Lotus Elise MOT Results

Registered in 2008
86.6% pass rate
from 186 tests in 2017
(64% 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.

  • 4.8% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (74% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.1% fail on Hazard warning (29 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Switch (56 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.54% fail on Front lamps
    • 0.54% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.54% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.54% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.54% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.54% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.54% fail on Individual lamps
  • 4.3% fail on Brakes
    • 1.6% fail on ABS
    • 1.6% fail on Hub components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.54% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.54% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.54% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.54% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.54% fail on Condition
    • 0.54% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.54% fail on Components
        • 0.54% fail on Hoses
    • 0.54% fail on Restricted movement
  • 3.8% fail on Tyres
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.1% fail on Condition
  • 2.2% fail on Suspension (84% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.54% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.54% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.54% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.54% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 1.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions
  • 1.1% fail on Driver's view of the road (82% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Washers
  • 0.54% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.54% fail on Doors
      • 0.54% fail on Drivers
  • 0.54% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.54% fail on Registration plate
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