Mitsubishi Lancer MOT Results

Registered in 2001
80.8% pass rate
from 240 tests in 2020
(60% 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.

  • 10% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (49% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 3.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 3.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.83% fail on Switch (15 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.9% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.42% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.42% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.3% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.83% fail on Horn
      • 0.42% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.83% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.83% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.42% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.42% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.42% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.42% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 6.3% fail on Suspension (66% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.3% fail on Suspension arms (79% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.42% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.42% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.83% fail on Anti-roll bars (84% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.42% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.42% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.42% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.42% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 4.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.2% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.1% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.83% fail on Emission control equipment (13 times worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.83% fail on Catalytic converter (24 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.83% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 1.3% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.83% fail on Emission control equipment (26 times worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.83% fail on Catalytic converter (47 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
  • 2.9% fail on Steering
    • 2.5% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.5% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.42% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.42% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.42% fail on Power steering
      • 0.42% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 2.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure (73% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Chassis
      • 1.3% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.83% fail on Exhaust system (78% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.42% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.42% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.42% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.42% fail on Transmission
      • 0.42% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.42% fail on Joints
  • 2.5% fail on Visibility (71% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Wipers (73% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Washers
    • 0.42% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.42% fail on Windscreen
  • 2.1% fail on Brakes (87% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Brake performance (90% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.42% fail on Rbt
          • 0.42% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.42% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.42% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.42% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.42% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.42% fail on Lever
    • 0.42% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.42% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.42% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.42% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 0.83% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.83% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.83% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (79% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.42% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.42% fail on Requirements
    • 0.42% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.42% fail on Tyres
    • 0.42% fail on Tread depth

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