Mitsubishi Colt MOT Results

Registered in 2005
54.2% pass rate
from 4,736 tests in 2017
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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Mitsubishi Colt is unusually good or bad.

  • 29% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (25% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 12% fail on Registration plate lamp (93% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 9.9% fail on Headlamp aim (55% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.8% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.61% fail on Rear lamps (55% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.7% fail on Direction indicators (61% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Flashing type (61% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Individual lamps (40% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Side repeaters (190% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on All direction indicators
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 4.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.74% fail on Battery
    • 0.44% fail on Rear fog lamp (54% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Fog lamp (52% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Horn
    • 0.30% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.084% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.063% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.042% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.042% fail on Lamp
  • 16% fail on Suspension (18% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Coil springs
      • 5.3% fail on Condition
      • 0.021% fail on Location
    • 4.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.3% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (44% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage condition (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.25% fail on Attachment (200% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Condition
      • 0.063% fail on Presence (15 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Wheel bearings (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Rear (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Front
    • 1.9% fail on Drive shafts (48% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Front drive shafts (48% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Constant velocity joints (48% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.042% fail on Couplings
      • 0.021% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.021% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms (65% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (65% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Condition
      • 0.042% fail on Attachment
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.51% fail on Front suspension joints (60% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Prescribed areas (76% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Component mounting (79% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.021% fail on Spring mounting
    • 0.15% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.084% fail on Attachment (9 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.084% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.084% fail on Condition
    • 0.063% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.042% fail on Attachment
      • 0.021% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.021% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.021% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.021% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.021% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.021% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road (45% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Wipers (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Washers (24% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.40% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.17% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.021% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 10% fail on Brakes (25% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.9% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.38% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.063% fail on Service brake performance (74% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.8% fail on Hub components
      • 3.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.99% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.15% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.2% fail on Condition (45% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Hydraulic systems (88% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Components (91% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Hoses (73% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.063% fail on Pipes (98% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.042% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.084% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.063% fail on Leaks (76% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Operation
    • 0.34% fail on ABS (63% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.084% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.042% fail on Linkage (8 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Cable
    • 0.021% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.021% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.021% fail on Pedal
        • 0.021% fail on Condition
    • 0.021% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.021% fail on Components
        • 0.021% fail on Servos
  • 8.2% fail on Tyres
    • 4.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.084% fail on Size/type (71% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 3.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (39% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Emissions
    • 1.6% fail on Exhaust system (48% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.11% fail on Fuel system (80% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Cap
      • 0.021% fail on System
  • 1.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (28% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.2% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.084% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.021% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 0.49% fail on Seat belts (55% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Condition
      • 0.17% fail on Prescribed areas (70% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Requirements
      • 0.021% fail on Attachment
  • 1.7% fail on Steering (57% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Steering system (58% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Track rod end (45% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Steering rack (87% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Free play
        • 0.021% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.021% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.021% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.15% fail on Power steering
      • 0.11% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.11% fail on Operation
    • 0.084% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.021% fail on Steering control
      • 0.021% fail on Steering column
  • 0.59% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (57% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Doors (61% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.063% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.042% fail on Drivers
    • 0.15% fail on Body condition (70% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Seats
      • 0.13% fail on Drivers
      • 0.021% fail on Passengers
    • 0.063% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.063% fail on Chassis
    • 0.042% fail on Body security
    • 0.021% fail on Engine mountings
  • 0.57% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.57% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.32% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.19% fail on Attachment
    • 0.13% fail on Condition
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