Renault Modus MOT Results

Registered in 2010
56.5% pass rate
from 1,886 tests in 2020
(28% worse than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Modus is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Suspension (69% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 13% fail on Springs (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 13% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 13% fail on Coil spring (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Mounting
    • 3.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.3% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.53% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.32% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.053% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 3.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.0% fail on Ball joint (74% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.053% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.74% fail on Sub-frames (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (39 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Sub-frame (7 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint (64 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Shock absorbers (80% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.21% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.11% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.053% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.053% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.16% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.16% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.053% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.053% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.3% fail on Stop lamp (45% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.053% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.37% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.053% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.42% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.053% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.32% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.32% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.27% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.053% fail on Switch
    • 0.16% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.16% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.16% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.16% fail on Horn
  • 7.7% fail on Steering (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Steering linkage components (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 7.5% fail on Track rod end (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.053% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.053% fail on Operation
    • 0.053% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.053% fail on Universal joint
  • 6.5% fail on Brakes
    • 3.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.053% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.053% fail on Cable
    • 2.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.42% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.74% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.74% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.53% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.53% fail on Rbt
          • 0.53% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.37% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.37% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.16% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.69% fail on Parking brake control (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Lever (150% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.42% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.11% fail on Pedal
    • 0.32% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.11% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.11% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.053% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.053% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.053% fail on Other braking system component
  • 6.4% fail on Tyres
    • 3.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.16% fail on Size/type
  • 4.3% fail on Visibility
    • 2.7% fail on Washers
    • 1.3% fail on Wipers (47% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on View to rear
      • 0.21% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.053% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.11% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.053% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.053% fail on Windscreen
  • 3.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Seat belts (8 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Condition (9 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Attachment
    • 0.48% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.053% fail on Airbags
      • 0.053% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 3.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.8% fail on Compression ignition (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.69% fail on Spark ignition (54% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.16% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (80% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.053% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.053% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.16% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.11% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.053% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 2.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure (36% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Transmission
      • 0.90% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.85% fail on Joints
        • 0.053% fail on Drive shaft
    • 0.37% fail on Exhaust system (73% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.16% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.053% fail on Tank
      • 0.053% fail on Pipe
    • 0.27% fail on Spare wheel (23 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Carrier (34 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Spare wheel condition (16 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Integral vehicle structure (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Sub-frame (22 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Sub-frame condition (25 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.053% fail on Chassis
      • 0.053% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.053% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.053% fail on Towbar
      • 0.053% fail on Towbar condition
    • 0.053% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.053% fail on Other boot lid component
  • 0.21% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.21% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.053% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.053% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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