Lotus Esprit MOT Results

Registered in 1985
85.7% pass rate
from 56 tests in 2020
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.

  • 7.1% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.6% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.8% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.8% fail on Horn
  • 5.4% fail on Brakes
    • 5.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.8% fail on Brake performance not tested
  • 1.8% fail on Steering
    • 1.8% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.8% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.8% fail on Suspension
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 1.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.8% fail on Exhaust system
  • 1.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.8% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.8% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.8% fail on Emissions not tested

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