Renault Megane MOT Results

Registered in 2012
58.1% pass rate
from 10,154 tests in 2020
(50% 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.

  • 15% fail on Suspension (94% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 9.0% fail on Springs (160% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 9.0% fail on Coil springs (160% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 9.0% fail on Coil spring (160% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0098% fail on Mounting
      • 0.0098% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.0098% fail on Spring saddle
    • 4.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Linkage ball joints (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Linkage (14% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (77% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Pins and bushes (92% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (7.0% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Ball joint dust cover (73% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0098% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 2.2% fail on Suspension arms (13% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Ball joint (60% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Pins and bushes (84% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Ball joint dust cover (77% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Suspension arm (17% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers (35% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Wheel bearings (59% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Other suspension component (18% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint (47% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Pins and bushes (34% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0098% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0098% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0098% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.14% fail on Macpherson strut (120% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Pins and bushes (180% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (130% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Macpherson strut (32% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Sub-frames (31% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0098% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.0098% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0098% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0098% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.0098% fail on Axles
      • 0.0098% fail on Swivel joints/housing
    • 0.0098% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (58% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Stop lamp (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamps (59% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp (63% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Headlamp levelling device (3.9% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (30% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim (43% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim (41% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (58% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (2.8% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Direction indicators (32% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Flashing type (32% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Side repeaters (11% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Individual direction indicators (46% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on All direction indicators (43% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (99% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Rear fog lamp (100% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.65% fail on Rear fog lamp (95% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on Switch (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Rear reflectors (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Reversing lamps (21% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Reversing lamps (24% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Electrical equipment (24% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Horn (2.3% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Battery(ies) (63% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Position lamps (46% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Position lamp (48% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0098% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.049% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 9.8% fail on Brakes (69% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Mechanical brake components (99% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Brake linings and pads (56% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Brake pads (55% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.049% fail on Brake linings (200% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Brake discs and drums (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Brake discs (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.089% fail on Cable (140% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.089% fail on Lever (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0098% fail on Linkage
        • 0.0098% fail on Pivot
        • 0.0098% fail on Brake slack adjuster
    • 4.1% fail on Brake performance (76% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance (100% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt (100% worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance (130% worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake imbalance (40% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.020% fail on Plate brake tester (12% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.0098% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.0098% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (45% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (52% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0098% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.52% fail on Parking brake performance (35% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Rbt (39% worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.44% fail on Parking brake performance (36% worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.069% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0098% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0098% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.0098% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0098% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.50% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (39% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.49% fail on Rbt (sp) (41% worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.35% fail on Service brake imbalance (39% worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake performance (42% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0098% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.0098% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.17% fail on Brake performance not tested (100% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (62% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Anti-lock braking system (100% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Electronic stability control (1.4% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0098% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.34% fail on Hydraulic systems (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Brake fluid (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Reservoirs (120% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Rigid brake pipes (46% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (15% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Pedal (100% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Hand lever (84% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Flexible brake hoses (57% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.089% fail on Parking brake control (62% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Lever (75% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Electronic parking brake (6.4% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (14% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (29% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (50% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.0098% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0098% fail on Other components
  • 6.7% fail on Steering (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Steering linkage components (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Track rod end (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Ball joint (100% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Drag link end (55% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0098% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.089% fail on Steering gear (0.58% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Steering rack (5.2% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0098% fail on Operation
    • 0.059% fail on Steering play (140% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Steering rack (140% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.0098% fail on Steering column
  • 6.2% fail on Tyres (6.7% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth (10.0% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Condition (0.51% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Size/type (75% worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 5.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure (160% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Transmission (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Drive shafts (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 4.5% fail on Joints (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.020% fail on Flexible couplings (8 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0098% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.16% fail on Prop shafts (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Joints (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Exhaust system (54% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.089% fail on Doors (25% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Front passenger's door (31% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.059% fail on Door condition (38% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Driver's door (6.7% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on Door condition (2.6% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.079% fail on Bumpers (9.6% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.079% fail on Undertray (180% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.069% fail on Body (17% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Other body component (23% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0098% fail on Panel
    • 0.049% fail on Seats (8.3% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Driver's seat (31% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0098% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.039% fail on Fuel system (66% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0098% fail on Tank
      • 0.0098% fail on Hose
      • 0.0098% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0098% fail on System
    • 0.020% fail on Chassis (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0098% fail on Chassis condition
      • 0.0098% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.0098% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.0098% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.0098% fail on Load security
      • 0.0098% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.0098% fail on Tailgate condition
    • 0.0098% fail on Passenger compartment
  • 5.3% fail on Visibility (25% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Wipers (44% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Washers (7.1% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Driver's view (51% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Bonnet (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Condition of glass (75% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Windscreen (78% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on View to rear (24% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Mirrors (27% worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 2.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (59% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Exhaust emissions (65% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Compression ignition (150% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.089% fail on Emissions not tested (60% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.049% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (74% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.020% fail on Emission control equipment (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.0098% fail on Particulate filter
          • 0.0098% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.0098% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.0098% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 1.1% fail on Spark ignition (12% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.94% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (66% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Catalyst emissions (67% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.098% fail on Emissions not tested (8.4% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0098% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0098% fail on Catalytic converter
    • 0.079% fail on Fluid leaks (22% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Engine oil leaks (37% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Other leaks (62% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0098% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.0098% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.0098% fail on Undertray
  • 0.66% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (18% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (21% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Seat belts (19% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Condition (17% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0098% fail on Requirements
  • 0.47% fail on Road Wheels (44% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Attachment (63% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.079% fail on Condition (9.3% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.32% fail on Identification of the vehicle (1.3% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Registration plates (1.6% worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.0098% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.0098% fail on Doors
      • 0.0098% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors

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