Mitsubishi FTO MOT Results

Registered in 1997
55.6% pass rate
from 54 tests in 2020
(9.2% worse than other 1997 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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Mitsubishi FTO is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Brakes (110% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 15% fail on Brake performance (100% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 13% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 13% fail on Rbt (sp) (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 11% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 11% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
          • 9.3% fail on Service brake performance (5 times worse than other 1997 cars)
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.7% fail on Parking brake performance (200% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
          • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 1.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
    • 9.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (18 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (30 times worse than other 1997 cars)
  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (33% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 9.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 9.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 9.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Headlamps (98% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Headlamp (120% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Headlamp aim (58% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim (12% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.7% fail on Electrical equipment (180% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 1.9% fail on Horn
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.9% fail on Individual direction indicators
  • 17% fail on Suspension (27% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 13% fail on Anti-roll bars (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 7.4% fail on Pins and bushes (20 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 1.9% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 1.9% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 7.4% fail on Suspension arms (100% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 7.4% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (58% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Wheel bearings
  • 15% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (100% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 15% fail on Exhaust emissions (110% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 15% fail on Spark ignition (130% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 15% fail on Catalyst emissions (190% worse than other 1997 cars)
  • 13% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Steering gear (5 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 7.4% fail on Steering rack (5 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Steering linkage components (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Other components
        • 1.9% fail on Steering linkage
  • 9.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure (8.6% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure (120% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (130% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Exhaust system (9.7% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Transmission (23% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Drive shafts (39% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Joints (40% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Chassis
      • 1.9% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.9% fail on Seats
      • 1.9% fail on Driver's seat
  • 7.4% fail on Visibility (5.1% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Wipers (37% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Washers
  • 3.7% fail on Tyres (6.6% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.9% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.9% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.9% fail on Attachment

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