Mitsubishi Carisma MOT Results

Registered in 2000
46.6% pass rate
from 399 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Mitsubishi Carisma is unusually good or bad.

  • 31% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (26% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 11% fail on Headlamp aim (53% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Headlamps (68% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Headlamp (69% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.25% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 6.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.8% fail on Direction indicators (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Flashing type (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.75% fail on All direction indicators
    • 4.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.8% fail on Front lamps
    • 4.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Fog lamp
      • 2.3% fail on Switch (42 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Tell tale (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Battery
    • 1.0% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.50% fail on Switch
    • 0.25% fail on Horn
  • 21% fail on Suspension
    • 8.5% fail on Drive shafts (97% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 8.5% fail on Front drive shafts (100% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 8.5% fail on Constant velocity joints (100% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 5.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 5.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.3% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 2.0% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.0% fail on Condition
      • 0.25% fail on Location
    • 0.75% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.75% fail on Condition
    • 0.75% fail on Prescribed areas (85% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Component mounting (87% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.25% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.25% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.25% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 8.5% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 8.0% fail on Components
        • 4.8% fail on Pipes
        • 4.0% fail on Hoses (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Leaks
      • 0.25% fail on Operation
    • 7.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.3% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.3% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 1.0% fail on Rear wheels (76% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.3% fail on Hub components
      • 3.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.75% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.5% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.50% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.50% fail on Pedal
        • 0.50% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.25% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.25% fail on Cable
    • 0.25% fail on Restricted movement
  • 11% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 9.3% fail on Emissions
    • 2.3% fail on Exhaust system (57% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.25% fail on Cap
  • 11% fail on Tyres
    • 7.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 5.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Size/type
    • 0.25% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers
    • 0.75% fail on Washers (79% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.25% fail on Windscreen
  • 5.5% fail on Steering
    • 4.8% fail on Steering system
      • 2.8% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.50% fail on Steering operation (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Power steering
      • 0.25% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 2.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (55% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.3% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 1.0% fail on Seat belts (71% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Prescribed areas (73% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.75% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (80% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Body condition
    • 0.25% fail on Doors
      • 0.25% fail on Passengers other
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