Mitsubishi Lancer MOT Results

Registered in 2003
81.4% pass rate
from 301 tests in 2020
(61% better than other 2003 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Mitsubishi Lancer is unusually good or bad.

  • 10.0% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (52% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 5.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Switch
      • 0.33% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.33% fail on Front fog lamp switch
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamps (70% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp (74% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.66% fail on Position lamps (80% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Position lamp (80% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.33% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.33% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.33% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.33% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.33% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.33% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.33% fail on Horn
  • 7.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 6.0% fail on Catalyst emissions (91% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.33% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.33% fail on Catalytic converter
      • 1.3% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.3% fail on Emission control equipment (42 times worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 1.3% fail on Catalytic converter (76 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.33% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 3.7% fail on Brakes (76% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.00% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.66% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.66% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.33% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.33% fail on Brake pads
    • 1.00% fail on Brake performance (87% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.66% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.66% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.66% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (84% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.33% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
      • 0.33% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.33% fail on Rbt
          • 0.33% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.33% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.33% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.33% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 1.00% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.00% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.66% fail on Rigid brake pipes (84% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 3.0% fail on Visibility (64% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Washers
    • 1.3% fail on Wipers (70% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.33% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.33% fail on Windscreen
  • 2.3% fail on Suspension (87% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.33% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.33% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
  • 2.0% fail on Steering
    • 1.7% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.33% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.33% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure (83% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.00% fail on Exhaust system (74% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.33% fail on Body
      • 0.33% fail on Other body component
  • 1.7% fail on Tyres (77% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.00% fail on Tread depth (78% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Condition
  • 1.3% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.33% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.33% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp

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