Mitsubishi Lancer MOT Results

Registered in 1998
87.9% pass rate
from 256 tests in 2020
(70% 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.

  • 7.0% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (57% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (150% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Rear fog lamp (150% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.6% fail on Switch (14 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.0% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 2.0% fail on Horn
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.78% fail on Headlamp aim (79% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (7 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (9 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Stop lamp (82% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.78% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.39% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.39% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.78% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 5.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.7% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.7% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 2.0% fail on Catalyst emissions (67% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Emission control equipment (14 times worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 1.2% fail on Catalytic converter (14 times worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 0.39% fail on Oxygen sensor
          • 0.39% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.39% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.39% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.39% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
  • 4.3% fail on Suspension (72% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (71% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Suspension arms (73% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.39% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.2% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.78% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.39% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.39% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.39% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 2.7% fail on Visibility (63% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.78% fail on Wipers (81% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Driver's view
  • 1.2% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure (89% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.39% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.39% fail on Chassis
      • 0.39% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.39% fail on Exhaust system
  • 1.2% fail on Tyres (77% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.39% fail on Condition
  • 0.78% fail on Brakes (94% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.39% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.39% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.39% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.39% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 0.78% fail on Steering (79% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.39% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.39% fail on Steering wheel
  • 0.78% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (83% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.39% fail on Condition
    • 0.39% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp

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