Mitsubishi Outlander MOT Results

Registered in 2012
77.7% pass rate
from 1,408 tests in 2020
(16% 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.

  • 6.6% fail on Brakes
    • 3.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.7% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.21% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.21% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.071% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.21% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.14% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.071% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
    • 1.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.28% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.21% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.21% fail on Lever
    • 0.21% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.14% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.14% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.071% fail on Pedal
    • 0.071% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.071% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.071% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.071% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 4.9% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (46% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim (46% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim (45% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.99% fail on Headlamps (52% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Headlamp levelling device (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp (89% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.85% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.71% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.071% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.071% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.78% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.78% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.71% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.43% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.43% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.43% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.21% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.071% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.071% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.071% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.071% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.071% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 3.6% fail on Suspension (45% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (170% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.43% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Pins and bushes (14 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.50% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.36% fail on Suspension arms (82% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint (85% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.071% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.28% fail on Springs (90% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Coil springs (90% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Coil spring (90% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.071% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.071% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 3.3% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Steering linkage components (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Track rod end (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 3.1% fail on Tyres (44% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Tread depth (42% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Condition (43% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Size/type
  • 2.9% fail on Visibility
    • 2.1% fail on Wipers
    • 0.71% fail on Washers (60% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Driver's view
  • 2.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (59% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (71% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Compression ignition (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.92% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Emissions not tested (11 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.071% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 0.36% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.36% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.99% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.28% fail on Spare wheel (116 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Spare wheel condition (101 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Carrier (134 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Transmission (80% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.071% fail on Joints
      • 0.071% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.071% fail on Prop shaft
    • 0.071% fail on Body
      • 0.071% fail on Other body component
    • 0.071% fail on Undertray
  • 0.57% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.50% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.50% fail on Condition
    • 0.071% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.14% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.14% fail on Attachment
  • 0.071% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.071% fail on Registration plates
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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