Mitsubishi FTO MOT Results

Registered in 1997
58.8% pass rate
from 85 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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Mitsubishi FTO is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Brakes
    • 21% fail on Brake performance (140% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 16% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 14% fail on Service brake performance (7 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 12% fail on Rear wheels (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.2% fail on Brake operation
    • 4.7% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.5% fail on Components
        • 2.4% fail on Pipes
        • 1.2% fail on Hoses
      • 1.2% fail on Operation
      • 1.2% fail on Leaks
    • 2.4% fail on Parking brake
      • 2.4% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Mechanical components
      • 1.2% fail on Cable
    • 1.2% fail on Hub components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake pads
    • 1.2% fail on Restricted movement
  • 21% fail on Suspension
    • 11% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 11% fail on Component mounting
    • 8.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 4.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 3.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.2% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.2% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.2% fail on Front
    • 1.2% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.2% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 1.2% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 18% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Fog lamp (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.5% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.4% fail on Battery
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.2% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.2% fail on Switch
  • 18% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 13% fail on Emissions
    • 7.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.5% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 5.9% fail on Tyres
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.4% fail on Condition
  • 5.9% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.5% fail on Body condition
    • 2.4% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.4% fail on Chassis
  • 5.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.5% fail on Washers
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers
    • 1.2% fail on Windscreen
  • 3.5% fail on Steering
    • 3.5% fail on Steering system
      • 3.5% fail on Steering rack
  • 2.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.4% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 1.2% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.2% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 2.4% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 2.4% fail on Registration plate

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