Renault Megane MOT Results

Registered in 2011
63.5% pass rate
from 14,963 tests in 2017
(48% worse than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Megane is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (57% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamps (160% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Headlamp (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.033% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.0067% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0067% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0067% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamp aim (62% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Stop lamp (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.45% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.040% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.68% fail on Rear fog lamp (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Fog lamp (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Tell tale (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Direction indicators (40% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Flashing type (40% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.49% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.12% fail on Individual lamps (75% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0067% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.20% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Rear reflectors (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Horn
    • 0.047% fail on Battery
    • 0.0067% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 13% fail on Suspension (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Drive shafts (12 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Front drive shafts (12 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 7.2% fail on Constant velocity joints (12 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Couplings
      • 0.053% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.053% fail on Drive shafts (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Coil springs (41% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Condition (42% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0067% fail on Location
    • 1.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.98% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.98% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0067% fail on Condition
    • 0.51% fail on Front suspension joints (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Shock absorbers (42% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Condition (42% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Wheel bearings (97% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Rear (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Front
    • 0.080% fail on Tie bars/rods (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0067% fail on Condition
    • 0.040% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.040% fail on Condition
    • 0.013% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.013% fail on Condition
    • 0.0067% fail on Torsion bars
      • 0.0067% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0067% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.0067% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0067% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.0067% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0067% fail on Subframe mounting
  • 9.1% fail on Brakes (98% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Hub components (76% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Brake pads (61% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs (190% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Brake calipers (160% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Brake linings
    • 4.5% fail on Brake performance (200% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Rear wheels (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Parking brake performance (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.19% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.19% fail on Service brake performance (98% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.53% fail on ABS (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Restricted movement (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.14% fail on Components (43% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.067% fail on Pipes (60% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.040% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.033% fail on Hoses
      • 0.047% fail on Operation (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.020% fail on Leaks
    • 0.094% fail on Parking brake (67% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Condition (62% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.060% fail on Pedal
        • 0.040% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.020% fail on Condition
    • 0.060% fail on Mechanical components (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Cable (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Lever
      • 0.0067% fail on Pivot
    • 0.033% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.0067% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0067% fail on Operation
  • 7.1% fail on Tyres (13% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth (26% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on Size/type (71% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.0067% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 6.8% fail on Driver's view of the road (51% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Wipers (89% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.34% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.20% fail on Mirrors (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.3% fail on Steering (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Steering system (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Track rod end (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.047% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.020% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.013% fail on Free play
        • 0.013% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0067% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.013% fail on Steering control
      • 0.0067% fail on Steering lock
      • 0.0067% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.0067% fail on Power steering
      • 0.0067% fail on Operation
  • 0.59% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (43% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Seat belts (54% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Condition (51% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Requirements
      • 0.013% fail on Prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.23% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.013% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.47% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.47% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.38% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.25% fail on Attachment
    • 0.13% fail on Condition
  • 0.38% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (57% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Body condition (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Doors
      • 0.040% fail on Drivers
      • 0.033% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.033% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.074% fail on Seats
      • 0.053% fail on Drivers
      • 0.020% fail on Passengers
    • 0.013% fail on Body security
    • 0.013% fail on Load security
      • 0.013% fail on Bootlid
  • 0.24% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (73% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.087% fail on Exhaust system (84% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Emissions (53% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.047% fail on Fuel system (71% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Pipe
      • 0.013% fail on Tank
      • 0.0067% fail on Cap
      • 0.0067% fail on System

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