Lotus Elise MOT Results

Registered in 2001
83.8% pass rate
from 309 tests in 2017
(67% 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.

  • 6.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.5% fail on Wipers
    • 1.9% fail on Washers
  • 5.8% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (78% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim (72% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.97% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.32% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.97% fail on Registration plate lamp (86% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.32% fail on Front lamps
    • 0.32% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.32% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.32% fail on Lamp
    • 0.32% fail on Horn
  • 5.5% fail on Brakes (69% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Brake performance (62% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.65% fail on Front wheels (79% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.32% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 1.3% fail on Hydraulic systems (80% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Components (79% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.65% fail on Pipes (85% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.65% fail on Hoses
    • 0.32% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.32% fail on Condition
    • 0.32% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.32% fail on Cable
    • 0.32% fail on Hub components
      • 0.32% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.32% fail on Restricted movement
  • 4.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.9% fail on Emissions
    • 0.65% fail on Exhaust system (86% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 2.9% fail on Steering
    • 2.9% fail on Steering system
      • 1.3% fail on Steering rack
      • 1.3% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.32% fail on Free play
        • 0.32% fail on Steering rack
  • 2.3% fail on Suspension (90% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.32% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.32% fail on Location
    • 0.32% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.32% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 1.9% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.3% fail on Tyres (86% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Tread depth (82% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Valve stem
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