Austin Mini MOT Results

Registered in 1980
69.7% pass rate
from 142 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 1980 cars and highlighted areas where the Austin Mini is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.5% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.70% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.70% fail on Tell tales
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.2% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.2% fail on Hazard warning
      • 3.5% fail on Lamp
      • 0.70% fail on Switch
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.70% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.70% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 2.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.1% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.70% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.70% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.8% fail on Fog lamp
    • 2.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Battery
    • 1.4% fail on Horn
  • 14% fail on Suspension
    • 5.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 4.9% fail on Subframe mounting (6 times worse than other 1980 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Component mounting
    • 4.9% fail on Drive shafts (4 times worse than other 1980 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Front drive shafts (4 times worse than other 1980 cars)
        • 4.9% fail on Constant velocity joints (4 times worse than other 1980 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.4% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.4% fail on Attachment (6 times worse than other 1980 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.70% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.70% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.70% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.70% fail on Condition
    • 0.70% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.70% fail on Front
  • 11% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 8.5% fail on Emissions
    • 2.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.4% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.4% fail on Cap
  • 9.2% fail on Brakes
    • 8.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.0% fail on Rear wheels
      • 4.9% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.4% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 0.70% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.70% fail on Condition
    • 0.70% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.70% fail on Pedal
        • 0.70% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.70% fail on Hub components
      • 0.70% fail on Brake pads
  • 5.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.70% fail on Windscreen
  • 3.5% fail on Steering
    • 3.5% fail on Steering system
      • 2.8% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.70% fail on Other components
        • 0.70% fail on Steering pivot point
  • 2.1% fail on Tyres
    • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.70% fail on Tread depth
  • 2.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.4% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.4% fail on Chassis
    • 0.70% fail on Doors
      • 0.70% fail on Passengers front
  • 1.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.4% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.4% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate

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