Mitsubishi Carisma MOT Results

Registered in 2000
44.1% pass rate
from 222 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Mitsubishi Carisma is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.45% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 5.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.45% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.2% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.90% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.45% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 3.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 3.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.7% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.45% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.45% fail on Switch
    • 0.45% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.45% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 9.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 5.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 4.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.6% fail on Rbt
          • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.90% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.45% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.45% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.90% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.90% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt
          • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.90% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 3.2% fail on Flexible brake hoses (7 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.4% fail on Pedal (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Hand lever
    • 1.8% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.8% fail on Lever
    • 1.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.45% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.45% fail on Lever
    • 0.45% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.45% fail on Brake fluid
  • 17% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (77% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 17% fail on Exhaust emissions (82% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 16% fail on Spark ignition (91% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 14% fail on Catalyst emissions (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 1.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.90% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.90% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.45% fail on Other leaks
  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 5.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.3% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.90% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 3.6% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.3% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.45% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.45% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.45% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 3.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.4% fail on Springs
      • 1.4% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.4% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.90% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.90% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.45% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.45% fail on Ball joint
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 9.5% fail on Transmission (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 9.0% fail on Drive shafts (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 8.6% fail on Joints (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.45% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.45% fail on Joints
    • 4.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.90% fail on Body
      • 0.45% fail on Panel
      • 0.45% fail on Other body component
    • 0.45% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.45% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.45% fail on Doors
      • 0.45% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.45% fail on Door condition
    • 0.45% fail on Floor
  • 11% fail on Visibility
    • 8.1% fail on Wipers
    • 2.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.45% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.45% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.45% fail on Windscreen
  • 5.0% fail on Tyres
    • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth
  • 2.3% fail on Steering
    • 1.8% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.8% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.45% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.45% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.8% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.90% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.45% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.45% fail on Condition
    • 0.90% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp

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