Mitsubishi Outlander MOT Results

Registered in 2012
83.9% pass rate
from 1,201 tests in 2017
(24% better than other 2012 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Mitsubishi Outlander is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers (57% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Washers
    • 0.33% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.0% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (51% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.75% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.75% fail on Front lamps
    • 0.58% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.58% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.58% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.50% fail on Registration plate lamp (73% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.33% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.33% fail on Headlamps (76% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.17% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.083% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.083% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.083% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.25% fail on Battery (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Trailer electrical socket (22 times worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 3.7% fail on Brakes
    • 2.4% fail on Hub components
      • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.33% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.083% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.75% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.42% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.25% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.083% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.083% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.083% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.083% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.083% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.50% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.50% fail on Condition
    • 0.33% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.33% fail on Components
        • 0.17% fail on Pipes
        • 0.083% fail on Hoses
        • 0.083% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.083% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.083% fail on Pedal
        • 0.083% fail on Anti-slip
  • 2.7% fail on Tyres (51% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.75% fail on Condition (74% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Size/type
    • 0.083% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.083% fail on Valve stem
  • 1.4% fail on Suspension (61% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.67% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.083% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.33% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.33% fail on Condition
    • 0.083% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.083% fail on Condition
    • 0.083% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.083% fail on Attachment
    • 0.083% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.083% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.083% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.083% fail on Front
    • 0.083% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 0.50% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.50% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.42% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.33% fail on Emissions not tested (9 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.083% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.083% fail on System
  • 0.25% fail on Steering
    • 0.25% fail on Steering system
      • 0.25% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.25% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.25% fail on Attachment
  • 0.17% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.17% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
Read the Honest John Review

  • Mitsubishi Outlander (2012 on)
    Easy to drive. Most variants have seven seats. Economical diesel engines. Large and practical boot. Five star Euro NCAP rating.
  • 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.

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