Mitsubishi Carisma MOT Results

Registered in 2002
49.9% pass rate
from 399 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Mitsubishi Carisma is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Suspension (32% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 12% fail on Anti-roll bars (120% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (7 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Linkage (8 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.50% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.50% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.50% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.25% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 10% fail on Suspension arms (63% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Ball joint (85% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 3.3% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.5% fail on Springs
      • 2.5% fail on Coil springs
        • 2.5% fail on Coil spring
    • 2.3% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.0% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.50% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.25% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.25% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.25% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.25% fail on Macpherson strut
  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 7.8% fail on Headlamp (61% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.50% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.8% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.25% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.75% fail on Switch (19 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.75% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.25% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.0% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.50% fail on Horn
      • 0.25% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.25% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.50% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.50% fail on Switch
    • 0.50% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (11 times worse than other 2002 cars)
  • 19% fail on Brakes
    • 9.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 6.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 3.3% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 3.3% fail on Rbt
          • 2.5% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.50% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.25% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.25% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.25% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.50% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.75% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.75% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 4.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.8% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.8% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.8% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.0% fail on Flexible brake hoses (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.25% fail on Pedal
      • 0.25% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.50% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.25% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.25% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.50% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.50% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.25% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.25% fail on Lever
    • 0.25% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.25% fail on Brake fluid
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 7.0% fail on Transmission (76% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Drive shafts (80% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 6.8% fail on Joints (82% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.25% fail on Joints
    • 3.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.5% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.5% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.75% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.75% fail on Chassis
      • 0.75% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.25% fail on Towbar
      • 0.25% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.25% fail on Body
      • 0.25% fail on Other body component
    • 0.25% fail on Doors
      • 0.25% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.25% fail on Door condition
    • 0.25% fail on Floor
    • 0.25% fail on Undertray
  • 11% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 9.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 7.0% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 2.3% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.0% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 2.3% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.75% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.50% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.25% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.25% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 1.5% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.3% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.25% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 8.0% fail on Steering (72% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Steering linkage components (95% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Track rod end (99% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.25% fail on Locking devices
    • 1.8% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.8% fail on Steering rack
  • 7.8% fail on Visibility
    • 6.3% fail on Wipers
    • 1.3% fail on Washers (66% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on View to rear
      • 0.75% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.5% fail on Tyres
    • 5.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
  • 1.8% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.50% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (87% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.25% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.25% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp

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