Renault Modus MOT Results

Registered in 2009
61.0% pass rate
from 1,196 tests in 2020
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.

  • 18% fail on Suspension (40% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 11% fail on Springs (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 11% fail on Coil springs (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 11% fail on Coil spring (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.75% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.25% fail on Linkage
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.084% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 3.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.8% fail on Ball joint (91% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.75% fail on Sub-frames (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Sub-frame (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.084% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.67% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.67% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.084% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.084% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.17% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.084% fail on Axles
      • 0.084% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.084% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.084% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.084% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.9% fail on Direction indicators (65% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Flashing type (65% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Individual direction indicators (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.17% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.6% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.084% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.50% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.33% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.33% fail on Horn
    • 0.25% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.25% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.25% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.084% fail on Switch
    • 0.084% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.084% fail on Switch
  • 8.0% fail on Steering (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Steering linkage components (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 7.8% fail on Track rod end (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.084% fail on Steering play
      • 0.084% fail on Steering rack
  • 6.4% fail on Brakes
    • 2.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.4% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.42% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.084% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.084% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.92% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.92% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.67% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.67% fail on Rbt
          • 0.50% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.17% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.25% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.17% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.084% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.084% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 0.75% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.59% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.42% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.17% fail on Pedal
    • 0.33% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.33% fail on Lever
    • 0.084% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.084% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.084% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 6.0% fail on Tyres
    • 3.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
  • 3.5% fail on Visibility (36% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Washers
    • 1.4% fail on Wipers (45% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.084% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.084% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.084% fail on View to rear
      • 0.084% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.0% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.1% fail on Compression ignition
        • 2.0% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.084% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
      • 0.92% fail on Spark ignition (56% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.42% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.084% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.17% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.084% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.084% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.084% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.084% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 1.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (87% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure (68% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Exhaust system (80% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.17% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.084% fail on Tank
    • 0.25% fail on Spare wheel (29 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Spare wheel condition (47 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Transmission (84% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Drive shafts (84% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Joints (83% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.084% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.084% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.084% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 0.084% fail on Body
      • 0.084% fail on Other body component
  • 0.17% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.17% fail on Registration plates
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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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