Mitsubishi Lancer MOT Results

Registered in 2006
63.7% pass rate
from 1,908 tests in 2017
(14% better than other 2006 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Mitsubishi Lancer is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (14% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 6.0% fail on Stop lamp (28% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.6% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.052% fail on Switch
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim (59% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamps (62% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp (61% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Battery
    • 0.16% fail on Direction indicators (94% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Flashing type (94% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Individual lamps (94% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.10% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.10% fail on Horn
    • 0.052% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.052% fail on Lamp
  • 11% fail on Suspension (36% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (66% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Linkage condition (9 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (36% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.0% fail on Attachment (15 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Condition
      • 0.10% fail on Presence (35 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Suspension arms (69% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (67% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Trailing arms (200% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Shock absorbers (61% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Condition (61% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Drive shafts (82% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Front drive shafts (81% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Constant velocity joints (81% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Wheel bearings (61% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Front
      • 0.21% fail on Rear
    • 0.37% fail on Front suspension joints (62% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.21% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.16% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.052% fail on Spring mounting
    • 0.21% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.16% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.052% fail on Condition
    • 0.16% fail on Coil springs (97% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Location
      • 0.052% fail on Condition
    • 0.10% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.10% fail on Condition
    • 0.052% fail on Torsion bars
      • 0.052% fail on Attachment
    • 0.052% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.052% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.052% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.052% fail on Attachment
  • 10% fail on Brakes
    • 4.7% fail on Hub components (42% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Brake pads (55% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.21% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.052% fail on Brake back plates
    • 4.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.68% fail on Parking brake performance (77% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.052% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.052% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.2% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.2% fail on Components
        • 2.1% fail on Pipes
        • 0.16% fail on Hoses
    • 0.79% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.79% fail on Condition
    • 0.31% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.052% fail on ABS
  • 6.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.8% fail on Wipers (33% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Washers (47% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.10% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.052% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.1% fail on Tyres (29% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Tread depth (32% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.26% fail on Size/type
    • 0.21% fail on Valve stem
  • 4.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.4% fail on Emissions
    • 0.42% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.31% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.10% fail on Tank
      • 0.10% fail on Pipe
      • 0.10% fail on Cap
  • 3.7% fail on Steering
    • 3.5% fail on Steering system
      • 2.8% fail on Track rod end (53% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.16% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.10% fail on Other components
        • 0.10% fail on Steering pivot point (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Free play
        • 0.052% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.052% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.16% fail on Power steering
      • 0.10% fail on Operation
      • 0.052% fail on Other components
    • 0.052% fail on Locking devices
  • 1.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.84% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.84% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.21% fail on Seat belts (72% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Requirements
      • 0.052% fail on Condition
      • 0.052% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.68% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.68% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.42% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (60% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Body condition
    • 0.052% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.052% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.052% fail on Chassis
  • 0.26% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.26% fail on Attachment
  • 0.052% fail on Towbars
    • 0.052% fail on Vehicle structure

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