Lotus Elise MOT Results

Registered in 2006
86.6% pass rate
from 253 tests in 2020
(69% better than other 2006 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Lotus Elise is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.9% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (67% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.79% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.79% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.79% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.40% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.40% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.40% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.40% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.40% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.40% fail on Switch
    • 0.40% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.40% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.40% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.40% fail on Switch
    • 0.40% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.40% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.40% fail on Horn
  • 5.5% fail on Suspension (66% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.2% fail on Suspension arms (78% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.40% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.40% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.79% fail on Anti-roll bars (85% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.40% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.40% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.40% fail on Springs
      • 0.40% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.40% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.40% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.40% fail on Ball joint
  • 2.8% fail on Tyres (63% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.79% fail on Condition
  • 2.4% fail on Visibility (65% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Washers
    • 1.2% fail on Wipers
  • 1.2% fail on Brakes (90% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Mechanical brake components (78% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.79% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.40% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.40% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 0.79% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.79% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.79% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (87% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Exhaust emissions (86% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Spark ignition (81% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.79% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.40% fail on Catalyst emissions
  • 0.40% fail on Steering
    • 0.40% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.40% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.40% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.40% fail on Doors
      • 0.40% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.40% fail on Door condition
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