Renault Megane MOT Results

Registered in 2012
67.8% pass rate
from 9,395 tests in 2017
(54% worse than other 2012 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Megane is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (63% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim (54% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Stop lamp (160% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamps (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp (120% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.043% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.011% fail on Switch
    • 2.5% fail on Position lamps (70% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Front lamps (88% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.011% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate lamp (22% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Direction indicators (53% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Flashing type (53% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.085% fail on Individual lamps (78% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.32% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.31% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.064% fail on Tell tale (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Switch
    • 0.16% fail on Rear reflectors (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Horn
    • 0.11% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.032% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.021% fail on Switch
      • 0.011% fail on Lamp
    • 0.011% fail on Battery
    • 0.011% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 12% fail on Suspension (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Drive shafts (20 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Front drive shafts (20 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 7.2% fail on Constant velocity joints (20 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Couplings
      • 0.064% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (10 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.064% fail on Drive shafts (10 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Coil springs (72% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Condition (73% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Location
    • 0.95% fail on Anti-roll bars (160% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (160% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Attachment
      • 0.011% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.59% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.59% fail on Condition
    • 0.37% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.34% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.032% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Wheel bearings (140% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Rear (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Front
    • 0.20% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.075% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.075% fail on Condition
    • 0.032% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.021% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.011% fail on Attachment
    • 0.011% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.011% fail on Component mounting
  • 6.7% fail on Brakes (74% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Hub components (57% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Brake pads (42% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Brake discs (180% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.021% fail on Brake linings
    • 2.6% fail on Brake performance (130% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Rear wheels (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.26% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.11% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.064% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.043% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.37% fail on Restricted movement (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on ABS (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.14% fail on Components
        • 0.085% fail on Hoses
        • 0.043% fail on Pipes
        • 0.011% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.032% fail on Leaks
      • 0.021% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.075% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.075% fail on Pedal
        • 0.053% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.021% fail on Condition
    • 0.064% fail on Parking brake (69% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Condition (71% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.043% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.043% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.043% fail on Cable (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Additional braking devices
  • 6.5% fail on Tyres (16% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Condition (23% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.17% fail on Size/type (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.9% fail on Driver's view of the road (34% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Wipers (62% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.22% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.053% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.032% fail on Mirrors
  • 0.78% fail on Steering (98% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Steering system (130% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Track rod end (160% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.021% fail on Free play
        • 0.021% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.021% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.011% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.011% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.011% fail on Steering control
      • 0.011% fail on Steering wheel
  • 0.54% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (54% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Seat belts (68% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Condition
      • 0.053% fail on Requirements (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.24% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.24% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.32% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.23% fail on Attachment
    • 0.085% fail on Condition
  • 0.31% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.31% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.23% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.11% fail on Doors
      • 0.053% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.032% fail on Drivers
      • 0.021% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.085% fail on Body condition
    • 0.043% fail on Seats
      • 0.032% fail on Drivers
      • 0.011% fail on Passengers
  • 0.085% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (87% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.043% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.021% fail on Tank (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Pipe
      • 0.011% fail on System
    • 0.021% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.011% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.011% fail on Emissions

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