Mitsubishi Colt MOT Results

Registered in 2007
55.1% pass rate
from 6,679 tests in 2020
(5.2% worse than other 2007 cars)
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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Mitsubishi Colt is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (14% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (78% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.5% fail on Headlamp (19% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.030% fail on Headlamp levelling device (81% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.46% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.8% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.075% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.1% fail on Individual direction indicators (25% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Side repeaters (51% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.075% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.63% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.31% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.30% fail on Horn
      • 0.030% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.54% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.52% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.49% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.045% fail on Switch
      • 0.015% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.015% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.15% fail on Rear reflectors (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.060% fail on Switch
  • 11% fail on Suspension (25% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.0% fail on Linkage (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage ball joints (91% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Anti-roll bar (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint (76% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 3.7% fail on Springs (22% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Coil springs (22% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Coil spring (22% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.060% fail on Mounting
      • 0.015% fail on Torsion bars
        • 0.015% fail on Torsion bar
    • 1.6% fail on Wheel bearings (74% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension arms (76% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.39% fail on Ball joint (81% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pins and bushes (94% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.64% fail on Shock absorbers (63% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.12% fail on Other suspension component (63% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.015% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.015% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.045% fail on Axles
      • 0.045% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.030% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.015% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.015% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.030% fail on Sub-frames (92% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.015% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 10% fail on Visibility (64% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Wipers (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.27% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.25% fail on View to rear
      • 0.25% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.19% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.10% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.090% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.015% fail on Window
  • 9.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure (48% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Transmission (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Drive shafts (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 7.0% fail on Joints (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on Flexible couplings
        • 0.015% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.24% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.24% fail on Joints (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Exhaust system (26% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.15% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.045% fail on System
      • 0.030% fail on Hose
      • 0.015% fail on Pipe
    • 0.15% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.090% fail on Body
      • 0.060% fail on Other body component
      • 0.015% fail on Mounting fixings
      • 0.015% fail on Panel
    • 0.090% fail on Doors (76% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.015% fail on Door condition
        • 0.015% fail on Hinge
      • 0.030% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.030% fail on Door condition
      • 0.030% fail on Other passenger's door (84% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on Door condition (83% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.075% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.075% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.075% fail on Seats
      • 0.075% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.030% fail on Chassis
      • 0.030% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.015% fail on Towbar
      • 0.015% fail on Towbar condition
    • 0.015% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.015% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.015% fail on Cabs
      • 0.015% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.015% fail on Undertray
  • 7.7% fail on Brakes (27% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Brake performance (21% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (20% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.015% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance (23% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt (22% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance (30% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.54% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.015% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.015% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt
          • 0.90% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.15% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.030% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.060% fail on Decelerometer (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.045% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.015% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.015% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.015% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.43% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.43% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.39% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.045% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.075% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.9% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.045% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.90% fail on Brake discs and drums (31% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.88% fail on Brake discs (32% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.090% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.060% fail on Lever
        • 0.015% fail on Cable
        • 0.015% fail on Pivot
    • 0.40% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.40% fail on Lever
    • 0.37% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.33% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.045% fail on Pedal
    • 0.21% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (78% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Anti-lock braking system (74% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.13% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.075% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.060% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.12% fail on Rigid brake pipes (92% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.075% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.030% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.030% fail on Brake fluid (79% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Valves
  • 6.7% fail on Tyres
    • 4.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on Size/type
  • 4.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (17% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Exhaust emissions (14% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.1% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (24% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.045% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.030% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.015% fail on NOx sensor
      • 0.88% fail on Compression ignition (44% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.49% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (44% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (47% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.045% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.030% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
    • 0.21% fail on Fluid leaks (51% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.015% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.015% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.015% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.015% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 2.2% fail on Steering (23% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.0% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.045% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.075% fail on Steering gear (80% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Steering rack (83% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Operation
    • 0.075% fail on Power steering
      • 0.075% fail on Operation
    • 0.045% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.030% fail on Steering column
  • 1.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.5% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (73% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Seat belts (65% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Condition (68% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment
    • 0.045% fail on Airbags
      • 0.045% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.33% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.33% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.21% fail on Road Wheels (59% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Condition
    • 0.10% fail on Attachment (71% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 0.030% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.030% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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