Renault Twingo MOT Results

Registered in 2010
61.6% pass rate
from 4,993 tests in 2020
(14% worse than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Twingo is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Suspension (18% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Springs (58% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Coil springs (58% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 6.0% fail on Coil spring (57% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.040% fail on Mounting
    • 3.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (33% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (18 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (90% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting (8 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Ball joint (77% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.040% fail on Linkage ball joints (96% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Ball joint dust cover (91% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Suspension arms (31% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint dust cover (65% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.020% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.2% fail on Macpherson strut (8 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Pins and bushes (11 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (8 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Macpherson strut (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Ball joint (25 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.58% fail on Shock absorbers (56% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.040% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.020% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.040% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.020% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.020% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.020% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.020% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.020% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 11% fail on Steering (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 11% fail on Steering linkage components (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 11% fail on Track rod end (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.080% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.040% fail on Steering play
      • 0.040% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.020% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.020% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.020% fail on Power steering
      • 0.020% fail on Other components
  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (16% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Direction indicators (63% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Flashing type (62% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Individual direction indicators (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on All direction indicators (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.020% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.020% fail on Switch
      • 0.020% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.020% fail on Arm
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim (31% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim (26% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.0% fail on Electrical equipment (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Horn (7 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.020% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.040% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.2% fail on Stop lamp (59% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Headlamps (74% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Headlamp (72% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.26% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.26% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.26% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.10% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.10% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.020% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.020% fail on Switch
    • 0.020% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.020% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.020% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 9.6% fail on Brakes (34% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.5% fail on Service brake performance (49% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt (50% worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.040% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.040% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.72% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (65% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.70% fail on Rbt (sp) (65% worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.60% fail on Service brake imbalance (77% worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.18% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.020% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.020% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.44% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (67% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Rbt (sp) (65% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Parking brake performance (64% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Rbt (66% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.14% fail on Parking brake performance (73% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.040% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.020% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.020% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.020% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.020% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (36% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Brake pads (35% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.4% fail on Brake discs (37% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Lever (11 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.020% fail on Linkage
    • 0.66% fail on Parking brake control (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Lever (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.34% fail on Hand lever (97% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pedal
    • 0.14% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (64% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.020% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.10% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.060% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.040% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.10% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.020% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.020% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 6.4% fail on Tyres
    • 3.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.32% fail on Size/type (95% worse than other 2010 cars)
  • 5.9% fail on Visibility (19% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Washers (51% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers
    • 0.16% fail on View to rear
      • 0.16% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.10% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.080% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.080% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.020% fail on Driver's view
  • 2.9% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.32% fail on Condition
      • 0.020% fail on Attachment
    • 0.080% fail on Airbags (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.040% fail on Passengers airbag (18 times worse than other 2010 cars)
  • 1.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (32% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Exhaust emissions (36% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.3% fail on Catalyst emissions (96% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (41% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.020% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.020% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.020% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.24% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.24% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 1.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (43% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.98% fail on Transmission
      • 0.96% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.96% fail on Joints
      • 0.020% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.020% fail on Joints
    • 0.44% fail on Exhaust system (68% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.080% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.080% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.080% fail on Body
      • 0.060% fail on Other body component
      • 0.020% fail on Panel
    • 0.080% fail on Seats
      • 0.080% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.040% fail on Doors
      • 0.020% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.020% fail on Catch
      • 0.020% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.020% fail on Door condition
  • 0.24% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.18% fail on Condition
    • 0.060% fail on Attachment (79% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.080% fail on Identification of the vehicle (81% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Registration plates (81% better than other 2010 cars)
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