Mitsubishi Colt MOT Results

Registered in 2012
75.4% pass rate
from 1,652 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Mitsubishi Colt is unusually good or bad.

  • 10% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.061% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (77% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.061% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.5% fail on Individual direction indicators (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.061% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.85% fail on Headlamps (59% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Headlamp (57% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.36% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.36% fail on Horn
    • 0.18% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.18% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.18% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.12% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.12% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.061% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 6.7% fail on Visibility (59% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers (130% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.12% fail on Driver's view
  • 3.7% fail on Tyres (34% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.061% fail on Size/type
  • 3.0% fail on Brakes (43% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Mechanical brake components (38% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Brake linings and pads (42% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Brake pads (41% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.67% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.0% fail on Brake performance (45% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.61% fail on Rbt
          • 0.36% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.24% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.061% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.061% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.24% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.24% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.18% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.12% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (82% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Rbt (sp) (80% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.30% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.30% fail on Lever
    • 0.061% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.061% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.061% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 2.2% fail on Suspension (66% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.85% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (31 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Linkage (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Pins and bushes (8 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.61% fail on Wheel bearings (150% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Suspension arms (85% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.061% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.12% fail on Springs (96% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Coil springs (96% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Coil spring (96% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.061% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.061% fail on Ball joint
  • 2.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.8% fail on Transmission (150% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Drive shafts (160% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Joints (170% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Exhaust system (81% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.061% fail on Body
      • 0.061% fail on Panel
  • 1.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (180% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Seat belts (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.61% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (58% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Exhaust emissions (55% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.36% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.24% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.061% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.42% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.42% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.18% fail on Steering (81% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Steering linkage components (85% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Track rod end (84% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Steering play
      • 0.061% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.12% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.061% fail on Condition
    • 0.061% fail on Attachment
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