Mitsubishi Colt MOT Results

Registered in 2003
51.1% pass rate
from 178 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Mitsubishi Colt is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.56% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 3.9% fail on Fog lamp
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.56% fail on Battery
    • 0.56% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.56% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.56% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.56% fail on Horn
  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 7.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 5.6% fail on Linkage condition (10 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.56% fail on Condition
      • 0.56% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 6.2% fail on Prescribed areas (200% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Component mounting (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.1% fail on Front
      • 1.1% fail on Rear
    • 1.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.56% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.1% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 1.1% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.56% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.56% fail on Condition
    • 0.56% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.56% fail on Attachment
    • 0.56% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.56% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.56% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.56% fail on Condition
    • 0.56% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.56% fail on Condition
  • 15% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 11% fail on Wipers (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Washers
    • 1.1% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.56% fail on Bonnet
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 10% fail on Components
        • 9.0% fail on Pipes (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Hoses
      • 0.56% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Hub components
      • 2.8% fail on Brake pads
    • 2.2% fail on Brake performance (73% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.56% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.56% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.56% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.56% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.56% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.56% fail on Condition
  • 11% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 8.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 6.7% fail on Emissions
    • 2.2% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.1% fail on Pipe (15 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Hose
      • 0.56% fail on System
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 8.4% fail on Steering
    • 8.4% fail on Steering system
      • 7.3% fail on Track rod end (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Free play
        • 0.56% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.56% fail on Steering rack
  • 8.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Vehicle structure (10 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Chassis (10 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Body condition (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Engine mountings
  • 7.3% fail on Tyres
    • 3.9% fail on Condition
    • 2.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.56% fail on Size/type
  • 1.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.56% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.56% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.56% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.56% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.56% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.56% fail on Attachment

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