Renault Kangoo MOT Results

Registered in 2009
51.6% pass rate
from 2,877 tests in 2020
(10% worse than other 2009 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 2009 vans and highlighted areas where the Renault Kangoo is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 8.1% fail on Stop lamp (22% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 7.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (36% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.31% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.14% fail on Dipswitch (9 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.070% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.7% fail on Direction indicators (33% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Flashing type (33% better than other 2009 vans)
        • 1.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.21% fail on Side repeaters (75% better than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.10% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.035% fail on Switch
    • 1.3% fail on Position lamps (64% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Position lamp (68% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.070% fail on Switch (5 times worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.80% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (62% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.80% fail on Rear fog lamp (62% better than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.76% fail on Rear fog lamp (63% better than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.035% fail on Switch
    • 0.56% fail on Electrical equipment (57% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.38% fail on Horn (59% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.070% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.35% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.35% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.35% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.31% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.31% fail on Switch
  • 15% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 14% fail on Steering linkage components (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 13% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.035% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.035% fail on Other components
        • 0.035% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.035% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.66% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.63% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.035% fail on Operation
    • 0.42% fail on Power steering
      • 0.17% fail on Other components
      • 0.14% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.10% fail on Operation
      • 0.070% fail on Pump
    • 0.38% fail on Steering play (130% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.38% fail on Steering rack (150% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.035% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.035% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.035% fail on Steering lock
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 5.8% fail on Brake performance (25% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 3.4% fail on Service brake performance (46% worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 3.4% fail on Rbt (47% worse than other 2009 vans)
          • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance (59% worse than other 2009 vans)
          • 0.66% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.070% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.070% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (63% better than other 2009 vans)
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (63% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt
          • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.10% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.035% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.035% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.035% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.56% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.56% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.56% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.070% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes (46% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 4.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.9% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.9% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.38% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.24% fail on Cable
        • 0.035% fail on Lever
        • 0.035% fail on Linkage
        • 0.035% fail on Relay lever
        • 0.035% fail on Pivot
    • 0.76% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.76% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.59% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.42% fail on Pedal
      • 0.17% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.49% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.49% fail on Lever
    • 0.38% fail on Hydraulic systems (150% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.35% fail on Brake fluid (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.035% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.21% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.21% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.070% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 14% fail on Body, chassis, structure (79% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 11% fail on Transmission (190% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 10% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 10.0% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.35% fail on Drive shaft (7 times worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.035% fail on Bearing housing
      • 0.38% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.38% fail on Joints
    • 1.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.59% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.31% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.17% fail on Pipe
      • 0.070% fail on System
      • 0.035% fail on Tank
    • 0.52% fail on Doors
      • 0.28% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.28% fail on Door condition
      • 0.17% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.14% fail on Door condition
        • 0.035% fail on Hinge
      • 0.10% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.10% fail on Door condition
    • 0.21% fail on Body
      • 0.21% fail on Other body component
    • 0.17% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.14% fail on Carrier
      • 0.035% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.14% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.10% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.035% fail on Bracket
    • 0.10% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.10% fail on Seats
      • 0.070% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.035% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.070% fail on Undertray
    • 0.035% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.035% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 12% fail on Suspension (21% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 6.0% fail on Springs (47% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 6.0% fail on Coil springs (150% worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 6.0% fail on Coil spring (150% worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.035% fail on Mounting
    • 3.5% fail on Suspension arms (30% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 2.3% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.90% fail on Pins and bushes (51% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.45% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.035% fail on Suspension arm
    • 3.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (47% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage ball joints (42% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.80% fail on Linkage (140% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.52% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.28% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (77% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint (74% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint dust cover (76% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Pins and bushes (90% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.035% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.035% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.80% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.73% fail on Wheel bearings (48% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.28% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.035% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.035% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.035% fail on Suspension rod
    • 0.035% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.035% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 9.2% fail on Visibility
    • 4.4% fail on Washers
    • 4.3% fail on Wipers
    • 0.66% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.66% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.49% fail on View to rear
      • 0.49% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.17% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.14% fail on Driver's view
  • 7.0% fail on Tyres
    • 4.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.035% fail on Size/type
  • 3.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (52% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 3.2% fail on Exhaust emissions (52% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Compression ignition (65% better than other 2009 vans)
        • 1.7% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (35% better than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.070% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.070% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (97% better than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.070% fail on Emissions not tested (82% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.73% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.52% fail on Catalyst emissions (4 times worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.21% fail on Emissions not tested (3 times worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.21% fail on Fluid leaks (66% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.070% fail on Engine oil leaks (84% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.070% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.070% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.10% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.070% fail on Undertray
      • 0.035% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 2.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (110% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.63% fail on Seat belts (54% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.59% fail on Condition
      • 0.035% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.10% fail on Airbags (4 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Drivers airbag (4 times worse than other 2009 vans)
  • 0.24% fail on Identification of the vehicle (68% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.24% fail on Registration plates (67% better than other 2009 vans)
  • 0.21% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 0.070% fail on Attachment
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