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Renault Trafic MOT Results

47.4% pass rate
from 1,083 tests in 2017
(23% 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.

  • 34% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (31% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 10% fail on Position lamps (74% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 6.8% fail on Front lamps (120% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 5.0% fail on Rear lamps (55% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.28% fail on All position lamps
    • 9.1% fail on Registration plate lamp (70% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 7.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 7.1% fail on Direction indicators (58% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 7.1% fail on Flashing type (58% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 3.9% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.8% fail on All direction indicators (100% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 1.8% fail on Side repeaters (190% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.18% fail on Tell tales
    • 6.6% fail on Stop lamp (61% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 6.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (71% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 5.8% fail on Fog lamp (82% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Tell tale (150% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.28% fail on Switch
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.18% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.18% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.092% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.092% fail on Switch
    • 4.9% fail on Battery (100% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 2.6% fail on Hazard warning (68% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Lamp
      • 0.83% fail on Switch
      • 0.28% fail on Tell tale
    • 1.8% fail on Horn (52% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.55% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.18% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.18% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 27% fail on Brakes (50% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 20% fail on Brake performance (56% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 14% fail on Front wheels (150% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 7.5% fail on Rear wheels (44% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 3.6% fail on Service brake performance (84% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 3.5% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.2% fail on Brake imbalance (74% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.28% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.28% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 8.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 7.6% fail on Components
        • 3.8% fail on Pipes
        • 2.7% fail on Hoses
        • 1.4% fail on Valves (2 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.46% fail on Reservoirs (3 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.092% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.55% fail on Leaks
      • 0.092% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.092% fail on Operation
    • 1.5% fail on Restricted movement (2 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.83% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.83% fail on Condition
    • 0.74% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.74% fail on Pedal
        • 0.37% fail on Condition
        • 0.37% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.46% fail on Hub components
      • 0.18% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.092% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.092% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.092% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 0.18% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.18% fail on Cable
    • 0.092% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.092% fail on Components
        • 0.092% fail on Servos
    • 0.092% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.092% fail on Actuating linkage mounting
  • 27% fail on Suspension (59% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 16% fail on Prescribed areas (91% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 9.6% fail on Spring mounting (3 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 8.4% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.83% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 7.1% fail on Wheel bearings (150% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 5.6% fail on Rear (3 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Front
    • 6.6% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 6.5% fail on Front drive shafts (4 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 6.5% fail on Constant velocity joints (4 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.18% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.5% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.65% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.55% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.28% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.18% fail on Macpherson strut (7 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Condition (7 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.18% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.18% fail on Shock absorbers (82% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Condition (82% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.092% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.092% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 16% fail on Driver's view of the road (26% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 9.0% fail on Wipers (63% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 8.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.83% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.74% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.28% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.092% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 15% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (76% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 10% fail on Exhaust system (160% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 5.3% fail on Emissions (47% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.0% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.83% fail on Cap
      • 0.18% fail on Pipe
      • 0.092% fail on Tank
      • 0.092% fail on System
  • 11% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (59% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 6.1% fail on Body condition (82% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 4.0% fail on Vehicle structure (78% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 4.0% fail on Chassis (78% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Seats
      • 0.74% fail on Drivers
      • 0.37% fail on Passengers
    • 0.92% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.65% fail on Doors
      • 0.46% fail on Drivers
      • 0.18% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.28% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.092% fail on Spare wheel
  • 9.0% fail on Steering (34% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 8.6% fail on Steering system (52% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 6.0% fail on Steering rack (140% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.65% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.37% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.092% fail on Free play
        • 0.092% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.37% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.18% fail on Steering control
      • 0.092% fail on Steering column
      • 0.092% fail on Steering shaft
  • 4.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.37% fail on Condition
  • 4.0% fail on Tyres
    • 3.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.74% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.46% fail on Size/type
  • 1.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.37% fail on Towbars
    • 0.37% fail on Vehicle structure
  • 0.092% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.092% fail on Attachment