Renault Espace MOT Results

Registered in 2002
47.1% pass rate
from 558 tests in 2017
Pass rate by mileage
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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Espace is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Suspension
    • 9.7% fail on Drive shafts (120% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 9.7% fail on Front drive shafts (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 9.7% fail on Constant velocity joints (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Coil springs (97% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 7.9% fail on Condition (96% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Location
    • 6.6% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 5.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.18% fail on Linkage condition
    • 3.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.18% fail on Attachment
    • 1.8% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.4% fail on Condition
      • 0.18% fail on Fitment
    • 0.90% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.90% fail on Condition
    • 0.90% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.72% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.90% fail on Prescribed areas (72% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Component mounting (72% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.36% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.18% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.18% fail on Attachment
    • 0.36% fail on Wheel bearings (80% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Rear
  • 26% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (10 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.72% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (11 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Headlamp levelling device (28 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (12 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.90% fail on Headlamp levelling device (23 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 6.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.3% fail on Rear lamps
    • 5.0% fail on Direction indicators (86% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Flashing type (87% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 4.1% fail on Individual lamps (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.36% fail on Side repeaters
    • 3.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.8% fail on Registration plate lamp (47% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Battery (190% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.36% fail on Switch
      • 0.18% fail on Lamp
      • 0.18% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.36% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.36% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.18% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.18% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.18% fail on Horn
  • 21% fail on Brakes
    • 15% fail on Brake performance (67% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 9.0% fail on Parking brake performance (100% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.36% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.18% fail on Brake operation
    • 7.5% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 7.2% fail on Components
        • 6.3% fail on Pipes
        • 1.1% fail on Hoses
      • 0.36% fail on Leaks
      • 0.18% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.18% fail on Operation
    • 4.7% fail on Hub components
      • 2.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.3% fail on Brake discs (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.54% fail on ABS
    • 0.54% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.36% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.18% fail on Lever
      • 0.18% fail on Cable
    • 0.18% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.18% fail on Components
        • 0.18% fail on Hoses
  • 18% fail on Driver's view of the road (95% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 11% fail on Washers (190% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Wipers (49% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Bonnet (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.18% fail on Mirrors
  • 15% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (92% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 11% fail on Exhaust system (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Emissions (61% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Emissions not tested (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.72% fail on System
      • 0.18% fail on Pipe
      • 0.18% fail on Cap
  • 11% fail on Tyres
    • 5.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 5.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Size/type (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
  • 9.1% fail on Steering (85% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Steering system (82% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.1% fail on Free play (8 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Steering rack (8 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Steering arm (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.18% fail on Drag link end
    • 1.1% fail on Power steering
      • 0.72% fail on Operation (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.18% fail on Other components
    • 0.72% fail on Steering operation (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Steering control
      • 0.36% fail on Steering coupling (18 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Universal joint (19 times worse than other 2002 cars)
  • 5.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.8% fail on Requirements (24 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.36% fail on Condition
    • 2.2% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 2.2% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 3.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.3% fail on Engine mountings (12 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Doors
      • 0.90% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.36% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.54% fail on Body condition
    • 0.18% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.18% fail on Chassis
  • 1.6% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.54% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.54% fail on Attachment
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