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Renault Espace (2002–2012)

Last updated 25 August 2016

Full of kit, comfortable and refined. Very versatile seven-seat layout. Excellent crash test rating.
Not very agile on country roads. Diesels can give trouble. Transmission problems.
Updated 1 August 2016

Report of dash of 100k mile 2005 Espace flashing up "injection fault" and cutting the engine. This was rectified by coasting to a halt, pushing the stop button, restarting immediately and then driving...

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The best thing about the Renault Espace is the view. You sit behind a panoramic windscreen, broken only by two slim screen pillars. (The strength is in the pillars behind them.) And you look out over the most stylish instrument display of any car you can buy.

Owners' reviews

great large family car
The worst car I've ever owned
Lovely interior - shame about the useless loss of power problem
Most unreliable vehicle
Smooth,thirsty but sophisticated

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