Mitsubishi Galant MOT Results

Registered in 1997
60.4% pass rate
from 91 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 Galant is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.6% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.2% fail on Rear lamps
    • 6.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Fog lamp (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Tell tale (7 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.4% fail on Battery
    • 4.4% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.2% fail on Individual lamps
    • 1.1% fail on Horn
  • 24% fail on Suspension
    • 8.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 7.7% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.1% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 6.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 6.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 4.4% fail on Drive shafts
      • 4.4% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 4.4% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 3.3% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.2% fail on Condition
      • 1.1% fail on Location
    • 3.3% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 2.2% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 2.2% fail on Front
    • 2.2% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 12% fail on Steering (170% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 9.9% fail on Steering system (170% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Track rod end
      • 2.2% fail on Free play (28 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Steering rack (43 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Steering rack
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.1% fail on Drag link end
    • 2.2% fail on Power steering
      • 2.2% fail on Other components (9 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 12% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 7.7% fail on Emissions
    • 6.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 9.9% fail on Tyres
    • 6.6% fail on Condition
    • 3.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.1% fail on Size/type
  • 6.6% fail on Brakes
    • 4.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.4% fail on Components
        • 4.4% fail on Pipes
    • 2.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.2% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance
    • 1.1% fail on ABS
    • 1.1% fail on Hub components
      • 1.1% fail on Brake calipers
  • 5.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 4.4% fail on Body condition
    • 3.3% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 3.3% fail on Chassis
  • 5.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.3% fail on Washers
    • 1.1% fail on Bonnet
    • 1.1% fail on Wipers
  • 2.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 2.2% fail on Registration plate

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