Renault Espace MOT Results

Registered in 2004
53.4% pass rate
from 290 tests in 2020
(1.7% worse than other 2004 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Espace is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Suspension (11% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Suspension arms (44% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Ball joint (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Pins and bushes (71% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Ball joint dust cover (29% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Suspension arm
    • 8.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (50% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover (80% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Anti-roll bar (11 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint (91% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Pins and bushes (96% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Linkage (62% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Linkage ball joints (61% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Springs (16% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Coil springs (18% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 4.1% fail on Coil spring (19% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Shock absorbers (29% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Wheel bearings (56% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Other suspension component (51% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Ball joint (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.34% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (11% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Headlamps (6.6% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Headlamp (6.0% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Headlamp levelling device (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim (1.6% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim (0.24% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.8% fail on Direction indicators (37% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Flashing type (38% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Individual direction indicators (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Electrical equipment (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Horn (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Battery(ies) (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 1.4% fail on Stop lamp (71% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Hazard warning (8 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Switch (8 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (73% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (15 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Main beam tell-tale (43 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (21 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.34% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.34% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.34% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.34% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 15% fail on Brakes (5.0% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Brake performance (26% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance (28% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Rbt (31% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance (56% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (42% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (39% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance (20% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (4.2% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance (17% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.34% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.34% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.34% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.34% fail on Service brake performance
    • 5.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (51% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Brake linings and pads (94% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 4.5% fail on Brake pads (96% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs and drums (19% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Brake discs (18% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Anti-lock braking system (170% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Electronic stability control (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 2.1% fail on Parking brake control (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Electronic parking brake (85 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes (42% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Flexible brake hoses (86% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.34% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.34% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.34% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 9.7% fail on Steering (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Steering linkage components (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Track rod end (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Power steering (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Operation (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.34% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.34% fail on Steering play
      • 0.34% fail on Steering rack
  • 8.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure (3.2% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Transmission (56% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Drive shafts (65% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 5.5% fail on Joints (67% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Exhaust system (18% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.34% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.34% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.34% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 7.2% fail on Tyres (3.7% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Condition (42% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Tread depth (19% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Size/type
  • 6.2% fail on Visibility (22% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Wipers (12% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Washers (39% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on View to rear
      • 0.34% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (35% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Exhaust emissions (46% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Spark ignition (58% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.69% fail on Catalyst emissions (72% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.69% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (78% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.34% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.34% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.34% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 1.4% fail on Compression ignition (0.23% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (51% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 1.0% fail on Fluid leaks (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Engine oil leaks (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
  • 1.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (42% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (7.5% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.34% fail on Condition
  • 1.0% fail on Identification of the vehicle (48% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plates (49% worse than other 2004 cars)
  • 0.34% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.34% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.34% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.34% fail on Condition
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