Mitsubishi Lancer MOT Results

Registered in 1996
69.7% pass rate
from 155 tests in 2020
(27% better than other 1996 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 1996 cars and highlighted areas where the Mitsubishi Lancer is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 9.0% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 9.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 9.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.65% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.9% fail on Side repeaters
        • 1.3% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.65% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.2% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.3% fail on Electrical wiring (13 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Horn
      • 0.65% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.3% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (6 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 12% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 12% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 12% fail on Spark ignition
        • 10% fail on Catalyst emissions (91% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Emission control equipment (20 times worse than other 1996 cars)
          • 3.2% fail on Catalytic converter (27 times worse than other 1996 cars)
          • 0.65% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
        • 0.65% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.65% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.65% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.65% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.65% fail on Catalytic converter
    • 1.3% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.3% fail on Other leaks (9 times worse than other 1996 cars)
  • 9.7% fail on Suspension
    • 4.5% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.65% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.65% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.3% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.3% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.65% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.65% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.65% fail on Ball joint
  • 7.1% fail on Brakes
    • 3.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.9% fail on Brake performance (74% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.65% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.65% fail on Rbt
          • 0.65% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.65% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.65% fail on Rbt
          • 0.65% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 1.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.65% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.65% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.65% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.65% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.65% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.65% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.65% fail on Other components
  • 5.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.9% fail on Transmission
      • 1.3% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.3% fail on Joints
      • 0.65% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.65% fail on Prop shaft
    • 1.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.3% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.65% fail on Chassis
      • 0.65% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.65% fail on Seats
      • 0.65% fail on Driver's seat
  • 5.2% fail on Visibility
    • 3.9% fail on Washers
    • 1.3% fail on Wipers
    • 0.65% fail on View to rear
      • 0.65% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.5% fail on Identification of the vehicle (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Registration plates (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 4.5% fail on Tyres
    • 3.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.9% fail on Steering
    • 1.9% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.9% fail on Steering rack
    • 1.9% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.3% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.65% fail on Locking devices
  • 2.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
  • 1.3% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.3% fail on Attachment
  • 0.65% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.65% fail on Anchorages

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