Mitsubishi Carisma MOT Results

Registered in 2004
42.7% pass rate
from 817 tests in 2020
(22% worse than other 2004 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Mitsubishi Carisma is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Suspension (51% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 15% fail on Anti-roll bars (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (12 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Linkage (9 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.61% fail on Anti-roll bar (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.49% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.49% fail on Linkage ball joints (75% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting (12 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 12% fail on Suspension arms (88% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Ball joint (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 3.5% fail on Springs
      • 3.5% fail on Coil springs
        • 3.5% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.7% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.2% fail on Other suspension component (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.37% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.98% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.49% fail on Wheel bearings (69% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.24% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 26% fail on Brakes (77% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 15% fail on Brake performance (94% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 11% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 10% fail on Rbt (sp) (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 6.9% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 6.9% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 6.2% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.61% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt
          • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.73% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.61% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.49% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.61% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 8.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Brake linings and pads (99% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 4.9% fail on Brake pads (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Brake discs and drums (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Brake discs (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.61% fail on Cable
        • 0.37% fail on Lever (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Linkage
    • 2.4% fail on Flexible brake hoses (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.61% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.61% fail on Lever
    • 0.49% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.37% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.12% fail on Pedal
    • 0.24% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.24% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.24% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (82% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 6.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 4.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.0% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.5% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.2% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.24% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.12% fail on Switch
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim (52% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim (54% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.2% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.98% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.61% fail on Horn
      • 0.49% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.24% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.24% fail on Switch
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure (34% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Transmission (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 8.4% fail on Drive shafts (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 8.4% fail on Joints (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.12% fail on Joints
    • 2.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.73% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.73% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Body
      • 0.24% fail on Other body component
      • 0.12% fail on Body condition
    • 0.37% fail on Doors
      • 0.12% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.12% fail on Door condition
      • 0.12% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.12% fail on Door condition
      • 0.12% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.12% fail on Door condition
    • 0.24% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.12% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.12% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.12% fail on Chassis
      • 0.12% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.12% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.12% fail on Bracket
  • 8.7% fail on Steering (77% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 4.5% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.37% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.12% fail on Drag link end
    • 3.8% fail on Steering gear (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Steering play
      • 0.24% fail on Steering rack
  • 8.6% fail on Tyres
    • 5.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.24% fail on Size/type
  • 7.5% fail on Visibility
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers
    • 1.3% fail on Washers (63% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.49% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.24% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.24% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.24% fail on View to rear
      • 0.24% fail on Mirrors
  • 7.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.5% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.2% fail on Catalyst emissions (53% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 1.7% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.37% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.12% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.12% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.1% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.98% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 1.3% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.98% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (69% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.49% fail on Condition
      • 0.37% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.12% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp

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