Caterham Seven MOT Results

Registered in 1999
77.6% pass rate
from 107 tests in 2017
(54% better than other 1999 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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Caterham Seven is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (46% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.93% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.93% fail on Rear lamps
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.9% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.9% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.93% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.93% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.93% fail on Horn
  • 8.4% fail on Steering
    • 8.4% fail on Steering system
      • 7.5% fail on Steering rack (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.93% fail on Other components
        • 0.93% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.93% fail on Steering operation
  • 8.4% fail on Brakes
    • 5.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.8% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.9% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.93% fail on Front wheels
    • 1.9% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.9% fail on Leaks
  • 2.8% fail on Suspension (87% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.93% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.93% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 1.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (84% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.93% fail on Emissions
  • 0.93% fail on Tyres
    • 0.93% fail on Condition
  • 0.93% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.93% fail on Attachment
  • 0.93% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.93% fail on Registration plate

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