Renault Twingo MOT Results

Registered in 2012
69.5% pass rate
from 1,392 tests in 2020
(17% 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.

  • 11% fail on Suspension (62% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Springs (71% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Coil springs (71% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 4.9% fail on Coil spring (72% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Suspension arms (50% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (180% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage (25 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (23 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Pins and bushes (14 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Anti-roll bar (22 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.072% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.57% fail on Other suspension component (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Ball joint (8 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.29% fail on Macpherson strut (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Pins and bushes (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.072% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.072% fail on Suspension unit
  • 8.5% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.0% fail on Electrical equipment (17 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Horn (26 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.79% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.79% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.50% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.22% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.072% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.72% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.72% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.43% fail on Headlamps (79% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Headlamp (82% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.36% fail on Stop lamp (80% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.072% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.072% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.072% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.072% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.072% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 7.8% fail on Brakes (49% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Brake performance (58% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance (130% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt (130% worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance (92% worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.86% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.57% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.50% fail on Service brake imbalance (180% worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.22% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.22% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.072% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.072% fail on Rbt
          • 0.072% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 2.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.93% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.93% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.072% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.072% fail on Lever
    • 1.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Parking brake control (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Lever (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.22% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.072% fail on Pedal
    • 0.072% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.072% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.072% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.072% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.072% fail on Other components
  • 6.7% fail on Steering (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Steering linkage components (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Track rod end (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.072% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.072% fail on Steering play
      • 0.072% fail on Steering rack
  • 6.7% fail on Tyres
    • 3.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Size/type
  • 3.9% fail on Visibility
    • 2.1% fail on Washers
    • 1.7% fail on Wipers
    • 0.14% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.14% fail on View to rear
      • 0.14% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.86% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
  • 0.93% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.50% fail on Transmission
      • 0.50% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.50% fail on Joints
    • 0.22% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.14% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.072% fail on Seats
      • 0.072% fail on Driver's seat
  • 0.57% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (60% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Exhaust emissions (68% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.29% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.14% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.14% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.14% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.072% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.072% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 0.50% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.50% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.072% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.072% fail on Registration plates

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