Renault Espace MOT Results

Registered in 2008
43.1% pass rate
from 394 tests in 2020
(42% worse than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Espace is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Suspension (91% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 12% fail on Springs (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 12% fail on Coil springs (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 12% fail on Coil spring (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 9.9% fail on Suspension arms (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 9.4% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 7.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (94% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.51% fail on Linkage
      • 0.51% fail on Ball joint
    • 3.0% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.76% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.76% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.25% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.25% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.76% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.25% fail on Dipswitch
    • 4.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.8% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.25% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.8% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.25% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.5% fail on Hazard warning (61 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Switch (61 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.25% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.25% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 19% fail on Brakes (97% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 9.4% fail on Brake performance (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Service brake performance (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 4.8% fail on Rbt (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 3.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 3.3% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 2.8% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.51% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.25% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.25% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.25% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 7.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 5.6% fail on Brake pads (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.5% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.25% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.25% fail on Linkage
    • 2.8% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Anti-lock braking system (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Electronic stability control (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.76% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.51% fail on Electronic parking brake (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.51% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.25% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.25% fail on Pedal
    • 0.25% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 11% fail on Steering (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 11% fail on Steering linkage components (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 11% fail on Track rod end (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Ball joint (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.51% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.51% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.25% fail on Steering play
      • 0.25% fail on Steering rack
  • 8.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 6.6% fail on Transmission (160% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Drive shafts (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 6.3% fail on Joints (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.25% fail on Joints
    • 1.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.25% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.25% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.25% fail on Doors
      • 0.25% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.25% fail on Door condition
    • 0.25% fail on Seats
      • 0.25% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 5.8% fail on Tyres
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.5% fail on Condition
  • 5.3% fail on Visibility
    • 2.8% fail on Washers
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers
    • 0.25% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.25% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.25% fail on Windscreen
  • 2.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.8% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.76% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.76% fail on Condition
  • 2.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.5% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.25% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.25% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.25% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 1.0% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.25% fail on Catalyst emissions
  • 0.51% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.51% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.51% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.51% fail on Attachment
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