Renault Megane MOT Results

Registered in 2016
81.6% pass rate
from 5,165 tests in 2020
(48% worse than other 2016 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 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Megane is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.8% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (65% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim (32% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (5 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.2% fail on Stop lamp (200% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Position lamps (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Position lamp (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.31% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.31% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.23% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.077% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.14% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.14% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.14% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.14% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.039% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.039% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.039% fail on Horn
  • 5.0% fail on Tyres (41% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Condition (56% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.097% fail on Size/type
    • 0.077% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 4.4% fail on Visibility (55% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Wipers (66% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.19% fail on Condition of glass (130% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Windscreen (130% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.077% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.077% fail on View to rear
      • 0.077% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.019% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 2.6% fail on Brakes (30% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.1% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.019% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.33% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.33% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.039% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.019% fail on Cable
        • 0.019% fail on Lever
    • 1.2% fail on Brake performance (190% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance (5 times worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.077% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.077% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.077% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.077% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.058% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.058% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.039% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.15% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Anti-lock braking system (5 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Electronic stability control (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.039% fail on Pedal
    • 0.019% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.019% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.019% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 2.6% fail on Suspension (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (19 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage ball joints (34 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint (24 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Linkage (9 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Anti-roll bar (37 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Pins and bushes (15 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.019% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.66% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Suspension arms (140% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.019% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.097% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.058% fail on Springs
      • 0.058% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.058% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.039% fail on Suspension rods (19 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.019% fail on Ball joint
  • 0.68% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (74% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Exhaust emissions (76% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Compression ignition (120% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (190% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.019% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.019% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.27% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.21% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.058% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.039% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.039% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.60% fail on Body, chassis, structure (110% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Doors (10 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Front passenger's door (20 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Door condition (18 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Catch
      • 0.077% fail on Driver's door (16 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on Door condition (9 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on Catch (63 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.019% fail on Door condition
    • 0.097% fail on Transmission
      • 0.097% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.097% fail on Joints
    • 0.077% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.058% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.058% fail on Body
      • 0.058% fail on Other body component
    • 0.039% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.019% fail on Tank
      • 0.019% fail on Hose
    • 0.039% fail on Seats
      • 0.039% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.019% fail on Undertray
  • 0.27% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.25% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.23% fail on Condition
      • 0.019% fail on Attachment
    • 0.019% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.21% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.15% fail on Condition (180% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.058% fail on Attachment
  • 0.17% fail on Steering
    • 0.17% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.17% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.12% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.12% fail on Registration plates

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