Renault Espace MOT Results

Registered in 2008
46.2% pass rate
from 372 tests in 2017
(46% 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.

  • 32% fail on Suspension (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 18% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 18% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.54% fail on Linkage condition
    • 5.9% fail on Suspension arms (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Drive shafts
      • 3.8% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 3.5% fail on Constant velocity joints
        • 0.27% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.6% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.54% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.27% fail on Front
      • 0.27% fail on Rear
    • 0.27% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.27% fail on Condition
  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (29% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Headlamp aim (76% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.3% fail on Front lamps
    • 4.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.54% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (11 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Headlamp levelling device (18 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.2% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.27% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.54% fail on Trailer electrical socket (33 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Horn
    • 0.27% fail on Battery
  • 14% fail on Brakes (76% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Brake performance (97% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Rear wheels (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.6% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.27% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.27% fail on Service brake performance
    • 6.2% fail on Hub components (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.81% fail on Brake calipers (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.6% fail on Electronic parking brake (29 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on ABS
    • 0.54% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.27% fail on Components
        • 0.27% fail on Pipes
      • 0.27% fail on Leaks
    • 0.27% fail on Hand operated control valves
      • 0.27% fail on Operation
    • 0.27% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.27% fail on Pedal
        • 0.27% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on Restricted movement
  • 8.9% fail on Tyres
    • 5.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on Size/type
  • 8.1% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.0% fail on Wipers
    • 3.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.54% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.27% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.5% fail on Steering (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Steering system (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Track rod end (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.27% fail on Steering arm
  • 1.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.81% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.54% fail on Emissions
    • 0.27% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.27% fail on Tank
  • 1.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.81% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.81% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.27% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.27% fail on Condition
  • 0.81% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.27% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.27% fail on Body condition
    • 0.27% fail on Doors
      • 0.27% fail on Passengers other
  • 0.54% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.54% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.27% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.27% fail on Condition
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