Mitsubishi Lancer MOT Results

Registered in 2006
61.8% pass rate
from 1,859 tests in 2020
(13% 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.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.4% fail on Stop lamp (35% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.2% fail on Position lamp
    • 3.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.054% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamps (70% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp (75% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.97% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.70% fail on Battery(ies) (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Horn
    • 0.11% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.054% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.054% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.054% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.054% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.054% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 13% fail on Suspension (20% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (54% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Linkage (10 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (10 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (19 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Linkage ball joints (77% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting (19 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.054% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.054% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.054% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 4.0% fail on Suspension arms (26% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes (49% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint dust cover (76% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.1% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.65% fail on Springs (85% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Coil springs (86% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Coil spring (87% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.054% fail on Mounting
      • 0.054% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.43% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.27% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.22% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.32% fail on Wheel bearings (72% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Shock absorbers (81% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.054% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.054% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.16% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.054% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.054% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.054% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 8.9% fail on Brakes (27% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
    • 3.8% fail on Brake performance (40% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt
          • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.81% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.054% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.054% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.43% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.43% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.43% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.054% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.43% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (88% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Rbt (sp) (89% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.054% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.27% fail on Parking brake performance (82% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Rbt (85% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.11% fail on Parking brake performance (92% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.11% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.054% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.054% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.27% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.27% fail on Lever
    • 0.27% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.22% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.16% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.054% fail on Pedal
    • 0.16% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.16% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.11% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (90% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Anti-lock braking system (88% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.054% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.054% fail on Servos
    • 0.054% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.054% fail on Brake fluid
  • 5.9% fail on Visibility
    • 3.7% fail on Wipers
    • 1.6% fail on Washers (50% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on View to rear
      • 0.48% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.22% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.22% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.16% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.054% fail on Driver's view
  • 5.3% fail on Steering (61% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Steering linkage components (92% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Track rod end (96% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.054% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.054% fail on Other components
        • 0.054% fail on Steering component
    • 0.38% fail on Power steering
      • 0.38% fail on Pipes and hoses (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Steering play
      • 0.11% fail on Steering rack
  • 5.2% fail on Tyres (31% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth (34% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Size/type
  • 5.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.5% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.86% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.22% fail on Emission control equipment (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.22% fail on Catalytic converter (10 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.054% fail on Oxygen sensor
          • 0.054% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.054% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.32% fail on Compression ignition (81% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.054% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.054% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.054% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.054% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.054% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.38% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.38% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 3.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure (47% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.38% fail on Transmission (89% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Drive shafts (88% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Joints (88% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.32% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.054% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.054% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 0.27% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.16% fail on Pipe
      • 0.054% fail on Tank
      • 0.054% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.16% fail on Chassis
      • 0.16% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.054% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.054% fail on Body
      • 0.054% fail on Body condition
    • 0.054% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.054% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 1.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (51% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.11% fail on Seat belts (89% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.054% fail on Condition
  • 0.54% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.54% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.11% fail on Road Wheels (80% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Attachment

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