Mitsubishi Carisma MOT Results

Registered in 1999
49.3% pass rate
from 136 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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Mitsubishi Carisma is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 8.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 5.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 5.1% fail on Individual direction indicators (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.74% fail on Switch
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.74% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.2% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.74% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 8.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.4% fail on Ball joint
      • 2.9% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.5% fail on Suspension arm (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 8.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.7% fail on Pins and bushes (7 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 2.2% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.74% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.74% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.5% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.74% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.74% fail on Springs
      • 0.74% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.74% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.74% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 16% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (81% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 16% fail on Exhaust emissions (92% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 16% fail on Spark ignition (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 14% fail on Catalyst emissions (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.74% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.74% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.74% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 14% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 6.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.2% fail on Chassis
      • 2.2% fail on Chassis condition
    • 2.2% fail on Transmission
      • 1.5% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.5% fail on Joints
      • 0.74% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.74% fail on Joints
    • 1.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.74% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.74% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 1.5% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.74% fail on Pipe
      • 0.74% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 1.5% fail on Doors
      • 0.74% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.74% fail on Door condition
      • 0.74% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.74% fail on Door condition
    • 0.74% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.74% fail on Undertray
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 5.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt
          • 2.9% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.74% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.74% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.74% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.74% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.74% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 3.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.2% fail on Parking brake control (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Lever (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.74% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.74% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.74% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.74% fail on Pedal
    • 0.74% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.74% fail on Servos
    • 0.74% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.74% fail on Brake fluid
  • 9.6% fail on Tyres
    • 5.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.74% fail on Size/type
  • 6.6% fail on Steering
    • 4.4% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 4.4% fail on Track rod end
    • 3.7% fail on Steering gear (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Power steering
      • 0.74% fail on Pump
  • 5.9% fail on Visibility
    • 5.1% fail on Wipers
    • 0.74% fail on Washers
  • 2.2% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 2.2% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.74% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.74% fail on Condition
    • 0.74% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp

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