Mitsubishi Lancer MOT Results

Registered in 2007
62.7% pass rate
from 1,521 tests in 2020
(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
    • 6.2% fail on Stop lamp (37% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.4% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim (37% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamps (71% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Headlamp (77% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.39% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.26% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.066% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.066% fail on Horn
    • 0.13% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.066% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.066% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 12% fail on Suspension (19% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (76% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Linkage (14 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (11 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (24 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Anti-roll bar (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting (25 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Linkage ball joints (81% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.066% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 3.2% fail on Suspension arms (33% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.39% fail on Pins and bushes (82% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.33% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.066% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.72% fail on Springs (85% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Coil springs (87% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Mounting (12 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Coil spring (96% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.066% fail on Spring saddle
      • 0.066% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.72% fail on Shock absorbers (59% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.39% fail on Macpherson strut (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.26% fail on Wheel bearings (72% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.20% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.13% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.066% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.066% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.066% fail on Ball joint
  • 8.6% fail on Brakes
    • 4.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.7% fail on Service brake performance (55% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Rbt (55% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 3.1% fail on Service brake performance (58% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.66% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.066% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.066% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.39% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (85% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Rbt (sp) (87% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.26% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.26% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.26% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.066% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.20% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.6% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.85% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.85% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.39% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.39% fail on Lever
    • 0.26% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.26% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.20% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.20% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.13% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.066% fail on Pedal
      • 0.066% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.13% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (86% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Anti-lock braking system (83% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 7.4% fail on Visibility
    • 4.9% fail on Wipers (68% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.26% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.26% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.26% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.26% fail on View to rear
      • 0.26% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.13% fail on Driver's view
  • 5.4% fail on Steering (88% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Steering linkage components (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Track rod end (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.066% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.20% fail on Steering play
      • 0.20% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.13% fail on Power steering
      • 0.066% fail on Operation
      • 0.066% fail on Other components
    • 0.066% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.066% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.066% fail on Steering wheel
  • 5.1% fail on Tyres (30% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth (31% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on Size/type
  • 3.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (40% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.46% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.33% fail on Pipe (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Tank
      • 0.066% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.26% fail on Chassis
      • 0.20% fail on Chassis condition
      • 0.066% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.20% fail on Transmission (93% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Drive shafts (95% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Joints (95% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Belts
    • 0.13% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.13% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.13% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.13% fail on Towbar (11 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Towbar condition (68 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Body
      • 0.066% fail on Panel
      • 0.066% fail on Other body component
    • 0.13% fail on Floor (18 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Seats
      • 0.066% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 3.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (35% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Exhaust emissions (38% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.8% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.99% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.53% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.13% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.13% fail on Catalytic converter (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.066% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
    • 0.53% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.53% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 1.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.2% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.20% fail on Seat belts (73% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
      • 0.066% fail on Attachment
  • 0.33% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.33% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.33% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.33% fail on Attachment
  • 0.066% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.066% fail on Speedometer

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