Lotus Elise MOT Results

Registered in 2008
83.8% pass rate
from 210 tests in 2020
(60% better than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Lotus Elise is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.6% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (46% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 6.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.95% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.95% fail on Horn
    • 0.48% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.48% fail on Position lamp
  • 3.3% fail on Brakes (65% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.95% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.95% fail on Cable (9 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.48% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.95% fail on Brake performance (79% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.48% fail on Rbt
          • 0.48% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.48% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.48% fail on Rbt
          • 0.48% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.48% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.48% fail on Rbt (sp)
  • 3.3% fail on Visibility
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers
    • 0.95% fail on Washers
  • 3.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.9% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.4% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.48% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.48% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.9% fail on Suspension (87% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.48% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.48% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 0.48% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.48% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.48% fail on Steering
    • 0.48% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.48% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.48% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.48% fail on Doors
      • 0.48% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.48% fail on Door condition
  • 0.48% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.48% fail on Condition
  • 0.48% fail on Tyres
    • 0.48% fail on Tread depth
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