Mitsubishi Carisma MOT Results

Registered in 1997
50.0% pass rate
from 154 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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Mitsubishi Carisma is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (69% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Headlamp aim (120% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 8.4% fail on Headlamp aim (130% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Stop lamp (110% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.5% fail on Position lamp
    • 4.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.9% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.65% fail on Side repeaters
    • 4.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 4.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 3.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.3% fail on Switch (7 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.9% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (11 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (14 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.3% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.65% fail on Horn
    • 0.65% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.65% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 16% fail on Suspension
    • 7.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.8% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.65% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.65% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 5.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.65% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.65% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.65% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.65% fail on Springs
      • 0.65% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.65% fail on Coil spring
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 5.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 5.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.9% fail on Rbt
          • 3.2% 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)
          • 0.65% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.65% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.65% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.65% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.65% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 3.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.6% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.65% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.65% fail on Pedal
    • 0.65% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.65% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.65% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.65% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 9.7% fail on Steering (140% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Steering gear (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.6% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.65% fail on Power steering
      • 0.65% fail on Pump
  • 9.1% fail on Visibility
    • 5.8% fail on Wipers
    • 2.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.65% fail on View to rear
      • 0.65% fail on Mirrors
  • 7.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.2% fail on Doors (5 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Other passenger's door (9 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Door condition (10 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Driver's door (6 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Door condition (6 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.65% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.65% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.65% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.65% fail on Transmission
      • 0.65% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.65% fail on Joints
  • 7.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 7.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 7.1% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.65% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.65% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 7.8% fail on Tyres
    • 5.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.9% fail on Condition
  • 2.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.65% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.65% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.3% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plates

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