Renault Modus MOT Results

Registered in 2011
62.2% pass rate
from 1,438 tests in 2020
(25% worse than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Modus is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Suspension (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 14% fail on Springs (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 14% fail on Coil springs (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 14% fail on Coil spring (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.90% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.56% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.49% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 1.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.070% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.070% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.3% fail on Sub-frames (24 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Sub-frame (60 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (47 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.28% fail on Shock absorbers (75% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.14% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (18 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Wheel bearings
  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (30% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Stop lamp (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.6% fail on Position lamps (76% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Position lamp (76% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.6% fail on Direction indicators (80% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Flashing type (80% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Individual direction indicators (190% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.070% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim (42% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim (46% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.90% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.35% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.35% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.35% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.14% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.14% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.14% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.14% fail on Horn
    • 0.070% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.070% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 5.8% fail on Brakes
    • 3.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance (76% worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.070% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.070% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.42% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.42% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.42% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.35% fail on Rbt
          • 0.35% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.070% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.070% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.35% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.35% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 0.35% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.35% fail on Lever
    • 0.14% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.14% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.070% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.070% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.070% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.070% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.070% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 5.1% fail on Tyres
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.28% fail on Size/type
  • 4.0% fail on Visibility
    • 2.3% fail on Washers
    • 1.5% fail on Wipers
    • 0.14% fail on View to rear
      • 0.14% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.070% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.070% fail on Windscreen
  • 2.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Seat belts (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Condition (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.7% fail on Steering
    • 1.7% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end (81% worse than other 2011 cars)
  • 1.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.49% fail on Integral vehicle structure (52 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Sub-frame (107 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Sub-frame condition (116 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.42% fail on Transmission
      • 0.42% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.42% fail on Joints
    • 0.28% fail on Chassis (44 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Chassis condition (52 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Exhaust system (85% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Body
      • 0.070% fail on Panel
      • 0.070% fail on Other body component
    • 0.070% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.070% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.070% fail on Seats
      • 0.070% fail on Driver's seat
  • 0.83% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (56% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Exhaust emissions (60% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.42% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 0.28% fail on Spark ignition (74% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.14% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.14% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.42% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.42% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.070% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.070% fail on Registration plates
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  • Renault Modus (2004 - 2012)
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