Renault Espace MOT Results

Registered in 2006
44.5% pass rate
from 674 tests in 2017
(32% worse than other 2006 cars)
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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Espace is unusually good or bad.

  • 29% fail on Suspension (72% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 13% fail on Coil springs (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 13% fail on Condition (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Suspension arms (73% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (83% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 5.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.89% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage condition
    • 4.6% fail on Drive shafts (60% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Front drive shafts (62% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 4.5% fail on Constant velocity joints
        • 0.15% fail on Couplings
    • 3.7% fail on Shock absorbers (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Condition (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Front suspension joints (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.0% fail on Front
      • 0.30% fail on Rear
    • 0.15% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.15% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.15% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment
    • 0.15% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.15% fail on Component mounting
  • 28% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (28% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Registration plate lamp (41% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.2% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.74% fail on Rear lamps
    • 5.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.1% fail on Individual lamps (78% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.30% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.15% fail on Tell tales
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (14 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.89% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (13 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.15% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.30% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Headlamp levelling device (11 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Battery (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Hazard warning (21 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Switch (20 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Lamp (18 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.89% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.74% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.15% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.45% fail on Horn
    • 0.30% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.15% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.15% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 18% fail on Brakes (53% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.6% fail on Rear wheels (61% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.30% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.15% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.15% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.15% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 7.4% fail on Hub components (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Brake pads (87% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Brake discs (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Brake calipers (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.1% fail on Components
        • 1.8% fail on Pipes
        • 0.30% fail on Hoses
      • 0.45% fail on Operation (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Leaks
      • 0.15% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 1.3% fail on ABS
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.2% fail on Electronic parking brake (21 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Electronic stability system (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.15% fail on Operation
    • 0.15% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.15% fail on Restricted movement
  • 10% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 8.9% fail on Steering system (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.45% fail on Drag link end (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Other components (15 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Steering pivot point (17 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.59% fail on Steering control (10 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Steering lock (36 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Power steering
      • 0.30% fail on Operation
      • 0.30% fail on Other components
      • 0.15% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.30% fail on Steering operation
  • 8.6% fail on Tyres
    • 5.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.7% fail on Condition
  • 5.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.3% fail on Wipers
    • 1.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.59% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.45% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.15% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.45% fail on Emissions (74% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.15% fail on Tank
      • 0.15% fail on Cap
      • 0.15% fail on System
    • 0.45% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.6% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.3% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.30% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.45% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.30% fail on Condition
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment
      • 0.15% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.89% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.89% fail on Attachment
  • 0.74% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.59% fail on Registration plate
    • 0.15% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.45% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.15% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.15% fail on Seats
      • 0.15% fail on Passengers
    • 0.15% fail on Spare wheel
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