Renault Megane MOT Results

Registered in 2013
62.2% pass rate
from 8,252 tests in 2020
(69% worse than other 2013 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Megane is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (77% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Stop lamp (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamps (75% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp (82% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim (35% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim (27% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (130% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Position lamps (94% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Position lamp (95% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.63% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.63% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.40% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.24% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.58% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (42% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.27% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.25% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.036% fail on Switch
    • 0.18% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.18% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.17% fail on Rear reflectors (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.085% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.073% fail on Horn
      • 0.012% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 13% fail on Body, chassis, structure (9 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 12% fail on Transmission (24 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 12% fail on Drive shafts (25 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 12% fail on Joints (25 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Flexible couplings (21 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.012% fail on Bearing housing
      • 0.33% fail on Prop shafts (13 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Joints (17 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Doors (130% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Front passenger's door (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.085% fail on Door condition (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Catch
      • 0.061% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.036% fail on Door condition
        • 0.024% fail on Catch (12 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.012% fail on Door condition
        • 0.012% fail on Catch
    • 0.17% fail on Exhaust system (63% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.061% fail on Body
      • 0.061% fail on Other body component
    • 0.012% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.012% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.012% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.012% fail on Tank
    • 0.012% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.012% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.012% fail on Towbar
      • 0.012% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.012% fail on Seats
      • 0.012% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.012% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.012% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.012% fail on Undertray
  • 7.6% fail on Brakes (75% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Mechanical brake components (61% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Brake linings and pads (42% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Brake pads (42% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.7% fail on Brake discs and drums (160% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Brake discs (160% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.085% fail on Cable (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Lever
        • 0.024% fail on Linkage (15 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Brake performance (170% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.22% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.036% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.024% fail on Service brake performance (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.012% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.33% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.33% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.30% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (91% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Rbt (sp) (85% worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake performance (140% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (10 times worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.024% fail on Service brake imbalance (10 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Parking brake performance (64% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.073% fail on Rbt (63% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.061% fail on Parking brake performance (65% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.012% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.061% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.27% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.24% fail on Anti-lock braking system (150% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.012% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.22% fail on Hydraulic systems (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Brake fluid (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.12% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.085% fail on Pedal
      • 0.036% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.048% fail on Parking brake control (70% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Lever (83% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.048% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.048% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.048% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.024% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.012% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.012% fail on Other components
  • 7.3% fail on Suspension (72% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Springs (110% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Coil springs (110% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Coil spring (110% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Linkage ball joints (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.048% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.024% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.024% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.024% fail on Linkage
    • 1.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.93% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.061% fail on Pins and bushes (87% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.36% fail on Wheel bearings (110% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint (170% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.085% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.048% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.036% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.024% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.024% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (10 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.012% fail on Ball joint
  • 5.9% fail on Visibility (42% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Wipers (67% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.11% fail on View to rear
      • 0.11% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.097% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.048% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.048% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.036% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.7% fail on Tyres
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Size/type
  • 2.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (76% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Exhaust emissions (80% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Compression ignition (180% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Emissions not tested (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.061% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (72% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.012% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.012% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.012% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 0.61% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.57% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (48% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.036% fail on Catalyst emissions (83% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.024% fail on Sound deadening material (8 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Undertray
    • 0.036% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.024% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.012% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.80% fail on Steering
    • 0.73% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.70% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.024% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.012% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.036% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.036% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.024% fail on Steering play
      • 0.024% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.012% fail on Steering column
  • 0.56% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.34% fail on Seat belts (85% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
      • 0.048% fail on Prescribed areas (29 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Requirements (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.41% fail on Road Wheels (63% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Attachment
    • 0.13% fail on Condition
  • 0.34% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.34% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.012% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.012% fail on Belt(s)/padding

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