Caterham Seven MOT Results

Registered in 2001
77.0% pass rate
from 74 tests in 2017
(54% better than other 2001 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Caterham Seven is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (58% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on All direction indicators
        • 1.4% fail on Individual lamps
    • 1.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Rear lamps
    • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.4% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.4% fail on Lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Horn
  • 6.8% fail on Steering
    • 6.8% fail on Steering system
      • 5.4% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint
  • 5.4% fail on Brakes (69% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Parking brake
      • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 2.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.4% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 1.4% fail on Rear wheels
    • 1.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.4% fail on Components
        • 1.4% fail on Hoses
  • 4.1% fail on Suspension (82% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.4% fail on Attachment
    • 1.4% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 2.7% fail on Tyres
    • 2.7% fail on Condition
  • 2.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.4% fail on Emissions
    • 1.4% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 2.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 1.4% fail on Washers
    • 1.4% fail on Mirrors

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