Mitsubishi Lancer MOT Results

Registered in 2003
76.3% pass rate
from 291 tests in 2017
(51% better than other 2003 cars)
Pass rate by mileage
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.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (51% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Fog lamp (200% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Tell tale (15 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Switch (36 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.1% fail on Registration plate lamp (56% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim (69% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamps (65% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp (71% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.34% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.34% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 1.0% fail on Battery
    • 1.0% fail on Stop lamp (82% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Horn
    • 0.69% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.69% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.69% fail on Side repeaters
  • 7.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.8% fail on Emissions
    • 2.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.69% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.34% fail on Pipe
      • 0.34% fail on Cap
    • 0.34% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 5.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.69% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.69% fail on Wipers (87% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.5% fail on Suspension (78% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (82% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (83% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Linkage condition
    • 1.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.69% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.34% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.69% fail on Suspension arms (85% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (84% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.69% fail on Front
    • 0.69% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.69% fail on Condition
    • 0.34% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.34% fail on Condition
    • 0.34% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.34% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.34% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 4.1% fail on Brakes (75% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Hydraulic systems (61% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Components (59% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Pipes
        • 0.34% fail on Hoses
    • 1.0% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on ABS
    • 0.34% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.34% fail on Front wheels
  • 3.4% fail on Steering
    • 3.1% fail on Steering system
      • 3.1% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.34% fail on Steering control
      • 0.34% fail on Steering wheel
  • 2.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.69% fail on Condition
      • 0.34% fail on Requirements
      • 0.34% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 1.0% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.0% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.34% fail on Seat belt pre-tensioner
  • 2.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.7% fail on Tyres (81% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.34% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.69% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.69% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.69% fail on Chassis
  • 0.34% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.34% fail on Attachment

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