Mitsubishi Outlander MOT Results

Registered in 2007
52.2% pass rate
from 2,314 tests in 2020
(15% worse than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Mitsubishi Outlander is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Suspension (52% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 9.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (100% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Linkage ball joints (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (72% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.35% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.043% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.043% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 9.0% fail on Suspension arms (91% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.86% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.26% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.043% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 5.6% fail on Springs
      • 5.5% fail on Coil springs
        • 5.5% fail on Coil spring
      • 0.043% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.5% fail on Shock absorbers (45% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Sub-frames (200% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Sub-frame (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.043% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.86% fail on Other suspension component (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.086% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.043% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.22% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.086% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.086% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.043% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.17% fail on Wheel bearings (82% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.17% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.043% fail on Axles
      • 0.043% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
  • 14% fail on Steering (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 13% fail on Steering linkage components (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 13% fail on Track rod end (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.48% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.48% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.17% fail on Power steering
      • 0.086% fail on Operation
      • 0.086% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 13% fail on Brakes (21% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.0% fail on Brake discs and drums (56% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Brake discs (57% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.043% fail on Cable
    • 4.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt
          • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance (44% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.30% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.13% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.086% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.086% fail on Service brake performance (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.69% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.56% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.22% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.043% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.56% fail on Brake performance not tested (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (88% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Rbt (sp) (90% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.043% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.13% fail on Parking brake performance (89% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Rbt (88% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.086% fail on Parking brake performance (91% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.043% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
    • 4.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.69% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.61% fail on Electronic stability control (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.35% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.35% fail on Lever
    • 0.26% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.17% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.086% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.22% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.22% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.17% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.17% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.17% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (27% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 3.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.1% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.043% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim (45% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim (43% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps (52% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp (50% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (200% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (200% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.56% fail on Battery(ies) (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Horn
      • 0.086% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.56% fail on Stop lamp (88% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Rear reflectors (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Direction indicators (93% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Flashing type (93% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Individual direction indicators (90% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 8.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (58% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (63% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Compression ignition (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Emissions not tested (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.043% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.043% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
      • 1.7% fail on Spark ignition (53% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.22% fail on Catalyst emissions (88% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.17% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.17% fail on Other leaks (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.043% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.043% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 6.2% fail on Tyres
    • 4.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Size/type
  • 5.7% fail on Visibility
    • 3.8% fail on Wipers
    • 1.9% fail on Washers (39% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.26% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.17% fail on View to rear
      • 0.17% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.13% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.043% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure (43% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Fuel system (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Tank (8 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Pipe (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.086% fail on System
      • 0.043% fail on Hose
    • 0.91% fail on Exhaust system (61% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Spare wheel (32 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Spare wheel condition (41 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Carrier (28 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.22% fail on Transmission (92% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Drive shafts (92% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Joints (92% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Body
      • 0.17% fail on Other body component
    • 0.17% fail on Doors
      • 0.13% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.086% fail on Door condition
        • 0.043% fail on Hinge
      • 0.043% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.043% fail on Door condition
    • 0.13% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.086% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.043% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.043% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 0.13% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.13% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.13% fail on Undertray
    • 0.043% fail on Towbar
      • 0.043% fail on Other towbar components
  • 1.3% fail on Identification of the vehicle (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plates (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
  • 0.86% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (45% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.52% fail on Condition
      • 0.086% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.086% fail on Requirements
    • 0.17% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (79% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 0.52% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.52% fail on Attachment
  • 0.043% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.043% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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