Mitsubishi Outlander MOT Results

Registered in 2010
67.3% pass rate
from 1,936 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Mitsubishi Outlander is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.2% fail on Steering (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 8.9% fail on Steering linkage components (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 8.9% fail on Track rod end (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.052% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.15% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.15% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.052% fail on Power steering
      • 0.052% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.052% fail on Steering play
      • 0.052% fail on Steering rack
  • 8.4% fail on Brakes
    • 4.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (34% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.0% fail on Brake discs and drums (94% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Brake discs (95% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt
          • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.31% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.36% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.31% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.15% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.052% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.31% fail on Brake performance not tested (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (77% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Rbt (sp) (83% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.052% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
      • 0.052% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.052% fail on Rbt
          • 0.052% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 2.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.26% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.10% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.31% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.31% fail on Lever
    • 0.26% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.21% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.052% fail on Pedal
    • 0.10% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.10% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 8.2% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (36% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim (33% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.052% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.052% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.88% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (92% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Rear fog lamp (93% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.88% fail on Rear fog lamp (97% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Headlamps (77% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Headlamp (89% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.10% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.41% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.21% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.15% fail on Trailer electrical socket (13 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Horn
    • 0.36% fail on Stop lamp (88% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Direction indicators (80% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Flashing type (80% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.21% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 6.9% fail on Suspension (37% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.0% fail on Linkage ball joints (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.46% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.36% fail on Pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.052% fail on Linkage
    • 1.9% fail on Suspension arms (40% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.62% fail on Ball joint dust cover (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Pins and bushes (80% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.52% fail on Springs (86% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Coil springs (86% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Coil spring (88% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on Mounting
    • 0.26% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.15% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.10% fail on Suspension rod (25 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.052% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.052% fail on Sub-frame
  • 4.5% fail on Visibility
    • 2.8% fail on Wipers
    • 1.4% fail on Washers (37% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.21% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.21% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.10% fail on View to rear
      • 0.10% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (52% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Exhaust emissions (57% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Compression ignition (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (180% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.10% fail on Emission control equipment (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.10% fail on Other emission control equipment (27 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
      • 0.57% fail on Spark ignition (62% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.052% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.15% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.10% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.052% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 4.3% fail on Tyres (32% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.5% fail on Condition (48% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 2.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.93% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.41% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.26% fail on Tank (8 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Hose
      • 0.052% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.052% fail on System
    • 0.31% fail on Transmission (74% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Drive shafts (77% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Joints (77% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.052% fail on Joints
    • 0.15% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.10% fail on Body
      • 0.052% fail on Panel
      • 0.052% fail on Other body component
    • 0.10% fail on Seats
      • 0.10% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.10% fail on Undertray
    • 0.052% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.052% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.052% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.052% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.052% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.052% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.052% fail on Doors
      • 0.052% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.052% fail on Door condition
    • 0.052% fail on Passenger compartment
  • 0.52% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.52% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.52% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.46% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.41% fail on Condition
      • 0.052% fail on Requirements
    • 0.052% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.41% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.41% fail on Attachment
Read the Honest John Review

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