Caterham Seven MOT Results

Registered in 1998
83.3% pass rate
from 120 tests in 2017
(64% 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.

  • 10% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (55% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.83% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.83% fail on Rear lamps
    • 1.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.83% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.83% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.83% fail on Battery
    • 0.83% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.83% fail on Horn
  • 4.2% fail on Steering
    • 4.2% fail on Steering system
      • 2.5% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.83% fail on Free play
        • 0.83% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.83% fail on Track rod end
  • 3.3% fail on Brakes (80% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.5% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.83% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.83% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.83% fail on Hub components
      • 0.83% fail on Wheel cylinder
  • 1.7% fail on Suspension (92% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.83% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.83% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.83% fail on Condition
  • 1.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (85% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.83% fail on Emissions
  • 1.7% fail on Driver's view of the road (81% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Washers

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