Lotus Esprit MOT Results

Registered in 1989
81.7% pass rate
from 71 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 1989 cars and highlighted areas where the Lotus Esprit is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.5% fail on Brakes
    • 5.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.2% fail on Rbt
          • 4.2% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 2.8% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (9 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (18 times worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.4% fail on Brake discs
  • 8.5% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.4% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.4% fail on Horn
  • 5.6% fail on Visibility
    • 5.6% fail on Washers
    • 1.4% fail on Wipers
  • 4.2% fail on Tyres
    • 4.2% fail on Condition
  • 2.8% fail on Steering
    • 2.8% fail on Steering gear
      • 2.8% fail on Steering rack
  • 2.8% fail on Suspension
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension rods
      • 1.4% fail on Suspension rod
  • 1.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.4% fail on Doors
      • 1.4% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 1.4% fail on Door condition

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