Caterham Seven MOT Results

Registered in 1998
85.9% pass rate
from 135 tests in 2020
(68% better than other 1998 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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Caterham Seven is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.4% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (55% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.74% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.74% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.5% fail on Horn
    • 0.74% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.74% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.74% fail on Stop lamp
  • 3.7% fail on Steering
    • 3.0% fail on Steering gear
      • 3.0% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.74% fail on Steering play
      • 0.74% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.5% fail on Visibility (80% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Wipers
    • 0.74% fail on Washers
  • 1.5% fail on Suspension (90% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Springs
      • 0.74% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.74% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.74% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.74% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.74% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 0.74% fail on Brakes
    • 0.74% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.74% fail on Valves
  • 0.74% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.74% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.74% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.74% fail on Non catalyst emissions
  • 0.74% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.74% fail on Condition
  • 0.74% fail on Tyres
    • 0.74% fail on Tread depth

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