Mitsubishi Colt MOT Results

Registered in 2006
56.2% pass rate
from 5,638 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Mitsubishi Colt is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (8.6% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (68% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.053% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.35% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.3% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.053% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.9% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.67% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.16% fail on All direction indicators
      • 0.018% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.018% fail on Switch
    • 0.74% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.48% fail on Battery(ies) (90% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Horn
      • 0.018% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.41% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (50% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Rear fog lamp (50% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Rear fog lamp (56% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.053% fail on Switch
    • 0.16% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.018% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.018% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 13% fail on Suspension (21% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.5% fail on Linkage (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage ball joints (91% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint (74% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.071% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 3.3% fail on Springs (25% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Coil springs (24% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Coil spring (25% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.071% fail on Mounting
    • 2.5% fail on Wheel bearings (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Suspension arms (63% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint dust cover (57% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Ball joint (74% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Pins and bushes (85% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Suspension arm (74% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Shock absorbers (44% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (74% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Other suspension component (68% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.018% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.018% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.11% fail on Axles
      • 0.11% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.071% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.035% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.018% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.018% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.035% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.035% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.035% fail on Sub-frames (90% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 10% fail on Visibility (51% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Wipers (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Washers (19% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.25% fail on View to rear
      • 0.25% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.23% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.11% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.11% fail on Windscreen
  • 9.5% fail on Brakes (22% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.018% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance (27% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt (27% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance (37% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.60% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.035% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.035% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt
          • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.12% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.018% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.053% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.035% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.018% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.60% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.60% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.53% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.089% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.053% fail on Brake performance not tested (73% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.0% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.0% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.018% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.018% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.20% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.071% fail on Cable
        • 0.071% fail on Lever
        • 0.018% fail on Linkage
        • 0.018% fail on Relay lever
        • 0.018% fail on Pivot
    • 0.55% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.55% fail on Lever
    • 0.32% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.28% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.035% fail on Pedal (80% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.25% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.25% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (77% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Anti-lock braking system (82% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Electronic stability control (72% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Rigid brake pipes (93% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.071% fail on Flexible brake hoses (69% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.053% fail on Hydraulic systems (73% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.018% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.035% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.035% fail on Leaks
  • 6.3% fail on Tyres (16% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.4% fail on Condition (23% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Size/type
  • 4.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (27% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (26% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.0% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (45% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.053% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.035% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.018% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.018% fail on Oxygen sensor
      • 0.67% fail on Compression ignition (60% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (70% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.12% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.089% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (81% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.035% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.018% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.20% fail on Fluid leaks (56% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.018% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.035% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.018% fail on Sound deadening material
      • 0.018% fail on Undertray
  • 4.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure (41% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Transmission (38% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Drive shafts (36% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Joints (36% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.053% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.053% fail on Joints
    • 1.8% fail on Exhaust system (32% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.14% fail on Doors (64% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.11% fail on Door condition
      • 0.035% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.018% fail on Door condition
        • 0.018% fail on Hinge
    • 0.11% fail on Fuel system (76% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (75% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Tank
      • 0.018% fail on Pipe
    • 0.089% fail on Chassis
      • 0.071% fail on Chassis condition
      • 0.018% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.053% fail on Integral vehicle structure (79% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (85% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.018% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.053% fail on Seats
      • 0.035% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.018% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.035% fail on Body (83% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Other body component
    • 0.035% fail on Undertray
    • 0.018% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.018% fail on Engine mounting condition
  • 3.0% fail on Steering
    • 2.5% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.5% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.053% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.14% fail on Power steering
      • 0.11% fail on Operation
      • 0.035% fail on Other components
    • 0.14% fail on Electronic power steering (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Steering gear (71% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Steering rack (74% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Operation
    • 0.053% fail on Steering play
      • 0.053% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.035% fail on Steering wheel
  • 2.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.6% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.51% fail on Seat belts (47% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Condition
      • 0.11% fail on Prescribed areas (76% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Attachment
      • 0.018% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.053% fail on Airbags
      • 0.053% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.41% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.23% fail on Attachment
    • 0.18% fail on Condition
  • 0.39% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.39% fail on Registration plates
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