Renault Megane MOT Results

Registered in 2010
60.1% pass rate
from 19,551 tests in 2017
(37% worse than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Megane is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (30% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamp aim (43% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamps (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Headlamp (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.036% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.015% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.010% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.0051% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0051% fail on Matched pair
    • 4.4% fail on Stop lamp (78% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.53% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.031% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.71% fail on Direction indicators (54% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Flashing type (53% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.58% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.10% fail on Individual lamps (88% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.020% fail on All direction indicators (86% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Rear fog lamp (90% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Fog lamp (93% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Tell tale (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Switch
    • 0.27% fail on Rear reflectors (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.082% fail on Horn (54% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Battery (83% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.015% fail on Switch
    • 0.010% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 16% fail on Suspension (97% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Drive shafts (9 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 7.8% fail on Front drive shafts (9 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 7.8% fail on Constant velocity joints (9 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.046% fail on Couplings (11 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (8 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Drive shafts (9 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Coil springs (37% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Condition (38% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Location
    • 2.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (40% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (43% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (43% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.0051% fail on Attachment
    • 1.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.010% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0051% fail on Condition
    • 0.74% fail on Shock absorbers (30% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Condition (30% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Front suspension joints (65% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Wheel bearings (48% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Rear (89% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Front
    • 0.092% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.092% fail on Condition
    • 0.056% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.056% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.010% fail on Axles
      • 0.0051% fail on Axle beam
      • 0.0051% fail on Swivel joints/housing
    • 0.0051% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.0051% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0051% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0051% fail on Condition
    • 0.0051% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.0051% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0051% fail on Component mounting
  • 9.7% fail on Brakes (73% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Hub components (84% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Brake pads (63% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake discs (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Brake calipers (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0051% fail on Brake linings
    • 4.4% fail on Brake performance (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Rear wheels (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.54% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.21% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.19% fail on Service brake performance (150% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.010% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.57% fail on ABS (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.42% fail on Components
        • 0.32% fail on Pipes
        • 0.072% fail on Hoses
        • 0.041% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.036% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.020% fail on Leaks
      • 0.010% fail on Operation
    • 0.43% fail on Restricted movement (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.13% fail on Pedal
        • 0.11% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.015% fail on Condition
    • 0.092% fail on Parking brake (74% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Condition (71% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.092% fail on Mechanical components (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Cable (170% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Lever
      • 0.0051% fail on Linkage
      • 0.0051% fail on Pivot
    • 0.031% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.0051% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0051% fail on Components
        • 0.0051% fail on Pipes
  • 7.3% fail on Tyres (8.2% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Tread depth (23% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.26% fail on Size/type (90% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.056% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.0051% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 6.0% fail on Driver's view of the road (26% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Wipers (53% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Washers (17% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.26% fail on Mirrors (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.1% fail on Steering (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Steering system (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Track rod end (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint (160% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.046% fail on Steering arm (150% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Free play
        • 0.015% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.015% fail on Other components
        • 0.010% fail on Steering pivot point
        • 0.0051% fail on Steering component
      • 0.010% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.0051% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.0051% fail on Locking devices
  • 1.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (200% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Drivers airbag (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0051% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 0.34% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
      • 0.051% fail on Requirements (170% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Attachment
      • 0.010% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0051% fail on Installation check
        • 0.0051% fail on Belt(s)/padding
  • 0.40% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.17% fail on Body condition (81% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Doors
      • 0.056% fail on Drivers
      • 0.046% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.036% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.061% fail on Seats
      • 0.036% fail on Drivers
      • 0.026% fail on Passengers
    • 0.026% fail on Load security
      • 0.010% fail on Access panel
      • 0.010% fail on Bootlid
      • 0.0051% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.010% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.010% fail on Chassis
  • 0.34% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.34% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.32% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.23% fail on Attachment
    • 0.097% fail on Condition
  • 0.25% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (83% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Emissions (66% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.072% fail on Exhaust system (92% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.051% fail on Fuel system (75% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Tank
      • 0.015% fail on Pipe
      • 0.010% fail on Cap (92% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on System (83% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Emissions not tested (57% better than other 2010 cars)

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