Mitsubishi Lancer MOT Results

Registered in 2005
61.9% pass rate
from 2,077 tests in 2020
(17% 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.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (14% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Stop lamp (43% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 4.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Switch
    • 3.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.9% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.14% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim (45% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim (44% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps (77% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp (78% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.48% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.43% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.048% fail on Horn
    • 0.14% fail on Direction indicators (95% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Flashing type (95% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.096% fail on Side repeaters (88% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.048% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.14% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.048% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.048% fail on Switch
    • 0.048% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.048% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 14% fail on Suspension (20% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (54% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Linkage (8 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (8 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (11 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Linkage ball joints (79% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.24% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting (10 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint dust cover (78% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Ball joint (83% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (95% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Suspension arms (27% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.6% fail on Pins and bushes (42% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint dust cover (78% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.48% fail on Shock absorbers (68% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.34% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.39% fail on Springs (91% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Coil springs (92% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Coil spring (95% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Mounting (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.34% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.29% fail on Macpherson strut (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.24% fail on Wheel bearings (84% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.096% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.096% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.048% fail on Axles
      • 0.048% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.048% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.048% fail on Ball joint
  • 8.9% fail on Brakes (35% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Brake performance (46% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt
          • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.67% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.58% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.53% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.39% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.19% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.048% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.048% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.29% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (93% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Rbt (sp) (94% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.048% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.24% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.14% fail on Parking brake performance (92% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Rbt (91% better than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.096% fail on Parking brake performance (93% better than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.048% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 3.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.096% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.096% fail on Lever
    • 1.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes (40% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.29% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.24% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.24% fail on Lever
    • 0.19% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.19% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (85% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Anti-lock braking system (86% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.096% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.096% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.096% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.096% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.048% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.048% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.048% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 8.1% fail on Steering (96% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Steering linkage components (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 7.7% fail on Track rod end (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.14% fail on Steering play
      • 0.14% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.096% fail on Steering gear (85% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Operation
      • 0.048% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.096% fail on Power steering
      • 0.096% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 5.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (22% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.0% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.6% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.8% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (37% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.87% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.34% fail on Emission control equipment (10 times worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.34% fail on Catalytic converter (19 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Compression ignition (81% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.096% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (80% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.096% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.048% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.048% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.048% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.048% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
    • 0.48% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.43% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.048% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 5.0% fail on Visibility (34% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Wipers
    • 1.4% fail on Washers (59% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on View to rear
      • 0.29% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.24% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.24% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.19% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.048% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (43% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.48% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.43% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.048% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.48% fail on Transmission (87% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Drive shafts (86% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Joints (86% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Chassis
      • 0.39% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.39% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.14% fail on Pipe
      • 0.14% fail on System
      • 0.096% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.096% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.096% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.096% fail on Body
      • 0.048% fail on Panel
      • 0.048% fail on Other body component
    • 0.048% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.048% fail on Towbar
      • 0.048% fail on Towbar condition
    • 0.048% fail on Floor
  • 4.6% fail on Tyres (38% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth (34% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Condition (41% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Size/type
  • 1.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (45% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (49% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.39% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.34% fail on Condition
      • 0.048% fail on Requirements
  • 0.58% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.58% fail on Attachment
  • 0.43% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.43% fail on Registration plates

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