Mitsubishi Pajero MOT Results

Registered in 1996
63.1% pass rate
from 436 tests in 2020
(1.0% worse than other 1996 cars)
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.

  • 16% fail on Body, chassis, structure (54% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Exhaust system (95% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure (140% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (140% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Chassis (140% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Chassis condition (140% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Transmission (6.3% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Drive shafts (4.0% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Joints (2.8% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Prop shafts (66% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Joints (69% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Prop shaft
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system (63% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Hose (6 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Pipe
      • 0.23% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.92% fail on Body (73% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Mounting fixings (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Panel
      • 0.23% fail on Other body component
    • 0.92% fail on Doors (71% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Front passenger's door (130% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Door condition (130% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Other passenger's door (150% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Door condition (150% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Cabs (6 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Prescribed areas (7 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Towbar (59% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Other towbar components
      • 0.23% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.23% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.23% fail on Seats
      • 0.23% fail on Driver's seat
  • 15% fail on Brakes (30% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 8.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Brake performance (7.0% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Service brake performance (54% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Rbt (50% worse than other 1996 cars)
          • 3.4% fail on Service brake performance (69% worse than other 1996 cars)
          • 0.23% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.23% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.23% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (18% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (16% better than other 1996 cars)
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance (17% worse than other 1996 cars)
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake imbalance (17% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (52% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.69% fail on Rbt (sp) (74% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.69% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Brake performance not tested (91% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Parking brake performance (56% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Rbt
          • 0.23% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.23% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.23% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 2.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (50% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Brake linings and pads (92% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Brake pads (95% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Brake discs and drums (3.2% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.69% fail on Brake discs (0.094% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Hydraulic systems (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Brake fluid (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Valves
    • 0.69% fail on Parking brake control (79% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Lever (79% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (36% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Anti-lock braking system (34% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (96% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Prescribed areas (120% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (200% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.23% fail on Pedal
    • 0.23% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.23% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.23% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (4.6% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (190% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (190% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 7.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (190% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Switch
    • 3.7% fail on Stop lamp (4.9% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (38% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim (52% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim (48% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators (55% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type (55% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.69% fail on Individual direction indicators (55% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Side repeaters (52% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Electrical equipment (18% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Battery(ies) (76% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Horn
    • 0.69% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (190% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Position lamps (100% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Position lamp (120% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.23% fail on Headlamp
  • 14% fail on Suspension (12% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (120% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Linkage ball joints (14% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Linkage (98% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting (16 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 3.4% fail on Suspension arms (0.35% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Ball joint (81% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2.6% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.23% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 3.4% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (27% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Wheel bearings (21% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Shock absorbers (58% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Springs
      • 0.23% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.23% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.23% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.23% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.23% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint
  • 6.9% fail on Visibility (0.48% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Wipers (3.1% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Washers (10% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Condition of glass (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Windscreen (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on View to rear
      • 0.23% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.3% fail on Steering (25% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Steering linkage components (98% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Track rod end (150% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Steering arm (18 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.23% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.23% fail on Intermediate drop arm
    • 0.23% fail on Steering play
      • 0.23% fail on Steering box
  • 5.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (44% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Seat belts (70% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Prescribed areas (82% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Condition (30% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Requirements
  • 3.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (47% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Exhaust emissions (60% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Compression ignition (110% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.23% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.23% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 1.1% fail on Spark ignition (81% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.69% fail on Catalyst emissions (86% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.69% fail on Emissions not tested (35% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Fluid leaks (58% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Engine oil leaks (26% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.23% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 1.1% fail on Tyres (68% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Size/type (200% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Tread depth (76% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Condition
  • 0.23% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.23% fail on Registration plates

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