Lotus Elise MOT Results

Registered in 2000
80.8% pass rate
from 506 tests in 2017
(61% better than other 2000 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Lotus Elise is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.1% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (63% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.6% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.20% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.20% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.20% fail on Switch
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim (51% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.79% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.40% fail on Switch (7 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.20% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.99% fail on Stop lamp (82% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Registration plate lamp (86% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.40% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.40% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.20% fail on Switch
    • 0.79% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.79% fail on Switch (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Headlamps (86% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Headlamp (91% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.40% fail on Horn
  • 6.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (40% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Emissions
    • 0.99% fail on Exhaust system (81% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.20% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.20% fail on Hose
  • 4.9% fail on Driver's view of the road (49% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Washers
    • 2.6% fail on Wipers (54% better than other 2000 cars)
  • 3.4% fail on Suspension (84% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.99% fail on Front
      • 0.99% fail on Rear
    • 0.79% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.79% fail on Condition
    • 0.40% fail on Suspension arms (91% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (90% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.20% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.20% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.20% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 2.8% fail on Tyres (68% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Tread depth (61% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.99% fail on Condition (73% better than other 2000 cars)
  • 2.4% fail on Brakes (86% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Brake performance (81% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Rear wheels (71% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Front wheels (82% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.20% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.40% fail on Hydraulic systems (94% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Operation
      • 0.20% fail on Leaks
    • 0.20% fail on Restricted movement
  • 1.6% fail on Steering (66% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Steering system (61% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.79% fail on Track rod end (68% better than other 2000 cars)
  • 1.4% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.59% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (84% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.20% fail on Body condition
    • 0.20% fail on Seats
      • 0.20% fail on Passengers
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