Renault Kangoo MOT Results

Registered in 2010
49.2% pass rate
from 6,251 tests in 2020
(23% worse than other 2010 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 2010 vans and highlighted areas where the Renault Kangoo is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (19% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 11% fail on Stop lamp (74% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 8.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (45% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamps (60% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 5.3% fail on Headlamp (65% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.064% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.032% fail on Dipswitch
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.43% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.7% fail on Individual direction indicators (47% worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.29% fail on All direction indicators (110% worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.16% fail on Side repeaters (81% better than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.016% fail on Switch
    • 1.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (25% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (25% better than other 2010 vans)
        • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (26% better than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.048% fail on Switch
    • 1.1% fail on Position lamps (68% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Position lamp (67% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.75% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.74% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.016% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.50% fail on Electrical equipment (53% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.24% fail on Horn (68% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.19% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.048% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.016% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.46% fail on Hazard warning (92% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.46% fail on Switch (92% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.42% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.064% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.048% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.016% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 18% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 18% fail on Steering linkage components (3 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 17% fail on Track rod end (3 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.29% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.032% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.016% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.016% fail on Other components
        • 0.016% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.016% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.18% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.14% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.032% fail on Operation
    • 0.13% fail on Steering play
      • 0.13% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.048% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.016% fail on Power steering
      • 0.016% fail on Rams
    • 0.016% fail on Steering column
    • 0.016% fail on Steering lock
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 6.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (33% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 4.7% fail on Brake linings and pads (33% worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 4.7% fail on Brake pads (34% worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.016% fail on Brake linings
      • 2.6% fail on Brake discs and drums (74% worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 2.6% fail on Brake discs (75% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.19% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (53% better than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.11% fail on Cable (62% better than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.080% fail on Lever
    • 5.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes (67% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 3.5% fail on Brake performance (46% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.43% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.048% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.048% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.88% fail on Parking brake performance (48% better than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.86% fail on Rbt (47% better than other 2010 vans)
          • 0.82% fail on Parking brake performance (43% better than other 2010 vans)
          • 0.048% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.016% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.016% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.80% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (82% better than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.80% fail on Rbt (sp) (82% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.34% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (56% better than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.32% fail on Rbt (sp) (57% better than other 2010 vans)
          • 0.26% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.11% fail on Service brake performance (76% better than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.016% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.016% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.22% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.96% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (43% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.62% fail on Pedal
      • 0.40% fail on Hand lever (160% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.74% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.74% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.016% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.53% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.53% fail on Lever
    • 0.21% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.16% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.016% fail on Servos
      • 0.016% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.016% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.18% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.16% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.016% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.080% fail on Flexible brake hoses (67% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.016% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.016% fail on Servos
  • 14% fail on Body, chassis, structure (110% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 12% fail on Transmission (2 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 12% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 12% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.29% fail on Drive shaft (6 times worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.064% fail on Bearing housing (6 times worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.016% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.48% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.48% fail on Joints (120% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.51% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.43% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (130% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.048% fail on Pipe
      • 0.032% fail on Tank
    • 0.27% fail on Doors
      • 0.18% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.16% fail on Door condition
        • 0.016% fail on Catch
      • 0.048% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.048% fail on Door condition
      • 0.048% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.048% fail on Door condition
    • 0.24% fail on Exhaust system (80% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.24% fail on Spare wheel (160% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Carrier (2 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.032% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.16% fail on Body (62% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Other body component (62% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.048% fail on Panel
    • 0.11% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.032% fail on Load security
      • 0.032% fail on Loading door
    • 0.032% fail on Undertray
    • 0.016% fail on Chassis
      • 0.016% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.016% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.016% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 13% fail on Suspension (8.5% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 6.5% fail on Springs (74% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 6.5% fail on Coil springs (160% worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 6.5% fail on Coil spring (170% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 5.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.3% fail on Ball joint (51% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint dust cover (48% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.032% fail on Suspension arm
    • 1.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (71% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage ball joints (50% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint (70% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (85% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.080% fail on Pins and bushes (92% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.080% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (86% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.064% fail on Linkage (82% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.064% fail on Ball joint dust cover (87% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.99% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.78% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.30% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.048% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.016% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.016% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.032% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.016% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.016% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.016% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.016% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.016% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.016% fail on Ball joint
  • 9.9% fail on Visibility (24% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 4.8% fail on Wipers (35% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 4.8% fail on Washers (32% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.74% fail on Condition of glass (48% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.70% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.032% fail on Window
    • 0.46% fail on View to rear (42% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.45% fail on Mirrors (43% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.14% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.048% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.0% fail on Tyres (33% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 5.6% fail on Tread depth (49% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Size/type
  • 3.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (35% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 3.6% fail on Exhaust emissions (34% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 3.3% fail on Compression ignition (25% better than other 2010 vans)
        • 2.8% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (28% worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.26% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.16% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.096% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (95% better than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.048% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.032% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 0.24% fail on Spark ignition (77% better than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.16% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (83% better than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.064% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.048% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.21% fail on Fluid leaks (63% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Engine oil leaks (68% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.032% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.032% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.016% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.064% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.048% fail on Undertray
      • 0.016% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 2.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.7% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (130% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.38% fail on Seat belts (64% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Condition (53% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.048% fail on Prescribed areas (86% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment
      • 0.016% fail on Requirements
      • 0.016% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.016% fail on Airbags
      • 0.016% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.42% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.42% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.16% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.11% fail on Attachment
    • 0.048% fail on Condition
  • 0.016% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.016% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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