Renault Kangoo MOT Results

Registered in 2011
59.1% pass rate
from 5,927 tests in 2017
(8.9% 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.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (6.7% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 12% fail on Registration plate lamp (19% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 9.2% fail on Stop lamp (63% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamps (36% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp (32% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Switch (13 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Matched pair
    • 2.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.3% fail on Individual lamps (42% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.39% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.15% fail on Side repeaters (79% better than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.10% fail on Switch (15 times worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.017% fail on Tell tales
    • 1.8% fail on Position lamps (74% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Front lamps (78% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.91% fail on Rear lamps (44% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (27% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Fog lamp (28% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.084% fail on Switch (6 times worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.47% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.40% fail on Switch (95% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.084% fail on Lamp
      • 0.034% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.22% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.19% fail on Horn (70% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.12% fail on Battery
    • 0.12% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.051% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.017% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 11% fail on Suspension (11% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 5.8% fail on Drive shafts (140% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 5.7% fail on Front drive shafts (140% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 5.5% fail on Constant velocity joints (130% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.17% fail on Drive shafts (10 times worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.051% fail on Couplings
      • 0.10% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.10% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 3.4% fail on Coil springs (82% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 3.4% fail on Condition (82% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.051% fail on Location
    • 0.96% fail on Anti-roll bars (75% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.78% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (70% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (86% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.051% fail on Linkage condition (87% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.91% fail on Suspension arms (51% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.91% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (49% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.35% fail on Front suspension joints (51% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.30% fail on Wheel bearings (69% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Rear
      • 0.13% fail on Front (82% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.29% fail on Shock absorbers (73% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.29% fail on Condition (73% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.051% fail on Macpherson strut (87% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.051% fail on Condition (87% better than other 2011 vans)
  • 9.4% fail on Brakes
    • 5.2% fail on Hub components (26% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 4.5% fail on Brake pads (28% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.10% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.017% fail on Brake linings
    • 2.1% fail on Brake performance (51% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 1.00% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.93% fail on Rear wheels (49% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.22% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.19% fail on Parking brake performance (93% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Brake performance not tested (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Service brake performance (72% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 2.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.9% fail on Components
        • 1.7% fail on Pipes
        • 0.19% fail on Hoses
        • 0.051% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.10% fail on Leaks
      • 0.051% fail on Operation
      • 0.034% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 1.0% fail on Service brake control components (59% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Pedal (56% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.74% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.27% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Pedal linkage
        • 0.017% fail on Linkage
    • 0.56% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.56% fail on Condition
      • 0.017% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.22% fail on Restricted movement (110% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.20% fail on ABS (52% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.051% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.034% fail on Lever
      • 0.017% fail on Linkage
    • 0.034% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.034% fail on Components (6 times worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.017% fail on Pipes
        • 0.017% fail on Servos
  • 9.2% fail on Driver's view of the road (18% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 4.9% fail on Wipers (27% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 3.5% fail on Washers (25% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.42% fail on Mirrors (42% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.051% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.6% fail on Tyres (29% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 5.1% fail on Tread depth (48% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Size/type
    • 0.10% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.9% fail on Steering (93% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 5.8% fail on Steering system (120% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 5.4% fail on Track rod end (140% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.29% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.20% fail on Free play
        • 0.20% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.051% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.017% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.017% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.10% fail on Steering control
      • 0.067% fail on Steering lock (25 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.034% fail on Locking devices
  • 1.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.78% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.69% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.084% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.32% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.22% fail on Condition
      • 0.051% fail on Requirements
      • 0.051% fail on Attachment
  • 0.78% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (41% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.39% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.30% fail on Cap (120% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.051% fail on Pipe
      • 0.034% fail on System (84% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Tank
    • 0.27% fail on Exhaust system (53% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.13% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.034% fail on Emissions
  • 0.54% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.52% fail on Registration plate
    • 0.017% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.51% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (48% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.20% fail on Body condition
    • 0.15% fail on Doors
      • 0.067% fail on Drivers
      • 0.051% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.034% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.051% fail on Seats (73% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Drivers
      • 0.017% fail on Passengers
    • 0.051% fail on Spare wheel
    • 0.017% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.017% fail on Body security
    • 0.017% fail on Load security
      • 0.017% fail on Loading door
  • 0.24% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.17% fail on Condition (150% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.067% fail on Attachment
  • 0.017% fail on Towbars
    • 0.017% fail on Towbar
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.