Renault Espace MOT Results

Registered in 2005
51.6% pass rate
from 870 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Espace is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.4% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 6.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.0% fail on Rear lamps
    • 5.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.46% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.11% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 4.6% fail on Direction indicators (59% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Flashing type (59% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Individual lamps (89% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.69% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.23% fail on Tell tales (17 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Side repeaters
    • 3.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.2% fail on Battery (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Horn (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Hazard warning (9 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Lamp (16 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Switch (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Tell tale (23 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.57% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.46% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.34% fail on Electrical wiring (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 24% fail on Suspension (27% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 9.9% fail on Coil springs (94% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 9.9% fail on Condition (97% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Suspension arms (49% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (57% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 5.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.80% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.57% fail on Linkage condition
    • 3.6% fail on Front suspension joints (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Shock absorbers (78% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Condition (78% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Drive shafts
      • 2.4% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 2.4% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.80% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.46% fail on Rear
      • 0.34% fail on Front
    • 0.34% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.34% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.23% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.23% fail on Component mounting
    • 0.11% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 5.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.9% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.69% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.11% fail on Service brake performance
    • 5.1% fail on Hub components
      • 4.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.69% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.46% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.11% fail on Brake back plates
    • 3.0% fail on ABS (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Hydraulic systems (49% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Components (61% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Pipes (50% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Leaks
    • 1.7% fail on Electronic stability system (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.1% fail on Electronic parking brake (19 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.46% fail on Pedal
        • 0.34% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Restricted movement
  • 11% fail on Steering (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 11% fail on Steering system (200% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 9.3% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Steering rack (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.11% fail on Free play
        • 0.11% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.11% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.57% fail on Power steering
      • 0.46% fail on Other components (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Operation
    • 0.11% fail on Steering control
      • 0.11% fail on Steering lock
    • 0.11% fail on Steering operation
  • 11% fail on Tyres
    • 5.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 5.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.57% fail on Size/type
    • 0.46% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 4.7% fail on Driver's view of the road (39% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Wipers (45% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.46% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.11% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.92% fail on Condition
      • 0.11% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.80% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.80% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 1.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (71% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Exhaust system (74% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Emissions (83% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.23% fail on System
    • 0.11% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.69% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.69% fail on Attachment
  • 0.46% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.23% fail on Seats
      • 0.23% fail on Drivers
    • 0.11% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.11% fail on Doors
      • 0.11% fail on Passengers other
  • 0.46% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.46% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.11% fail on Towbars
    • 0.11% fail on Towbar
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