Mitsubishi Colt MOT Results

Registered in 1999
45.0% pass rate
from 373 tests in 2017
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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Mitsubishi Colt is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Suspension
    • 12% fail on Prescribed areas (100% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 10% fail on Component mounting (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Spring mounting (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 7.5% fail on Drive shafts (90% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Front drive shafts (87% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 7.2% fail on Constant velocity joints (88% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.27% fail on Drive shafts
    • 5.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage condition
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.27% fail on Condition
    • 2.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.27% fail on Attachment
    • 1.9% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.80% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.80% fail on Condition
    • 0.80% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.80% fail on Front
    • 0.27% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.27% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.27% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.27% fail on Condition
  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.8% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.27% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (190% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Fog lamp (190% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Tell tale (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Switch (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.1% fail on Battery
    • 0.27% fail on Horn
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Hydraulic systems (56% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 9.4% fail on Components
        • 8.3% fail on Pipes (99% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Hoses
        • 0.27% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.27% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.54% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.54% fail on Leaks
      • 0.27% fail on Operation
    • 5.1% fail on Brake performance (46% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.9% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance (77% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 2.9% fail on Hub components
      • 2.9% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.54% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.54% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.27% fail on Pedal
        • 0.27% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.27% fail on ABS
    • 0.27% fail on Restricted movement
  • 14% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 10% fail on Emissions (51% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.80% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.54% fail on Cap
      • 0.27% fail on Pipe
      • 0.27% fail on System
    • 0.80% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 9.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 7.5% fail on Wipers
    • 1.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.80% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.27% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.27% fail on Mirrors
  • 7.0% fail on Tyres
    • 5.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.4% fail on Condition
  • 5.4% fail on Steering
    • 5.4% fail on Steering system
      • 4.0% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.54% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.27% fail on Free play
        • 0.27% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.27% fail on Steering arm
  • 5.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.7% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.7% fail on Chassis
    • 1.9% fail on Body condition
    • 0.80% fail on Doors
      • 0.54% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.27% fail on Passengers front
  • 4.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.27% fail on Requirements
      • 0.27% fail on Condition
    • 1.6% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.6% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.54% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.27% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on Attachment
  • 0.27% fail on Towbars
    • 0.27% fail on Vehicle structure

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