Mitsubishi Lancer MOT Results

Registered in 2009
60.0% pass rate
from 1,647 tests in 2020
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.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.8% fail on Position lamps (67% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Position lamp (71% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (58% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (93% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (93% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (96% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Headlamps (79% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Headlamp (86% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.061% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.061% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.55% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.55% fail on Battery(ies) (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Direction indicators (90% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Flashing type (90% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Side repeaters (81% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.061% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.061% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.061% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 12% fail on Steering (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 12% fail on Steering linkage components (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 12% fail on Track rod end (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.061% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.18% fail on Steering play
      • 0.18% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.061% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.061% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.061% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.061% fail on Power steering
      • 0.061% fail on Operation
  • 11% fail on Brakes (42% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.5% fail on Brake linings and pads (44% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Brake pads (44% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
    • 3.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.79% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.061% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.061% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.55% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.55% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.36% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.18% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.43% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (73% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Rbt (sp) (71% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.30% fail on Rbt
          • 0.24% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.061% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.12% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Anti-lock braking system (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.43% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.30% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.12% fail on Pedal
    • 0.18% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.12% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.061% fail on Servos
    • 0.061% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.061% fail on Lever
    • 0.061% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.061% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 9.0% fail on Suspension (29% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (44% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Linkage ball joints (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Pins and bushes (14 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Ball joint (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (74% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Linkage
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 3.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.1% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.85% fail on Pins and bushes (51% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.061% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.79% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.24% fail on Springs (94% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Coil springs (94% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Coil spring (94% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.12% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.061% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.061% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.061% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.061% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.061% fail on Sub-frame
  • 6.1% fail on Tyres
    • 3.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.061% fail on Size/type
  • 5.8% fail on Visibility
    • 3.6% fail on Wipers (42% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.12% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.061% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.061% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.061% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.3% fail on Spark ignition (59% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Catalyst emissions (75% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.67% fail on Emissions not tested (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Emission control equipment (20 times worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.30% fail on Catalytic converter (36 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.55% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.36% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.24% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.061% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.061% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.061% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.061% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.18% fail on Noise suppression (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Undertray (9 times worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 2.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure (36% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.30% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.24% fail on Tank (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Pipe
    • 0.18% fail on Transmission (89% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Drive shafts (88% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Joints (88% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Undertray
    • 0.061% fail on Bumpers
  • 0.55% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.55% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.55% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.43% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.43% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.43% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.43% fail on Attachment
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