Renault Grand Espace MOT Results

Registered in 2008
50.7% pass rate
from 509 tests in 2017
(33% 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.

  • 27% fail on Suspension (99% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 16% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 16% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 3.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.6% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.6% fail on Condition
    • 2.2% fail on Drive shafts
      • 2.2% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 2.2% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 1.4% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.98% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.79% fail on Front
      • 0.20% fail on Rear
    • 0.59% fail on Tie bars/rods (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (29% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 6.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.59% fail on Rear lamps
    • 5.5% fail on Headlamps (78% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.59% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (9 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.20% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 4.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.9% fail on Direction indicators (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Flashing type (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Individual lamps (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.39% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.2% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.20% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.39% fail on Hazard warning (10 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Lamp (28 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Switch
    • 0.20% fail on Battery
    • 0.20% fail on Horn
    • 0.20% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 14% fail on Brakes (78% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Brake performance (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Rear wheels (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Parking brake performance (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.98% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 5.5% fail on Hub components (81% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Brake pads (76% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake calipers (14 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.6% fail on Parking brake (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Electronic parking brake (21 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Fitment (395 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.79% fail on Components
        • 0.39% fail on Pipes
        • 0.20% fail on Hoses
        • 0.20% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.39% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Leaks
    • 0.79% fail on ABS
    • 0.20% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.20% fail on Pedal
        • 0.20% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.20% fail on Cable
  • 9.0% fail on Steering (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 9.0% fail on Steering system (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 7.9% fail on Track rod end (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.79% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Free play
        • 0.20% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.20% fail on Power steering
      • 0.20% fail on Operation
  • 8.4% fail on Tyres
    • 4.9% fail on Condition
    • 3.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.39% fail on Size/type
  • 5.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.3% fail on Wipers
    • 2.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.39% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.20% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.79% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.79% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.39% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.39% fail on Condition
  • 0.79% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.79% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
  • 0.79% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.79% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.59% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (79% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.20% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.20% fail on Tank
  • 0.39% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.20% fail on Seats
      • 0.20% fail on Passengers
    • 0.20% fail on Spare wheel

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