Renault Kangoo MOT Results

Registered in 2005
46.3% pass rate
from 4,715 tests in 2020
(9.5% worse than other 2005 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 2005 vans and highlighted areas where the Renault Kangoo is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Suspension
    • 8.5% fail on Suspension arms (27% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 6.0% fail on Ball joint (42% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.085% fail on Suspension arm
    • 7.6% fail on Springs (99% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 7.6% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 7.6% fail on Coil spring (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 6.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.4% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Linkage (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.53% fail on Pins and bushes (54% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage ball joints (89% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.11% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.064% fail on Ball joint dust cover (89% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.042% fail on Ball joint (92% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.042% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (97% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 2.5% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers (31% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.87% fail on Ball joint (61% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.042% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.40% fail on Macpherson strut (110% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.042% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.021% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.064% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.064% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.064% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (99% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.042% fail on Sub-frames (93% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.042% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.021% fail on Axles
      • 0.021% fail on Axle
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.9% fail on Service brake performance (70% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 6.8% fail on Rbt (70% worse than other 2005 vans)
          • 5.4% fail on Service brake performance (71% worse than other 2005 vans)
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake imbalance (62% worse than other 2005 vans)
          • 0.042% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (5 times worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.085% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.064% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.021% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.021% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.021% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (25% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (26% worse than other 2005 vans)
          • 2.7% fail on Service brake imbalance (69% worse than other 2005 vans)
          • 0.76% fail on Service brake performance (41% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 2.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (57% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (57% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.064% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance (26% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt (25% better than other 2005 vans)
          • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.15% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.021% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.021% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.021% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.021% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.021% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.34% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.042% fail on Brake linings
      • 2.1% fail on Brake discs and drums (61% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 2.0% fail on Brake discs (66% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.021% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.51% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.38% fail on Cable
        • 0.085% fail on Lever
        • 0.021% fail on Linkage
        • 0.021% fail on Pivot
    • 3.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes (30% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 1.8% fail on Load sensing valves (120% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake control (56% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Lever (57% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 1.0% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (43% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Anti-lock braking system (42% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.83% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.62% fail on Hand lever (190% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Pedal (58% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.34% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.17% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.085% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.064% fail on Master cylinder (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.042% fail on Valves
    • 0.28% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.23% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
      • 0.042% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.25% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.042% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.021% fail on Other components
      • 0.021% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.021% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
    • 0.021% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.021% fail on Servos
  • 18% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (25% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 6.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (35% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim (24% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim (22% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.2% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.064% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.021% fail on Switch
    • 2.8% fail on Stop lamp (56% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamps (40% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp (40% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.064% fail on Dipswitch
    • 1.8% fail on Electrical equipment (26% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Horn (30% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.62% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.042% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 1.1% fail on Hazard warning (100% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Switch (100% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.68% fail on Direction indicators (80% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.66% fail on Flashing type (81% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.47% fail on Individual direction indicators (81% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.17% fail on Side repeaters (83% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.021% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.021% fail on Switch
      • 0.021% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.021% fail on Switch
    • 0.36% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (87% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.36% fail on Rear fog lamp (87% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.36% fail on Rear fog lamp (87% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.21% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 15% fail on Steering (130% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 7.7% fail on Steering linkage components (67% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 7.1% fail on Track rod end (72% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.42% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.11% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.11% fail on Steering arm (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.085% fail on Other components
        • 0.085% fail on Steering linkage (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 7.1% fail on Steering gear (6 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 7.1% fail on Steering rack (6 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.021% fail on Operation
    • 1.0% fail on Power steering (62% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.36% fail on Pipes and hoses (140% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.34% fail on Operation
      • 0.28% fail on Other components
      • 0.085% fail on Pump
    • 0.15% fail on Steering play
      • 0.15% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.042% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.021% fail on Flexible coupling
      • 0.021% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.021% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.021% fail on Steering column
    • 0.021% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure (14% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 6.2% fail on Transmission (38% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 5.9% fail on Drive shafts (61% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 5.9% fail on Joints (63% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.021% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.30% fail on Prop shafts (66% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.17% fail on Joints
        • 0.11% fail on Prop shaft (76% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.021% fail on Bearing housing
    • 3.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.76% fail on Doors
      • 0.51% fail on Other passenger's door (77% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.49% fail on Door condition (81% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.021% fail on Catch
      • 0.17% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.15% fail on Door condition
        • 0.021% fail on Hinge
      • 0.11% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.11% fail on Door condition
    • 0.42% fail on Fuel system (51% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on Pipe
      • 0.064% fail on Tank
      • 0.064% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (74% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.042% fail on Hose
      • 0.021% fail on System
    • 0.23% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.23% fail on Carrier (140% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.021% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.23% fail on Body (73% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Other body component (63% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.042% fail on Panel (86% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.021% fail on Body condition
    • 0.19% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.17% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.021% fail on Bracket
    • 0.17% fail on Seats
      • 0.11% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.064% fail on Driver's seat (73% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.13% fail on Bumpers (72% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.13% fail on Towbar
      • 0.064% fail on Other towbar components
      • 0.064% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.021% fail on Coupling
    • 0.085% fail on Integral vehicle structure (96% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.085% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (96% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.064% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.042% fail on Boot lid condition
      • 0.021% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.042% fail on Undertray
    • 0.021% fail on Chassis
      • 0.021% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.021% fail on Load security
      • 0.021% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.021% fail on Tailgate condition
    • 0.021% fail on Cabs
      • 0.021% fail on Steps
    • 0.021% fail on Passenger compartment
  • 11% fail on Visibility
    • 5.6% fail on Washers (25% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 5.0% fail on Wipers
    • 0.42% fail on View to rear (49% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.42% fail on Mirrors (49% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.40% fail on Driver's view (100% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.38% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.38% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.021% fail on Bonnet
  • 9.2% fail on Tyres (35% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 6.0% fail on Tread depth (43% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 3.5% fail on Condition (27% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.38% fail on Size/type
  • 7.9% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (67% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 6.6% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Seat belts (59% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
      • 0.13% fail on Prescribed areas (94% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.32% fail on Airbags (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Drivers airbag (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.021% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 5.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.9% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.0% fail on Compression ignition (21% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 2.0% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.42% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.32% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (98% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.28% fail on Emissions not tested (62% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.085% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 1.9% fail on Spark ignition (150% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 1.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (120% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.59% fail on Catalyst emissions (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.25% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.042% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 0.72% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.55% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.085% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.064% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.042% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.17% fail on Noise suppression (5 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Sound deadening material (9 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.021% fail on Undertray
  • 0.74% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.70% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.042% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.30% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.21% fail on Attachment
    • 0.085% fail on Condition
  • 0.042% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.042% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.021% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.021% fail on Doors
      • 0.021% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors
  • 0.021% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.021% fail on Belt(s)/padding