Lotus Elise MOT Results

Registered in 2000
83.9% pass rate
from 545 tests in 2020
(66% 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.

  • 7.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (60% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Stop lamp (78% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.73% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.37% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.92% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.92% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.73% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.37% fail on Switch
    • 0.55% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.55% fail on Horn
    • 0.37% fail on Headlamps (92% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Headlamp (91% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.18% fail on Switch
    • 0.18% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 6.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (37% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 5.5% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.55% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.18% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.18% fail on Catalytic converter
      • 0.18% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.18% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.18% fail on Catalytic converter
  • 2.9% fail on Brakes (80% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Brake performance (84% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Service brake performance (71% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.92% fail on Rbt (71% better than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.73% fail on Service brake performance (71% better than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.37% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.37% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (85% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Rbt (sp) (85% better than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.18% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.18% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.37% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (90% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Rbt (sp) (90% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.18% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.18% fail on Rbt
          • 0.18% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.55% fail on Rigid brake pipes (84% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.37% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.37% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.37% fail on Mechanical brake components (88% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.18% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.18% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.18% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.18% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.18% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.18% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.18% fail on Lever
  • 2.9% fail on Suspension (83% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.92% fail on Suspension arms (82% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Ball joint (77% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.18% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.55% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.18% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.18% fail on Suspension rod
  • 2.6% fail on Visibility (69% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Washers
    • 1.1% fail on Wipers (76% better than other 2000 cars)
  • 1.1% fail on Steering (74% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Steering linkage components (73% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Track rod end (76% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Other components
        • 0.18% fail on Steering component
    • 0.55% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.55% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.1% fail on Tyres (82% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Condition (78% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Tread depth (85% better than other 2000 cars)
  • 0.73% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.73% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.55% fail on Body, chassis, structure (95% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Exhaust system (91% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Doors
      • 0.18% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.18% fail on Door condition
    • 0.18% fail on Seats
      • 0.18% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 0.18% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.18% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.18% fail on Attachment

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