Lotus Elise MOT Results

Registered in 2005
84.1% pass rate
from 264 tests in 2017
(65% better than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Lotus Elise is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.0% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (66% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Rear lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Front lamps (70% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim (70% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate lamp (82% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Stop lamp (76% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.76% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.38% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.38% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.38% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.38% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.38% fail on Side repeaters
  • 4.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 1.5% fail on Wipers
    • 1.5% fail on Washers
    • 1.1% fail on Windscreen
  • 2.7% fail on Brakes (80% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Brake performance (72% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.38% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.38% fail on Condition
    • 0.38% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.38% fail on Cable
    • 0.38% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.38% fail on Operation
    • 0.38% fail on Hub components
      • 0.38% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.38% fail on Brake discs
  • 2.3% fail on Suspension (88% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.38% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.38% fail on Location
    • 0.38% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.38% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.38% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 2.3% fail on Tyres (74% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.38% fail on Condition
  • 1.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.76% fail on Doors
      • 0.76% fail on Passengers front (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Body condition
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.38% fail on Steering
    • 0.38% fail on Steering system
      • 0.38% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.38% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.38% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.38% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.38% fail on Emissions
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