Mitsubishi Colt MOT Results

Registered in 2005
52.5% pass rate
from 4,478 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Mitsubishi Colt is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (12% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.067% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.022% fail on Matched pair
    • 4.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.47% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (56% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Direction indicators (41% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Flashing type (42% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.7% fail on Side repeaters (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.2% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.045% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.83% fail on Battery(ies) (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Horn
      • 0.045% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.54% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (44% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Rear fog lamp (44% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Rear fog lamp (43% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Rear reflectors (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.13% fail on Switch
  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 5.6% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.4% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Linkage (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Pins and bushes (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Anti-roll bar (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Linkage ball joints (88% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Ball joint (84% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 5.6% fail on Springs (32% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Coil springs (33% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 5.6% fail on Coil spring (34% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.045% fail on Mounting
    • 3.4% fail on Wheel bearings (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Suspension arms (53% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover (62% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Ball joint (67% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Pins and bushes (76% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Suspension arm (82% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.47% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (61% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Other suspension component (65% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.045% fail on Ball joint (82% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.089% fail on Axles
      • 0.089% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.067% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.045% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.022% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.067% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.045% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.022% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.067% fail on Sub-frames (81% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.022% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 11% fail on Brakes (20% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 4.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.022% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 2.3% fail on Parking brake performance (36% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt (40% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance (43% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.25% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.022% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.022% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.022% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt (23% better than other 2005 cars)
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance (28% better than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.63% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.089% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.067% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.022% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.78% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.76% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.67% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.11% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.022% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.022% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.089% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.4% fail on Brake linings and pads (32% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Brake pads (33% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.0% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.045% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.25% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.13% fail on Cable
        • 0.045% fail on Lever
        • 0.045% fail on Pivot (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Rod
    • 0.71% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.71% fail on Lever
    • 0.42% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.38% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.045% fail on Pedal
    • 0.36% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (73% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Anti-lock braking system (68% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.29% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.25% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.045% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.20% fail on Rigid brake pipes (93% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.11% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.022% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.067% fail on Flexible brake hoses (78% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.022% fail on Servos
    • 0.022% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.022% fail on Other components
  • 11% fail on Visibility (44% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Wipers (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Washers (24% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on View to rear
      • 0.42% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.36% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.13% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.11% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.022% fail on Window
    • 0.067% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.8% fail on Tyres
    • 4.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.33% fail on Size/type
  • 5.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure (29% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.3% fail on Transmission (36% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Drive shafts (35% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Joints (35% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.022% fail on Bearing housing
      • 0.089% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.089% fail on Joints
    • 0.36% fail on Seats
      • 0.20% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.18% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.22% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.13% fail on Fuel system (73% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.13% fail on Body
      • 0.11% fail on Other body component
      • 0.022% fail on Body condition
    • 0.13% fail on Doors (70% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.089% fail on Door condition
      • 0.045% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.045% fail on Hinge (9 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Chassis
      • 0.11% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.089% fail on Integral vehicle structure (76% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (75% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.022% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.022% fail on Floor
  • 5.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (26% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Exhaust emissions (23% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.3% fail on Catalyst emissions (57% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (56% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.045% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.47% fail on Compression ignition (73% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (82% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (77% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.089% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.045% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.022% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.022% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.16% fail on Fluid leaks (69% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Engine oil leaks (67% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 3.3% fail on Steering (19% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 3.1% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.045% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.067% fail on Steering gear (89% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Steering rack (89% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Power steering (85% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Operation
    • 0.045% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.045% fail on Steering play
      • 0.045% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.045% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.022% fail on Steering column
  • 2.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (25% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.60% fail on Seat belts (49% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Condition
      • 0.16% fail on Prescribed areas (76% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Attachment
  • 0.65% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.65% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.49% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.29% fail on Condition (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Attachment
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