Mitsubishi Lancer MOT Results

Registered in 2008
67.3% pass rate
from 2,137 tests in 2017
(11% better than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Mitsubishi Lancer is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (18% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.5% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Rear lamps
    • 5.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim (40% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Switch
    • 0.51% fail on Headlamps (83% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Headlamp (86% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.047% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.047% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.047% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.28% fail on Battery
    • 0.23% fail on Horn
    • 0.19% fail on Direction indicators (89% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Flashing type (89% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.094% fail on Side repeaters (82% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.047% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.047% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.047% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.047% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.047% fail on Switch
  • 9.0% fail on Suspension (33% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Linkage condition (15 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Condition (10 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Attachment (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms (40% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (38% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Shock absorbers (51% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Condition (51% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Coil springs (92% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Condition (95% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Location
    • 0.37% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.23% fail on Drive shafts (88% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Front drive shafts (88% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Constant velocity joints (88% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.094% fail on Attachment (29 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Condition
      • 0.047% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.14% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Wheel bearings (78% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Front
    • 0.094% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.094% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.094% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.094% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.047% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.047% fail on Attachment
  • 8.7% fail on Brakes
    • 3.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.9% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.66% fail on Brake imbalance (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Parking brake performance (57% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.094% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.3% fail on Hub components
      • 2.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.70% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.14% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.047% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.7% fail on Components
        • 1.6% fail on Pipes (68% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.094% fail on Hoses
        • 0.047% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.14% fail on Leaks
    • 1.7% fail on ABS (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.56% fail on Condition
    • 0.28% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.14% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.094% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.094% fail on Pedal
        • 0.094% fail on Anti-slip
  • 5.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers (49% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Washers (55% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.094% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.6% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Steering system (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Track rod end (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Steering arm (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.047% fail on Free play
        • 0.047% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.047% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.047% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.094% fail on Steering control
      • 0.047% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.047% fail on Steering column
    • 0.047% fail on Power steering
      • 0.047% fail on Operation
  • 5.3% fail on Tyres (31% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth (33% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Condition (32% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.14% fail on Size/type
  • 3.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.6% fail on Emissions
    • 0.28% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.047% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.047% fail on Cap
  • 0.51% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.42% fail on Attachment
    • 0.094% fail on Condition
  • 0.47% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.28% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.28% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.19% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
  • 0.37% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.37% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.14% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (78% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Body security
    • 0.047% fail on Body condition
    • 0.047% fail on Seats
      • 0.047% fail on Passengers
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