Renault Espace MOT Results

Registered in 2001
40.6% pass rate
from 128 tests in 2020
(28% 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.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 6.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.78% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 6.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.5% fail on Position lamp
    • 3.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.3% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.6% fail on Side repeaters
    • 3.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 3.1% fail on Battery(ies) (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 21% fail on Suspension
    • 11% fail on Anti-roll bars (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.78% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.78% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.78% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.78% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 3.9% fail on Springs
      • 3.1% fail on Coil springs
        • 3.1% fail on Coil spring
      • 0.78% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.3% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.78% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.78% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.3% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.78% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.78% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.78% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.78% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 20% fail on Brakes
    • 14% fail on Brake performance
      • 8.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 7.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.78% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 7.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 6.3% fail on Rbt
          • 4.7% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.78% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.78% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.6% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.78% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.78% fail on Rbt
          • 0.78% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.78% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.78% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 6.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.3% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 2.3% fail on Brake discs
    • 5.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.3% fail on Flexible brake hoses (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.78% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.78% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.78% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 20% fail on Body, chassis, structure (90% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 7.0% fail on Transmission
      • 7.0% fail on Drive shafts
        • 7.0% fail on Joints
    • 3.9% fail on Fuel system (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Tank (10 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on System
    • 2.3% fail on Doors (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Other passenger's door (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Door condition (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.78% fail on Door condition
    • 1.6% fail on Engine mounting (14 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.78% fail on Bracket
    • 0.78% fail on Body
      • 0.78% fail on Other body component
    • 0.78% fail on Load security
      • 0.78% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.78% fail on Tailgate condition
    • 0.78% fail on Undertray
  • 17% fail on Visibility (100% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Washers (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Wipers
    • 1.6% fail on Bonnet (10 times worse than other 2001 cars)
  • 13% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 11% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 10% fail on Spark ignition
        • 5.5% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 5.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.6% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.78% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.78% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 2.3% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 2.3% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 9.4% fail on Steering (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Steering gear (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Steering rack (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.3% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.78% fail on Power steering
      • 0.78% fail on Operation
  • 8.6% fail on Tyres
    • 6.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.1% fail on Condition
  • 7.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.6% fail on Requirements (29 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Condition
    • 3.9% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.78% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.78% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.78% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.78% fail on Attachment

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