Mitsubishi Carisma MOT Results

Registered in 1996
54.7% pass rate
from 75 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 1996 cars and highlighted areas where the Mitsubishi Carisma is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 8.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 8.0% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 4.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.7% fail on Ball joint (15 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 2.7% fail on Springs
      • 1.3% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.3% fail on Coil spring
      • 1.3% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
  • 13% fail on Visibility
    • 12% fail on Wipers (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Washers
  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.3% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.3% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.3% fail on Horn
  • 12% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 12% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 12% fail on Spark ignition
        • 9.3% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 4.0% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 1.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 6.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.7% fail on Doors
      • 2.7% fail on Other passenger's door (11 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Door condition (12 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Chassis
      • 1.3% fail on Chassis condition
  • 9.3% fail on Brakes
    • 5.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 5.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt
          • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt
          • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
  • 8.0% fail on Steering
    • 6.7% fail on Steering gear (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.3% fail on Track rod end
    • 1.3% fail on Steering play
      • 1.3% fail on Steering rack
  • 5.3% fail on Tyres
    • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth
  • 2.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp

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