Mitsubishi Colt MOT Results

Registered in 1999
49.3% pass rate
from 211 tests in 2020
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.

  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 7.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 4.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.8% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.47% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 3.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.9% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage
    • 1.4% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.4% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.95% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.95% fail on Springs
      • 0.95% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.95% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.47% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.47% fail on Ball joint
  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 3.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 3.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.47% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.95% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.47% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.47% fail on Horn
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.7% fail on Transmission
      • 5.2% fail on Drive shafts
        • 5.2% fail on Joints
      • 0.47% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.47% fail on Joints
    • 3.3% fail on Chassis
      • 3.3% fail on Chassis condition
    • 2.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.95% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.47% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 1.4% fail on Bumpers (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Doors
      • 1.4% fail on Other passenger's door (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Door condition (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.47% fail on Pipe
      • 0.47% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
  • 12% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 12% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 12% fail on Spark ignition
        • 11% fail on Catalyst emissions (76% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.95% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.47% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.47% fail on NOx sensor
        • 0.47% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 8.1% fail on Brakes (44% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 3.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.95% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.95% fail on Rbt
          • 0.47% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.47% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.47% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.47% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 2.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.95% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.95% fail on Lever
    • 0.95% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.95% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.95% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.47% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.47% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.47% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.47% fail on Servos
    • 0.47% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 6.2% fail on Visibility
    • 4.7% fail on Wipers
    • 1.9% fail on Washers
  • 5.2% fail on Tyres
    • 3.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.9% fail on Condition
  • 4.7% fail on Steering
    • 3.3% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 3.3% fail on Track rod end
    • 1.4% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.4% fail on Steering rack
  • 3.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.47% fail on Condition
    • 0.95% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.95% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.47% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.47% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.47% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.47% fail on Attachment

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