Mitsubishi FTO MOT Results

Registered in 1995
49.4% pass rate
from 486 tests in 2017
(20% worse than other 1995 cars)
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 1995 cars and highlighted areas where the Mitsubishi FTO is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Brakes (83% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 24% fail on Brake performance (190% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 16% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 12% fail on Rear wheels (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 9.1% fail on Service brake performance (4 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 8.4% fail on Front wheels (160% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.41% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.21% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.1% fail on Components
        • 4.5% fail on Pipes
        • 0.62% fail on Hoses
      • 0.62% fail on Operation
    • 2.3% fail on Hub components
      • 1.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.1% fail on Parking brake
      • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.41% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.41% fail on Cable
    • 0.41% fail on ABS
    • 0.41% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.21% fail on Electronic stability system
  • 27% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (30% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 11% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 9.9% fail on Fog lamp (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Tell tale (4 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Headlamp aim (68% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.82% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.41% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.6% fail on Headlamps (90% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Headlamp (93% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.21% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 2.9% fail on Battery
    • 2.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.2% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.82% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.62% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Horn
    • 0.62% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.41% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.41% fail on Switch
    • 0.41% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.21% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 25% fail on Suspension (43% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 13% fail on Prescribed areas (99% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 12% fail on Component mounting (130% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Spring mounting
      • 1.0% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 11% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (4 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Attachment
      • 0.21% fail on Condition
      • 0.21% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.21% fail on Presence
    • 3.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.21% fail on Condition
    • 2.3% fail on Drive shafts
      • 2.3% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 2.3% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.82% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.62% fail on Rear
      • 0.21% fail on Front
    • 0.62% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.62% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.41% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.41% fail on Condition
    • 0.21% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.21% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.21% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.21% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.21% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.21% fail on Condition
    • 0.21% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 21% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (95% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 14% fail on Emissions (140% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Exhaust system (61% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.41% fail on Cap
      • 0.21% fail on System
  • 10% fail on Steering (110% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 9.5% fail on Steering system (140% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.21% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.82% fail on Power steering
      • 0.41% fail on Drive system (19 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.21% fail on Rams
    • 0.21% fail on Steering control
      • 0.21% fail on Steering column
    • 0.21% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.21% fail on Locking devices
  • 8.4% fail on Tyres (53% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Condition (76% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.41% fail on Size/type
    • 0.21% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.1% fail on Wipers
    • 2.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.41% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.21% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.3% fail on Body condition
    • 2.7% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.7% fail on Chassis
    • 0.21% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.21% fail on Seats
      • 0.21% fail on Passengers
  • 2.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.21% fail on Requirements
    • 0.41% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.21% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.21% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.4% fail on Road Wheels (3 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Attachment (4 times worse than other 1995 cars)
  • 1.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate

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