Lotus Elise MOT Results

Registered in 2001
83.2% pass rate
from 333 tests in 2020
(65% better than other 2001 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Lotus Elise is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.9% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (65% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.30% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.1% fail on Stop lamp (62% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.2% fail on Horn
      • 0.30% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.90% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.60% fail on Position lamp (81% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.90% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.90% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.30% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.30% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.30% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.60% fail on Headlamps (87% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Headlamp (86% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.60% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.60% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 4.2% fail on Visibility (51% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers
    • 2.1% fail on Washers
  • 4.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (51% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Exhaust emissions (47% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.0% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.90% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.60% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 3.9% fail on Brakes (75% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Brake performance (65% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt
          • 0.90% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.60% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.90% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (79% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.90% fail on Rbt (sp) (78% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.60% fail on Rbt
          • 0.60% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.30% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.90% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.90% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.60% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.60% fail on Lever
    • 0.60% fail on Rigid brake pipes (84% better than other 2001 cars)
  • 2.7% fail on Suspension (85% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.90% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.30% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.30% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint
  • 1.8% fail on Steering
    • 0.90% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.90% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.90% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.60% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.30% fail on Other components
        • 0.30% fail on Steering component
  • 1.5% fail on Tyres (78% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Condition (79% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Tread depth (86% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Size/type
  • 0.90% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.90% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.30% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.30% fail on Transmission
      • 0.30% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.30% fail on Drive shaft
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