Mitsubishi Colt MOT Results

Registered in 1997
46.5% pass rate
from 127 tests in 2020
(31% worse than other 1997 cars)
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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Mitsubishi Colt is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Suspension (67% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 19% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.6% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.79% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.79% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 1.6% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.79% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.79% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.79% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.79% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.79% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.79% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.79% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 22% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.9% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 7.9% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 7.9% fail on Rear fog lamp (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp levelling device (12 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.79% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.79% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.79% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.6% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.79% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.79% fail on Horn
  • 17% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 7.9% fail on Chassis (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 7.9% fail on Chassis condition (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.6% fail on Body
      • 0.79% fail on Panel
      • 0.79% fail on Other body component
    • 1.6% fail on Doors
      • 1.6% fail on Front passenger's door (6 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Door condition (7 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.79% fail on Hinge
    • 0.79% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.79% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.79% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.79% fail on System
    • 0.79% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.79% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.79% fail on Bracket
  • 10% fail on Visibility
    • 8.7% fail on Wipers (130% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Washers
  • 10% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 10% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 10% fail on Spark ignition
        • 8.7% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.6% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.79% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.79% fail on Oxygen sensor
        • 0.79% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 9.4% fail on Brakes
    • 5.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.79% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.79% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.79% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.4% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.79% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.79% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.79% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 3.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.6% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.79% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.79% fail on Pedal
    • 0.79% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.79% fail on Brake fluid
  • 5.5% fail on Steering
    • 4.7% fail on Steering gear (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.79% fail on Track rod end
  • 4.7% fail on Tyres
    • 4.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.79% fail on Condition
  • 3.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.6% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 1.6% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.6% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plates

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