Mitsubishi Colt MOT Results

Registered in 2000
56.5% pass rate
from 170 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Mitsubishi Colt is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 8.8% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 4.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.4% fail on Linkage (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.59% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 2.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.59% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.8% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.59% fail on Springs
      • 0.59% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.59% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.59% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.59% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.59% fail on Ball joint
  • 15% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 15% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 14% fail on Spark ignition
        • 11% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 3.5% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 1.2% fail on Emission control equipment (14 times worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.59% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.59% fail on Oxygen sensor
      • 1.2% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.2% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
  • 14% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.9% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.9% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 2.4% fail on Chassis
      • 2.4% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.8% fail on Transmission
      • 1.8% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.8% fail on Joints
    • 1.2% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.2% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.59% fail on Pipe
    • 0.59% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.59% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.59% fail on Body
      • 0.59% fail on Body condition
    • 0.59% fail on Doors
      • 0.59% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.59% fail on Door condition
  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 5.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 4.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 4.7% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 4.7% fail on Brake pads
    • 4.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.59% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.59% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.59% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.59% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 0.59% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.59% fail on Lever
    • 0.59% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.59% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.59% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.59% fail on Electronic stability control
  • 12% fail on Visibility
    • 9.4% fail on Wipers (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Washers
    • 1.2% fail on Bonnet (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.59% fail on Windscreen
  • 10% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (45% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.59% fail on Switch
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.2% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.59% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.59% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.59% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.59% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.59% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.59% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.59% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 5.3% fail on Steering
    • 4.1% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 4.1% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.59% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.59% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.59% fail on Steering play
      • 0.59% fail on Steering rack
  • 4.7% fail on Tyres
    • 2.4% fail on Condition
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth
  • 4.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.9% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.59% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.59% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.59% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.59% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.59% fail on Condition

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