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Mitsubishi Delica / L300 / L400 MOT Results

52.6% pass rate
from 57 tests in 2020
(75% 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.

  • 23% fail on Suspension (190% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 8.8% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (200% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (9 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (29 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 5.3% fail on Springs (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (28 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Suspension arms (91% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Ball joint dust cover (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension rods
      • 1.8% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.8% fail on Other suspension component
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint
  • 18% fail on Body, chassis, structure (160% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 8.8% fail on Exhaust system (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Chassis
      • 1.8% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.8% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.8% fail on Tank
    • 1.8% fail on Transmission
      • 1.8% fail on Prop shafts
        • 1.8% fail on Joints
    • 1.8% fail on Body
      • 1.8% fail on Panel
    • 1.8% fail on Floor
    • 1.8% fail on Seats
      • 1.8% fail on Driver's seat
    • 1.8% fail on Cabs
      • 1.8% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (24% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 8.8% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 8.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 8.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim (4.3% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim (12% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.8% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.8% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 14% fail on Brakes (52% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 11% fail on Brake performance (51% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Service brake performance (130% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 7.0% fail on Rbt (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 7.0% fail on Service brake performance (190% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (15% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (21% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 3.5% fail on Service brake performance (180% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (24% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (35% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt
          • 1.8% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 3.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 12% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 11% fail on Steering linkage components (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Track rod end (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Intermediate drop arm (56 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.8% fail on Drag link end
    • 1.8% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.8% fail on Steering rack
  • 7.0% fail on Visibility (12% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Wipers (44% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Washers (16% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on View to rear
      • 1.8% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.3% fail on Identification of the vehicle (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Registration plates (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 5.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Condition
  • 3.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (15% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Exhaust emissions (3.4% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.8% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 1.8% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.8% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
  • 1.8% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 1.8% fail on Speedometer
  • 1.8% fail on Tyres
    • 1.8% fail on Condition
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