Mitsubishi Colt MOT Results

Registered in 2008
59.1% pass rate
from 6,232 tests in 2017
(11% 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.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (28% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 9.8% fail on Registration plate lamp (94% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Headlamp aim (58% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.0% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.40% fail on Rear lamps (65% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamps (30% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp (34% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Matched pair
    • 2.8% fail on Direction indicators (57% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Flashing type (57% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Individual lamps (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on All direction indicators (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Side repeaters (76% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Stop lamp (30% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.37% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.016% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.016% fail on Switch
    • 0.24% fail on Horn
    • 0.19% fail on Battery
    • 0.19% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.064% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.016% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.016% fail on Lamp
  • 15% fail on Suspension (9.8% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Front drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 8.3% fail on Constant velocity joints (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.032% fail on Couplings
        • 0.032% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.096% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.096% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Coil springs (26% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Condition (26% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Location
    • 2.6% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage condition (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (64% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (58% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Presence (51 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Condition
    • 0.95% fail on Wheel bearings (46% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Rear (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Front
    • 0.51% fail on Suspension arms (79% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (80% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Condition
    • 0.51% fail on Shock absorbers (61% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Condition (61% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Front suspension joints (70% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.064% fail on Macpherson strut (71% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Condition (71% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.048% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.032% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.016% fail on Component mounting
    • 0.016% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.016% fail on Condition
    • 0.016% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.016% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road (84% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 8.7% fail on Wipers (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.40% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.22% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.11% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.1% fail on Tyres
    • 4.6% fail on Condition (23% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.21% fail on Size/type
    • 0.16% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.2% fail on Brakes (22% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Hub components
      • 3.0% fail on Brake pads (23% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.064% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.016% fail on Brake linings
    • 2.8% fail on Brake performance (22% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Rear wheels (25% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.88% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.21% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.032% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.016% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.016% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.56% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.56% fail on Condition
    • 0.24% fail on Hydraulic systems (82% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Components (87% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Hoses
        • 0.032% fail on Pipes (97% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.048% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.016% fail on Operation
      • 0.016% fail on Leaks
    • 0.11% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.080% fail on ABS (78% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.032% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.032% fail on Cable
      • 0.016% fail on Lever
  • 2.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (29% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust system (38% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.080% fail on Fuel system (68% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on System
      • 0.016% fail on Hose
  • 1.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (76% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.16% fail on Seat belts (61% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment
      • 0.016% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.82% fail on Steering (49% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Steering system (50% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Track rod end (38% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.032% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.016% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.080% fail on Power steering
      • 0.048% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.032% fail on Operation
    • 0.032% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.016% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.47% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.47% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.35% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (43% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Body condition
    • 0.080% fail on Seats
      • 0.064% fail on Passengers
      • 0.016% fail on Drivers
    • 0.032% fail on Body security
    • 0.032% fail on Doors (88% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Drivers
      • 0.016% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.016% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.016% fail on Chassis
  • 0.26% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.14% fail on Attachment
    • 0.11% fail on Condition
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