Mitsubishi Colt MOT Results

Registered in 2009
69.5% pass rate
from 4,554 tests in 2017
(6.6% better than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Mitsubishi Colt is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (9.0% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Position lamps (22% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.3% fail on Rear lamps (180% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.6% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.2% fail on Stop lamp (32% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Individual lamps (83% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.044% fail on Side repeaters (92% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamps (48% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp (46% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Horn (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Battery
    • 0.13% fail on Rear fog lamp (71% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Fog lamp (71% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.044% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.022% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 8.6% fail on Driver's view of the road (63% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Wipers (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Washers (37% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Mirrors (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.044% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.6% fail on Suspension (29% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage condition (10 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (63% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Presence (39 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Condition
    • 2.6% fail on Drive shafts (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Front drive shafts (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Constant velocity joints (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.022% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.2% fail on Coil springs (70% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Condition (70% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Wheel bearings (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Rear (180% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Front
    • 0.31% fail on Shock absorbers (73% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Condition (73% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Suspension arms (88% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (88% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Front suspension joints (61% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.022% fail on Condition
    • 0.022% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.022% fail on Condition
    • 0.022% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.022% fail on Subframe mounting
  • 6.5% fail on Tyres
    • 3.8% fail on Condition
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth (30% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.088% fail on Size/type
  • 4.5% fail on Brakes (30% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Hub components
      • 2.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.48% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.044% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.7% fail on Brake performance (42% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Rear wheels (58% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.48% fail on Parking brake performance (51% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.066% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.31% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.31% fail on Condition
    • 0.066% fail on ABS (75% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.022% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.022% fail on Restricted movement
  • 1.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.48% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.46% fail on Condition (97% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.79% fail on Steering (34% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Steering system
      • 0.72% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.044% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.022% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.044% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.59% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (70% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Exhaust system (73% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Emissions
    • 0.11% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.37% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.22% fail on Condition
    • 0.15% fail on Attachment
  • 0.24% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.11% fail on Body condition
    • 0.11% fail on Doors
      • 0.088% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.022% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.022% fail on Body security
  • 0.22% fail on Registration plates and VIN (56% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Registration plate (56% better than other 2009 cars)
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