Renault Espace MOT Results

Registered in 1996
58.4% pass rate
from 77 tests in 2017
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 1996 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Espace is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Suspension
    • 6.5% fail on Front suspension joints (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 5.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.6% fail on Linkage condition (8 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.3% fail on Attachment
    • 5.2% fail on Drive shafts
      • 5.2% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 5.2% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 3.9% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 3.9% fail on Front (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 3.9% fail on Component mounting
    • 2.6% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.6% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Trailing arms
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
  • 21% fail on Brakes
    • 14% fail on Brake performance
      • 9.1% fail on Front wheels
      • 7.8% fail on Rear wheels
      • 5.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.6% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance
    • 10% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 9.1% fail on Components
        • 6.5% fail on Pipes
        • 3.9% fail on Valves (9 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Leaks
    • 1.3% fail on Service brake control components
      • 1.3% fail on Pedal
        • 1.3% fail on Anti-slip
  • 13% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.3% fail on Fog lamp
      • 1.3% fail on Tell tale
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Battery
    • 1.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Front lamps
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
  • 12% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.6% fail on Emissions
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.3% fail on Tank
    • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 12% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.5% fail on Washers
    • 3.9% fail on Wipers
    • 2.6% fail on Mirrors (6 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Bonnet
    • 1.3% fail on Windscreen
  • 10% fail on Steering
    • 10% fail on Steering system (160% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.3% fail on Drag link end
      • 1.3% fail on Steering arm
  • 9.1% fail on Tyres
    • 6.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.9% fail on Condition
  • 2.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.3% fail on Body condition
    • 1.3% fail on Load security
      • 1.3% fail on Access panel
  • 1.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate

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