Renault Twingo MOT Results

Registered in 2012
66.3% pass rate
from 1,346 tests in 2020
(22% worse than other 2012 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Twingo is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Suspension (77% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Springs (100% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Coil springs (100% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 6.9% fail on Coil spring (100% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Linkage (23 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (43 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (53 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Pins and bushes (10 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting (65 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Suspension arms (29% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Ball joint (160% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.89% fail on Shock absorbers (8.1% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Macpherson strut (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Pins and bushes (13 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.30% fail on Wheel bearings (4.6% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Other suspension component (67% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint (100% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 11% fail on Brakes (82% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Mechanical brake components (27% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (8.0% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Brake pads (7.4% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake discs and drums (80% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Brake discs (80% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Lever (20 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Brake performance (50% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance (48% worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (39% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Rbt (sp) (36% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (23% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Rbt (sp) (6.0% worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.37% fail on Service brake imbalance (46% worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.22% fail on Service brake performance (53% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.074% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.30% fail on Brake performance not tested (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Parking brake performance (42% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Rbt (39% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.15% fail on Parking brake performance (54% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.074% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
    • 3.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Hand lever (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Pedal
    • 0.67% fail on Parking brake control (190% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Flexible brake hoses (120% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (24 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Other components (29 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.074% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.074% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.074% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.074% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.074% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.074% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 8.4% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (5.1% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Electrical equipment (11 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Horn (16 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim (14% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim (5.9% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators (23% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type (23% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Individual direction indicators (75% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on All direction indicators (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Side repeaters (74% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (14% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Headlamps (70% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Headlamp (68% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Stop lamp (81% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.074% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.074% fail on Position lamp
  • 6.8% fail on Steering (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Steering linkage components (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Track rod end (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.074% fail on Other components
        • 0.074% fail on Steering component
    • 0.074% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.074% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.074% fail on Power steering
      • 0.074% fail on Operation
  • 5.3% fail on Tyres (7.5% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Condition (4.8% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Tread depth (24% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Size/type (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 5.1% fail on Visibility (20% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Washers (52% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Wipers (6.5% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Driver's view (52% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.074% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.074% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.074% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.074% fail on View to rear
      • 0.074% fail on Mirrors
  • 0.97% fail on Body, chassis, structure (54% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Transmission (58% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Drive shafts (56% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Joints (56% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Body (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Other body component (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Bumpers (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.074% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.074% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.074% fail on Tank
    • 0.074% fail on Seats
      • 0.074% fail on Driver's seat
  • 0.97% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (42% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.89% fail on Exhaust emissions (43% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Spark ignition (10% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.67% fail on Catalyst emissions (74% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (74% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Emissions not tested (38% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.074% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.074% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 0.89% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (60% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (120% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Seat belts (38% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Attachment
      • 0.074% fail on Condition
    • 0.15% fail on Airbags (10 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Drivers airbag (13 times worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.15% fail on Identification of the vehicle (52% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Registration plates (52% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.15% fail on Road Wheels (55% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.074% fail on Condition
    • 0.074% fail on Attachment

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