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Renault 4 MOT Results

66.2% pass rate
from 77 tests in 2020
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 pre-1990 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault 4 is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 7.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 7.8% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 7.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 7.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 3.9% fail on Switch (16 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 5.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.6% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 2.6% fail on Side repeaters
        • 1.3% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.3% fail on All position lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.6% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (8 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.3% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 1.3% fail on Horn
    • 1.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.3% fail on Switch
  • 13% fail on Visibility
    • 9.1% fail on Washers
    • 2.6% fail on Bonnet (17 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on View to rear
      • 1.3% fail on Mirrors
    • 1.3% fail on Wipers
  • 9.1% fail on Suspension
    • 2.6% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 2.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.3% fail on Springs
      • 1.3% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.3% fail on Other suspension component
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 7.8% fail on Brakes
    • 6.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 6.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt
          • 1.3% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 2.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.3% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 5.2% fail on Steering
    • 2.6% fail on Steering gear
      • 2.6% fail on Steering rack
    • 2.6% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.6% fail on Track rod end
  • 5.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.2% fail on Transmission (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 5.2% fail on Joints (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.3% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
  • 3.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.9% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.9% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.9% fail on Non catalyst emissions
  • 1.3% fail on Tyres
    • 1.3% fail on Condition