Mitsubishi Pajero MOT Results

Registered in 1996
58.1% pass rate
from 558 tests in 2020
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 1996 cars and highlighted areas where the Mitsubishi Pajero is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (32% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 12% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 12% fail on Rear fog lamp (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 12% fail on Rear fog lamp (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Switch
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.36% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (87% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.1% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 1.1% fail on Horn
      • 0.36% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.18% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 2.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.72% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.36% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.18% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.90% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.90% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.54% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.54% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 19% fail on Body, chassis, structure (65% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Exhaust system (69% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Transmission (69% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Drive shafts (71% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 4.7% fail on Joints (74% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.72% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.72% fail on Joints
    • 4.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure (160% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (160% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Chassis (130% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Chassis condition (130% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.90% fail on Pipe (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.18% fail on Hose
    • 0.54% fail on Towbar
      • 0.54% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.54% fail on Body
      • 0.18% fail on Mounting fixings
      • 0.18% fail on Panel
      • 0.18% fail on Other body component
    • 0.36% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.36% fail on Doors
      • 0.36% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.36% fail on Door condition
      • 0.18% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.18% fail on Door condition
    • 0.18% fail on Seats
      • 0.18% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.18% fail on Cabs
      • 0.18% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.18% fail on Undertray
  • 14% fail on Suspension
    • 5.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (130% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.36% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.18% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint
    • 3.8% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.2% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.90% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.18% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 2.5% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.6% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.3% fail on Springs
      • 1.1% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.90% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.18% fail on Mounting
      • 0.18% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.18% fail on Shackle pins and bushes
    • 0.72% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.72% fail on Ball joint
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 7.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes (150% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt
          • 3.0% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.36% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.6% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.72% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.18% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (64% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.18% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.18% fail on Brake drums
    • 0.54% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.18% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.18% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.18% fail on Valves
    • 0.54% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.54% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.54% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
    • 0.36% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.36% fail on Lever
    • 0.36% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.36% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.36% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.18% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.18% fail on Hand lever
  • 10% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 8.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.7% fail on Compression ignition (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (7 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.90% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.18% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.18% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
        • 0.18% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 3.4% fail on Spark ignition (49% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Catalyst emissions (47% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 2.5% fail on Fluid leaks (160% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Engine oil leaks (180% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Other leaks
  • 7.7% fail on Visibility
    • 4.7% fail on Wipers
    • 2.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.18% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.18% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.18% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.18% fail on View to rear
      • 0.18% fail on Mirrors
  • 7.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (63% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Seat belts (94% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Prescribed areas (120% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Condition
  • 5.9% fail on Steering
    • 5.0% fail on Steering linkage components (100% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Track rod end (130% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.18% fail on Intermediate drop arm
    • 0.54% fail on Prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Power steering
      • 0.18% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.18% fail on Steering column
    • 0.18% fail on Steering play
      • 0.18% fail on Steering box
  • 1.8% fail on Tyres (56% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Condition
    • 0.90% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.3% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.18% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.18% fail on Attachment

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