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Mitsubishi Colt MOT Results

56.9% pass rate
from 51 tests in 2020
(60% worse than other pre-1990 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 pre-1990 cars and highlighted areas where the Mitsubishi Colt is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 7.8% fail on Transmission (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 7.8% fail on Drive shafts (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 7.8% fail on Joints (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 3.9% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 2.0% fail on Chassis
      • 2.0% fail on Chassis condition
    • 2.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.0% fail on Fuel system
      • 2.0% fail on Pipe
  • 12% fail on Visibility
    • 7.8% fail on Wipers
    • 3.9% fail on Washers
  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.0% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.0% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 2.0% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 7.8% fail on Brakes
    • 7.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.9% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 5.9% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 5.9% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt
          • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
  • 7.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.9% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.9% fail on Spark ignition
        • 5.9% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 2.0% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 2.0% fail on Other leaks
  • 5.9% fail on Suspension
    • 5.9% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 3.9% fail on Tyres
    • 3.9% fail on Tread depth
  • 2.0% fail on Steering
    • 2.0% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.0% fail on Track rod end
  • 2.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.0% fail on Attachment
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