Mitsubishi ASX MOT Results

Registered in 2012
81.2% pass rate
from 2,407 tests in 2020
(28% better than other 2012 cars)
Pass rate by mileage
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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Mitsubishi ASX is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.4% fail on Brakes
    • 2.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.96% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.96% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.042% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.042% fail on Lever
    • 1.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.83% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.83% fail on Rbt
          • 0.75% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.46% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.46% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.29% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.25% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.042% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.042% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.12% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.12% fail on Rbt
          • 0.12% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.042% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.75% fail on Rigid brake pipes (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (170% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Anti-lock braking system (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.12% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.083% fail on Pedal
      • 0.042% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.042% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.042% fail on Lever
    • 0.042% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.042% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 4.6% fail on Suspension (30% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (130% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.21% fail on Pins and bushes (10 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.042% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.25% fail on Springs (91% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Coil springs (91% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Coil spring (91% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.083% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.042% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.042% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.042% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.042% fail on Ball joint
  • 4.0% fail on Visibility
    • 2.7% fail on Wipers
    • 1.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.042% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.4% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (63% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim (42% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim (38% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.71% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.042% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.62% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (53% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.37% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.37% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.25% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.12% fail on Trailer electrical socket (12 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.21% fail on Headlamps (90% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp (92% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.083% fail on Direction indicators (94% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Flashing type (94% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.083% fail on Side repeaters (85% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 2.6% fail on Tyres (53% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth (46% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.96% fail on Condition (64% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Size/type
  • 1.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.91% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.083% fail on Transmission (88% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Drive shafts (87% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.083% fail on Joints (87% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.083% fail on Doors
      • 0.083% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.083% fail on Door condition
    • 0.042% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.042% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.042% fail on Body
      • 0.042% fail on Other body component
    • 0.042% fail on Undertray
  • 1.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.79% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.50% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.21% fail on Emissions not tested (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.083% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 0.29% fail on Spark ignition (64% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.083% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.083% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.083% fail on Sound deadening material (14 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.042% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.33% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.25% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.21% fail on Condition
      • 0.042% fail on Requirements
    • 0.083% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.25% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.21% fail on Attachment
    • 0.042% fail on Condition
  • 0.17% fail on Steering (82% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Steering linkage components (79% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Track rod end (78% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.12% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.12% fail on Registration plates
Read the Honest John Review

  • Mitsubishi ASX (2010 on)
    Well-equipped as standard. Impressive Real MPG scores. Plenty of room for five plus luggage. Five-star Euro NCAP rating.

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