Mitsubishi Carisma MOT Results

Registered in 2002
44.4% pass rate
from 680 tests in 2017
(12% worse than other 2002 cars)
Pass rate by mileage
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.

  • 29% fail on Suspension (35% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 12% fail on Anti-roll bars (120% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (72% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Linkage condition (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.88% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
      • 0.15% fail on Presence
    • 7.1% fail on Drive shafts (63% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Front drive shafts (66% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 7.1% fail on Constant velocity joints (67% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 6.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment
    • 3.8% fail on Front suspension joints (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Coil springs
      • 3.4% fail on Condition
      • 0.15% fail on Location
    • 3.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 3.4% fail on Component mounting
    • 1.2% fail on Trailing arms (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.74% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.74% fail on Condition
    • 0.59% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.59% fail on Front
    • 0.15% fail on General condition
    • 0.15% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.15% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 29% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.2% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.29% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.29% fail on Rear lamps (85% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Switch
    • 6.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 6.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 5.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Fog lamp (98% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Switch (51 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Tell tale (8 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.1% fail on Side repeaters (170% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.15% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.3% fail on Battery
    • 0.88% fail on Hazard warning (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Switch (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Lamp
    • 0.15% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 25% fail on Brakes (48% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 13% fail on Hydraulic systems (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 13% fail on Components (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 8.2% fail on Pipes (91% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 5.1% fail on Hoses (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Reservoirs
      • 1.0% fail on Leaks (190% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Operation
      • 0.15% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (44% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 7.8% fail on Parking brake performance (75% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Rear wheels (75% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.88% fail on Brake performance not tested (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.29% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 5.6% fail on Hub components (72% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Brake pads (65% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Brake discs (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on ABS
    • 0.44% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.15% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.15% fail on Pedal
        • 0.15% fail on Condition
    • 0.15% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.15% fail on Lever
  • 11% fail on Tyres
    • 7.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.29% fail on Size/type
    • 0.15% fail on Valve stem
  • 8.2% fail on Steering (66% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Steering system (80% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Track rod end
      • 3.5% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.29% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.15% fail on Power steering
      • 0.15% fail on Other components
  • 8.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.7% fail on Wipers
    • 1.8% fail on Washers (52% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.74% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.15% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.1% fail on Emissions
    • 0.88% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.44% fail on Cap
      • 0.29% fail on Hose (9 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Pipe
    • 0.59% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 2.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.0% fail on Doors
      • 0.74% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.29% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.74% fail on Body condition
    • 0.44% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.44% fail on Chassis
    • 0.15% fail on Seats
      • 0.15% fail on Drivers
  • 1.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (64% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.29% fail on Requirements
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
  • 1.5% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.44% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.44% fail on Attachment

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