Renault Modus MOT Results

Registered in 2004
43.8% pass rate
from 2,343 tests in 2017
(19% worse than other 2004 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Modus is unusually good or bad.

  • 34% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (34% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 13% fail on Position lamps (92% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 8.4% fail on Front lamps (56% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Rear lamps (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on All position lamps (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Switch
    • 9.3% fail on Headlamp aim (29% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Registration plate lamp (39% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 9.0% fail on Headlamps (89% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Headlamp (81% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Switch (20 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Dipswitch (30 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.17% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (9 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.043% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 7.3% fail on Stop lamp (40% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.0% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.0% fail on All direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Side repeaters (79% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.2% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.90% fail on Horn
    • 0.55% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Battery
    • 0.17% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.17% fail on Lamp
  • 29% fail on Suspension (42% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 15% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 14% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Location
    • 8.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (50% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (65% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.085% fail on Condition
      • 0.085% fail on Attachment
    • 4.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.043% fail on Condition
    • 2.4% fail on Drive shafts (37% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Front drive shafts (36% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Constant velocity joints (36% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.043% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.0% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.90% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.90% fail on Condition
    • 0.85% fail on Wheel bearings (48% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Rear
      • 0.17% fail on Front (76% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Sub-frames (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Condition (200% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.26% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
    • 0.21% fail on Prescribed areas (85% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.043% fail on Component mounting
    • 0.085% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.085% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.043% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.043% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 22% fail on Brakes (45% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 15% fail on Brake performance (98% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 10% fail on Rear wheels (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 10% fail on Parking brake performance (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.51% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.30% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.26% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.6% fail on Hub components (92% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Brake pads (56% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Brake discs (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Brake calipers (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Hydraulic systems (30% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Components (35% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Pipes
        • 0.085% fail on Hoses (92% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.043% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.34% fail on Leaks
      • 0.17% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.085% fail on Operation
    • 1.3% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.94% fail on Restricted movement (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Mechanical components (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Cable
      • 0.17% fail on Lever (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Relay lever (44 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on ABS (56% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.085% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.085% fail on Pedal
        • 0.085% fail on Anti-slip
  • 9.5% fail on Tyres
    • 5.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.51% fail on Size/type
    • 0.085% fail on Valve stem
  • 8.0% fail on Steering (63% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Steering system (75% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Track rod end (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.21% fail on Free play
        • 0.21% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.17% fail on Steering rack (77% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.085% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.043% fail on Other components
        • 0.043% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.30% fail on Steering control (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Steering column (10 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Steering lock
      • 0.043% fail on Steering shaft
    • 0.13% fail on Power steering
      • 0.085% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.043% fail on Operation
    • 0.085% fail on Steering operation
  • 6.4% fail on Driver's view of the road (26% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Washers
    • 2.6% fail on Wipers (46% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.30% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.085% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (60% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Seat belts (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Requirements
      • 0.043% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 1.6% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.4% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.17% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 2.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.2% fail on Doors (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.43% fail on Passengers front (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Drivers
    • 0.34% fail on Body condition
    • 0.30% fail on Spare wheel (9 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.085% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.085% fail on Chassis
    • 0.043% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.043% fail on Load security
      • 0.043% fail on Tailgate
  • 1.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (75% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions (59% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Exhaust system (91% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Fuel system (65% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Pipe
      • 0.085% fail on System
      • 0.043% fail on Tank
      • 0.043% fail on Cap
    • 0.13% fail on Emissions not tested (79% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 0.43% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.38% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.043% fail on Attachment
  • 0.43% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.43% fail on Registration plate
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  • Renault Modus (2004 - 2012)
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