Mitsubishi Colt MOT Results

Registered in 2009
64.0% pass rate
from 5,042 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Mitsubishi Colt is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (94% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.2% fail on Position lamps (40% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Position lamp (40% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.6% fail on Direction indicators (44% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Flashing type (44% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Individual direction indicators (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on All direction indicators (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.099% fail on Side repeaters (84% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamps (33% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp (32% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.91% fail on Electrical equipment (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Horn (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.26% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (55% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Rear fog lamp (54% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Rear fog lamp (57% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.020% fail on Switch
    • 0.12% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.099% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.099% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.020% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.020% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.020% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 8.1% fail on Suspension (36% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (11 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage ball joints (87% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Anti-roll bar (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.1% fail on Springs (51% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Coil springs (51% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Coil spring (51% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings (100% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.99% fail on Suspension arms (75% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.36% fail on Ball joint (82% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.40% fail on Shock absorbers (73% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.099% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.040% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.040% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.020% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.020% fail on Axles
      • 0.020% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.020% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.020% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.020% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.020% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.020% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 6.7% fail on Visibility (22% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Wipers (100% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Washers (47% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.14% fail on View to rear
      • 0.12% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.020% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.060% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure (33% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Transmission (180% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Drive shafts (190% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 4.4% fail on Joints (190% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.040% fail on Flexible couplings (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.14% fail on Joints
    • 0.65% fail on Exhaust system (61% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.040% fail on Seats
      • 0.020% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.020% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.020% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.020% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.020% fail on Body
      • 0.020% fail on Panel
    • 0.020% fail on Doors
      • 0.020% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.020% fail on Door condition
  • 4.9% fail on Tyres (26% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Tread depth (29% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Condition (21% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Size/type
  • 4.7% fail on Brakes (40% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.97% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.95% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.020% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.020% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.020% fail on Brake slack adjuster
    • 2.0% fail on Brake performance (48% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance (46% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (47% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.85% fail on Service brake performance (51% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.26% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.060% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.040% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.020% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.79% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (49% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.79% fail on Rbt (sp) (47% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Parking brake performance (51% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Rbt (49% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.30% fail on Parking brake performance (49% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.040% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.24% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.18% fail on Rbt (sp) (60% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake imbalance (59% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.020% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.060% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (11 times worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.060% fail on Service brake imbalance (12 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.16% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.16% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.16% fail on Lever
    • 0.16% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (67% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Anti-lock braking system (59% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.079% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.079% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.020% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.020% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.020% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.020% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 2.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Seat belts (90% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Condition (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Attachment
    • 0.079% fail on Airbags (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Drivers airbag (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 2.2% fail on Steering
    • 2.0% fail on Steering linkage components (31% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Track rod end (39% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.060% fail on Steering play
      • 0.060% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.040% fail on Steering gear (81% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Operation
      • 0.020% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.040% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.020% fail on Power steering
      • 0.020% fail on Operation
    • 0.020% fail on Steering wheel
  • 1.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (62% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust emissions (60% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Spark ignition (34% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.83% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.50% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (51% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.020% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.020% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
    • 0.040% fail on Fluid leaks (84% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Engine oil leaks (80% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.48% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.26% fail on Condition
    • 0.22% fail on Attachment
  • 0.28% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.28% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.020% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.020% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.020% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.020% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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