Lotus Elise MOT Results

Registered in 2007
88.5% pass rate
from 234 tests in 2020
(73% better than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Lotus Elise is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (75% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.43% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.43% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.43% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.43% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.43% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.43% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.43% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.43% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.43% fail on Horn
  • 3.0% fail on Brakes (72% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.85% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.85% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.43% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.43% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.43% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.43% fail on Cable
    • 1.3% fail on Brake performance (75% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.85% fail on Rbt
          • 0.85% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.43% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.43% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 0.43% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.43% fail on Lever
  • 3.0% fail on Visibility
    • 2.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.85% fail on Wipers
  • 1.7% fail on Suspension (89% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.43% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.43% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.43% fail on Ball joint
  • 1.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (77% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (75% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.85% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.43% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.85% fail on Steering
    • 0.43% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.43% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.43% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.43% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.43% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.43% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.43% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.43% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.43% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
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