Mitsubishi Colt MOT Results

Registered in 2004
51.3% pass rate
from 1,044 tests in 2020
Pass rate by mileage
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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Mitsubishi Colt is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 6.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 6.4% fail on Direction indicators (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Flashing type (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 4.6% fail on Individual direction indicators (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Side repeaters (170% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on All direction indicators
    • 4.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (51% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.57% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.1% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.096% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.96% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.19% fail on Switch
    • 0.29% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.19% fail on Horn
      • 0.096% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.096% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 6.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.6% fail on Linkage (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Linkage ball joints (85% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting (9 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Springs (54% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Coil springs (56% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 6.0% fail on Coil spring (57% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Suspension arms (52% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint dust cover (86% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Ball joint (80% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Pins and bushes (84% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Suspension arm
    • 2.0% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.57% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (67% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.096% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.096% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.19% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.096% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.096% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 10% fail on Brakes (29% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Brake performance (28% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (38% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.77% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt
          • 0.77% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.29% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.096% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.096% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.96% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.96% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.67% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.29% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.29% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.096% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.096% fail on Linkage
    • 0.86% fail on Rigid brake pipes (77% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.67% fail on Lever
    • 0.38% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.29% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.096% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.38% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (71% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.29% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.29% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.096% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.096% fail on Leaks
    • 0.096% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.096% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.096% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 9.5% fail on Visibility
    • 6.6% fail on Wipers (61% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.67% fail on View to rear
      • 0.67% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.19% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.19% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.2% fail on Tyres
    • 4.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on Size/type
  • 7.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.2% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.4% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 2.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.86% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.57% fail on Compression ignition (66% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.096% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.29% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.19% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.096% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.096% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.096% fail on Undertray
  • 6.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (26% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.1% fail on Transmission (43% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.1% fail on Joints
    • 0.67% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.48% fail on Tank (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.38% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.38% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.29% fail on Chassis
      • 0.29% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.19% fail on Body
      • 0.19% fail on Other body component
    • 0.19% fail on Seats
      • 0.19% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.096% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.096% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.096% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.096% fail on Undertray
  • 5.1% fail on Steering
    • 4.7% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 4.7% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.29% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.19% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.096% fail on Operation
    • 0.096% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 1.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (57% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.29% fail on Seat belts (82% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Condition
  • 0.48% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.48% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.48% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.38% fail on Attachment
    • 0.096% fail on Condition
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