Mitsubishi Carisma MOT Results

Registered in 1997
51.4% pass rate
from 257 tests in 2017
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.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 6.2% fail on Headlamps (110% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Headlamp (110% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.1% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.39% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.39% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Battery
    • 1.2% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.2% fail on Switch (5 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.78% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.39% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.39% fail on Horn
    • 0.39% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 17% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (55% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 11% fail on Emissions (75% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.5% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
  • 14% fail on Suspension
    • 5.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.78% fail on Condition
    • 3.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.7% fail on Trailing arms (6 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (7 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Prescribed areas (70% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Component mounting
    • 1.6% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.78% fail on Drive shafts (79% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Front drive shafts (79% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on Constant velocity joints (79% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.39% fail on Condition
    • 0.39% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.39% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 7.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 7.4% fail on Components
        • 7.0% fail on Pipes (97% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Hoses
      • 0.78% fail on Leaks
    • 3.5% fail on Brake performance (60% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.9% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.39% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.39% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.39% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.7% fail on Hub components
      • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.78% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.78% fail on Condition
  • 9.7% fail on Tyres
    • 5.4% fail on Condition
    • 5.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.39% fail on Size/type
  • 8.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.6% fail on Wipers
    • 1.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.78% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.39% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.2% fail on Steering
    • 6.2% fail on Steering system
      • 3.5% fail on Steering rack (180% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.39% fail on Ball joint
  • 3.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.3% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Passengers other (5 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Drivers
    • 0.78% fail on Body condition
    • 0.39% fail on Engine mountings
  • 2.7% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 2.7% fail on Registration plate
  • 2.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.39% fail on Condition
    • 0.78% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.78% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.78% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.39% fail on Condition
    • 0.39% fail on Attachment

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