Mitsubishi Outlander MOT Results

Registered in 2009
60.0% pass rate
from 1,678 tests in 2020
(7.0% worse than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Mitsubishi Outlander is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Suspension (4.7% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Linkage ball joints (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (41% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint (180% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Pins and bushes (9 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Ball joint dust cover (42% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Linkage (23% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (0.61% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.060% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 5.1% fail on Suspension arms (18% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Ball joint (35% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Pins and bushes (50% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers (16% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Springs (86% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Coil springs (86% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Coil spring (86% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Other suspension component (56% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint dust cover (190% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Wheel bearings (43% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Sub-frames (13% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Sub-frame (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.18% fail on Macpherson strut (12% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.060% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.060% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.18% fail on Suspension rods (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.12% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (9.0% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 13% 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)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint (41% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Steering gear (29% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Steering rack (26% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Power steering
      • 0.060% fail on Operation
    • 0.060% fail on Steering play
      • 0.060% fail on Steering rack
  • 9.7% fail on Brakes (14% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (28% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (13% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Brake pads (14% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Brake discs and drums (75% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Brake discs (76% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.060% fail on Lever
    • 3.5% fail on Brake performance (18% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance (16% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt (11% worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance (23% worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.18% fail on Service brake imbalance (61% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Decelerometer (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.060% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.060% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.48% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (74% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Rbt (sp) (83% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (22% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Rbt (sp) (32% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.30% fail on Service brake imbalance (34% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance (7.1% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.060% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.18% fail on Parking brake performance (77% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Rbt (84% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.12% fail on Parking brake performance (82% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.060% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.060% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.12% fail on Brake performance not tested (14% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes (190% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (18% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Electronic stability control (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Anti-lock braking system (35% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.54% fail on Parking brake control (46% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Lever (66% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Flexible brake hoses (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (45% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Hand lever (15% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.060% fail on Other components
  • 8.2% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (35% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (57% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (190% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (190% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (200% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamps (60% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp (58% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim (63% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim (59% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Electrical equipment (52% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Battery(ies) (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Horn (18% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Trailer electrical socket (14 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Position lamps (85% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Position lamp (100% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Stop lamp (93% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Rear reflectors (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.060% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.060% fail on Individual direction indicators
  • 6.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (67% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Exhaust emissions (75% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Compression ignition (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.060% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 1.1% fail on Spark ignition (52% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.72% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (33% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Catalyst emissions (75% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Emissions not tested (47% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.060% fail on Undertray
  • 5.6% fail on Visibility (0.17% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Wipers (15% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Washers (17% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Condition of glass (96% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Windscreen (100% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Driver's view (3.3% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on View to rear (30% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Mirrors (29% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 4.8% fail on Tyres (28% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth (24% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Condition (30% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Size/type (38% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 3.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure (32% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Exhaust system (17% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Fuel system (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Pipe (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Tank (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.060% fail on System
    • 0.36% fail on Undertray (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Bumpers (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Transmission (87% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Drive shafts (86% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Joints (86% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Towbar (31 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Safety device (608 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.12% fail on Spare wheel (16 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Spare wheel condition (24 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Doors (47% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Other passenger's door (36% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Door condition (39% worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.83% fail on Identification of the vehicle (85% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Registration plates (85% worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.77% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (15% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Seat belts (63% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Condition (68% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Requirements (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (76% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.48% fail on Road Wheels (7.6% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Attachment (52% worse than other 2009 cars)
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