Lotus Esprit MOT Results

Registered in 1985
84.3% pass rate
from 51 tests in 2017
(54% better than other 1985 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 1985 cars and highlighted areas where the Lotus Esprit is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.8% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 3.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 3.9% fail on Fog lamp
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.0% fail on Battery
    • 2.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.0% fail on Front lamps
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Hazard warning
      • 2.0% fail on Switch
      • 2.0% fail on Tell tale
  • 5.9% fail on Brakes
    • 3.9% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.0% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 2.0% fail on Components
        • 2.0% fail on Hoses
    • 3.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.9% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
    • 2.0% fail on Parking brake
      • 2.0% fail on Condition
  • 3.9% fail on Steering
    • 2.0% fail on Steering system
      • 2.0% fail on Steering rack
    • 2.0% fail on Steering operation
  • 3.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.0% fail on Emissions
  • 3.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.0% fail on Washers
    • 2.0% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.0% fail on Suspension
    • 2.0% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.0% fail on Condition
  • 2.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.0% fail on Condition

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