Mitsubishi Outlander MOT Results

Registered in 2009
61.0% pass rate
from 1,799 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Mitsubishi Outlander is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Steering (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 13% fail on Steering linkage components (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 13% fail on Track rod end (8 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.056% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.056% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.056% fail on Power steering
      • 0.056% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.056% fail on Steering play
      • 0.056% fail on Steering rack
  • 11% fail on Suspension
    • 6.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (79% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Linkage ball joints (180% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint (200% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.28% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage
      • 0.056% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 3.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.1% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Pins and bushes (68% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.56% fail on Springs (87% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Coil springs (87% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Coil spring (87% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.056% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.056% fail on Axles
      • 0.056% fail on Axle
    • 0.056% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.056% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.056% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.056% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.056% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.056% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 10% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (26% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.3% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim (54% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim (53% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.056% fail on Switch
    • 1.0% fail on Headlamps (69% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Headlamp (67% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.50% fail on Battery(ies) (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Horn
      • 0.056% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.39% fail on Rear reflectors (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Stop lamp (94% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Direction indicators (94% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Flashing type (94% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.056% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.056% fail on Side repeaters
  • 9.2% fail on Brakes
    • 3.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.8% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.9% fail on Brake discs and drums (75% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Brake discs (77% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.61% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.056% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.056% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.56% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.44% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.44% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.056% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.11% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (30 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (65% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Rbt (sp) (63% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.28% fail on Rbt
          • 0.28% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.056% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.056% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.056% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.33% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.28% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.44% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.22% fail on Pedal
      • 0.22% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.17% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.17% fail on Lever
    • 0.11% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.056% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.056% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.056% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.056% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.056% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 6.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (82% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Exhaust emissions (87% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Compression ignition (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 4.3% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.056% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.056% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.056% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.056% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 1.1% fail on Spark ignition (47% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.89% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.22% fail on Catalyst emissions (78% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.11% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.056% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.11% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.056% fail on Sound deadening material
      • 0.056% fail on Undertray
  • 4.6% fail on Tyres (31% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.7% fail on Condition (42% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 4.5% fail on Visibility
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers
    • 1.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.17% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.17% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.17% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.11% fail on View to rear
      • 0.11% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.56% fail on Fuel system (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Tank (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Pipe (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on System
    • 0.28% fail on Transmission (83% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Drive shafts (82% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Joints (82% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.17% fail on Spare wheel (19 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Carrier (32 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.17% fail on Body
      • 0.11% fail on Panel
      • 0.056% fail on Other body component
    • 0.056% fail on Towbar
      • 0.056% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.056% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.056% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.056% fail on Doors
      • 0.056% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.056% fail on Door condition
    • 0.056% fail on Undertray
  • 0.44% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.44% fail on Attachment
  • 0.39% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.33% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.33% fail on Condition
    • 0.056% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.33% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.33% fail on Registration plates
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