Caterham Seven MOT Results

Registered in 2000
82.2% pass rate
from 107 tests in 2020
(61% better than other 2000 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Caterham Seven is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.5% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (64% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.93% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.93% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.93% fail on Stop lamp
  • 5.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.6% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.7% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.93% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.93% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.93% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 2.8% fail on Brakes (81% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.93% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.93% fail on Rbt
          • 0.93% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.93% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.93% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.93% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.93% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.93% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.93% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 0.93% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.93% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 2.8% fail on Suspension (84% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.93% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.93% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.93% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 2.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (75% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.93% fail on Pipe
      • 0.93% fail on System
    • 0.93% fail on Transmission
      • 0.93% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.93% fail on Joints
    • 0.93% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.93% fail on Engine mounting condition
  • 1.9% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.93% fail on Steering
    • 0.93% fail on Steering column
  • 0.93% fail on Visibility
    • 0.93% fail on Washers
  • 0.93% fail on Tyres
    • 0.93% fail on Tread depth

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