Mitsubishi Carisma MOT Results

Registered in 2003
46.0% pass rate
from 1,564 tests in 2017
(11% worse than other 2003 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Mitsubishi Carisma is unusually good or bad.

  • 31% fail on Suspension (51% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 13% fail on Anti-roll bars (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (64% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Linkage condition (9 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.38% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 9.9% fail on Drive shafts (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 9.9% fail on Front drive shafts (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 9.9% fail on Constant velocity joints (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Suspension arms (65% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 7.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (74% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Attachment
    • 3.1% fail on Coil springs
      • 3.1% fail on Condition
    • 3.1% fail on Front suspension joints (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Trailing arms (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Prescribed areas (51% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Component mounting
    • 0.70% fail on Tie bars/rods (190% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.32% fail on Condition (16 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Wheel bearings (63% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Front
      • 0.26% fail on Rear (76% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.13% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.064% fail on General condition
    • 0.064% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.064% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.064% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.064% fail on Attachment
    • 0.064% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 26% fail on Brakes (62% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 14% fail on Brake performance (72% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 9.1% fail on Parking brake performance (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Rear wheels (89% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.70% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.64% fail on Brake performance not tested (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Service brake performance
    • 13% fail on Hydraulic systems (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 12% fail on Components (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 8.6% fail on Pipes (99% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Hoses (180% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.77% fail on Leaks (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Operation (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 6.3% fail on Hub components (96% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Brake pads (98% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Brake discs (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Brake calipers (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.58% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.58% fail on Pedal
        • 0.51% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.064% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.51% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.45% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.32% fail on Cable
      • 0.13% fail on Lever (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on ABS (75% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.064% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.064% fail on Components
        • 0.064% fail on Hoses
  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.0% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.45% fail on Rear lamps (76% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Headlamp aim (24% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.064% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.064% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 4.3% fail on Registration plate lamp (38% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Stop lamp (26% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.0% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.51% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.3% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.96% fail on Switch (34 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Tell tale (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Battery (79% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Horn
    • 0.19% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.19% fail on Switch
    • 0.19% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 13% fail on Tyres (39% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Tread depth (42% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Condition (34% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Size/type
    • 0.064% fail on Valve stem
  • 10% fail on Steering (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 10% fail on Steering system (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Track rod end (95% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.064% fail on Steering damper
    • 0.26% fail on Power steering
      • 0.064% fail on Operation
      • 0.064% fail on Pump
      • 0.064% fail on Rams
      • 0.064% fail on Other components
    • 0.13% fail on Steering operation
  • 7.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.5% fail on Wipers
    • 1.3% fail on Washers (62% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.38% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.064% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (56% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Exhaust system (55% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Emissions (65% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.13% fail on Fuel system (82% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Cap
  • 1.6% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (54% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Body condition
    • 0.26% fail on Doors
      • 0.19% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.064% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.13% fail on Body security
    • 0.064% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.064% fail on Chassis
    • 0.064% fail on Spare wheel
  • 0.96% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (71% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Seat belts (59% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Condition
      • 0.26% fail on Prescribed areas (79% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (87% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (86% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 0.45% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.38% fail on Attachment
    • 0.064% fail on Condition

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