Lotus Elise MOT Results

Registered in 1999
77.0% pass rate
from 652 tests in 2017
(53% better than other 1999 cars)
Pass rate by mileage
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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Lotus Elise is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.8% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (60% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Position lamps (44% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.15% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim (47% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Stop lamp (59% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Registration plate lamp (87% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Direction indicators (84% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Flashing type (84% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.15% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.46% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.31% fail on Switch
      • 0.15% fail on Lamp
      • 0.15% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.46% fail on Horn
    • 0.31% fail on Rear fog lamp (80% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.15% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.31% fail on Headlamps (93% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.15% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.15% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 7.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (32% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Emissions
    • 0.92% fail on Exhaust system (82% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 4.9% fail on Driver's view of the road (47% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Wipers (44% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.61% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.1% fail on Suspension (81% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.77% fail on Front
      • 0.77% fail on Rear
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension arms (74% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (72% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.31% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.31% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.15% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.15% fail on Location
    • 0.15% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 3.1% fail on Brakes (82% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Hydraulic systems (84% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Components (88% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Hoses (74% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Pipes (93% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.15% fail on Operation
    • 1.1% fail on Brake performance (89% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Rear wheels (89% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.31% fail on Front wheels (91% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.92% fail on Hub components (67% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.15% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.46% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.46% fail on Cable
    • 0.15% fail on Restricted movement
  • 2.8% fail on Steering
    • 2.8% fail on Steering system
      • 2.0% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.77% fail on Track rod end (66% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Locking devices
  • 1.5% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.4% fail on Tyres (83% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Tread depth (72% better than other 1999 cars)
  • 0.46% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (89% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Doors
      • 0.15% fail on Drivers
      • 0.15% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.15% fail on Load security
      • 0.15% fail on Access panel
  • 0.15% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.15% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment

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