Caterham Seven MOT Results

Registered in 2002
81.1% pass rate
from 106 tests in 2017
(62% better than other 2002 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Caterham Seven is unusually good or bad.

  • 10% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (62% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.9% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.94% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.9% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Hazard warning (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Lamp
      • 0.94% fail on Switch
    • 0.94% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.94% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.94% fail on Horn
    • 0.94% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 5.7% fail on Steering
    • 5.7% fail on Steering system
      • 2.8% fail on Steering rack
      • 2.8% fail on Track rod end
  • 5.7% fail on Brakes (67% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Service brake control components (8 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Pedal (8 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Anti-slip (12 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Brake performance (79% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.94% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.94% fail on Leaks
  • 4.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.8% fail on Emissions
    • 0.94% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 2.8% fail on Tyres
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.94% fail on Condition
  • 1.9% fail on Driver's view of the road (80% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Washers
  • 0.94% fail on Suspension
    • 0.94% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.94% fail on Front
    • 0.94% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 0.94% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.94% fail on Registration plate

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