Renault Twingo MOT Results

Registered in 2009
61.8% pass rate
from 2,058 tests in 2020
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.

  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 5.6% fail on Springs (32% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Coil springs (32% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 5.5% fail on Coil spring (31% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Mounting (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.049% fail on Spring saddle
    • 4.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.9% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (15 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.19% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting (12 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Linkage ball joints (92% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (92% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Suspension arms (52% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.097% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.049% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.5% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.1% fail on Macpherson strut (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Macpherson strut (10 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.29% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.049% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.049% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.097% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.097% fail on Sub-frame
  • 10% fail on Brakes (30% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.78% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.049% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.049% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.92% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.87% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.049% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 0.87% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (92% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.83% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.73% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.19% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.049% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.049% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.53% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.53% fail on Rbt
          • 0.49% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.049% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.19% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.6% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.049% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.4% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.39% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Lever (12 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.049% fail on Cable
        • 0.049% fail on Relay lever
    • 0.78% fail on Parking brake control (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Lever (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.19% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.049% fail on Pedal
    • 0.19% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.19% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.19% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.049% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.15% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.097% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
      • 0.049% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.15% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (11 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Other components (15 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.049% fail on Brake fluid
  • 9.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (31% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.049% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Stop lamp (65% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.097% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.92% fail on Headlamps (71% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Headlamp (71% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.68% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.44% fail on Horn
      • 0.19% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.049% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.29% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.29% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.29% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.049% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.049% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.049% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.049% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 8.3% fail on Steering (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Steering linkage components (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 8.0% fail on Track rod end (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.097% fail on Steering arm (11 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.097% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.049% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.049% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.049% fail on Power steering
      • 0.049% fail on Operation
    • 0.049% fail on Steering play
      • 0.049% fail on Steering rack
  • 6.1% fail on Visibility
    • 3.6% fail on Washers (36% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers
    • 0.29% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.097% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.097% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.097% fail on View to rear
      • 0.097% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.8% fail on Tyres
    • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.29% fail on Size/type
  • 3.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.3% fail on Spark ignition (58% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Catalyst emissions (180% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (66% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.097% fail on Emission control equipment (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.097% fail on Catalytic converter (10 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.24% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 2.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure (28% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Transmission
      • 1.4% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.4% fail on Joints
        • 0.049% fail on Bearing housing
    • 1.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.15% fail on Body
      • 0.15% fail on Other body component
    • 0.15% fail on Seats
      • 0.15% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.097% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.049% fail on Hose
      • 0.049% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.097% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.097% fail on Doors
      • 0.049% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.049% fail on Door condition
      • 0.049% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.049% fail on Door condition
    • 0.049% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.049% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 2.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.39% fail on Condition
      • 0.049% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.049% fail on Requirements
    • 0.097% fail on Airbags
      • 0.097% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.29% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.29% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.15% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.15% fail on Attachment
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