Renault Twingo MOT Results

Registered in 2008
54.2% pass rate
from 4,141 tests in 2020
(15% worse than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Twingo is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Suspension (38% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (25 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Linkage (10 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Anti-roll bar (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Linkage ball joints (76% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting (20 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.024% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 6.7% fail on Springs (42% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Coil springs (42% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 6.7% fail on Coil spring (42% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Mounting
      • 0.024% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 4.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.8% fail on Ball joint (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Pins and bushes (87% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint dust cover (65% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Suspension arm
    • 1.9% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.87% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.65% fail on Macpherson strut (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Macpherson strut (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.024% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.36% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.36% fail on Ball joint (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.072% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.048% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.048% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.072% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.048% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.024% fail on Suspension rod
    • 0.072% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (78% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.024% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.024% fail on Suspension unit
  • 13% fail on Brakes (39% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.75% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.024% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.024% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.65% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (69% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.65% fail on Rbt (sp) (68% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.53% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.53% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.048% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.34% fail on Parking brake performance (63% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Rbt (62% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.29% fail on Parking brake performance (63% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.048% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.27% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake discs and drums (77% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Brake discs (79% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake linings and pads (43% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Brake pads (43% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Lever (11 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Cable
    • 1.6% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Lever (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.19% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.072% fail on Pedal
    • 0.22% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (69% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Anti-lock braking system (64% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.19% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.097% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.072% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.024% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.072% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.048% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.024% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.048% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.048% fail on Other components
    • 0.024% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.024% fail on Servos
    • 0.024% fail on Hand operated control valves
      • 0.024% fail on Attachment
  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (24% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (70% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.1% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.072% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.072% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (77% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Headlamps (72% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Headlamp (71% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.87% fail on Stop lamp (79% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Direction indicators (59% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Flashing type (59% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.65% fail on Individual direction indicators (50% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Side repeaters (76% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.68% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.68% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.68% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.024% fail on Switch
    • 0.65% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.41% fail on Horn
      • 0.24% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.048% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.048% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.024% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.024% fail on Switch
    • 0.024% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 9.1% fail on Steering (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 8.8% fail on Steering linkage components (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 8.7% fail on Track rod end (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.024% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.024% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.14% fail on Steering play
      • 0.14% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.048% fail on Prescribed areas (11 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.048% fail on Power steering
      • 0.024% fail on Operation
      • 0.024% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.024% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.024% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.024% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 8.4% fail on Tyres (20% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Tread depth (26% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.63% fail on Size/type (160% worse than other 2008 cars)
  • 7.8% fail on Visibility (31% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Washers (33% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Wipers (35% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.29% fail on View to rear
      • 0.29% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.17% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.097% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.097% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.36% fail on Condition
      • 0.024% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.024% fail on Attachment
      • 0.024% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.14% fail on Airbags (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Drivers airbag (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 4.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (21% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Exhaust emissions (33% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.1% fail on Catalyst emissions (46% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.68% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (56% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.048% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.14% fail on Compression ignition (92% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.072% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.024% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.024% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.024% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.024% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.82% fail on Fluid leaks (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Engine oil leaks (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Other leaks (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 3.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure (29% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Transmission (31% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Drive shafts (28% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Joints (27% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.024% fail on Joints
    • 1.5% fail on Exhaust system (29% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Seats
      • 0.17% fail on Passenger's seat (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.19% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.14% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.048% fail on Tank
    • 0.14% fail on Body
      • 0.12% fail on Other body component
      • 0.024% fail on Panel
    • 0.12% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.097% fail on Doors (69% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.048% fail on Door condition
      • 0.048% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.048% fail on Door condition
    • 0.048% fail on Chassis
      • 0.024% fail on Chassis condition
      • 0.024% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.024% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.024% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 0.41% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.36% fail on Condition (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.072% fail on Attachment (80% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 0.27% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.27% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.048% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.024% fail on Anchorages
    • 0.024% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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