Renault Scenic MOT Results

Registered in 2005
44.4% pass rate
from 6,363 tests in 2020
(22% worse than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Scenic is unusually good or bad.

  • 28% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (46% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 9.8% fail on Headlamps (89% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 9.6% fail on Headlamp (94% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.016% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.016% fail on Dipswitch
    • 8.8% fail on Stop lamp (89% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Position lamps (64% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Position lamp (65% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.93% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (44% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Direction indicators (44% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Flashing type (44% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Individual direction indicators (93% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.11% fail on Side repeaters (86% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Electrical equipment (43% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Battery(ies) (190% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Horn (61% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.016% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.94% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.94% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.94% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.079% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.079% fail on Main beam tell-tale (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.063% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.047% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.047% fail on Switch
    • 0.016% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.016% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 22% fail on Suspension (27% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 11% fail on Suspension arms (79% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 9.6% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Pins and bushes (63% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.063% fail on Suspension arm (75% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Springs (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 9.1% fail on Coil springs (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 9.1% fail on Coil spring (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.063% fail on Mounting
    • 2.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (52% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (32% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Linkage ball joints (61% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Ball joint dust cover (47% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint (59% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Linkage (50% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.031% fail on Pins and bushes (88% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.016% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.83% fail on Other suspension component (88% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Ball joint (190% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.047% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.031% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.80% fail on Wheel bearings (47% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.13% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.079% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.36% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.27% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.016% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.016% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.094% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.094% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (95% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 18% fail on Brakes (33% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Brake performance (15% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Service brake performance (45% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 4.1% fail on Rbt (47% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance (62% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.42% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.016% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.016% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.016% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.016% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.016% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
        • 0.016% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
      • 2.0% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt
          • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.22% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.031% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.063% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.047% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.016% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.031% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.016% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.016% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.77% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.75% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.50% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.35% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.016% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.016% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.28% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (80% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Brake linings and pads (70% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 4.3% fail on Brake pads (70% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Brake linings
      • 2.8% fail on Brake discs and drums (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Brake discs (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.20% fail on Cable
        • 0.11% fail on Lever
        • 0.031% fail on Linkage
        • 0.016% fail on Pivot
    • 4.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes (47% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Parking brake control (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Electronic parking brake (39 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Lever
    • 1.7% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.6% fail on Anti-lock braking system (52% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.30% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.27% fail on Pedal
      • 0.047% fail on Hand lever (84% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.16% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.016% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.16% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.11% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.047% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.14% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.047% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.047% fail on Other components
    • 0.016% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.016% fail on Leaks
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure (30% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Transmission (87% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Drive shafts (91% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 6.6% fail on Joints (92% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.28% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.28% fail on Joints
    • 2.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.49% fail on Seats (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Passenger's seat (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.36% fail on Body
      • 0.22% fail on Other body component
      • 0.13% fail on Panel
      • 0.031% fail on Body condition
    • 0.31% fail on Engine mounting (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Engine mounting condition (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.19% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.031% fail on Pipe
      • 0.031% fail on System
      • 0.016% fail on Tank
      • 0.016% fail on Hose
    • 0.19% fail on Doors (58% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.11% fail on Door condition
      • 0.047% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.047% fail on Door condition
      • 0.031% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.031% fail on Door condition
    • 0.14% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.11% fail on Undertray
    • 0.047% fail on Integral vehicle structure (87% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.016% fail on Sub-frame condition
        • 0.016% fail on Strengthening plate
      • 0.016% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.031% fail on Chassis (88% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Chassis condition (87% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Towbar
      • 0.016% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.016% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.016% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 11% fail on Steering (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Steering linkage components (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Track rod end (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Drag link end (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Steering arm (8 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Other components (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.047% fail on Steering component (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.016% fail on Intermediate drop arm
      • 0.016% fail on Locking devices
    • 1.4% fail on Steering gear (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Steering rack (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Operation (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Steering play (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Steering rack (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Power steering (78% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Operation
      • 0.016% fail on Other components
    • 0.031% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.016% fail on Steering lock
  • 10.0% fail on Tyres (33% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Tread depth (53% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.30% fail on Size/type
  • 9.8% fail on Visibility (30% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Washers (37% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Wipers (26% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on View to rear (75% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Mirrors (79% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.19% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.016% fail on Window
    • 0.19% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.19% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.4% fail on Exhaust emissions (18% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.1% fail on Catalyst emissions (49% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Emissions not tested (52% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 1.2% fail on Compression ignition (33% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.77% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.22% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (54% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.063% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.047% fail on Particulate filter (15 times worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.016% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.016% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.93% fail on Fluid leaks (82% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Engine oil leaks (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.016% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.016% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.14% fail on Noise suppression (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Undertray (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 3.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (20% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (61% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Seat belts (36% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Condition
      • 0.11% fail on Prescribed areas (83% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Attachment
      • 0.047% fail on Requirements
      • 0.016% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.14% fail on Airbags
      • 0.14% fail on Drivers airbag (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 0.64% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.63% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.016% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.33% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.22% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Attachment (71% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 0.047% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Speedometer (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 0.016% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.016% fail on Anchorages
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