Mitsubishi Lancer MOT Results

Registered in 2001
72.0% pass rate
from 232 tests in 2017
(43% better than other 2001 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Mitsubishi Lancer is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (45% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.86% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.7% fail on Rear fog lamp (180% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Fog lamp (190% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Tell tale (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Switch
    • 3.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.43% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.43% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 0.86% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.86% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.86% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.43% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 9.5% fail on Suspension (57% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 4.7% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.3% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.86% fail on Spring mounting
    • 2.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.43% fail on Condition
      • 0.43% fail on Attachment
    • 0.86% fail on Anti-roll bars (84% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.43% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.43% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.43% fail on Condition
    • 0.43% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.43% fail on Attachment
    • 0.43% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.43% fail on Condition
    • 0.43% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.43% fail on Front
    • 0.43% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.43% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.43% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.43% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 9.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.0% fail on Emissions
    • 4.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.43% fail on Tank
      • 0.43% fail on Hose
      • 0.43% fail on Cap
    • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 5.2% fail on Brakes (71% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Hydraulic systems (67% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Components (71% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.86% fail on Pipes (80% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.86% fail on Hoses
      • 0.43% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.43% fail on Leaks
    • 1.3% fail on Brake performance (86% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.43% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.43% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.43% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.86% fail on ABS
    • 0.86% fail on Hub components
      • 0.43% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.43% fail on Brake discs
  • 4.3% fail on Steering
    • 3.4% fail on Steering system
      • 2.6% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.86% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.86% fail on Power steering
      • 0.43% fail on Operation
      • 0.43% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.43% fail on Other components
  • 3.4% fail on Driver's view of the road (65% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Washers
    • 1.3% fail on Wipers (77% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Windscreen
  • 2.2% fail on Tyres (76% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth (69% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Condition
  • 2.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.2% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.86% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.86% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.43% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.43% fail on Attachment
  • 0.43% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.43% fail on Body condition

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