Mitsubishi Lancer MOT Results

Registered in 2005
63.6% pass rate
from 2,258 tests in 2017
(19% better than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Mitsubishi Lancer is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (16% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Stop lamp (43% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.0% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Rear lamps
    • 5.6% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.7% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Tell tale
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim (56% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps (73% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp (72% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.044% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 0.84% fail on Battery
    • 0.22% fail on Rear reflectors (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.089% fail on Direction indicators (97% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Flashing type (97% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.089% fail on Side repeaters (88% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.089% fail on Horn (81% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 12% fail on Suspension (35% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (49% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Linkage condition (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (29% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.75% fail on Attachment (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Presence (32 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Suspension arms (30% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (31% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Condition
    • 0.62% fail on Trailing arms (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Attachment
    • 0.62% fail on Front suspension joints (51% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.35% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.27% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.62% fail on Drive shafts (83% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Front drive shafts (82% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.62% fail on Constant velocity joints (82% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Shock absorbers (74% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Condition (74% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Wheel bearings (82% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Front (70% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Rear (90% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Coil springs (96% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Condition (97% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Location
    • 0.089% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.044% fail on Condition
      • 0.044% fail on Attachment
    • 0.089% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.089% fail on Condition
    • 0.044% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.044% fail on Condition
    • 0.044% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.044% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.044% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.044% fail on Condition
  • 9.6% fail on Brakes (28% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Brake performance (31% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.6% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.89% fail on Brake imbalance (98% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Parking brake performance (86% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.044% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.044% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.2% fail on Hub components
      • 3.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.84% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.35% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.7% fail on Hydraulic systems (55% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Components (52% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Pipes (47% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Hoses (66% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.044% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.089% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.089% fail on Operation
      • 0.044% fail on Leaks
    • 0.62% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.62% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.18% fail on ABS (80% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.044% fail on Pedal
        • 0.044% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.044% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.044% fail on Cable
  • 6.6% fail on Steering (64% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Steering system (77% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Track rod end (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Steering rack (79% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.044% fail on Free play
        • 0.044% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.044% fail on Other components
        • 0.044% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.22% fail on Power steering
      • 0.18% fail on Operation
      • 0.044% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.044% fail on Other components
    • 0.044% fail on Steering control
      • 0.044% fail on Steering column
  • 6.3% fail on Tyres (28% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Tread depth (29% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Condition (31% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Size/type
    • 0.18% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.8% fail on Driver's view of the road (26% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Wipers
    • 1.6% fail on Washers (49% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.40% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.13% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.0% fail on Emissions
    • 0.71% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.13% fail on Fuel system (75% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Tank
      • 0.044% fail on Pipe
  • 1.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.84% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (65% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (62% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (59% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Seat belts (71% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
      • 0.089% fail on Prescribed areas (84% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Requirements
      • 0.044% fail on Attachment
  • 0.44% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (68% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.31% fail on Chassis
    • 0.044% fail on Body condition
    • 0.044% fail on Doors
      • 0.044% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.044% fail on Load security
      • 0.044% fail on Tailgate
  • 0.18% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.18% fail on Attachment

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