Renault Modus MOT Results

Registered in 2008
60.6% pass rate
from 2,276 tests in 2017
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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Modus is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.4% fail on Position lamps (31% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Rear lamps (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.13% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.3% fail on Stop lamp (34% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.088% fail on Switch (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Registration plate lamp (32% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.8% fail on Individual lamps (60% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.13% fail on Side repeaters (75% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Horn
    • 0.44% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.44% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.088% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.13% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.044% fail on Battery
    • 0.044% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 17% fail on Suspension (30% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 9.8% fail on Coil springs (99% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 9.7% fail on Condition (98% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Location
    • 4.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (56% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (59% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (90% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Condition
      • 0.044% fail on Linkage condition
    • 2.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.044% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Front suspension joints (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.62% fail on Rear
      • 0.18% fail on Front
    • 0.75% fail on Drive shafts (62% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Front drive shafts (62% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.70% fail on Constant velocity joints (64% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.044% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.31% fail on Sub-frames (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.044% fail on Attachment
    • 0.26% fail on Shock absorbers (80% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Condition (80% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.22% fail on Subframe mounting (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Component mounting
    • 0.13% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
    • 0.044% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.044% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 6.7% fail on Tyres
    • 4.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.4% fail on Condition (36% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Size/type
    • 0.044% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.3% fail on Brakes (20% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.6% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.66% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.26% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.044% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.044% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.4% fail on Hub components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.044% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.044% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 0.83% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.79% fail on Components
        • 0.57% fail on Pipes
        • 0.26% fail on Hoses
      • 0.044% fail on Leaks
    • 0.66% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.66% fail on Condition
    • 0.18% fail on ABS
    • 0.18% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.088% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.088% fail on Pedal
        • 0.088% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.044% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.044% fail on Cable
  • 6.3% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Steering system (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Track rod end (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.044% fail on Free play
        • 0.044% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.044% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.044% fail on Steering control
      • 0.044% fail on Steering lock
  • 4.1% fail on Driver's view of the road (29% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Washers
    • 1.8% fail on Wipers (40% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.22% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.044% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.044% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (160% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Seat belts (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Attachment
      • 0.044% fail on Requirements
      • 0.044% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.57% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.53% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.044% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.66% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (77% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Emissions (58% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.088% fail on Exhaust system (95% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.088% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.088% fail on Cap
    • 0.088% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.44% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.18% fail on Doors
      • 0.13% fail on Drivers
      • 0.044% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.088% fail on Body condition
    • 0.088% fail on Spare wheel (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.044% fail on Chassis
    • 0.044% fail on Seats
      • 0.044% fail on Drivers
  • 0.22% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.22% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.18% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.18% fail on Condition
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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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