Lotus Elise MOT Results

Registered in 2002
83.3% pass rate
from 424 tests in 2017
(66% better than other 2002 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Lotus Elise is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.7% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (68% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim (44% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp (74% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Position lamps (84% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.24% fail on Front lamps
    • 1.2% fail on Stop lamp (82% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.71% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.24% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.24% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.71% fail on Headlamps (85% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Headlamp (85% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.71% fail on Switch
    • 0.24% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.24% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.24% fail on Switch
    • 0.24% fail on Horn
  • 5.0% fail on Driver's view of the road (48% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Wipers
    • 2.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.24% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (43% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Emissions
    • 0.24% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.24% fail on Cap
  • 4.0% fail on Suspension (82% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.94% fail on Coil springs (77% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Location (8 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Suspension arms (85% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (84% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Anti-roll bars (87% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.24% fail on Attachment
    • 0.24% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
    • 0.24% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 3.8% fail on Brakes (78% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Brake performance (73% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance (63% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Rear wheels (64% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Front wheels (83% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 0.94% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.94% fail on Condition
    • 0.47% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.47% fail on Pedal
        • 0.47% fail on Condition
    • 0.47% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.47% fail on Cable
    • 0.47% fail on Hub components (86% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Brake pads (80% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.24% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.24% fail on Components
        • 0.24% fail on Pipes
        • 0.24% fail on Hoses
  • 1.7% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.2% fail on Tyres (87% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Tread depth (83% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Condition
  • 0.47% fail on Steering (90% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Steering system (89% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Track rod end (84% better than other 2002 cars)
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