Renault Espace MOT Results

Registered in 2001
41.6% pass rate
from 231 tests in 2017
(18% worse than other 2001 cars)
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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Espace is unusually good or bad.

  • 31% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.6% fail on Rear lamps (180% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Front lamps
    • 9.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 7.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 6.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.43% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.43% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 7.4% fail on Direction indicators (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 7.4% fail on Flashing type (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 7.4% fail on Individual lamps (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.6% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.2% fail on Battery
    • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.3% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.87% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.43% fail on Horn
  • 24% fail on Suspension
    • 9.1% fail on Coil springs (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 9.1% fail on Condition (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Drive shafts (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 9.1% fail on Front drive shafts (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 9.1% fail on Constant velocity joints (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 5.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.87% fail on Linkage condition
    • 3.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.43% fail on Attachment
    • 3.0% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 3.0% fail on Condition
    • 2.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.7% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.87% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.43% fail on Spring mounting
    • 1.7% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.7% fail on Rear
    • 0.87% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.87% fail on Condition
    • 0.87% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.43% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.43% fail on Condition
  • 22% fail on Driver's view of the road (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 13% fail on Wipers (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 10% fail on Washers (180% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Bonnet (8 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.43% fail on Mirrors
  • 21% fail on Brakes
    • 10.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.5% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 5.2% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.6% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.3% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance
    • 9.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 9.1% fail on Components
        • 7.4% fail on Pipes
        • 3.0% fail on Hoses
      • 0.43% fail on Leaks
    • 3.9% fail on Hub components
      • 3.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.87% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.3% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.87% fail on ABS
    • 0.43% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.43% fail on Pedal
        • 0.43% fail on Condition
    • 0.43% fail on Restricted movement
  • 13% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (61% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 8.7% fail on Exhaust system (82% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Emissions
    • 1.7% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.3% fail on System (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Tank (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 10.0% fail on Tyres
    • 5.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.8% fail on Condition
  • 7.8% fail on Steering
    • 6.1% fail on Steering system
      • 3.5% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.43% fail on Free play
        • 0.43% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.87% fail on Steering operation (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Power steering
      • 0.87% fail on Operation
    • 0.43% fail on Steering control
      • 0.43% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.43% fail on Universal joint
  • 3.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.2% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 2.2% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 2.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.87% fail on Condition
      • 0.87% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.43% fail on Requirements
  • 3.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.87% fail on Engine mountings (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Body condition
    • 0.43% fail on Doors
      • 0.43% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.43% fail on Seats
      • 0.43% fail on Passengers
    • 0.43% fail on Spare wheel
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate

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