Renault Espace MOT Results

Registered in 2007
46.7% pass rate
from 747 tests in 2020
(27% worse than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Espace is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Suspension (69% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 9.8% fail on Suspension arms (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 9.2% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.13% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 8.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (82% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (77% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 2.3% fail on Ball joint dust cover (200% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.27% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (12 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.13% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 8.2% fail on Springs (72% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 8.2% fail on Coil springs (73% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 8.2% fail on Coil spring (74% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Shock absorbers (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Other suspension component (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.13% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.13% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.54% fail on Suspension rods (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Pins and bushes (13 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 23% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (33% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Headlamp aim (77% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Headlamp aim (77% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 5.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.3% fail on Direction indicators (79% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Flashing type (79% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Individual direction indicators (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.13% fail on Side repeaters
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.1% fail on Headlamp
    • 4.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.0% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.54% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.54% fail on Horn
    • 0.80% fail on Hazard warning (22 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Switch (22 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.27% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.27% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 17% fail on Brakes (62% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Brake performance (66% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (94% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 5.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.7% fail on Rbt
          • 3.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.94% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.5% fail on Parking brake performance (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 2.3% fail on Parking brake performance (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.27% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.54% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.54% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.40% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.27% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.27% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 4.3% fail on Brake linings and pads (66% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 4.3% fail on Brake pads (67% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.6% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.13% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.13% fail on Lever
    • 2.9% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Anti-lock braking system (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Electronic stability control (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Parking brake control (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Electronic parking brake (23 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.2% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Hydraulic systems (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Brake fluid (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.13% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.13% fail on Pedal
  • 12% fail on Steering (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 12% fail on Steering linkage components (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 12% fail on Track rod end (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.67% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Other components (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Operation
      • 0.13% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.13% fail on Pump
    • 0.27% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.27% fail on Steering rack
  • 11% fail on Tyres (48% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Tread depth (55% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.67% fail on Size/type
  • 8.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 6.7% fail on Transmission (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Drive shafts (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 6.6% fail on Joints (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.27% fail on Joints
    • 0.94% fail on Exhaust system (60% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.13% fail on Pipe
      • 0.13% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.27% fail on Undertray
    • 0.13% fail on Body
      • 0.13% fail on Panel
    • 0.13% fail on Doors
      • 0.13% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.13% fail on Door condition
  • 5.8% fail on Visibility
    • 3.1% fail on Wipers
    • 2.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.67% fail on View to rear
      • 0.54% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.13% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.27% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.13% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.1% fail on Exhaust emissions (40% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.67% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.54% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.40% fail on Emission control equipment (13 times worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.27% fail on Particulate filter (29 times worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.27% fail on Other emission control equipment (51 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 1.5% fail on Spark ignition (59% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.13% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.13% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.80% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.40% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.27% fail on Other leaks (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.13% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.13% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.13% fail on Undertray
  • 2.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.5% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.54% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.54% fail on Condition
  • 0.80% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.54% fail on Attachment
    • 0.27% fail on Condition
  • 0.13% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.13% fail on Registration plates
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