Renault Modus MOT Results

Registered in 2006
49.8% pass rate
from 4,044 tests in 2017
(19% worse than other 2006 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Modus is unusually good or bad.

  • 30% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (38% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 11% fail on Position lamps (91% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Front lamps (48% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Rear lamps (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on All position lamps
    • 8.3% fail on Stop lamp (78% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Headlamp aim (41% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Registration plate lamp (20% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Headlamps (61% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Headlamp (59% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Switch (12 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.074% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Dipswitch (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.025% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.025% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 2.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.2% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.45% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.35% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.1% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.049% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.049% fail on Switch
    • 0.79% fail on Horn (100% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.074% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.049% fail on Lamp
      • 0.025% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.025% fail on Battery
    • 0.025% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 26% fail on Suspension (55% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 15% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 15% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Location
    • 5.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (30% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (35% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.22% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.025% fail on Condition
    • 3.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.025% fail on Attachment
    • 1.8% fail on Drive shafts (37% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Front drive shafts (36% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Constant velocity joints (36% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Front suspension joints (73% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.4% fail on Rear (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Front
    • 0.54% fail on Sub-frames (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Attachment
    • 0.42% fail on Shock absorbers (72% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Condition (72% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.12% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.099% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.12% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.12% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 5.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.0% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.8% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.40% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.099% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.025% fail on Brake operation
    • 3.9% fail on Hydraulic systems (31% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Components (39% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Pipes (63% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Hoses (72% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.049% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.025% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.15% fail on Leaks
      • 0.049% fail on Operation
    • 2.9% fail on Hub components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.099% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.025% fail on Brake back plates
    • 0.72% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.72% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.27% fail on Pedal
        • 0.20% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.074% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.17% fail on ABS (75% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.025% fail on Lever
      • 0.025% fail on Cable
    • 0.025% fail on Electronic stability system
  • 7.0% fail on Tyres (17% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.7% fail on Condition (30% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Size/type
    • 0.074% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.0% fail on Driver's view of the road (27% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Washers
    • 2.0% fail on Wipers (45% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.30% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.20% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.3% fail on Steering (41% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Steering system (58% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Track rod end (87% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.20% fail on Free play
        • 0.20% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.20% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.12% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.049% fail on Power steering (82% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.025% fail on Operation
  • 3.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (69% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Attachment
      • 0.025% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.82% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.74% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.049% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.025% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 2.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (52% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Emissions
    • 0.30% fail on Exhaust system (88% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.12% fail on Fuel system (73% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Pipe
      • 0.025% fail on Cap
  • 0.57% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (45% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Body condition
    • 0.12% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.12% fail on Chassis
    • 0.12% fail on Doors (68% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.025% fail on Drivers
      • 0.025% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.049% fail on Spare wheel
    • 0.025% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.025% fail on Seats
      • 0.025% fail on Drivers
    • 0.025% fail on Load security
      • 0.025% fail on Bootlid
  • 0.25% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.22% fail on Condition
    • 0.025% fail on Attachment
  • 0.22% fail on Registration plates and VIN (68% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Registration plate (68% better than other 2006 cars)
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