Mitsubishi Colt MOT Results

Registered in 2011
73.2% pass rate
from 1,935 tests in 2020
(14% better than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Mitsubishi Colt is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 2.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (58% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.2% fail on Direction indicators (55% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Flashing type (55% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Individual direction indicators (150% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.10% fail on Side repeaters (82% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.16% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps (51% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp (48% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.52% fail on Horn (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.16% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.16% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.16% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.16% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.16% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.16% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 6.3% fail on Visibility (39% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Wipers (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.16% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.10% fail on View to rear
      • 0.10% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.052% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.052% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.4% fail on Tyres (28% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.10% fail on Size/type
  • 3.9% fail on Suspension (54% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (24 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Linkage (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.052% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.052% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.052% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.57% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.47% fail on Springs (86% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Coil springs (86% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Coil spring (86% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Suspension arms (85% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint (88% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.10% fail on Shock absorbers (91% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (13 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.052% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.052% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.052% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.052% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.052% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.052% fail on Ball joint
  • 3.9% fail on Brakes (36% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.052% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.67% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.67% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.1% fail on Brake performance (54% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.78% fail on Rbt
          • 0.57% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.26% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.31% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (67% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Rbt (sp) (65% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.21% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.10% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.16% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.16% fail on Rbt
          • 0.16% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.26% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.26% fail on Lever
    • 0.10% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.10% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.052% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.052% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 2.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.4% fail on Transmission (160% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Drive shafts (170% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Joints (160% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.052% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.052% fail on Joints
    • 0.52% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.26% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.052% fail on Chassis
      • 0.052% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.052% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.052% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.052% fail on Body
      • 0.052% fail on Panel
  • 0.83% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (56% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Exhaust emissions (53% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.47% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.21% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.16% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.67% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.41% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.31% fail on Condition
      • 0.10% fail on Prescribed areas (15 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.47% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.47% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.47% fail on Steering (62% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Steering linkage components (59% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.052% fail on Steering play
      • 0.052% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.16% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.16% fail on Attachment
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