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Mitsubishi Colt MOT Results

60.0% pass rate
from 60 tests in 2017
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.

  • 23% fail on Suspension (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 13% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 12% fail on Component mounting (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 8.3% fail on Drive shafts (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Front drive shafts (8 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 8.3% fail on Constant velocity joints (8 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 3.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (20 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.7% fail on Rear
  • 13% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.7% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 1.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Front lamps
  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 6.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.7% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 1.7% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 3.3% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.3% fail on Components
        • 1.7% fail on Pipes
        • 1.7% fail on Hoses
      • 1.7% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.7% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on Restricted movement
  • 8.3% fail on Tyres (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Tread depth (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
  • 5.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 5.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 5.0% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 5.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.7% fail on Emissions
  • 5.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.3% fail on Wipers
    • 1.7% fail on Washers
  • 3.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.7% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.7% fail on Chassis
    • 1.7% fail on Body condition
  • 1.7% fail on Steering
    • 1.7% fail on Steering operation
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