Renault Kangoo MOT Results

Registered in 2012
55.4% pass rate
from 3,961 tests in 2020
(17% worse than other 2012 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 2012 vans and highlighted areas where the Renault Kangoo is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 9.0% fail on Stop lamp (56% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 6.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamps (30% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp (29% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.076% fail on Dipswitch (6 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.53% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (93% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 3.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.5% fail on Individual direction indicators (35% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.43% fail on All direction indicators (200% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.076% fail on Side repeaters (90% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.13% fail on Switch (4 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.81% fail on Position lamps (79% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.81% fail on Position lamp (79% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.58% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.58% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.40% fail on Electrical equipment (51% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Battery(ies) (190% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Horn (78% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.076% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.35% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.10% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.050% fail on Main beam tell-tale (9 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.050% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.050% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.050% fail on Switch
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure (140% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 11% fail on Transmission (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 11% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 11% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.20% fail on Drive shaft (6 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.076% fail on Bearing housing (8 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.28% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.28% fail on Joints
    • 0.43% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.43% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.35% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (110% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.050% fail on Pipe
      • 0.025% fail on Tank
    • 0.20% fail on Body
      • 0.20% fail on Other body component
    • 0.15% fail on Doors
      • 0.10% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.076% fail on Door condition
        • 0.025% fail on Hinge
      • 0.025% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.025% fail on Door condition
      • 0.025% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.025% fail on Catch
    • 0.13% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.10% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.10% fail on Carrier
    • 0.050% fail on Seats
      • 0.025% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.025% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.025% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.025% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.025% fail on Load security
      • 0.025% fail on Loading door
  • 12% fail on Suspension (17% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 8.4% fail on Springs (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 8.4% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 8.4% fail on Coil spring (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 3.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.6% fail on Ball joint (63% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.58% fail on Pins and bushes (64% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.025% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.76% fail on Anti-roll bars (80% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.48% fail on Linkage ball joints (66% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint (69% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (74% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.050% fail on Pins and bushes (92% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.025% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 0.63% fail on Wheel bearings (40% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.48% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.18% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.050% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.025% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.025% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.025% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.025% fail on Macpherson strut
  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 5.6% fail on Mechanical brake components (26% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 4.4% fail on Brake linings and pads (26% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 4.3% fail on Brake pads (24% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.13% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.8% fail on Brake discs and drums (46% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 1.8% fail on Brake discs (48% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.10% fail on Cable
        • 0.050% fail on Lever
        • 0.025% fail on Linkage
        • 0.025% fail on Brake slack adjuster
    • 4.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes (110% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 2.4% fail on Brake performance (51% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.28% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.53% fail on Parking brake performance (56% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.53% fail on Rbt (55% better than other 2012 vans)
          • 0.50% fail on Parking brake performance (51% better than other 2012 vans)
          • 0.025% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.48% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (86% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.48% fail on Rbt (sp) (85% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.33% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.33% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.23% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.18% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.10% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.73% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.58% fail on Pedal
      • 0.15% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.61% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.61% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.40% fail on Hydraulic systems (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.33% fail on Brake fluid (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.050% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.025% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.23% fail on Parking brake control (55% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on Lever (55% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.10% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.10% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.076% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.025% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 9.0% fail on Visibility (31% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 4.7% fail on Wipers (55% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 3.9% fail on Washers (29% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.63% fail on View to rear
      • 0.61% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.025% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.48% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.48% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.076% fail on Driver's view
  • 7.2% fail on Steering (140% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 6.9% fail on Steering linkage components (170% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 6.7% fail on Track rod end (180% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint (120% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.025% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.35% fail on Steering play (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.35% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.076% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.076% fail on Steering rack
  • 7.2% fail on Tyres (34% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 5.0% fail on Tread depth (48% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 2.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.10% fail on Size/type
  • 1.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (53% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on Exhaust emissions (53% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Compression ignition (62% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.76% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (53% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.25% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (74% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.050% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.050% fail on Other emission control equipment (6 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.050% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.025% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
      • 0.68% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.40% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (51% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.18% fail on Catalyst emissions (5 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.15% fail on Emissions not tested (8 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.15% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.13% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.025% fail on Other leaks
  • 1.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.0% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (51% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.30% fail on Seat belts (55% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Condition
  • 0.38% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.38% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.33% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.20% fail on Attachment
    • 0.13% fail on Condition
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  • 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.