Renault Twingo MOT Results

Registered in 2008
56.4% pass rate
from 3,745 tests in 2017
(18% 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.

  • 18% fail on Suspension (32% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 8.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (72% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Linkage condition (19 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Attachment (13 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Presence (27 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Coil springs
      • 5.8% fail on Condition
      • 0.053% fail on Location
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Suspension arms (51% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (49% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Drive shafts (42% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Front drive shafts (44% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Constant velocity joints (43% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.053% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.64% fail on Macpherson strut (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Condition (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.59% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.37% fail on Rear
      • 0.21% fail on Front
    • 0.16% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.053% fail on Condition (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.027% fail on Suspension unit
  • 16% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (15% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Registration plate lamp (70% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.69% fail on Rear lamps (39% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim (46% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Headlamps (67% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Headlamp (66% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Stop lamp (80% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Direction indicators (70% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Flashing type (70% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Individual lamps (66% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.080% fail on Side repeaters (85% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.053% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.027% fail on Switch
    • 0.37% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.37% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.027% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.32% fail on Horn
    • 0.11% fail on Battery
    • 0.053% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.053% fail on Switch
    • 0.027% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.027% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 13% fail on Brakes (61% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Hydraulic systems (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Components (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 4.4% fail on Pipes (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Hoses (160% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.080% fail on Leaks
      • 0.027% fail on Operation
    • 3.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.2% fail on Front wheels (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Rear wheels (61% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Brake imbalance (99% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Parking brake performance (68% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.080% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.2% fail on Hub components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake pads (30% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake discs (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.027% fail on Brake calipers
    • 2.9% fail on Parking brake (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on ABS
    • 0.19% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.19% fail on Lever (20 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.053% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.053% fail on Pedal
        • 0.053% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.053% fail on Locking devices (12 times worse than other 2008 cars)
  • 8.6% fail on Steering (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Steering system (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 8.2% fail on Track rod end (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.11% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.053% fail on Free play
        • 0.053% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.053% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.027% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.080% fail on Power steering
      • 0.080% fail on Operation
    • 0.027% fail on Locking devices
  • 8.6% fail on Tyres
    • 5.4% fail on Tread depth (27% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.35% fail on Size/type
    • 0.027% fail on Valve stem
  • 8.0% fail on Driver's view of the road (38% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Washers (65% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Wipers
    • 0.45% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.21% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.21% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Drivers airbag (13 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.40% fail on Condition
      • 0.027% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 2.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (25% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Emissions
    • 0.83% fail on Exhaust system (52% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.11% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.11% fail on Cap
  • 0.48% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.24% fail on Seats
      • 0.21% fail on Passengers (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Drivers
    • 0.16% fail on Body condition
    • 0.027% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.027% fail on Body security
    • 0.027% fail on Doors
      • 0.027% fail on Passengers front
  • 0.35% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.27% fail on Condition
    • 0.080% fail on Attachment
  • 0.32% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.32% fail on Registration plate
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