Renault Espace MOT Results

Registered in 2003
50.9% pass rate
from 625 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Espace is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.2% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.96% fail on Rear lamps
    • 7.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 6.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.80% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.64% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (9 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.32% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.16% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.16% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.9% fail on Hazard warning (12 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Switch (17 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Lamp
      • 0.16% fail on Tell tale
    • 2.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.9% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.32% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.32% fail on Tell tales (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Switch
    • 2.2% fail on Battery (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.48% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.16% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.16% fail on Switch
    • 0.64% fail on Horn
    • 0.16% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.16% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 21% fail on Suspension
    • 5.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 5.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.48% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
    • 4.8% fail on Coil springs
      • 4.8% fail on Condition
    • 3.5% fail on Drive shafts
      • 2.9% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 2.9% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.64% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.64% fail on Drive shafts (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Front suspension joints (88% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.96% fail on Front
      • 0.48% fail on Rear
    • 0.32% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.32% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.16% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.16% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.16% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.16% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.16% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
    • 0.16% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.16% fail on Component mounting
  • 20% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.1% fail on Rear wheels (61% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.9% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.96% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.64% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.32% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.9% fail on Hub components (85% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Brake pads (97% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.32% fail on Brake calipers
    • 4.8% fail on ABS (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.7% fail on Components
        • 2.6% fail on Pipes
        • 0.80% fail on Hoses
        • 0.32% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.16% fail on Servos
      • 0.32% fail on Operation
      • 0.16% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.16% fail on Leaks
    • 1.1% fail on Electronic stability system (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.80% fail on Electronic parking brake (95 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.32% fail on Pedal
        • 0.16% fail on Condition
        • 0.16% fail on Anti-slip
  • 12% fail on Tyres
    • 6.2% fail on Condition (63% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.48% fail on Size/type
    • 0.16% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 11% fail on Steering (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 11% fail on Steering system (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Track rod end (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.96% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Steering arm (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.80% fail on Power steering
      • 0.48% fail on Operation
      • 0.32% fail on Other components
      • 0.16% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.48% fail on Steering control (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Steering lock (27 times worse than other 2003 cars)
  • 7.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.7% fail on Emissions
    • 3.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.64% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.48% fail on System
      • 0.16% fail on Pipe
    • 0.32% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 6.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.8% fail on Wipers
    • 2.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.96% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.16% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.16% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.16% fail on Windscreen
  • 2.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.1% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.8% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.32% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.16% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 1.9% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.48% fail on Engine mountings (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Doors
      • 0.32% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.16% fail on Drivers
    • 0.48% fail on Seats
      • 0.48% fail on Passengers
    • 0.16% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.16% fail on Body condition
    • 0.16% fail on Load security
      • 0.16% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.16% fail on Spare wheel
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.80% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.64% fail on Attachment
    • 0.16% fail on Condition
  • 0.16% fail on Towbars
    • 0.16% fail on Towbar
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