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Renault Kangoo MOT Results

Registered in 2011
52.0% pass rate
from 6,716 tests in 2020
(18% worse than other 2011 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 2011 vans and highlighted areas where the Renault Kangoo is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (15% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 10% fail on Stop lamp (70% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 7.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (23% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamps (44% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 4.7% fail on Headlamp (48% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.074% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.045% fail on Dipswitch (3 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.015% fail on Matched pair
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.46% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.2% fail on Direction indicators (23% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 3.2% fail on Flashing type (23% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 2.8% fail on Individual direction indicators (57% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.18% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.13% fail on Side repeaters (82% better than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.060% fail on Switch (9 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.015% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.015% fail on Arm
    • 1.4% fail on Position lamps (63% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Position lamp (63% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.030% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.030% fail on Switch
    • 1.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (40% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (40% better than other 2011 vans)
        • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (44% better than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.089% fail on Switch
    • 0.82% fail on Reversing lamps (55% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.77% fail on Reversing lamps (51% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.045% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.51% fail on Electrical equipment (51% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Horn (67% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.22% fail on Battery(ies) (120% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.074% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.37% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.36% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.36% fail on Switch
    • 0.030% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.030% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.015% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 5.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (21% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 4.5% fail on Brake linings and pads (24% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 4.4% fail on Brake pads (23% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.060% fail on Brake linings
      • 2.0% fail on Brake discs and drums (38% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 2.0% fail on Brake discs (39% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (61% better than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.060% fail on Cable (75% better than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.060% fail on Lever
        • 0.030% fail on Pivot
    • 4.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes (51% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 2.8% fail on Brake performance (52% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.39% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.015% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.015% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.015% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.015% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.55% fail on Parking brake performance (66% better than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.54% fail on Rbt (66% better than other 2011 vans)
          • 0.52% fail on Parking brake performance (62% better than other 2011 vans)
          • 0.015% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.015% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.015% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.55% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (86% better than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.55% fail on Rbt (sp) (86% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (57% better than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.30% fail on Rbt (sp) (56% better than other 2011 vans)
          • 0.22% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.10% fail on Service brake performance (76% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.1% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (63% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.85% fail on Pedal (63% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.51% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.51% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.49% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.49% fail on Lever
    • 0.30% fail on Hydraulic systems (170% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Brake fluid (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.16% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.12% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.10% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.015% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.030% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.030% fail on Other components
    • 0.015% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.015% fail on Servos
  • 13% fail on Steering (180% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 12% fail on Steering linkage components (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 12% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.030% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.12% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.12% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.12% fail on Steering play
      • 0.12% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.045% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.030% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.030% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.015% fail on Power steering
      • 0.015% fail on Other components
    • 0.015% fail on Steering column
  • 12% fail on Suspension (8.6% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 6.7% fail on Springs (92% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 6.7% fail on Coil springs (170% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 6.7% fail on Coil spring (170% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.030% fail on Mounting
    • 3.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.8% fail on Ball joint (31% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.57% fail on Pins and bushes (67% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.015% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (59% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage ball joints (33% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint (59% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (81% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Linkage (75% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.060% fail on Ball joint dust cover (83% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.030% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.030% fail on Pins and bushes (96% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.015% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.95% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.43% fail on Shock absorbers (53% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.21% fail on Other suspension component (52% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.015% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.045% fail on Macpherson strut (85% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.030% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.045% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.030% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.015% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.015% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.015% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure (110% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 10% fail on Transmission (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 10% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 10.0% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.28% fail on Drive shaft (5 times worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.045% fail on Bearing housing (5 times worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.015% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.22% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.22% fail on Joints
      • 0.015% fail on Belts
    • 0.52% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.40% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (110% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.045% fail on System
      • 0.030% fail on Tank (79% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.030% fail on Pipe
      • 0.015% fail on Hose
    • 0.36% fail on Exhaust system (57% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.18% fail on Doors
      • 0.089% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.089% fail on Door condition
      • 0.060% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.030% fail on Door condition
        • 0.030% fail on Catch
      • 0.030% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.030% fail on Door condition
    • 0.16% fail on Body (54% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Other body component
      • 0.030% fail on Panel
    • 0.13% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.13% fail on Carrier (150% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.089% fail on Seats
      • 0.074% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.015% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.045% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.030% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.030% fail on Bracket
    • 0.030% fail on Chassis
      • 0.030% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.030% fail on Bumpers (84% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.015% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.015% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.015% fail on Undertray
  • 9.6% fail on Visibility (22% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers (30% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 4.4% fail on Washers (26% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.66% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.66% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.66% fail on View to rear
      • 0.66% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.074% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.074% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.8% fail on Tyres (33% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 5.4% fail on Tread depth (47% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 2.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.10% fail on Size/type
  • 3.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (29% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 3.1% fail on Exhaust emissions (27% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 2.9% fail on Compression ignition (19% better than other 2011 vans)
        • 2.5% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (29% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.18% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (88% better than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.16% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.10% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
      • 0.24% fail on Spark ignition (70% better than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.13% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (82% better than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.074% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.015% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.015% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.18% fail on Fluid leaks (56% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Engine oil leaks (58% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.045% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.015% fail on Other leaks
  • 1.9% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (27% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (76% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.58% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.49% fail on Condition
      • 0.045% fail on Attachment
      • 0.030% fail on Requirements
      • 0.015% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.015% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.060% fail on Airbags
      • 0.060% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.48% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.46% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.015% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.28% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.18% fail on Attachment
    • 0.10% fail on Condition
  • 0.015% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.015% fail on Belt(s)/padding
Read the Honest John Review

  • Renault Kangoo (2009 - 2012)
    Really roomy, with clever, quick, flat folding rear seats that leave a low load floor. Cruise control with speed limiter. 6-speed box.