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Lotus - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Compare Lotus models

The following chart shows the Lotus models that have had the most problems reported. Note that a model on the top of the list may simply indicate that it is a popular model rather than a problematic car. For example, over the years, Lotus has sold far more Elise model cars than the Esprit model.

Table 1. Compare Lotus models

Lotus Model Number of Problems
  Elise
82
  Exige
10
  Exize
2
  Esprit
1

Number of problems reported for all models of Lotus built from year 1998 to 2009.

Owners of Lotus cars have reported a total of 95 problems across all Lotus models built from year 1998 to 2009. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all Lotus models, is 15.8. Cars from Lotus's 2005 model year have the most problems reported (54 problems).

Table 2. Number of problems reported during the vehicle's first year in service

Model Year Number of Problems
  1998 Lotus
1
  2005 Lotus
54
  2006 Lotus
21
  2007 Lotus
17
  2008 Lotus
1
  2009 Lotus
1

Common problems of Lotus Vehicles

The following chart shows the most common problems reported across all models of Lotus cars. The number one most common problem of Lotus cars is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling, with 58 problems reported. The second most common Lotus car problem is related to the vehicle's power train (8 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Lotus vehicles



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