Lotus Esprit MOT Results

Registered in 1987
78.2% pass rate
from 55 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 1987 cars and highlighted areas where the Lotus Esprit is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.8% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.8% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.8% fail on Horn
  • 9.1% fail on Brakes
    • 5.5% 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 Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.8% fail on Brake pads
  • 5.5% fail on Suspension
    • 1.8% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.8% fail on Other suspension component
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 3.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.6% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.8% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 1.8% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.8% fail on Steering
    • 1.8% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.8% fail on Steering rack
    • 1.8% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.8% fail on Track rod end
  • 1.8% fail on Visibility
    • 1.8% fail on Washers
  • 1.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.8% fail on Exhaust system

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