Mitsubishi Lancer MOT Results

Registered in 2009
70.3% pass rate
from 1,473 tests in 2017
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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Mitsubishi Lancer is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.8% fail on Registration plate lamp (68% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.1% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.54% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim (34% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Stop lamp (47% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.81% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.34% fail on Headlamps (87% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Headlamp (92% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.068% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.068% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.068% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.27% fail on Direction indicators (82% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Flashing type (82% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Individual lamps (84% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.20% fail on Battery
    • 0.14% fail on Horn
    • 0.068% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.068% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 8.0% fail on Brakes
    • 3.3% fail on Hub components
      • 2.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.34% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.34% fail on Brake calipers (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.75% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.34% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.27% fail on Parking brake performance (73% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.7% fail on Hydraulic systems (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Components (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Pipes (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.068% fail on Reservoirs
    • 1.3% fail on ABS (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Electronic stability system (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 0.068% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.068% fail on Pedal
        • 0.068% fail on Condition
  • 6.1% fail on Suspension (43% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage condition
    • 1.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.54% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.54% fail on Condition
    • 0.41% fail on Coil springs (90% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Condition (90% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.20% fail on Front
      • 0.14% fail on Rear
    • 0.27% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.27% fail on Drive shafts (75% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Front drive shafts (75% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Constant velocity joints (75% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.20% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 5.2% fail on Steering (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Steering system (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Track rod end (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.068% fail on Power steering
      • 0.068% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 4.7% fail on Tyres (35% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.1% fail on Condition (40% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.14% fail on Size/type
  • 4.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.8% fail on Wipers
    • 1.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.41% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.27% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.48% fail on Emissions
    • 0.34% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.068% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.068% fail on Tank
  • 0.41% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.27% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.27% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.068% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.068% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.27% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.27% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.068% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.068% fail on Attachment
  • 0.068% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.068% fail on Body condition
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