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Renault Trafic MOT Results

48.9% pass rate
from 962 tests in 2020
(24% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
Number of tests by age
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 vans and highlighted areas where the Renault Trafic is unusually good or bad.

  • 30% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (46% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 8.9% fail on Direction indicators (170% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 8.9% fail on Flashing type (170% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 4.1% fail on Individual direction indicators (89% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 3.3% fail on Side repeaters (4 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 2.0% fail on All direction indicators (2 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.21% fail on Switch
    • 7.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (110% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 7.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (110% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 6.9% fail on Rear fog lamp (110% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.73% fail on Switch (170% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 6.8% fail on Electrical equipment (46% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 4.6% fail on Battery(ies) (2 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Horn
      • 0.62% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 6.7% fail on Stop lamp (87% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 5.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (140% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.10% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.7% fail on Headlamp
    • 4.6% fail on Position lamps (62% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 4.3% fail on Position lamp (61% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.31% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.2% fail on Hazard warning (2 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Switch (2 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.73% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.73% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.10% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 21% fail on Brakes (46% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 18% fail on Brake performance (60% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 11% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (180% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 11% fail on Rbt (sp) (180% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
          • 8.9% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
          • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance (100% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.10% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 9.3% fail on Service brake performance (71% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 9.0% fail on Rbt (71% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
          • 8.0% fail on Service brake performance (85% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.10% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.21% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 3.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.10% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt
          • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.10% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.73% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.83% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.73% fail on Pedal
      • 0.10% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.62% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.52% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.42% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.10% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.21% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.21% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.10% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.10% fail on Cable
    • 0.52% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.21% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.21% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.10% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.52% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.52% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.52% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.52% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.21% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.10% fail on Leaks
      • 0.10% fail on Servos
    • 0.21% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.21% fail on Lever
    • 0.21% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.21% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.21% fail on Other braking system component
  • 21% fail on Body, chassis, structure (59% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 8.6% fail on Exhaust system (130% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 5.4% fail on Transmission (110% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 4.9% fail on Drive shafts (110% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 4.9% fail on Joints (130% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.52% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.52% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 5.3% fail on Chassis (110% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 5.3% fail on Chassis condition (120% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 3.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure (63% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 3.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (64% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.10% fail on Sub-frame condition
      • 0.10% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 1.6% fail on Seats
      • 1.0% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.73% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 1.1% fail on Doors
      • 0.94% fail on Front passenger's door (200% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.94% fail on Door condition (2 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.21% fail on Door condition
    • 1.0% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.62% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.31% fail on Pipe
      • 0.10% fail on Tank
    • 0.94% fail on Body
      • 0.62% fail on Panel
      • 0.42% fail on Other body component
    • 0.83% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.62% fail on Towbar
      • 0.42% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.10% fail on Towbar condition
      • 0.10% fail on Coupling
      • 0.10% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.31% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.21% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.10% fail on Bracket
    • 0.21% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.10% fail on Spare wheel condition
      • 0.10% fail on Carrier
    • 0.21% fail on Cabs
      • 0.10% fail on Steps
      • 0.10% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.10% fail on Floor
    • 0.10% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.10% fail on Other boot lid component
  • 21% fail on Suspension (36% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 14% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (73% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 4.1% fail on Wheel bearings (59% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 2.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.10% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 2.0% fail on Springs
      • 1.8% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.10% fail on Shackle bracket
      • 0.10% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.10% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.73% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.42% fail on Linkage
      • 0.31% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.21% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.10% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.83% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.52% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.21% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.31% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.31% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.21% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.21% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.10% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint
  • 14% fail on Visibility (26% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 9.6% fail on Washers (35% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 6.3% fail on Wipers
    • 1.0% fail on View to rear (140% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Mirrors (150% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.31% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.31% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.21% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.21% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.5% fail on Steering (46% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 5.3% fail on Steering gear (100% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 5.2% fail on Steering rack (100% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Operation
    • 2.6% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.4% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.52% fail on Steering play
      • 0.52% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.42% fail on Steering column
    • 0.10% fail on Power steering
      • 0.10% fail on Other components
    • 0.10% fail on Steering wheel
  • 7.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.0% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.7% fail on Spark ignition (42% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 4.7% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 1.0% fail on Catalyst emissions (2 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.10% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.10% fail on Oxygen sensor
      • 0.62% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.31% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.21% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (9 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.10% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.10% fail on Oxygen sensor
        • 0.10% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.94% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.94% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.21% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 4.9% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (48% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 4.9% fail on Seat belts (48% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 4.4% fail on Prescribed areas (70% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.42% fail on Condition
      • 0.10% fail on Requirements
  • 3.1% fail on Tyres
    • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.21% fail on Size/type
  • 0.83% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.73% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.10% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.31% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.31% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.10% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.10% fail on Steps and stairs
      • 0.10% fail on Steps
  • 0.10% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.10% fail on Attachment