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Lotus Eclat MOT Results

77.5% pass rate
from 222 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 pre-1990 cars and highlighted areas where the Lotus Eclat is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.9% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.45% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.45% fail on Switch
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.45% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.4% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.4% fail on Horn
    • 0.90% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.90% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.90% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.90% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 8.1% fail on Brakes
    • 6.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.6% fail on Rbt
          • 3.6% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.45% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.45% fail on Rbt
          • 0.45% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 1.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.4% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.4% fail on Pedal
    • 0.45% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.45% fail on Servos
    • 0.45% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.45% fail on Reservoirs
  • 6.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 5.4% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.90% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.45% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.90% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.45% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.45% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 5.9% fail on Suspension
    • 3.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.7% fail on Ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.4% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.90% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.45% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.45% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.45% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.45% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.45% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 3.6% fail on Visibility
    • 2.7% fail on Washers
    • 1.4% fail on Wipers
  • 3.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.90% fail on Transmission
      • 0.90% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.90% fail on Joints
    • 0.90% fail on Doors
      • 0.45% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.45% fail on Door condition
      • 0.45% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.45% fail on Door condition
    • 0.45% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.45% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 1.8% fail on Steering
    • 1.8% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.8% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.90% fail on Attachment (9 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Condition
  • 0.90% fail on Tyres
    • 0.90% fail on Condition
  • 0.45% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.45% fail on Registration plates