Renault Kangoo MOT Results

Registered in 2009
53.3% pass rate
from 2,602 tests in 2017
(13% 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.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 13% fail on Registration plate lamp (26% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 7.9% fail on Stop lamp (19% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.077% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.077% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (5 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.077% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (5 times worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.038% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.038% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.038% fail on Switch
      • 0.038% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.6% fail on Position lamps (64% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Front lamps (66% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.88% fail on Rear lamps (56% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.077% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.038% fail on Switch
    • 2.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.9% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.27% fail on Side repeaters (67% better than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.19% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.038% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.038% fail on Switch
    • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (41% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Fog lamp (43% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.077% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.038% fail on Switch
    • 0.27% fail on Battery
    • 0.27% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.23% fail on Horn (72% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.19% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.19% fail on Switch
    • 0.19% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.038% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 18% fail on Suspension (18% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 9.6% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 9.5% fail on Front drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 9.4% fail on Constant velocity joints (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.15% fail on Couplings (7 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.077% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.077% fail on Drive shafts
    • 5.4% fail on Coil springs (140% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 5.3% fail on Condition (140% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.077% fail on Location
    • 2.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (45% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (61% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage condition (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.35% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (73% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment
      • 0.038% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms (44% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (44% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.038% fail on Attachment
    • 0.73% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.50% fail on Front
      • 0.23% fail on Rear
    • 0.46% fail on Front suspension joints (62% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.42% fail on Shock absorbers (68% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.42% fail on Condition (68% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.23% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.19% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.038% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 0.038% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.038% fail on Condition
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 4.8% fail on Hub components
      • 3.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.038% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.038% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.038% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 4.7% fail on Brake performance (29% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 2.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.7% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance (72% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.58% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.19% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.15% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.038% fail on Brake operation
    • 3.7% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.7% fail on Components
        • 3.4% fail on Pipes
        • 0.077% fail on Hoses (81% better than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.077% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.077% fail on Valves
      • 0.077% fail on Leaks
      • 0.038% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.85% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.85% fail on Condition
    • 0.65% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.65% fail on Pedal
        • 0.58% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.077% fail on Condition
    • 0.61% fail on Restricted movement (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.58% fail on ABS
    • 0.23% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.15% fail on Cable
      • 0.038% fail on Lever
      • 0.038% fail on Relay lever
    • 0.038% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.038% fail on Components
        • 0.038% fail on Valves
  • 11% fail on Steering (190% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 11% fail on Steering system (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 10.0% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.31% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.15% fail on Free play
        • 0.15% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.15% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.077% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.038% fail on Other components
        • 0.038% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.19% fail on Power steering
      • 0.15% fail on Operation
      • 0.077% fail on Other components
      • 0.038% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.038% fail on Steering control
      • 0.038% fail on Steering lock
    • 0.038% fail on Steering operation
  • 8.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.7% fail on Wipers
    • 3.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.77% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.46% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.038% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.1% fail on Tyres
    • 4.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.077% fail on Size/type
    • 0.077% fail on Valve stem
  • 2.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.58% fail on Emissions (3 times worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.58% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.35% fail on Cap
      • 0.15% fail on System
      • 0.077% fail on Pipe
    • 0.19% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 2.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (49% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (130% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (130% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.077% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.77% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.69% fail on Condition
      • 0.077% fail on Requirements
  • 1.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.61% fail on Doors
      • 0.42% fail on Passengers other (190% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Drivers
      • 0.077% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.23% fail on Body condition
    • 0.12% fail on Spare wheel
    • 0.038% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.038% fail on Seats
      • 0.038% fail on Drivers
  • 0.46% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.46% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.19% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.12% fail on Attachment
    • 0.077% fail on Condition
Read the Honest John Review

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    Really roomy, with clever, quick, flat folding rear seats that leave a low load floor. Cruise control with speed limiter. 6-speed box.