Mitsubishi Colt MOT Results

Registered in 2002
47.4% pass rate
from 249 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Mitsubishi Colt is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 12% fail on Registration plate lamp (63% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.80% fail on Rear lamps
    • 6.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 3.2% fail on Fog lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.6% fail on Battery
    • 1.2% fail on Horn
    • 0.40% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.40% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.40% fail on All direction indicators
  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 11% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 10% fail on Component mounting (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Spring mounting
      • 0.40% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 6.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 2.0% fail on Linkage condition (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.40% fail on Attachment
    • 0.80% fail on Suspension arms (83% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (82% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.40% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.40% fail on Condition
      • 0.40% fail on Attachment
    • 0.40% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.40% fail on Front
    • 0.40% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.40% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.40% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 7.6% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 7.2% fail on Components
        • 6.4% fail on Pipes
        • 0.80% fail on Hoses
      • 0.40% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 5.6% fail on Hub components
      • 5.6% fail on Brake pads (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.40% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.40% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.40% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.40% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.40% fail on Condition
    • 0.40% fail on ABS
  • 14% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (78% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 9.6% fail on Exhaust system (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Emissions
    • 4.0% fail on Fuel system (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Pipe (30 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Tank
      • 0.40% fail on Cap
      • 0.40% fail on System
    • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 14% fail on Tyres
    • 12% fail on Tread depth (120% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.40% fail on Size/type
  • 9.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.8% fail on Wipers
    • 3.2% fail on Washers
  • 4.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.8% fail on Vehicle structure (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Chassis (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Body condition
    • 0.40% fail on Load security
      • 0.40% fail on Access panel
  • 4.4% fail on Steering
    • 4.4% fail on Steering system
      • 4.0% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.40% fail on Other components
        • 0.40% fail on Steering pivot point
  • 3.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.2% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.40% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.40% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 1.6% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.40% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.40% fail on Attachment

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