Renault Megane MOT Results

Registered in 2009
50.7% pass rate
from 14,014 tests in 2020
(36% 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 (51% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Stop lamp (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Headlamps (83% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Headlamp (89% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0071% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.0071% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.0071% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamp aim (35% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim (28% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Position lamps (32% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Position lamp (32% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (17% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators (31% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type (31% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.77% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.44% fail on Individual direction indicators (59% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on All direction indicators (74% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (87% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (88% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (86% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Switch (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Reversing lamps (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Reversing lamps (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Reversing lamp switch (9 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Rear reflectors (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Electrical equipment (45% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Horn
      • 0.050% fail on Battery(ies) (63% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.0071% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.036% fail on Daytime running lamps (24 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.029% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.0071% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.021% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.021% fail on Switch
  • 19% fail on Suspension (51% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Springs (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 9.1% fail on Coil springs (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 9.1% fail on Coil spring (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.050% fail on Mounting
    • 5.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (49% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Linkage ball joints (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Ball joint (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (80% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint dust cover (73% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.078% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.078% fail on Linkage (63% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 4.7% fail on Suspension arms (18% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Ball joint (100% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Pins and bushes (61% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint dust cover (38% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.0071% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.4% fail on Shock absorbers (64% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Wheel bearings (44% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Macpherson strut (100% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Pins and bushes (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.34% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0071% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.050% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.029% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.014% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0071% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.029% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.021% fail on Sub-frames (88% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0071% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.014% fail on Axles (88% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (86% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.0071% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.0071% fail on Suspension unit
  • 13% fail on Steering (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 13% fail on Steering linkage components (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 12% fail on Track rod end (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint (190% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Drag link end (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.014% fail on Other components
        • 0.014% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.0071% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.37% fail on Steering gear (78% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Steering rack (84% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0071% fail on Operation
    • 0.21% fail on Steering play (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Power steering (74% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Other components
      • 0.0071% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.014% fail on Steering column
    • 0.0071% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.0071% fail on Steering lock
  • 13% fail on Brakes (59% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Mechanical brake components (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Brake discs and drums (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 4.1% fail on Brake discs (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.0071% fail on Brake drums
      • 3.7% fail on Brake linings and pads (55% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Brake pads (54% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.043% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.22% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Cable
        • 0.100% fail on Lever (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.0071% fail on Relay lever
    • 5.8% fail on Brake performance (54% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Service brake performance (72% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Rbt (74% worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance (90% worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.40% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.043% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.036% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.0071% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (40% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (47% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 0.81% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.80% fail on Rbt
          • 0.65% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.13% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.029% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.014% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0071% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.0071% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.56% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.56% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.44% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake performance (81% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.78% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.76% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (59% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Anti-lock braking system (85% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Electronic stability control (69% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Hydraulic systems (190% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Brake fluid (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0071% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.19% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (40% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Pedal
      • 0.050% fail on Hand lever (74% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Parking brake control (66% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Lever (61% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.093% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.078% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.014% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.071% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.0071% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0071% fail on Operation
  • 7.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure (86% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Transmission (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 6.3% fail on Joints (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Flexible couplings (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.0071% fail on Bearing housing
      • 0.16% fail on Prop shafts (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Joints (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Exhaust system (82% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Doors
      • 0.11% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.093% fail on Door condition
        • 0.014% fail on Hinge
      • 0.071% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.050% fail on Door condition
        • 0.021% fail on Catch (9 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.029% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0071% fail on Catch
    • 0.14% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.071% fail on Tank
      • 0.050% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0071% fail on Hose
      • 0.0071% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.0071% fail on System
    • 0.14% fail on Body
      • 0.11% fail on Other body component
      • 0.029% fail on Panel
    • 0.11% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.064% fail on Seats
      • 0.043% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.021% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.036% fail on Undertray
    • 0.014% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.014% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.014% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.0071% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.0071% fail on Bracket
    • 0.014% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.014% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.0071% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.0071% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.0071% fail on Passenger compartment
  • 7.0% fail on Tyres
    • 4.9% fail on Tread depth (26% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Condition (25% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Size/type
  • 6.3% fail on Visibility (16% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Wipers (51% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Washers (22% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on View to rear (54% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Mirrors (58% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.15% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.13% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.13% fail on Windscreen
  • 2.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (40% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Exhaust emissions (40% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.00% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.17% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (63% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.057% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.036% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.0071% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0071% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.0071% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 0.88% fail on Spark ignition (58% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (35% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Catalyst emissions (81% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.050% fail on Emissions not tested (80% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.014% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.0071% fail on NOx sensor
          • 0.0071% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.0071% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 0.11% fail on Fluid leaks (57% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Engine oil leaks (65% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.0071% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.029% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.029% fail on Undertray
  • 1.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (60% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (56% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Seat belts (70% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Condition (70% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Requirements (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Attachment
      • 0.021% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.036% fail on Airbags
      • 0.021% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.014% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.56% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.38% fail on Attachment
    • 0.18% fail on Condition
  • 0.43% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.43% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.0071% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.0071% fail on Doors
      • 0.0071% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors
  • 0.0071% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0071% fail on Belt(s)/padding

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