Caterham Seven MOT Results

Registered in 2008
83.3% pass rate
from 90 tests in 2020
(60% better than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Caterham Seven is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.9% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 2.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.2% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.2% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.1% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 4.4% fail on Brakes
    • 2.2% fail on Flexible brake hoses (12 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.1% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 1.1% fail on Cable
    • 1.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt
          • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
  • 2.2% fail on Visibility
    • 2.2% fail on Wipers
  • 2.2% fail on Suspension (84% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.1% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.1% fail on Sub-frame
  • 1.1% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.1% fail on Steering
    • 1.1% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.1% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.1% fail on Tyres
    • 1.1% fail on Tread depth

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