Renault Vel Satis MOT Results

Registered in 2003
54.0% pass rate
from 124 tests in 2017
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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Vel Satis is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.0% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.81% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (34 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (51 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Hazard warning (10 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Switch (10 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.81% fail on Battery
    • 0.81% fail on Stop lamp
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 7.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.8% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.4% fail on Rear wheels
    • 6.5% fail on Hub components
      • 5.6% fail on Brake discs (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.81% fail on Brake calipers
    • 5.6% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.6% fail on Components
        • 4.0% fail on Pipes
        • 1.6% fail on Hoses
    • 2.4% fail on Parking brake
      • 2.4% fail on Electronic parking brake (292 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.81% fail on Lever
  • 15% fail on Steering (180% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 15% fail on Steering system (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 12% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Steering rack
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 4.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.81% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 3.2% fail on Coil springs
      • 3.2% fail on Condition
    • 3.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 3.2% fail on Condition
    • 2.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.6% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.6% fail on Front
    • 1.6% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.81% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.81% fail on Condition
    • 0.81% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.81% fail on Component mounting
    • 0.81% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.81% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.81% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 11% fail on Tyres
    • 7.3% fail on Condition
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers
    • 0.81% fail on Washers
  • 1.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.81% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.81% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.81% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.81% fail on Requirements
  • 1.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.81% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.81% fail on Doors
      • 0.81% fail on Passengers other
  • 0.81% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.81% fail on Attachment
  • 0.81% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.81% fail on Emissions
  • 0.81% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.81% fail on Registration plate

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