Mitsubishi FTO MOT Results

Registered in 1996
47.0% pass rate
from 198 tests in 2017
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 1996 cars and highlighted areas where the Mitsubishi FTO is unusually good or bad.

  • 34% fail on Brakes (120% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 29% fail on Brake performance (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 16% fail on Rear wheels (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 16% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 14% fail on Front wheels (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 12% fail on Service brake performance (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 11% fail on Hydraulic systems (81% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 11% fail on Components (99% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 10% fail on Pipes (180% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Hoses
    • 3.0% fail on Hub components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake discs
      • 1.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.0% fail on Brake calipers (7 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
  • 26% fail on Suspension (40% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 17% fail on Prescribed areas (150% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 16% fail on Component mounting (200% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Spring mounting
      • 0.51% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 9.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (160% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.51% fail on Attachment
    • 5.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.0% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Trailing arms
      • 1.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.0% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.0% fail on Rear
    • 1.0% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.0% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 1.0% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.51% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.51% fail on Condition
  • 24% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (120% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 20% fail on Emissions (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.0% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 22% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.6% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.0% fail on Rear lamps
    • 7.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (160% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Fog lamp (180% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Tell tale
      • 1.0% fail on Switch (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.51% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.51% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 3.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Horn
    • 1.5% fail on Battery
    • 1.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.51% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.51% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.51% fail on Switch
    • 0.51% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.51% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.51% fail on Switch
  • 9.1% fail on Steering (92% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Steering system (100% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.51% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.51% fail on Power steering
      • 0.51% fail on Other components
    • 0.51% fail on Locking devices
  • 9.1% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.1% fail on Wipers
    • 3.0% fail on Washers
    • 1.0% fail on Windscreen
  • 8.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 6.1% fail on Vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Chassis (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Body condition
  • 6.6% fail on Tyres
    • 4.0% fail on Condition
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth
  • 4.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.51% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.0% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 3.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 3.0% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.0% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.0% fail on Attachment
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