Renault Vel Satis MOT Results

Registered in 2003
61.1% pass rate
from 90 tests in 2020
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 Suspension
    • 4.4% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 4.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.2% fail on Suspension arm (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Ball joint
    • 4.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.2% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 3.3% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 2.2% fail on Other suspension component
      • 2.2% fail on Ball joint (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.3% fail on Hazard warning (24 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Switch (24 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.1% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 6.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 3.3% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 3.3% fail on Brake discs
    • 5.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 4.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.3% fail on Rbt
          • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt
          • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.1% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 1.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.1% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.1% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 8.9% fail on Steering
    • 8.9% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 8.9% fail on Track rod end (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.1% fail on Steering rack
  • 4.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.2% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 1.1% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.1% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
    • 1.1% fail on Noise suppression
      • 1.1% fail on Sound deadening material
    • 1.1% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.1% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 3.3% fail on Visibility
    • 2.2% fail on Washers
    • 1.1% fail on Wipers
  • 3.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.2% fail on Transmission
      • 2.2% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.2% fail on Joints
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust system
  • 3.3% fail on Tyres
    • 2.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.1% fail on Condition
  • 2.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.2% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp

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