Renault Espace MOT Results

Registered in 2003
56.4% pass rate
from 289 tests in 2020
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.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 7.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.35% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.7% fail on Battery(ies) (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Horn
    • 2.1% fail on Hazard warning (14 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Switch (14 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.35% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.0% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.35% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.35% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.35% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.35% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 16% fail on Suspension
    • 6.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.9% fail on Ball joint (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 5.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.4% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.69% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.35% fail on Linkage
      • 0.35% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 4.2% fail on Springs
      • 4.2% fail on Coil springs
        • 4.2% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.69% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.35% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.35% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.35% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.35% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 6.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 4.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.4% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt
          • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.69% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.35% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.35% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.35% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.35% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.35% fail on Service brake performance
    • 5.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Anti-lock braking system (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Electronic stability control (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.0% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.4% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.4% fail on Electronic parking brake (134 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.69% fail on Pedal
    • 0.35% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.35% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.35% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.35% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.35% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.35% fail on Other components
  • 11% fail on Steering (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 8.7% fail on Steering linkage components (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 8.0% fail on Track rod end (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.35% fail on Drag link end
    • 1.0% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.0% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.69% fail on Power steering
      • 0.35% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.35% fail on Other components
    • 0.35% fail on Steering column
  • 9.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.8% fail on Transmission
      • 4.8% fail on Drive shafts
        • 4.8% fail on Joints
    • 2.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.0% fail on Doors
      • 0.69% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.35% fail on Door condition
        • 0.35% fail on Hinge
      • 0.35% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.35% fail on Door condition
    • 0.69% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.69% fail on Tank (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.35% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.35% fail on Seats
      • 0.35% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 8.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.5% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.4% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.69% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 2.8% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.7% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.69% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.35% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
    • 1.7% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.7% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 7.3% fail on Tyres
    • 4.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.1% fail on Condition
  • 6.2% fail on Visibility
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers
    • 2.1% fail on Washers
    • 1.4% fail on View to rear (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Mirrors (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Driver's view
  • 1.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.69% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.35% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.35% fail on Condition
    • 0.35% fail on Airbags
      • 0.35% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.69% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.69% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.35% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.35% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.35% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.35% fail on Condition
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