Renault Grand Espace MOT Results

Registered in 2005
48.8% pass rate
from 455 tests in 2020
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.

  • 27% fail on Suspension (54% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 11% fail on Suspension arms (84% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 11% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.22% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 11% fail on Anti-roll bars (81% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.66% fail on Ball joint
    • 6.6% fail on Springs
      • 6.6% fail on Coil springs
        • 6.6% fail on Coil spring
    • 3.3% fail on Shock absorbers (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.66% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.66% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.44% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.44% fail on Macpherson strut (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.22% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.22% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.22% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.22% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 6.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp levelling device (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Matched pair
    • 7.5% fail on Headlamp aim (74% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Headlamp aim (73% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.0% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.44% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.0% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.22% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.2% fail on Stop lamp (53% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.66% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.22% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.22% fail on Horn
    • 0.66% fail on Hazard warning (8 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Switch (8 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.22% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.22% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.22% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.22% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 18% fail on Brakes (33% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.5% fail on Rbt
          • 3.5% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.44% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (30 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt
          • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.66% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.66% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.44% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.44% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 5.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 4.0% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 4.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.0% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 2.0% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.44% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.22% fail on Cable
        • 0.22% fail on Pivot
    • 3.5% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Anti-lock braking system (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Electronic stability control (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 2.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.1% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.88% fail on Electronic parking brake (15 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Air and vacuum systems (9 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Operation
      • 0.22% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
    • 0.44% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.44% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.44% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 11% fail on Steering (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 9.9% fail on Steering linkage components (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 9.2% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Power steering
      • 0.22% fail on Operation
      • 0.22% fail on Pump
    • 0.44% fail on Steering play
      • 0.44% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.22% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.22% fail on Steering rack
  • 10% fail on Tyres
    • 5.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.8% fail on Condition
  • 5.3% fail on Visibility
    • 3.5% fail on Wipers
    • 1.3% fail on Washers (62% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.22% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.22% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.22% fail on View to rear
      • 0.22% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (43% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Exhaust emissions (63% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.3% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.66% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.44% fail on Spark ignition (91% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Catalyst emissions (79% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Fluid leaks (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Engine oil leaks (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 3.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure (58% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Transmission (64% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Drive shafts (62% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Joints (62% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Engine mounting (10 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Engine mounting condition (9 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Bracket
    • 0.66% fail on Exhaust system (78% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Doors
      • 0.22% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.22% fail on Door condition
    • 0.22% fail on Seats
      • 0.22% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.22% fail on Undertray
  • 1.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.66% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.44% fail on Condition
      • 0.22% fail on Attachment
  • 0.88% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.88% fail on Attachment
  • 0.22% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.22% fail on Registration plates

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