Mitsubishi Pajero MOT Results

Registered in 1996
56.8% pass rate
from 673 tests in 2017
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 1996 cars and highlighted areas where the Mitsubishi Pajero is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 8.5% fail on Fog lamp (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.15% fail on Switch
    • 7.0% fail on Registration plate lamp (47% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.5% fail on Position lamps (48% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Front lamps (55% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Rear lamps
    • 1.6% fail on Battery
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamps (55% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Headlamp (63% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.15% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.15% fail on Matched pair
    • 0.74% fail on Horn
    • 0.45% fail on Trailer electrical socket (6 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Direction indicators (89% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Flashing type (89% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Individual lamps (81% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.15% fail on Lamp
      • 0.15% fail on Switch
    • 0.15% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 6.4% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 4.3% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.59% fail on Spring mounting
      • 0.30% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 4.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (66% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 2.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Attachment
      • 0.30% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.15% fail on Presence
    • 3.0% fail on Drive shafts
      • 3.0% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 3.0% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 2.1% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.2% fail on Suspension arms (61% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (58% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.2% fail on Front
    • 0.45% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.45% fail on Condition
    • 0.15% fail on General condition
    • 0.15% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.15% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.15% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Hydraulic systems (67% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 9.4% fail on Components (67% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 8.5% fail on Pipes (130% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Hoses
        • 0.45% fail on Valves
      • 0.74% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Leaks
    • 5.8% fail on Brake performance (33% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.5% fail on Rear wheels (57% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance (59% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.30% fail on Brake operation
    • 4.0% fail on Hub components (78% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Brake pads (130% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.30% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.89% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.59% fail on Condition
    • 0.59% fail on ABS
    • 0.15% fail on Restricted movement
  • 13% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 8.0% fail on Exhaust system (62% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Emissions (45% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Fuel system (120% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Cap (190% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Pipe (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Hose (6 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Tank
      • 0.15% fail on System
    • 0.59% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 8.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (54% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Body condition (80% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Vehicle structure (110% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Chassis (110% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Body security
    • 0.15% fail on Doors
      • 0.15% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.15% fail on Seats
      • 0.15% fail on Drivers
  • 8.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.9% fail on Wipers
    • 3.1% fail on Washers
    • 1.0% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.15% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 7.1% fail on Seat belts (46% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Prescribed areas (50% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Requirements
      • 0.30% fail on Condition
      • 0.30% fail on Attachment
  • 4.9% fail on Steering
    • 4.9% fail on Steering system
      • 3.0% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.2% fail on Drag link end (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.15% fail on Free play
        • 0.15% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.15% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.15% fail on Other components
        • 0.15% fail on Steering pivot point
  • 3.9% fail on Tyres
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.6% fail on Condition
  • 1.6% fail on Towbars (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Towbar (10 times worse than other 1996 cars)
  • 0.74% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.74% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.30% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.30% fail on Attachment

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