Lotus Elan MOT Results

Registered in 1995
76.4% pass rate
from 165 tests in 2020
(39% better than other 1995 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 1995 cars and highlighted areas where the Lotus Elan is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.8% fail on Rbt
          • 4.8% fail on Service brake performance
      • 4.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 4.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.4% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt
          • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 1.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.2% fail on Lever
    • 0.61% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.61% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.61% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.61% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.61% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.61% fail on Brake pads
  • 8.5% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (46% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.61% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.61% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.61% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.61% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.61% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.61% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.61% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.61% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.61% fail on Horn
  • 6.7% fail on Visibility
    • 3.6% fail on Wipers
    • 3.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.61% fail on View to rear
      • 0.61% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.6% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.6% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.61% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.61% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.61% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 2.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure (78% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.61% fail on Transmission
      • 0.61% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.61% fail on Joints
    • 0.61% fail on Doors
      • 0.61% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.61% fail on Door condition
  • 1.8% fail on Tyres
    • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.61% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.2% fail on Suspension (91% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.61% fail on Shock absorbers

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