Renault Twingo MOT Results

Registered in 2009
61.7% pass rate
from 1,903 tests in 2020
(2.6% worse than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Twingo is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Suspension (6.9% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Springs (51% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Coil springs (51% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 6.4% fail on Coil spring (47% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Mounting (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 4.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (18% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (20 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.00% fail on Linkage (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Anti-roll bar (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint (59% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage ball joints (92% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint dust cover (81% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (91% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.053% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.4% fail on Suspension arms (46% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Ball joint (2.0% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint dust cover (57% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Pins and bushes (92% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Suspension arm
    • 1.7% fail on Macpherson strut (9 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Macpherson strut (19 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Pins and bushes (9 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers (23% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Wheel bearings (34% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Other suspension component (18% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint (51% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.053% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.11% fail on Sub-frames (60% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Sub-frame (19% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.053% fail on Axles
      • 0.053% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.053% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.053% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.053% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 9.7% fail on Brakes (14% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Brake performance (14% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance (0.19% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt (0.11% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance (8.1% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.53% fail on Service brake imbalance (16% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.053% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.053% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.74% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (59% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.68% fail on Rbt (sp) (60% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.053% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 0.58% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (8.1% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.58% fail on Rbt (sp) (9.9% worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.53% fail on Service brake imbalance (16% worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.11% fail on Service brake performance (5.5% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Parking brake performance (40% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Rbt (38% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.42% fail on Parking brake performance (38% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.053% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.21% fail on Brake performance not tested (52% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (13% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Brake discs and drums (58% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Brake discs (59% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (55% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.00% fail on Brake pads (57% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.053% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.053% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.053% fail on Lever
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake control (190% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (20% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Hand lever (24% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.053% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.053% fail on Leaks
    • 0.053% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.053% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.053% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 7.8% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Steering linkage components (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Track rod end (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.053% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.053% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.053% fail on Power steering
      • 0.053% fail on Operation
  • 7.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (39% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (31% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim (18% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim (12% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators (25% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type (25% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Individual direction indicators (6.9% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on All direction indicators (73% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Stop lamp (81% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Electrical equipment (12% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Horn (8.4% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Battery(ies) (46% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Headlamps (89% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Headlamp (90% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.37% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (40% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Rear fog lamp (40% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Rear fog lamp (39% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Position lamps (19% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Position lamp (12% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Reversing lamps (12% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Reversing lamps (10% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 6.5% fail on Visibility (15% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Washers (35% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Wipers (9.2% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Driver's view (28% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on View to rear (38% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Mirrors (37% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 5.8% fail on Tyres (13% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Tread depth (2.1% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Condition (40% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Size/type (90% worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 3.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (3.8% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Exhaust emissions (6.3% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Spark ignition (45% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Catalyst emissions (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.58% fail on Emissions not tested (72% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (50% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.053% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.053% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.053% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.11% fail on Compression ignition (92% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.053% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.053% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.053% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.42% fail on Fluid leaks (65% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Engine oil leaks (73% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 2.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Seat belts (18% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Condition (48% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.053% fail on Airbags
      • 0.053% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure (57% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Transmission (47% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Drive shafts (44% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.95% fail on Joints (44% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Exhaust system (66% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Body (57% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Panel (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Other body component
    • 0.11% fail on Fuel system (43% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (0.72% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.053% fail on Seats
      • 0.053% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 0.37% fail on Road Wheels (17% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Condition (100% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Attachment (66% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.32% fail on Identification of the vehicle (30% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Registration plates (30% better than other 2009 cars)
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