Lotus Elise MOT Results

Registered in 2004
79.4% pass rate
from 257 tests in 2017
(56% better than other 2004 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Lotus Elise is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (54% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.78% fail on All position lamps (11 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 3.1% fail on Fog lamp
      • 1.6% fail on Tell tale (22 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.78% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.78% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.39% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp (76% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.78% fail on Lamp (9 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Battery
    • 0.39% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.39% fail on Horn
  • 5.1% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.7% fail on Washers
    • 2.3% fail on Wipers
    • 0.39% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.3% fail on Suspension (79% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.78% fail on Suspension arms (82% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (81% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Anti-roll bars (87% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.39% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.39% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.39% fail on Rear
    • 0.39% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 3.1% fail on Brakes (79% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Hub components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.39% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.78% fail on Brake performance (90% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.39% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.39% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.39% fail on Cable
    • 0.39% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.39% fail on Components
        • 0.39% fail on Pipes
  • 2.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (64% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Emissions
    • 0.39% fail on Exhaust system
  • 2.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.2% fail on Tyres (87% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Condition (80% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.39% fail on Steering
    • 0.39% fail on Steering system
      • 0.39% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.39% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.39% fail on Doors
      • 0.39% fail on Passengers front
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