Mitsubishi Lancer MOT Results

Registered in 1998
85.2% pass rate
from 196 tests in 2020
(63% better than other 1998 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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Mitsubishi Lancer is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.6% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (53% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (100% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (100% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (110% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Switch
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamps (34% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp (28% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Headlamp aim (72% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Headlamp aim (69% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Stop lamp (75% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.51% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.51% fail on Individual direction indicators
  • 4.6% fail on Suspension (67% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (57% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms (62% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint dust cover (33% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.0% fail on Wheel bearings (22% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.51% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
  • 4.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (40% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Exhaust emissions (36% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Spark ignition (30% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 4.1% fail on Catalyst emissions (23% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Emission control equipment (7 times worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 1.0% fail on Catalytic converter (9 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.51% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.51% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
  • 2.6% fail on Steering (31% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Steering gear (39% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Steering rack (46% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Steering linkage components (52% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Track rod end (36% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Steering play
      • 0.51% fail on Steering rack
  • 2.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (39% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Seat belts (49% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Condition (76% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 1.0% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (16% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Airbags
      • 0.51% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 2.0% fail on Brakes (84% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (26% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Anti-lock braking system (23% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.51% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.51% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 2.0% fail on Visibility (71% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Wipers (74% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.51% fail on Washers
  • 2.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure (80% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Chassis
      • 0.51% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.51% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.51% fail on Transmission
      • 0.51% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.51% fail on Joints
    • 0.51% fail on Seats
      • 0.51% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 1.0% fail on Tyres (77% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Condition
    • 0.51% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.51% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.51% fail on Registration plates

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