Renault Modus MOT Results

Registered in 2007
56.4% pass rate
from 2,701 tests in 2017
(10% worse than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Modus is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (22% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Position lamps (42% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Front lamps (38% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Rear lamps (65% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on All position lamps
    • 6.8% fail on Headlamp aim (39% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Stop lamp (30% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Headlamps (68% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Headlamp (65% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Switch (15 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Dipswitch (19 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.11% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (13 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.5% fail on Individual lamps (47% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.33% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.4% fail on Horn (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.37% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.074% fail on Switch
    • 0.26% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.11% fail on Battery
    • 0.037% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.037% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 20% fail on Suspension (31% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 13% fail on Coil springs (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 13% fail on Condition (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Location
    • 3.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.56% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 3.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.037% fail on Attachment
    • 1.3% fail on Drive shafts (46% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Front drive shafts (45% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Constant velocity joints (44% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.85% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.81% fail on Rear (79% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Front
    • 0.41% fail on Tie bars/rods (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Condition
    • 0.33% fail on Shock absorbers (77% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Condition (77% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
    • 0.074% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.074% fail on Condition
    • 0.074% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.074% fail on Subframe mounting
  • 7.6% fail on Brakes (19% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.89% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.41% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.074% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.074% fail on Brake operation
    • 2.3% fail on Hub components (30% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake pads (39% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.074% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.3% fail on Components
        • 1.3% fail on Pipes
        • 0.074% fail on Hoses (79% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.037% fail on Operation
    • 1.00% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.00% fail on Condition (78% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.26% fail on Pedal
        • 0.19% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.074% fail on Condition
    • 0.15% fail on ABS (74% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.074% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.074% fail on Cable
    • 0.037% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.037% fail on Restricted movement
  • 6.8% fail on Tyres
    • 4.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Size/type
    • 0.11% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.037% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 5.0% fail on Steering (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Steering system (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.074% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.037% fail on Free play
        • 0.037% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.037% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.037% fail on Steering control
      • 0.037% fail on Steering lock
    • 0.037% fail on Power steering
      • 0.037% fail on Other components
  • 4.3% fail on Driver's view of the road (32% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Washers
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers (43% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.26% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.11% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (100% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Attachment
      • 0.037% fail on Installation check
        • 0.037% fail on Anchorage's
    • 0.63% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.59% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.037% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 1.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (59% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.96% fail on Emissions
    • 0.22% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.15% fail on Cap
      • 0.037% fail on Pipe
      • 0.037% fail on System
    • 0.22% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.11% fail on Exhaust system (95% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 0.52% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.11% fail on Body condition
    • 0.11% fail on Doors
      • 0.074% fail on Drivers
      • 0.037% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.074% fail on Speedometer (14 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.074% fail on Seats
      • 0.074% fail on Drivers
    • 0.074% fail on Spare wheel (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.037% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.037% fail on Chassis
    • 0.037% fail on Body security
  • 0.30% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.30% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.26% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.15% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Attachment
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  • Renault Modus (2004 - 2012)
    Sensible, practical little car with good features like 'Triptic' rear seat and some diesel engines under 121g/km. Plenty of character too.

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