Renault Espace MOT Results

Registered in 2006
46.4% pass rate
from 509 tests in 2020
(22% 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.

  • 28% fail on Suspension (75% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 12% fail on Suspension arms (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 11% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.39% fail on Pins and bushes (85% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 9.2% fail on Springs (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 9.2% fail on Coil springs (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 9.2% fail on Coil spring (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 9.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (76% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.79% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.20% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 3.3% fail on Shock absorbers (100% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Other suspension component (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Other suspension component (17 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.98% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.39% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.39% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.20% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.20% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.20% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 21% fail on Brakes (71% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 9.6% fail on Brake performance (54% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 5.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 3.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.9% fail on Rbt
          • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.98% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.9% fail on Parking brake performance (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Rbt (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 3.5% fail on Parking brake performance (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.20% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.20% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.20% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt (sp) (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.98% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.79% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.7% fail on Mechanical brake components (82% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Brake linings and pads (79% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 4.5% fail on Brake pads (80% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Brake discs and drums (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Brake discs (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.20% fail on Lever
    • 4.7% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Anti-lock braking system (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Electronic stability control (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Parking brake control (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Electronic parking brake (41 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.6% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (8 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Hydraulic systems (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake fluid (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.20% fail on Pedal
    • 0.20% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.59% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.39% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.5% fail on Position lamp
    • 3.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.5% fail on Individual direction indicators (94% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.6% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.79% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.59% fail on Horn
      • 0.20% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 1.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.98% fail on Hazard warning (18 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Switch (18 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.20% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 12% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 11% fail on Steering linkage components (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 10% fail on Track rod end (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Drag link end (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.59% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.59% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.20% fail on Power steering
      • 0.20% fail on Operation
    • 0.20% fail on Steering column
  • 9.4% fail on Tyres
    • 5.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.39% fail on Size/type
  • 5.5% fail on Visibility
    • 3.5% fail on Wipers
    • 1.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.39% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.39% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.39% fail on View to rear
      • 0.39% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.3% fail on Transmission
      • 3.1% fail on Drive shafts
        • 3.1% fail on Joints
      • 0.20% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.20% fail on Joints
    • 0.98% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.59% fail on Seats
      • 0.39% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.20% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.39% fail on Undertray
    • 0.20% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.20% fail on Bracket
  • 4.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.6% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.6% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.59% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.39% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.20% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 0.79% fail on Spark ignition (81% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.79% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.20% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 1.2% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.2% fail on Engine oil leaks (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
  • 3.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.8% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.98% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.98% fail on Condition
  • 0.20% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.20% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.20% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.20% fail on Belt(s)/padding
  • 0.20% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.20% fail on Attachment
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