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Mitsubishi Pajero MOT Results

54.3% pass rate
from 197 tests in 2017
(57% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
Number of tests by age
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 Pajero is unusually good or bad.

  • 28% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (72% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 14% fail on Rear fog lamp (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 14% fail on Fog lamp (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.51% fail on Switch
    • 6.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.6% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Rear lamps
    • 5.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Battery
    • 1.5% fail on Horn
    • 1.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.51% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.51% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.51% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.51% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 20% fail on Brakes (75% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 9.6% fail on Hydraulic systems (190% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 9.1% fail on Components (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 5.1% fail on Pipes (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 4.1% fail on Hoses (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Reservoirs
      • 1.0% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.6% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.0% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.0% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.51% fail on Parking brake operation
      • 0.51% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.51% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.5% fail on Hub components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake pads (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.51% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.5% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Restricted movement
    • 1.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.0% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Actuating linkage mounting
    • 0.51% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.51% fail on Pedal
        • 0.51% fail on Condition
    • 0.51% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.51% fail on Linkage
  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 7.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 6.6% fail on Component mounting (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Spring mounting
    • 6.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (9 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (21 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage condition (11 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Attachment
    • 4.6% fail on Shock absorbers (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Drive shafts
      • 2.0% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 2.0% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 1.5% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.0% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.0% fail on Front
    • 0.51% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.51% fail on Location
    • 0.51% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.51% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 14% fail on Driver's view of the road (100% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Wipers (190% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Washers
  • 12% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Body condition (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.5% fail on Chassis
    • 1.0% fail on Doors
      • 0.51% fail on Drivers
      • 0.51% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.51% fail on Seats
      • 0.51% fail on Drivers
  • 11% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (84% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Exhaust system (160% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Fuel system (180% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on System (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Tank
      • 0.51% fail on Pipe
    • 2.0% fail on Emissions not tested (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Emissions
  • 7.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.51% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.51% fail on Seat belt pre-tensioner
  • 4.6% fail on Steering
    • 2.5% fail on Steering system
      • 1.0% fail on Drag link end
      • 1.0% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.51% fail on Steering arm
    • 1.5% fail on Prescribed areas (9 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Power steering
      • 0.51% fail on Other components
  • 3.0% fail on Tyres
    • 2.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.51% fail on Size/type
    • 0.51% fail on Condition
  • 2.5% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 2.5% fail on Registration plate (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 1.0% fail on Towbars
    • 1.0% fail on Vehicle structure
  • 0.51% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.51% fail on Attachment