Renault Grand Espace MOT Results

Registered in 2005
49.7% pass rate
from 724 tests in 2017
(12% worse than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Grand Espace is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 6.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.5% fail on Headlamps (50% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (17 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (22 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (27 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Headlamp levelling device (42 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (21 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Switch
    • 5.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.1% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.6% fail on Individual lamps (85% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.83% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.14% fail on Tell tales
    • 2.5% fail on Stop lamp (47% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Battery (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.97% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.83% fail on Horn
    • 0.55% fail on Hazard warning (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Switch (9 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.28% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.14% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 26% fail on Suspension (34% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 11% fail on Coil springs (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 11% fail on Condition (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Location
    • 7.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 5.5% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment
    • 4.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 3.9% fail on Front suspension joints (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Drive shafts (50% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Front drive shafts (49% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 1.7% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.55% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.41% fail on Front
      • 0.14% fail on Rear
    • 0.14% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.14% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.14% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.14% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.14% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.14% fail on Component mounting
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 7.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.9% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.28% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.28% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.28% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.7% fail on Hub components (64% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Brake pads (64% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.69% fail on Brake calipers (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.9% fail on Components
        • 1.5% fail on Pipes
        • 0.14% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.14% fail on Hoses
        • 0.14% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.14% fail on Operation
      • 0.14% fail on Leaks
    • 1.7% fail on ABS
    • 1.4% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.2% fail on Electronic parking brake (21 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Electronic stability system (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.28% fail on Pedal
        • 0.14% fail on Condition
        • 0.14% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.14% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.14% fail on Components
        • 0.14% fail on Servos
    • 0.14% fail on Restricted movement
  • 11% fail on Steering (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 9.9% fail on Steering system (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.55% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.55% fail on Steering arm (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Free play
        • 0.14% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.14% fail on Drag link end
    • 1.1% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Operation (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.14% fail on Pump
    • 0.14% fail on Steering control
      • 0.14% fail on Steering lock
    • 0.14% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.14% fail on Locking devices
  • 9.3% fail on Tyres
    • 4.8% fail on Condition
    • 4.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.55% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Size/type
  • 7.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.1% fail on Wipers
    • 2.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.69% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.55% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.28% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.97% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.97% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.69% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.41% fail on Condition
      • 0.14% fail on Requirements
      • 0.14% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (71% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Exhaust system (77% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Emissions (80% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.14% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.14% fail on Pipe
  • 1.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.41% fail on Engine mountings (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Doors
      • 0.41% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.14% fail on Body condition
    • 0.14% fail on Seats
      • 0.14% fail on Passengers
  • 0.83% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.83% fail on Attachment
  • 0.69% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.69% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.14% fail on Towbars
    • 0.14% fail on Towbar

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