Mitsubishi FTO MOT Results

Registered in 1997
52.6% pass rate
from 78 tests in 2020
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.

  • 28% fail on Brakes (110% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 23% fail on Brake performance (200% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 14% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 14% fail on Rbt (sp) (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
          • 7.7% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
          • 6.4% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 14% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 13% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 5.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 5.1% fail on Rbt
          • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 2.6% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.8% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 3.8% fail on Rbt
          • 2.6% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 1.3% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 5.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.3% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.3% fail on Hand lever
    • 1.3% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 1.3% fail on Other components
    • 1.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.3% fail on Brake pads
  • 27% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 26% fail on Exhaust emissions (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 26% fail on Spark ignition (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 22% fail on Catalyst emissions (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 1.3% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 1.3% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.3% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 1.3% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 1.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 3.8% fail on Fluid leaks (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Engine oil leaks (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
  • 23% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 10% fail on Headlamp aim (170% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 10% fail on Headlamp aim (180% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 7.7% fail on Headlamp
    • 6.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 6.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.6% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Stop lamp
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.8% fail on Chassis
      • 3.8% fail on Chassis condition
    • 3.8% fail on Transmission
      • 3.8% fail on Drive shafts
        • 3.8% fail on Joints
    • 2.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 2.6% fail on Cabs (23 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Prescribed areas (25 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.3% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 7.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.8% fail on Linkage ball joints (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 5.1% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.3% fail on Other suspension component
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 3.8% fail on Steering
    • 2.6% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.6% fail on Track rod end
    • 1.3% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.3% fail on Steering rack
  • 3.8% fail on Visibility
    • 2.6% fail on Wipers
    • 1.3% fail on Driver's view
  • 3.8% fail on Tyres
    • 3.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.6% fail on Condition
  • 2.6% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 2.6% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.3% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.3% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.3% fail on Attachment

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