Mitsubishi Lancer MOT Results

Registered in 2004
83.9% pass rate
from 472 tests in 2020
(66% better than other 2004 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Mitsubishi Lancer is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.4% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (63% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim (58% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim (55% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps (73% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp (72% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Stop lamp (71% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Position lamps (68% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Position lamp (68% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (78% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.64% fail on Horn
    • 0.42% fail on Direction indicators (85% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Flashing type (85% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.21% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.21% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 5.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.5% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.4% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.3% fail on Emission control equipment (36 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 1.3% fail on Catalytic converter (66 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.85% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.64% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.42% fail on Emission control equipment (16 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.42% fail on Catalytic converter (28 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 2.5% fail on Suspension (86% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (80% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.21% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.21% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.21% fail on Linkage
    • 0.64% fail on Suspension arms (90% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Pins and bushes (83% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.42% fail on Springs (89% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Coil springs (89% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Coil spring (89% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.42% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.21% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.21% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.21% fail on Macpherson strut
  • 2.3% fail on Brakes (84% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes (71% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Brake performance (92% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.21% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.21% fail on Rbt
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.21% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.21% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.21% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.21% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 0.42% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.42% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.21% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 2.1% fail on Steering (57% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.9% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.21% fail on Power steering
      • 0.21% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 2.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure (77% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Exhaust system (88% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.21% fail on Tank
      • 0.21% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.42% fail on Transmission (89% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Drive shafts (88% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Joints (88% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.21% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.21% fail on Chassis
      • 0.21% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.21% fail on Body
      • 0.21% fail on Other body component
    • 0.21% fail on Seats
      • 0.21% fail on Driver's seat
  • 1.9% fail on Tyres (75% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Tread depth (77% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Condition (72% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 1.7% fail on Visibility (79% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Wipers (74% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Washers (71% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 1.1% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.42% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (87% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.21% fail on Attachment
    • 0.21% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.21% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.21% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.21% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.21% fail on Attachment

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