Lotus Esprit MOT Results

Registered in 1998
86.4% pass rate
from 66 tests in 2017
(71% better than other 1998 cars)
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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Lotus Esprit is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.1% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (59% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.5% fail on All direction indicators
        • 1.5% fail on Individual lamps
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.5% fail on Lamp
  • 6.1% fail on Brakes
    • 3.0% fail on Parking brake
      • 3.0% fail on Condition
    • 3.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.0% fail on Components
        • 1.5% fail on Pipes
        • 1.5% fail on Hoses
    • 3.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.0% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
    • 1.5% fail on ABS
    • 1.5% fail on Hub components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
  • 4.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 1.5% fail on Windscreen
    • 1.5% fail on Wipers
    • 1.5% fail on Washers
  • 3.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.0% fail on Emissions
  • 1.5% fail on Suspension
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 1.5% fail on Tyres
    • 1.5% fail on Tread depth

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