Mitsubishi Colt MOT Results

Registered in 2008
56.1% pass rate
from 6,716 tests in 2020
(7.2% worse than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Mitsubishi Colt is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (16% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (94% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamps (23% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Headlamp (28% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Matched pair
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.36% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.1% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.060% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.7% fail on Direction indicators (36% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Flashing type (36% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Individual direction indicators (85% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.10% fail on Side repeaters (83% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.51% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.49% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.045% fail on Switch
    • 0.42% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.24% fail on Horn
      • 0.18% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.015% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.16% fail on Rear reflectors (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.015% fail on Switch
  • 13% fail on Body, chassis, structure (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 11% fail on Transmission (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 11% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 11% fail on Joints (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.015% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.24% fail on Prop shafts (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Joints (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.22% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.13% fail on Seats
      • 0.089% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.045% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.089% fail on Body
      • 0.060% fail on Other body component
      • 0.015% fail on Body condition
      • 0.015% fail on Panel
    • 0.074% fail on Doors (76% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.045% fail on Door condition
      • 0.015% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.015% fail on Door condition
      • 0.015% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.015% fail on Door condition
    • 0.060% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.060% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.060% fail on Fuel system (77% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Tank
      • 0.015% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.015% fail on System
    • 0.045% fail on Undertray
    • 0.015% fail on Chassis
      • 0.015% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.015% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.015% fail on Bracket
  • 9.9% fail on Suspension (30% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.1% fail on Linkage (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.074% fail on Linkage ball joints (94% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Ball joint (92% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (98% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Springs (19% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Coil springs (18% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Coil spring (19% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on Mounting
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings (67% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Suspension arms (72% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Ball joint dust cover (68% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Ball joint (81% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pins and bushes (94% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.52% fail on Shock absorbers (69% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.045% fail on Macpherson strut (77% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.015% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.045% fail on Other suspension component (85% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.015% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.015% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.015% fail on Axles
      • 0.015% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.015% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.015% fail on Sub-frame
  • 9.2% fail on Visibility (54% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Wipers (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Washers (31% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.21% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.16% fail on View to rear
      • 0.16% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.089% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.089% fail on Windscreen
  • 7.4% fail on Brakes (21% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance (21% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance (25% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.46% 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
          • 1.0% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.074% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.015% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.015% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.015% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.46% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.45% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.39% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.060% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.015% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.015% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.089% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.8% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.074% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.060% fail on Lever
        • 0.015% fail on Cable
    • 0.31% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.31% fail on Lever
    • 0.28% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.28% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.13% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.074% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.030% fail on Valves
      • 0.015% fail on Servos
      • 0.015% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.074% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.045% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
      • 0.030% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.060% fail on Rigid brake pipes (95% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.060% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (91% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Anti-lock braking system (89% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 6.4% fail on Tyres
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth (16% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.18% fail on Size/type
  • 3.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (24% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Exhaust emissions (23% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.8% fail on Catalyst emissions (27% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.98% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (37% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.030% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.030% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.015% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.64% fail on Compression ignition (64% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (57% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (70% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (73% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.030% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.030% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.19% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.19% fail on Engine oil leaks
    • 0.045% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.045% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 2.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.28% fail on Condition
      • 0.030% fail on Prescribed areas (83% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Attachment
      • 0.030% fail on Requirements
    • 0.060% fail on Airbags
      • 0.045% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.015% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 2.3% fail on Steering
    • 2.2% fail on Steering linkage components (28% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Track rod end (38% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.030% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.060% fail on Power steering
      • 0.045% fail on Operation
      • 0.015% fail on Other components
    • 0.045% fail on Steering gear (86% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Steering rack (86% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Steering play
      • 0.015% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.015% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.36% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.19% fail on Condition
    • 0.16% fail on Attachment (54% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 0.31% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.31% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.015% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.015% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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