Renault Twingo MOT Results

Registered in 2007
53.5% pass rate
from 666 tests in 2017
(18% worse than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Twingo is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Suspension (57% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 11% fail on Coil springs (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 11% fail on Condition (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Linkage condition (18 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.90% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.8% fail on Front suspension joints (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.5% fail on Rear (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Front
    • 1.5% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Macpherson strut (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.1% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 1.1% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.15% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
  • 17% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 10% fail on Registration plate lamp (71% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.8% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps (64% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp (62% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Direction indicators (75% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Flashing type (75% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Individual lamps (82% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.15% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.45% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.45% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.15% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.45% fail on Stop lamp (90% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Horn
  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 5.7% fail on Hydraulic systems (200% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Components (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 5.4% fail on Pipes (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Hoses
      • 0.15% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 3.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.1% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.60% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.60% fail on Parking brake performance (69% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Hub components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.6% fail on Parking brake (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on ABS
  • 9.9% fail on Tyres
    • 6.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.60% fail on Size/type
  • 9.2% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 9.0% fail on Steering system (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 8.7% fail on Track rod end (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Free play
        • 0.15% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.15% fail on Steering control
      • 0.15% fail on Steering shaft
  • 6.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.3% fail on Wipers
    • 2.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.60% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.45% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 0.30% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
      • 0.15% fail on Installation check
        • 0.15% fail on Anchorage's
  • 1.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (54% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions
    • 0.75% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.30% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.30% fail on Cap
    • 0.15% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.60% fail on Seats (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Passengers (11 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Body condition
    • 0.15% fail on Doors
      • 0.15% fail on Passengers front
  • 0.30% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.15% fail on Condition
    • 0.15% fail on Attachment
  • 0.15% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.15% fail on Registration plate
Read the Honest John Review

  • Renault Twingo (2007 - 2012)
    Quite cute and very roomy for four. Not a bad drive. Brilliant sliding rear seats. Sharp steering only 1.6 turns lock to lock.

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