Renault Modus MOT Results

Registered in 2007
52.1% pass rate
from 2,952 tests in 2020
(12% 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.

  • 23% fail on Suspension (50% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 12% fail on Springs (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 12% fail on Coil springs (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 12% fail on Coil spring (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Suspension arms (30% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Ball joint (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.10% fail on Pins and bushes (95% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.0% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (90% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint dust cover (74% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.034% fail on Linkage
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.64% fail on Shock absorbers (63% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.17% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.068% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.068% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.034% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.034% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.34% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.34% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.068% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.034% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.034% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.068% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (85% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (23% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Headlamps (65% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Headlamp (66% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Dipswitch (11 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 5.6% fail on Stop lamp (25% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.9% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.068% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.5% fail on Individual direction indicators (44% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.58% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.24% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.6% fail on Electrical equipment (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Horn (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.44% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.37% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.068% fail on Switch
    • 0.20% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (8 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (8 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Main beam tell-tale (8 times worse than other 2007 cars)
  • 8.9% fail on Brakes (16% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Brake performance (21% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt
          • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.68% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.034% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.034% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (38% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (34% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.78% fail on Rbt
          • 0.68% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.10% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.034% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.034% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.44% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.44% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.30% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.034% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.034% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.4% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.034% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.034% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.034% fail on Lever
    • 1.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.64% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.64% fail on Lever
    • 0.41% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.34% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.068% fail on Pedal
    • 0.17% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.14% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.034% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.14% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (86% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Anti-lock braking system (82% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.034% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.034% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 7.3% fail on Steering (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Steering linkage components (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.068% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.27% fail on Steering play
      • 0.27% fail on Steering rack (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.068% fail on Steering column (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
  • 6.6% fail on Tyres
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.30% fail on Size/type
  • 4.2% fail on Visibility (33% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Washers (30% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Wipers (41% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.20% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.17% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.10% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.10% fail on View to rear
      • 0.068% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.034% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 3.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (39% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Exhaust emissions (39% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.6% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (81% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.068% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.034% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 1.4% fail on Spark ignition (62% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.95% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (47% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Catalyst emissions (71% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.034% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.034% fail on Other emission control equipment
    • 0.24% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.24% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 3.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure (49% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Transmission
      • 2.1% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.1% fail on Joints
        • 0.034% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.10% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.10% fail on Joints
    • 0.24% fail on Doors
      • 0.14% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.14% fail on Door condition
      • 0.10% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.034% fail on Door condition
        • 0.034% fail on Hinge
        • 0.034% fail on Pillar
    • 0.20% fail on Spare wheel (10 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Spare wheel condition (20 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Carrier
    • 0.17% fail on Exhaust system (93% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Body
      • 0.068% fail on Panel
      • 0.068% fail on Other body component
    • 0.10% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.068% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.068% fail on Sub-frame condition
      • 0.034% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.10% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.068% fail on Chassis
      • 0.068% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.068% fail on Undertray
    • 0.034% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.034% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.034% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.034% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 2.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (68% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Attachment
    • 0.54% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.068% fail on Airbags
      • 0.068% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.34% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.34% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.34% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.20% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Attachment
  • 0.068% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter (9 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.068% fail on Speedometer (10 times worse than other 2007 cars)
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