Mitsubishi Lancer MOT Results

Registered in 2010
63.5% pass rate
from 2,429 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Mitsubishi Lancer is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (14% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Position lamps (61% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Position lamp (63% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (42% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.041% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.70% fail on Headlamps (76% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Headlamp (83% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.58% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.58% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.58% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.54% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.29% fail on Battery(ies) (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Horn
      • 0.082% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.16% fail on Direction indicators (91% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Flashing type (91% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.082% fail on Individual direction indicators (93% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.082% fail on Side repeaters (87% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.041% fail on Outline marker lamp
    • 0.041% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.041% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.041% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 10% fail on Steering (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 10% fail on Steering linkage components (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 9.9% fail on Track rod end (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.12% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.12% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.12% fail on Power steering
      • 0.082% fail on Pipes and hoses (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Other components
    • 0.041% fail on Steering play
      • 0.041% fail on Steering rack
  • 10% fail on Brakes (42% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.4% fail on Brake linings and pads (36% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Brake pads (37% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.95% fail on Brake discs
    • 3.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.54% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.58% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.58% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.49% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.49% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (63% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.49% fail on Rbt (sp) (60% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.6% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Anti-lock braking system (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.45% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.33% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.12% fail on Pedal
    • 0.37% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.37% fail on Lever
    • 0.082% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.082% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.041% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.041% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.041% fail on Other components
  • 7.3% fail on Suspension (33% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage ball joints (69% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Pins and bushes (12 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (50% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.29% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.12% fail on Anti-roll bar (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 2.1% fail on Suspension arms (35% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.82% fail on Ball joint (52% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.9% fail on Springs (49% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Coil springs (49% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Coil spring (49% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Shock absorbers (63% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.082% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.16% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.082% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.082% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.041% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.041% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.041% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 5.5% fail on Visibility
    • 3.2% fail on Wipers
    • 2.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.16% fail on View to rear
      • 0.16% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.12% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.12% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.041% fail on Driver's view
  • 5.4% fail on Tyres
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.16% fail on Size/type
  • 4.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (70% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Exhaust emissions (74% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Compression ignition (150% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (170% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.62% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.37% fail on Emissions not tested (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.082% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.082% fail on Catalytic converter (29 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.3% fail on Catalyst emissions (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.12% fail on Emission control equipment (11 times worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.12% fail on Catalytic converter (19 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.12% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.12% fail on Undertray (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.082% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.082% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 3.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.4% fail on Exhaust system (76% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.12% fail on Tank (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Pipe
    • 0.16% fail on Transmission (86% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Drive shafts (86% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Joints (85% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Doors
      • 0.082% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.082% fail on Door condition
      • 0.041% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.041% fail on Door condition
    • 0.082% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.082% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.082% fail on Body
      • 0.082% fail on Other body component
    • 0.041% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.041% fail on Load security
      • 0.041% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.041% fail on Tailgate condition
  • 0.49% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.49% fail on Attachment
  • 0.37% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.33% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.041% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.25% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (66% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
  • 0.041% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.041% fail on Anchorages
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