Austin Mini MOT Results

Registered in 1980
75.2% pass rate
from 157 tests in 2020
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.

  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.4% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 6.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 4.5% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 2.5% fail on Service brake performance
      • 4.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 4.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt
          • 2.5% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.64% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.64% fail on Rbt
          • 0.64% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 1.3% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.64% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.64% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.64% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.64% fail on Cable
  • 10% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.9% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.3% fail on Horn
      • 0.64% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.64% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.64% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.64% fail on Individual direction indicators
  • 8.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.6% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 7.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 7.6% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 0.64% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.64% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 7.6% fail on Suspension
    • 3.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.5% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 1980 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.64% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.5% fail on Other suspension component (3 times worse than other 1980 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 1980 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.64% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.64% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.64% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.64% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.64% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.64% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.64% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.64% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 7.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.2% fail on Transmission (2 times worse than other 1980 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other 1980 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Joints (4 times worse than other 1980 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.3% fail on Hose (7 times worse than other 1980 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 1.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.64% fail on Chassis
      • 0.64% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.64% fail on Seats
      • 0.64% fail on Driver's seat
  • 7.0% fail on Visibility
    • 4.5% fail on Washers
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers
  • 5.1% fail on Steering
    • 3.2% fail on Steering gear
      • 3.2% fail on Steering rack
    • 2.5% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.5% fail on Track rod end
  • 1.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.64% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.64% fail on Condition
  • 0.64% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.64% fail on Registration plates

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