Renault Grand Espace MOT Results

Registered in 2008
49.0% pass rate
from 537 tests in 2020
(27% worse than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Grand Espace is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Suspension (60% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 10% fail on Springs (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 10% fail on Coil springs (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 10% fail on Coil spring (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (81% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.56% fail on Ball joint
    • 6.7% fail on Suspension arms (53% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.8% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.74% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.37% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.37% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.19% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.19% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.19% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.19% fail on Suspension rod
    • 0.19% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.19% fail on Operation
  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.1% fail on Headlamp aim (64% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Headlamp aim (62% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 5.2% fail on Position lamps (79% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Position lamp (83% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 3.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.8% fail on Individual direction indicators (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.19% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Hazard warning (45 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Switch (45 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.74% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.74% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.19% fail on Switch
    • 0.19% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.19% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 13% fail on Brakes (41% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt
          • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.37% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.74% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.74% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.56% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.37% fail on Service brake performance
    • 4.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 4.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 4.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Anti-lock braking system (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Electronic stability control (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (10 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (14 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.74% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.74% fail on Electronic parking brake (10 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 10% fail on Steering (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 9.7% fail on Steering linkage components (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 9.1% fail on Track rod end (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.19% fail on Other components
        • 0.19% fail on Steering component
    • 0.56% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.56% fail on Steering rack
  • 9.9% fail on Tyres
    • 5.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.37% fail on Size/type
  • 7.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 6.3% fail on Transmission (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Drive shafts (160% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 6.1% fail on Joints (160% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.19% fail on Joints
    • 0.74% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.37% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.19% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.19% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.19% fail on Doors
      • 0.19% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.19% fail on Door condition
    • 0.19% fail on Seats
      • 0.19% fail on Driver's seat
  • 5.0% fail on Visibility
    • 2.2% fail on Wipers
    • 2.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.37% fail on View to rear
      • 0.37% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.19% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.19% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.19% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.19% fail on Windscreen
  • 3.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.9% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.37% fail on Emission control equipment (13 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.19% fail on Particulate filter
          • 0.19% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.37% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.19% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 1.7% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.19% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.19% fail on Other leaks
  • 2.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.9% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.37% fail on Condition
  • 1.3% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.74% fail on Attachment
    • 0.56% fail on Condition
  • 0.74% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.74% fail on Registration plates

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