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Mitsubishi Delica / L300 / L400 MOT Results

58.1% pass rate
from 86 tests in 2017
(43% 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 Delica / L300 / L400 is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Suspension (130% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 13% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Spring mounting (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Component mounting
    • 5.8% fail on Suspension arms (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Leaf springs
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes
        • 1.2% fail on Shackle
    • 1.2% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.2% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.2% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 1.2% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 19% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Fog lamp
      • 1.2% fail on Tell tale
    • 7.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.2% fail on All position lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Rear lamps
    • 5.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 1.2% fail on Horn
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.8% fail on Rear wheels
      • 5.8% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.2% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 1.2% fail on Gradient hand brake
      • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
    • 5.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.7% fail on Components
        • 3.5% fail on Pipes
        • 1.2% fail on Hoses
      • 1.2% fail on Leaks
    • 1.2% fail on Hub components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake pads
    • 1.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.2% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 12% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 9.3% fail on Wipers (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Windscreen
    • 1.2% fail on Washers
  • 8.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.5% fail on Emissions
    • 1.2% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.2% fail on System
  • 7.0% fail on Steering
    • 4.7% fail on Steering system
      • 3.5% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.2% fail on Steering rack
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.2% fail on Steering control
      • 1.2% fail on Steering coupling
        • 1.2% fail on Universal joint
    • 1.2% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 7.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.2% fail on Requirements
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
  • 7.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 4.7% fail on Body condition
    • 1.2% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.2% fail on Chassis
    • 1.2% fail on Seats
      • 1.2% fail on Drivers
  • 4.7% fail on Tyres
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.2% fail on Size/type
    • 1.2% fail on Condition
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate
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