Renault Modus MOT Results

Registered in 2005
44.8% pass rate
from 6,940 tests in 2017
(22% worse than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Modus is unusually good or bad.

  • 32% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (38% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 12% fail on Position lamps (96% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 7.4% fail on Front lamps (49% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Rear lamps (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.072% fail on Switch (22 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 8.9% fail on Headlamp aim (40% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Stop lamp (80% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Registration plate lamp (34% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Headlamps (73% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Headlamp (61% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Switch (38 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Dipswitch (46 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.072% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.014% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.014% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.014% fail on Matched pair
    • 2.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.0% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.39% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.20% fail on Side repeaters (72% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Switch (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.0% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.10% fail on Switch (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.52% fail on Horn
    • 0.32% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Battery (70% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.10% fail on Switch
      • 0.058% fail on Lamp
    • 0.014% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.014% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 29% fail on Suspension (50% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 16% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 16% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Location
    • 7.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (34% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (49% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.086% fail on Linkage condition (79% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Condition
      • 0.014% fail on Attachment
    • 3.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.029% fail on Condition
      • 0.029% fail on Attachment
    • 3.1% fail on Drive shafts
      • 3.1% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 3.1% fail on Constant velocity joints
        • 0.014% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.029% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.029% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.9% fail on Front suspension joints (55% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Wheel bearings (31% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Rear
      • 0.16% fail on Front (73% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Shock absorbers (35% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Condition (35% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Sub-frames (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.043% fail on Attachment
    • 0.29% fail on Prescribed areas (67% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.13% fail on Component mounting (81% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.24% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.014% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 0.014% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.014% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.014% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.014% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.014% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.014% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.014% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 17% fail on Brakes (24% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 10% fail on Brake performance (52% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Rear wheels (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Parking brake performance (71% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.50% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.16% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.058% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.029% fail on Brake operation
    • 4.7% fail on Hub components (37% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.0% fail on Brake discs (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Brake calipers (78% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.014% fail on Brake back plates
    • 3.6% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.4% fail on Components
        • 3.2% fail on Pipes
        • 0.20% fail on Hoses (75% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.014% fail on Valves
      • 0.19% fail on Leaks
      • 0.072% fail on Operation
      • 0.029% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 1.0% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.50% fail on Restricted movement (88% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on ABS (62% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.16% fail on Cable
      • 0.058% fail on Lever
    • 0.17% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.17% fail on Pedal
        • 0.16% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.014% fail on Condition
  • 8.4% fail on Tyres
    • 5.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.32% fail on Size/type
    • 0.043% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.029% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 6.7% fail on Steering (66% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Steering system (83% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Track rod end (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.23% fail on Free play
        • 0.23% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.19% fail on Steering rack (70% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.029% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.014% fail on Other components
        • 0.014% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.058% fail on Power steering (84% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.014% fail on Operation
    • 0.043% fail on Steering control
      • 0.014% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.014% fail on Steering column
      • 0.014% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.014% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.043% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.014% fail on Locking devices
  • 5.9% fail on Driver's view of the road (24% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Wipers (32% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Washers (27% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.40% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.10% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (45% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Seat belts (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Prescribed areas (85% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Attachment
      • 0.029% fail on Installation check (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Anchorage's (17 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (35% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (40% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 2.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (60% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Emissions (30% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Exhaust system (90% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Fuel system (59% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Cap
      • 0.072% fail on System
      • 0.058% fail on Pipe
    • 0.20% fail on Emissions not tested (57% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 1.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.65% fail on Doors (48% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Drivers (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.19% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.30% fail on Body condition
    • 0.17% fail on Spare wheel (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.14% fail on Chassis
    • 0.086% fail on Seats
      • 0.086% fail on Drivers
    • 0.072% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.043% fail on Body security
    • 0.014% fail on Load security
      • 0.014% fail on Bootlid
  • 0.24% fail on Registration plates and VIN (69% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Registration plate (69% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 0.22% fail on Road Wheels (52% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Condition
    • 0.029% fail on Attachment (91% better than other 2005 cars)
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