Renault Modus MOT Results

Registered in 2009
66.9% pass rate
from 1,049 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Modus is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.7% fail on Stop lamp (45% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.7% fail on Rear lamps (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Front lamps (68% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plate lamp (48% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.095% fail on Dipswitch
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.5% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.29% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.19% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.19% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.19% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.095% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.095% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.095% fail on Horn
    • 0.095% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 8.1% fail on Coil springs (98% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Condition (99% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.57% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.86% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.86% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.86% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.67% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.57% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.38% fail on Rear
      • 0.19% fail on Front
    • 0.29% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.19% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.095% fail on Condition
    • 0.29% fail on Sub-frames (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Condition (10 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Attachment
    • 0.19% fail on Prescribed areas (9 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.095% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.095% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.095% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.095% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.095% fail on Condition
    • 0.095% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.095% fail on Condition
  • 6.3% fail on Tyres
    • 3.5% fail on Condition
    • 3.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.095% fail on Size/type
  • 5.7% fail on Brakes
    • 2.8% fail on Hub components
      • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.57% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.86% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.67% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.38% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.095% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.67% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.67% fail on Condition
    • 0.29% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.29% fail on Components
        • 0.19% fail on Pipes
        • 0.19% fail on Hoses
    • 0.19% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.19% fail on Pedal
        • 0.095% fail on Condition
        • 0.095% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.095% fail on Restricted movement
  • 4.7% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Steering system (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Track rod end (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint
  • 3.3% fail on Driver's view of the road (37% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Washers
    • 1.4% fail on Wipers (49% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.19% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Seat belts (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.095% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.76% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (61% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Emissions
    • 0.29% fail on Exhaust system (78% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.48% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.19% fail on Body condition
    • 0.19% fail on Doors
      • 0.095% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.095% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.095% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.095% fail on Chassis
  • 0.19% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.19% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.095% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.095% 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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