Mitsubishi Outlander MOT Results

Registered in 2011
73.7% pass rate
from 1,686 tests in 2020
(12% better than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Mitsubishi Outlander is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (28% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.95% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.89% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.059% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.77% fail on Headlamps (68% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Headlamp levelling device (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp (90% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.18% fail on Stop lamp (92% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.18% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.12% fail on Trailer electrical socket (9 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 6.4% fail on Brakes
    • 3.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.8% fail on Brake discs and drums (99% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Brake discs (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt
          • 0.89% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.47% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.36% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.30% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.18% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.12% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (16 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.36% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.059% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
      • 0.18% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.12% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.059% fail on Pedal
      • 0.059% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.059% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.059% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.12% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.12% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.059% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.059% fail on Lever
    • 0.059% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.059% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 6.3% fail on Steering (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Steering linkage components (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Track rod end (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.059% fail on Locking devices
  • 4.2% fail on Suspension (50% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (74% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.71% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.42% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.42% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.24% fail on Pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.89% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.42% fail on Suspension arms (84% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint (82% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pins and bushes (90% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.18% fail on Springs (94% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Coil springs (94% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Coil spring (94% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.059% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.059% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.059% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.059% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.059% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 3.7% fail on Tyres (39% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth (35% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Condition (46% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Size/type
  • 3.3% fail on Visibility
    • 2.3% fail on Wipers
    • 0.95% fail on Washers (52% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.059% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.059% fail on Windscreen
  • 2.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.4% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.9% fail on Compression ignition (170% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.77% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.53% fail on Emissions not tested (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.18% fail on Emission control equipment (15 times worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.12% fail on Particulate filter (18 times worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.059% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.059% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 0.47% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.47% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.18% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.18% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 1.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.89% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.18% fail on Spare wheel (26 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Carrier (42 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.18% fail on Transmission (80% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Drive shafts (80% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Joints (79% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Body
      • 0.12% fail on Other body component
    • 0.059% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.059% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.059% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.059% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.059% fail on Engine mounting condition
  • 0.42% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.42% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.36% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.36% fail on Attachment
  • 0.12% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (81% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Airbags
      • 0.059% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.059% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
Read the Honest John Review

  • Mitsubishi Outlander (2007 - 2012)
    Handsome looks and plenty of kit, Mitsubishi chain cam 2.3 DI-D engine is excellent. 5 seats + 2 child seats. Very competent off-road with 4WD. Also available with 2WD.

    Search Good Garages