Caterham Seven MOT Results

Registered in 1999
85.5% pass rate
from 110 tests in 2020
(67% 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.

  • 5.5% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (69% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.91% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.91% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.91% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.91% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.91% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.91% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.91% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.91% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.91% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.91% fail on Horn
  • 5.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.5% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.7% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.8% fail on Non catalyst emissions (14 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.91% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.91% fail on Catalytic converter
  • 2.7% fail on Brakes (81% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.91% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.91% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.91% fail on Rbt
          • 0.91% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.91% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.91% fail on Service brake performance
  • 1.8% fail on Suspension (89% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.91% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.91% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.91% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 0.91% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.91% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.91% fail on Steering
    • 0.91% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.91% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.91% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.91% fail on Floor
    • 0.91% fail on Seats
      • 0.91% fail on Driver's seat
  • 0.91% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.91% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.91% fail on Tyres
    • 0.91% fail on Tread depth

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