Renault Twingo MOT Results

Registered in 2011
72.3% pass rate
from 2,473 tests in 2017
(13% worse than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Twingo is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.7% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (15% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.0% fail on Horn (13 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp (41% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.040% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.040% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.77% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.24% fail on All direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.040% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.97% fail on Position lamps (52% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Front lamps (58% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.40% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.40% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.40% fail on Stop lamp (75% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.081% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.040% fail on Battery
    • 0.040% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 7.2% fail on Suspension (28% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Coil springs (42% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Condition (37% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Location (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Linkage condition (22 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment (27 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Condition (13 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.1% fail on Macpherson strut (12 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition (12 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.81% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.28% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.24% fail on Shock absorbers (71% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Condition (71% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.20% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.16% fail on Constant velocity joints (69% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.040% fail on Couplings
    • 0.12% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.081% fail on Rear
      • 0.040% fail on Front
    • 0.040% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.040% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 6.8% fail on Steering (11 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Steering system (13 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Track rod end (19 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.040% fail on Free play
        • 0.040% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.040% fail on Steering control
      • 0.040% fail on Steering lock
    • 0.040% fail on Power steering
      • 0.040% fail on Operation
  • 6.2% fail on Brakes (34% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Brake performance (43% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Front wheels (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.24% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.20% fail on Service brake performance
    • 2.0% fail on Hub components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.49% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.7% fail on Parking brake (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Hydraulic systems (170% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Components (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.81% fail on Pipes (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Hoses
      • 0.040% fail on Leaks
    • 0.16% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.16% fail on Pedal
        • 0.16% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.081% fail on ABS
  • 5.6% fail on Tyres
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.081% fail on Size/type
    • 0.081% fail on Valve stem
  • 4.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.9% fail on Washers (91% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Wipers (48% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Mirrors (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.081% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (160% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 0.24% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
  • 0.36% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (59% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Emissions
    • 0.040% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.040% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.040% fail on Cap
    • 0.040% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.28% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.20% fail on Body condition
    • 0.081% fail on Doors
      • 0.081% fail on Passengers front
  • 0.24% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.24% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.20% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 0.081% fail on Attachment
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