Mitsubishi Lancer MOT Results

Registered in 2007
65.3% pass rate
from 1,588 tests in 2017
(12% better than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Mitsubishi Lancer is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (19% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.0% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.063% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Fog lamp (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Switch
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim (44% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Battery
    • 0.44% fail on Headlamps (87% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Headlamp (90% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.13% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.13% fail on Direction indicators (95% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Flashing type (95% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.063% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.063% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.063% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.063% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.063% fail on Switch
    • 0.063% fail on Horn
  • 11% fail on Suspension (25% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Linkage condition (20 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Attachment (8 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Presence
    • 1.3% fail on Suspension arms (55% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (55% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Condition
    • 0.57% fail on Coil springs (89% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Condition (91% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Location
    • 0.57% fail on Shock absorbers (60% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Condition (60% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.31% fail on Front
      • 0.19% fail on Rear
    • 0.25% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.25% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.25% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.25% fail on Drive shafts (89% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Front drive shafts (89% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Constant velocity joints (89% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
    • 0.063% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.063% fail on Condition
    • 0.063% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.063% fail on Condition
    • 0.063% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.063% fail on Condition
    • 0.063% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.063% fail on Spring mounting
  • 9.3% fail on Brakes
    • 4.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.8% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.63% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.31% fail on Parking brake performance (84% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.3% fail on Hub components
      • 3.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.38% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.063% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.9% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.8% fail on Components
        • 1.8% fail on Pipes
        • 0.063% fail on Hoses
      • 0.063% fail on Leaks
    • 0.94% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.94% fail on Condition
    • 0.31% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.063% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.063% fail on Pedal
        • 0.063% fail on Condition
  • 6.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.5% fail on Wipers (40% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.50% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.38% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.25% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.2% fail on Tyres (24% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Condition
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth (32% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.063% fail on Size/type
  • 3.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.4% fail on Emissions
    • 0.76% fail on Emissions not tested (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.063% fail on Pipe
      • 0.063% fail on System
  • 2.8% fail on Steering
    • 2.5% fail on Steering system
      • 2.0% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.13% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.063% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.063% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.25% fail on Power steering
      • 0.19% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.13% fail on Operation
      • 0.063% fail on Pump
    • 0.063% fail on Steering control
      • 0.063% fail on Steering wheel
  • 0.69% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.44% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.44% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.25% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Requirements
      • 0.063% fail on Condition
      • 0.063% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.63% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.63% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.50% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.31% fail on Body condition
    • 0.063% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.063% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.063% fail on Load security
      • 0.063% fail on Bootlid

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