Mitsubishi Lancer MOT Results

Registered in 2011
68.2% pass rate
from 1,668 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Mitsubishi Lancer is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.2% fail on Position lamps (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Position lamp (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.54% fail on Headlamps (78% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp (90% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.060% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.48% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.48% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.48% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.24% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.18% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.060% fail on Horn
    • 0.12% fail on Direction indicators (92% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Flashing type (92% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.060% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.060% fail on Side repeaters
  • 8.2% fail on Steering (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Steering linkage components (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 8.0% fail on Track rod end (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.060% fail on Power steering
      • 0.060% fail on Other components
    • 0.060% fail on Steering play
      • 0.060% fail on Steering rack
  • 7.9% fail on Brakes (31% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (45% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Brake pads (46% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.60% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.48% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.30% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.30% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.24% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.24% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (75% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Rbt (sp) (73% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.060% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.060% fail on Rbt
          • 0.060% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 1.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.54% fail on Anti-lock braking system (170% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.36% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.36% fail on Lever
    • 0.24% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.18% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.060% fail on Pedal
    • 0.24% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 6.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Exhaust emissions (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Compression ignition (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (12 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.84% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (9 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 2.0% fail on Spark ignition (86% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Catalyst emissions (190% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.84% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.12% fail on Emission control equipment (20 times worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.12% fail on Catalytic converter (32 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.060% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 0.18% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.12% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.060% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.060% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.060% fail on Undertray
  • 5.0% fail on Suspension (41% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (53% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage ball joints (96% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.42% fail on Pins and bushes (11 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.18% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.060% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.060% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms (48% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.30% fail on Pins and bushes (75% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.060% fail on Suspension arm
    • 1.2% fail on Springs (63% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Coil springs (63% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Coil spring (63% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.12% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.060% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.060% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.060% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.060% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.060% fail on Macpherson strut
  • 5.0% fail on Tyres
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Size/type
  • 4.1% fail on Visibility
    • 2.6% fail on Wipers
    • 1.1% fail on Washers (45% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.12% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.12% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.12% fail on View to rear
      • 0.12% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.72% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.42% fail on Transmission
      • 0.36% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.36% fail on Joints
      • 0.060% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.060% fail on Joints
    • 0.24% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.12% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.060% fail on Hose
      • 0.060% fail on Pipe
    • 0.12% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.12% fail on Undertray
    • 0.060% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.060% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.060% fail on Body
      • 0.060% fail on Panel
  • 0.42% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.36% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.36% fail on Condition
    • 0.060% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.36% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.36% fail on Attachment
  • 0.30% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.30% fail on Registration plates
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