Mitsubishi Lancer MOT Results

Registered in 1998
80.5% pass rate
from 210 tests in 2017
(58% 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.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (36% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 10% fail on Rear fog lamp (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 8.6% fail on Fog lamp (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Tell tale (9 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Switch (20 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.95% fail on All position lamps (10 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Rear lamps
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate lamp (73% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.95% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.48% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.48% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.48% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.48% fail on Lamp
    • 0.48% fail on Horn
  • 8.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.7% fail on Emissions
    • 4.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.4% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.48% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.48% fail on Pipe
  • 6.2% fail on Suspension (69% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Prescribed areas (64% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.48% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.95% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.48% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.48% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.95% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.95% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.95% fail on Condition
    • 0.95% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.48% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.48% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.48% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.48% fail on Drive shafts
  • 3.8% fail on Brakes (77% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Hub components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.95% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.95% fail on Condition
    • 0.95% fail on Hydraulic systems (85% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Components (84% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.95% fail on Pipes
    • 0.48% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.48% fail on Pedal
        • 0.48% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.48% fail on ABS
  • 3.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.48% fail on Requirements
      • 0.48% fail on Condition
    • 0.95% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.48% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.48% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 3.3% fail on Driver's view of the road (63% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers
    • 1.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.48% fail on Windscreen
  • 2.9% fail on Tyres (61% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.95% fail on Condition
  • 1.9% fail on Steering
    • 1.9% fail on Steering system
      • 0.95% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.48% fail on Free play
        • 0.48% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.48% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.95% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.48% fail on Condition
    • 0.48% fail on Attachment
  • 0.95% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (80% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.48% fail on Chassis
    • 0.48% fail on Body condition
  • 0.95% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.95% fail on Registration plate

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