment
    • 0.14% fail on Condition
  • 0.39% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (80% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Emissions (52% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Exhaust system (96% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Fuel system (80% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Tank
      • 0.016% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0078% fail on Cap
    • 0.039% fail on Emissions not tested (73% better than other 2009 cars)

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