Mitsubishi Outlander MOT Results

Registered in 2008
62.5% pass rate
from 2,390 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Mitsubishi Outlander is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (15% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Registration plate lamp (57% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Position lamps (24% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Front lamps (54% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Rear lamps (89% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim (56% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Fog lamp (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.79% fail on Battery (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Headlamps (86% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Headlamp (86% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Stop lamp (94% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Horn
    • 0.17% fail on Rear reflectors (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Direction indicators (91% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Flashing type (91% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.084% fail on Individual lamps (92% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.042% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.042% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.084% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.042% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.042% fail on Switch
    • 0.042% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 12% fail on Steering (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 12% fail on Steering system (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 11% fail on Track rod end (10 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.17% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.042% fail on Free play
        • 0.042% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.13% fail on Power steering
      • 0.13% fail on Operation
    • 0.084% fail on Steering operation
  • 11% fail on Suspension (16% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (92% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (85% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage condition
    • 2.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.042% fail on Condition
    • 2.0% fail on Shock absorbers (51% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Condition (51% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Coil springs (68% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Condition (68% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Location
    • 0.79% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.33% fail on Drive shafts (83% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Front drive shafts (83% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Constant velocity joints (83% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Tie bars/rods (200% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Wheel bearings (74% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Front
      • 0.084% fail on Rear
    • 0.13% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
    • 0.042% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.042% fail on Condition
    • 0.042% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.042% fail on Condition
  • 11% fail on Brakes (37% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Hub components (74% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Brake pads (53% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Brake discs (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Brake calipers
    • 3.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.0% fail on Front wheels (96% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.25% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.13% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.13% fail on Parking brake performance (91% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake operation (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Hydraulic systems (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Components (160% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Pipes (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Hoses
        • 0.042% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.17% fail on Leaks
    • 0.46% fail on Electronic stability system (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.38% fail on Condition
    • 0.21% fail on ABS
    • 0.17% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.17% fail on Pedal
        • 0.17% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.084% fail on Restricted movement
  • 5.1% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.4% fail on Wipers
    • 1.3% fail on Washers (44% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.084% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.6% fail on Tyres (41% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth (31% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Condition (50% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Valve stem
  • 1.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (54% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Exhaust system (71% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Emissions (64% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.17% fail on Tank (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on System
      • 0.042% fail on Hose
    • 0.17% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
  • 0.54% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.33% fail on Body condition
    • 0.13% fail on Doors
      • 0.084% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.042% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.042% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.042% fail on Spare wheel
  • 0.50% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.38% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.38% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (76% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (74% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 0.29% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.29% fail on Attachment
  • 0.042% fail on Towbars
    • 0.042% fail on Detachable tow ball
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