Caterham Seven MOT Results

Registered in 1997
90.2% pass rate
from 122 tests in 2017
(78% better than other 1997 cars)
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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Caterham Seven is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.9% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (77% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.82% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.82% fail on Tell tale
    • 1.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.82% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.82% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.82% fail on Front lamps
    • 0.82% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.82% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.82% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.82% fail on Headlamp aim
  • 3.3% fail on Suspension (83% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.82% fail on Front
      • 0.82% fail on Rear
    • 0.82% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.82% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.82% fail on Component mounting
    • 0.82% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.82% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.82% fail on Drive shafts
  • 2.5% fail on Steering
    • 2.5% fail on Steering system
      • 1.6% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.82% fail on Free play
        • 0.82% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.82% fail on Steering arm
  • 1.6% fail on Brakes (90% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Brake performance (81% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.82% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.82% fail on Parking brake performance
  • 0.82% fail on Tyres
    • 0.82% fail on Condition
  • 0.82% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.82% fail on Registration plate

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