Caterham Seven MOT Results

Registered in 2001
83.1% pass rate
from 83 tests in 2020
(64% 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.

  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 3.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 3.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.2% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.2% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.2% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 4.8% fail on Brakes (69% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.2% fail on Lever
    • 1.2% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.2% fail on Master cylinder
    • 1.2% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 1.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 1.2% fail on Cable
    • 1.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.2% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.2% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
  • 2.4% fail on Steering
    • 2.4% fail on Steering gear
      • 2.4% fail on Steering rack
  • 2.4% fail on Visibility
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers
  • 2.4% fail on Suspension (87% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 2.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.4% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.4% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.2% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 1.2% fail on Catalyst emissions
  • 1.2% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plates

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