Lotus Esprit MOT Results

Registered in 1988
76.5% pass rate
from 85 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 1988 cars and highlighted areas where the Lotus Esprit is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.4% fail on Side repeaters
        • 1.2% fail on Switch
    • 2.4% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 2.4% fail on Horn
      • 1.2% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.2% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.2% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 7.1% fail on Brakes
    • 5.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 1.2% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt
          • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.4% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt
          • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 1.2% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.2% fail on Pedal
    • 1.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
  • 7.1% fail on Visibility
    • 7.1% fail on Washers
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers
  • 4.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.7% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.7% fail on Non catalyst emissions
  • 3.5% fail on Steering
    • 1.2% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.2% fail on Steering rack
    • 1.2% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.2% fail on Other components
        • 1.2% fail on Steering linkage
    • 1.2% fail on Steering play
      • 1.2% fail on Steering rack
  • 3.5% fail on Suspension
    • 2.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 3.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.2% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.2% fail on Hose
    • 1.2% fail on Doors
      • 1.2% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 1.2% fail on Door condition
  • 1.2% fail on Tyres
    • 1.2% fail on Condition

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