Renault Modus MOT Results

Registered in 2006
47.5% pass rate
from 4,144 tests in 2020
(17% 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.

  • 24% fail on Suspension (48% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 12% fail on Springs (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 12% fail on Coil springs (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 12% fail on Coil spring (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (48% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint dust cover (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.39% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.097% fail on Linkage (69% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.024% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.024% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 6.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.6% fail on Ball joint (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.17% fail on Pins and bushes (94% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.024% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.6% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.94% fail on Sub-frames (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Sub-frame (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Ball joint (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.77% fail on Shock absorbers (54% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.41% fail on Ball joint (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.024% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.17% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (79% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.097% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.097% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.072% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.048% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.024% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.024% fail on Axles
      • 0.024% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
  • 23% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (28% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Headlamps (64% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Headlamp (62% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Dipswitch (16 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 6.5% fail on Stop lamp (37% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamp aim (20% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.97% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Position lamps (45% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Position lamp (44% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.024% fail on Switch
    • 3.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (29% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators (25% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type (25% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.41% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.048% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.024% fail on Switch
    • 1.2% fail on Electrical equipment (68% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Horn (200% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.024% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.97% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.97% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.84% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.17% fail on Switch (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.048% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.048% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 14% fail on Brakes (13% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt
          • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.75% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.024% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.024% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 2.7% fail on Parking brake performance (74% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt (77% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 2.5% fail on Parking brake performance (89% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.12% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.024% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.048% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.024% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.024% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.70% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.70% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.63% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.36% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.5% fail on Mechanical brake components (22% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.2% fail on Brake discs and drums (67% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Brake discs (69% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.14% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.097% fail on Cable
    • 3.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes (61% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.68% fail on Lever
    • 0.48% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.39% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.097% fail on Pedal
    • 0.29% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (74% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Anti-lock braking system (67% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.097% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.072% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.12% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.097% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.048% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.048% fail on Other components
  • 7.2% fail on Tyres
    • 4.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.31% fail on Size/type
  • 6.1% fail on Steering (83% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Steering linkage components (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Track rod end (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Ball joint (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.048% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.024% fail on Other components
        • 0.024% fail on Steering linkage
    • 0.31% fail on Steering play (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Steering rack (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.097% fail on Steering gear (78% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Steering rack (77% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.048% fail on Steering column
    • 0.048% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.024% fail on Power steering
      • 0.024% fail on Operation
    • 0.024% fail on Steering wheel
  • 5.8% fail on Visibility (15% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Washers
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers (25% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on View to rear (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Mirrors (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.097% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.048% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.048% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure (37% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Transmission
      • 2.6% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.6% fail on Joints
        • 0.024% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.024% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.097% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.097% fail on Joints
    • 0.36% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.17% fail on Sub-frame (8 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Sub-frame condition (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Strengthening plate
      • 0.17% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.024% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.34% fail on Doors
      • 0.14% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.12% fail on Door condition
        • 0.024% fail on Hinge
      • 0.14% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.14% fail on Door condition
      • 0.048% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.048% fail on Door condition
    • 0.29% fail on Exhaust system (89% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Chassis
      • 0.24% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.22% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.22% fail on Spare wheel (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Carrier (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Spare wheel condition (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Body
      • 0.12% fail on Other body component
      • 0.024% fail on Panel
    • 0.097% fail on Fuel system (78% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Pipe
      • 0.024% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.072% fail on Seats
      • 0.072% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.072% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.072% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.048% fail on Undertray
    • 0.024% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.024% fail on Bracket
  • 4.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (25% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Exhaust emissions (29% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Spark ignition (42% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (33% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.92% fail on Catalyst emissions (51% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.072% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 1.7% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.4% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.14% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.097% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.097% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (79% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.072% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.024% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.024% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
    • 0.63% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.51% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.072% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.024% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.024% fail on Other leaks
  • 4.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (91% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Prescribed areas (84% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Attachment (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.048% fail on Airbags
      • 0.048% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.39% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.27% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Attachment (69% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 0.36% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.34% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.024% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.024% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.024% fail on Anchorages
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