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Renault Kangoo MOT Results

Registered in 2004
46.9% pass rate
from 4,471 tests in 2020
(6.1% worse than other 2004 vans)
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 2004 vans and highlighted areas where the Renault Kangoo is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Suspension
    • 8.2% fail on Suspension arms (17% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 5.9% fail on Ball joint (36% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.067% fail on Suspension arm
    • 6.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.3% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Linkage (3 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.65% fail on Pins and bushes (48% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.27% fail on Linkage ball joints (87% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.089% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.067% fail on Ball joint (89% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.045% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.022% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 6.0% fail on Springs (60% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 5.9% fail on Coil springs (160% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 5.9% fail on Coil spring (170% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.022% fail on Torsion bars
        • 0.022% fail on Attachment bracket
    • 2.9% fail on Wheel bearings (34% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.78% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.63% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.022% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.022% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.60% fail on Macpherson strut (120% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.36% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Macpherson strut (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.089% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.089% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (99% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.067% fail on Sub-frames (91% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.022% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.022% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.022% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.045% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.045% fail on Suspension rod
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.0% fail on Service brake performance (38% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 5.9% fail on Rbt (38% worse than other 2004 vans)
          • 4.7% fail on Service brake performance (37% worse than other 2004 vans)
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake imbalance (44% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.13% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.11% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.022% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.6% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 3.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 3.1% fail on Service brake imbalance (59% worse than other 2004 vans)
          • 0.94% fail on Service brake performance (47% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.022% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.022% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (48% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (50% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.18% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 2.3% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt
          • 2.0% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.22% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.022% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.022% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.022% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.022% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.022% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.25% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.6% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.6% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.022% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.34% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (48% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.18% fail on Cable (63% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.045% fail on Lever
        • 0.045% fail on Linkage
        • 0.045% fail on Pivot
        • 0.022% fail on Clevis joint
    • 3.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes (42% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 2.2% fail on Load sensing valves (79% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake control (89% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Lever (90% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.85% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.63% fail on Hand lever (180% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.22% fail on Pedal (54% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.58% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (60% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.58% fail on Anti-lock braking system (59% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.31% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.18% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.045% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.045% fail on Valves
      • 0.022% fail on Servos
      • 0.022% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.20% fail on Flexible brake hoses (57% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.11% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.11% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.089% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.045% fail on Other components
      • 0.045% fail on Prescribed areas (81% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.045% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
    • 0.067% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.067% fail on Servos
  • 18% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (26% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 6.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (24% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 3.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.2% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.22% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.067% fail on Switch
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim (33% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim (31% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.6% fail on Stop lamp (60% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 2.5% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.6% fail on Horn
      • 0.92% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.089% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.022% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamps (52% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp (51% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp levelling device (76% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.089% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.022% fail on Matched pair
    • 1.2% fail on Hazard warning (81% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Switch (81% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.56% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (81% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.56% fail on Rear fog lamp (81% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.54% fail on Rear fog lamp (82% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.022% fail on Switch
    • 0.51% fail on Direction indicators (85% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.51% fail on Flashing type (85% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.38% fail on Individual direction indicators (84% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.11% fail on Side repeaters (89% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.089% fail on Switch
        • 0.022% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.18% fail on Rear reflectors (61% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.067% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.045% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.022% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 14% fail on Steering (100% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 7.4% fail on Steering linkage components (46% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 6.9% fail on Track rod end (53% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.38% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.089% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.067% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.045% fail on Locking devices
    • 7.0% fail on Steering gear (5 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 7.0% fail on Steering rack (6 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.022% fail on Operation
    • 0.72% fail on Power steering
      • 0.29% fail on Operation
      • 0.22% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.20% fail on Other components
      • 0.045% fail on Pump
    • 0.25% fail on Steering play
      • 0.25% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.022% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.022% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.022% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.022% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 12% fail on Visibility (15% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 6.9% fail on Washers (44% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 5.4% fail on Wipers
    • 0.51% fail on View to rear
      • 0.51% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.45% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.45% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.20% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.045% fail on Bonnet
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure (25% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 6.2% fail on Transmission (26% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 5.9% fail on Drive shafts (44% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 5.9% fail on Joints (46% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.022% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.38% fail on Prop shafts (58% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.20% fail on Joints
        • 0.13% fail on Prop shaft (71% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.022% fail on Flexible couplings
        • 0.022% fail on Bearing housing
    • 3.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.65% fail on Doors
      • 0.45% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.45% fail on Door condition
      • 0.18% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.13% fail on Door condition
        • 0.045% fail on Catch
      • 0.022% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.022% fail on Door condition
    • 0.36% fail on Fuel system (54% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Pipe
      • 0.089% fail on Tank
      • 0.067% fail on Hose
      • 0.045% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (82% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.045% fail on System
    • 0.22% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.18% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.045% fail on Bracket
    • 0.20% fail on Seats
      • 0.11% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.089% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.18% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.16% fail on Carrier
      • 0.022% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.18% fail on Body (82% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Other body component (79% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.067% fail on Panel (82% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.067% fail on Integral vehicle structure (97% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.045% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (98% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.022% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.067% fail on Towbar (73% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.045% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.022% fail on Towbar condition
    • 0.045% fail on Chassis (98% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.045% fail on Chassis condition (98% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.045% fail on Bumpers (91% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.045% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.022% fail on Boot lid condition
      • 0.022% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.022% fail on Passenger compartment
  • 8.4% fail on Tyres (20% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 5.2% fail on Tread depth (19% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 3.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.47% fail on Size/type
  • 7.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (42% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 6.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.96% fail on Seat belts (71% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.85% fail on Condition
      • 0.11% fail on Prescribed areas (95% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.20% fail on Airbags (170% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Drivers airbag (180% worse than other 2004 vans)
  • 6.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.2% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.1% fail on Compression ignition (21% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 2.1% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.38% fail on Emissions not tested (51% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.29% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.25% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (58% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.089% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.045% fail on Pre 01/01/1980 visual
        • 0.022% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.022% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.022% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 2.2% fail on Spark ignition (150% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 1.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (130% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.89% fail on Catalyst emissions (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.18% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.98% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.92% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.045% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.022% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.34% fail on Noise suppression (11 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.34% fail on Sound deadening material (18 times worse than other 2004 vans)
  • 0.67% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.67% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.18% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 0.067% fail on Attachment (77% better than other 2004 vans)
  • 0.089% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.089% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.045% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.045% fail on Belt(s)/padding