Lotus Esprit MOT Results

Registered in 1986
78.3% pass rate
from 69 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 1986 cars and highlighted areas where the Lotus Esprit is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 7.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 4.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt
          • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.4% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance
    • 2.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.4% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 1.4% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 8.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.3% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.9% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.4% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 1.4% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 7.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.8% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.8% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.3% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 1.4% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 1.4% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.4% fail on Other leaks
  • 5.8% fail on Visibility
    • 4.3% fail on Washers
    • 1.4% fail on Wipers
  • 5.8% fail on Suspension
    • 2.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.4% fail on Springs
      • 1.4% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.4% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.4% fail on Other suspension component
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 2.9% fail on Steering
    • 1.4% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.4% fail on Steering rack
    • 1.4% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.4% fail on Track rod end
  • 1.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.4% fail on Seats
      • 1.4% fail on Driver's seat

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