Renault Modus MOT Results

Registered in 2012
68.3% pass rate
from 145 tests in 2020
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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Modus is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Suspension (100% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 9.7% fail on Springs (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 9.7% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 9.7% fail on Coil spring (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.4% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (8 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.69% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.69% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.69% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.8% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.1% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.69% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.69% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.69% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.69% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.69% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 5.5% fail on Brakes
    • 4.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.4% fail on Brake discs and drums (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Brake discs (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.8% fail on Brake pads
    • 2.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.69% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.69% fail on Rbt
          • 0.69% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.69% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.69% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.69% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.69% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.69% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.69% fail on Rbt (sp)
  • 5.5% fail on Tyres
    • 3.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.4% fail on Size/type (12 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Condition
  • 4.8% fail on Visibility
    • 2.8% fail on Wipers
    • 2.8% fail on Washers
  • 2.1% fail on Steering
    • 2.1% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.1% fail on Track rod end
  • 1.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.4% fail on Seat belts (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
Read the Honest John Review

  • 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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