Mitsubishi Colt MOT Results

Registered in 2006
57.7% pass rate
from 5,586 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Mitsubishi Colt is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (25% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 12% fail on Registration plate lamp (97% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Headlamp aim (56% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.8% fail on Front lamps (24% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Rear lamps (71% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamps (23% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Headlamp (26% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.018% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.018% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.018% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.018% fail on Switch
    • 4.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.39% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.29% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.73% fail on Battery (55% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Rear fog lamp (38% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Fog lamp (45% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Switch
    • 0.25% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.21% fail on Horn
    • 0.11% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.054% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 12% fail on Suspension (27% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.2% fail on Linkage condition (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (46% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.23% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Presence (24 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Coil springs (36% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Condition (37% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Location
    • 2.4% fail on Wheel bearings (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Rear (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Front (67% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Drive shafts (60% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Front drive shafts (60% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Constant velocity joints (61% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.036% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.036% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.91% fail on Suspension arms (75% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (76% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Condition
    • 0.75% fail on Shock absorbers (49% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Condition (49% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Front suspension joints (72% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Prescribed areas (59% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Component mounting (58% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.072% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.036% fail on Condition
      • 0.036% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.054% fail on Macpherson strut (74% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Condition (74% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.018% fail on Attachment
    • 0.018% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.018% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road (57% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Wipers (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Washers (22% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.38% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.25% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.018% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 8.8% fail on Brakes (23% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.5% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.0% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.93% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.18% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.072% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.036% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.018% fail on Brake operation
    • 3.7% fail on Hub components
      • 3.1% fail on Brake pads (22% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.20% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.018% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake (47% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition (59% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Hydraulic systems (89% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Components (91% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Hoses (66% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.054% fail on Pipes (98% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Leaks
      • 0.036% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.21% fail on ABS (69% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.090% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.036% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.036% fail on Pedal
        • 0.036% fail on Condition
    • 0.036% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.018% fail on Lever
      • 0.018% fail on Cable
  • 7.9% fail on Tyres
    • 4.2% fail on Condition
    • 4.1% fail on Tread depth (16% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Size/type
    • 0.054% fail on Valve stem
  • 2.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (48% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust system (46% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions (33% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.14% fail on Fuel system (69% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Cap
      • 0.018% fail on Hose
      • 0.018% fail on System
  • 1.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.2% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.2% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.036% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.21% fail on Seat belts (71% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Condition (68% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Attachment
      • 0.036% fail on Prescribed areas (88% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Requirements
  • 1.1% fail on Steering (63% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Steering system (65% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Track rod end (55% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Steering rack (73% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.14% fail on Power steering
      • 0.13% fail on Electronic power steering (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Operation
    • 0.054% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.43% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.43% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.32% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (69% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Body condition
    • 0.072% fail on Doors (81% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Drivers
      • 0.018% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.036% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.036% fail on Body security
    • 0.018% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.018% fail on Chassis
    • 0.018% fail on Seats
      • 0.018% fail on Passengers
  • 0.30% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.25% fail on Attachment
    • 0.054% fail on Condition
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