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Renault Kangoo MOT Results

Registered in 2012
60.4% pass rate
from 3,582 tests in 2017
(15% 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.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 11% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 8.2% fail on Stop lamp (55% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim (24% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.056% fail on Switch
      • 0.028% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.028% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.028% fail on Dipswitch
    • 3.3% fail on Direction indicators (33% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 3.3% fail on Flashing type (33% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 2.7% fail on Individual lamps (69% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.45% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.084% fail on Side repeaters (87% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.056% fail on Switch (16 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Position lamps (82% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.87% fail on Front lamps (86% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.53% fail on Rear lamps (67% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.028% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.3% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.084% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.084% fail on Switch (8 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.31% fail on Battery (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.28% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.20% fail on Switch
      • 0.11% fail on Lamp
      • 0.028% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.25% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.14% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.11% fail on Horn (74% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.056% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 12% fail on Suspension (43% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 6.4% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 6.4% fail on Front drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 6.1% fail on Constant velocity joints (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.22% fail on Drive shafts (7 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.028% fail on Couplings
    • 5.2% fail on Coil springs (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 5.2% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.95% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.056% fail on Attachment
    • 0.56% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.34% fail on Front (52% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.22% fail on Rear
    • 0.45% fail on Anti-roll bars (81% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.31% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (80% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (83% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.028% fail on Attachment
      • 0.028% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.31% fail on Shock absorbers (66% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.31% fail on Condition (66% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.25% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.11% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.084% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.028% fail on Condition
  • 10% fail on Driver's view of the road (45% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 6.5% fail on Wipers (80% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 3.4% fail on Washers (38% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.92% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.61% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.056% fail on Bonnet
  • 9.2% fail on Brakes
    • 4.7% fail on Hub components (25% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 4.3% fail on Brake pads (31% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.084% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.8% fail on Hydraulic systems (47% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Components (61% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 1.6% fail on Pipes (110% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.084% fail on Hoses
        • 0.028% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.056% fail on Leaks
      • 0.028% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Brake performance (48% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.61% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.36% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.17% fail on Parking brake performance (92% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.028% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.028% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.73% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.73% fail on Pedal
        • 0.61% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 0.53% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.53% fail on Condition
    • 0.31% fail on ABS
    • 0.20% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.084% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.056% fail on Cable
      • 0.028% fail on Linkage
    • 0.084% fail on Air and vacuum systems (8 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.084% fail on Components (14 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.056% fail on Pipes (19 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.028% fail on Servos
  • 6.8% fail on Tyres (29% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 4.5% fail on Tread depth (51% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.056% fail on Size/type
    • 0.028% fail on Valve stem
  • 2.6% fail on Steering (52% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 2.5% fail on Steering system (76% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 2.3% fail on Track rod end (130% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.056% fail on Free play
        • 0.056% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.056% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.028% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.028% fail on Lock stop
    • 0.084% fail on Steering control
      • 0.056% fail on Steering column
      • 0.028% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.084% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.98% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.73% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.67% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.056% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.25% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.22% fail on Condition
      • 0.028% fail on Attachment
  • 0.98% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.45% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.42% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.22% fail on Cap
      • 0.11% fail on Pipe
      • 0.056% fail on System
      • 0.028% fail on Tank
    • 0.084% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.056% fail on Emissions
  • 0.78% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.78% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.59% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.31% fail on Doors
      • 0.20% fail on Drivers (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.084% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.028% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.22% fail on Body condition
    • 0.028% fail on Body security
    • 0.028% fail on Seats
      • 0.028% fail on Passengers
  • 0.25% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.25% fail on Attachment (180% worse than other 2012 vans)
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.