Austin Mini MOT Results

Registered in 1982
65.8% pass rate
from 149 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 1982 cars and highlighted areas where the Austin Mini is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.67% fail on Switch
    • 5.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 5.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.4% fail on Individual lamps
        • 2.0% fail on All direction indicators
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.7% fail on Hazard warning (190% worse than other 1982 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Lamp (3 times worse than other 1982 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.0% fail on Rear lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.67% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 3.4% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.67% fail on Tell tale
    • 2.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Battery
    • 1.3% fail on Horn
  • 18% fail on Suspension (72% worse than other 1982 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Drive shafts (4 times worse than other 1982 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Front drive shafts (5 times worse than other 1982 cars)
        • 8.1% fail on Constant velocity joints (5 times worse than other 1982 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 5.4% fail on Subframe mounting (5 times worse than other 1982 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Component mounting
    • 5.4% fail on Wheel bearings (200% worse than other 1982 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Front (2 times worse than other 1982 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Rear
    • 4.7% fail on Front suspension joints (3 times worse than other 1982 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Sub-frames (6 times worse than other 1982 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Condition
      • 0.67% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.67% fail on Attachment
    • 1.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.67% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.67% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.67% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.67% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 12% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.4% fail on Front wheels
      • 6.0% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 4.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 4.0% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.0% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.67% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.4% fail on Components
        • 2.7% fail on Pipes
        • 2.0% fail on Hoses
        • 0.67% fail on Reservoirs
    • 2.0% fail on Service brake control components
      • 1.3% fail on Pedal
        • 0.67% fail on Condition
        • 0.67% fail on Anti-slip
      • 0.67% fail on Pedal linkage
        • 0.67% fail on Linkage
  • 13% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 10% fail on Emissions (100% worse than other 1982 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Fuel system
      • 2.7% fail on Pipe (12 times worse than other 1982 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on System
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust system
  • 8.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.4% fail on Washers
    • 4.0% fail on Wipers
    • 0.67% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.0% fail on Body condition
    • 0.67% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.67% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.67% fail on Chassis
    • 0.67% fail on Seats
      • 0.67% fail on Drivers
  • 2.7% fail on Steering
    • 1.3% fail on Steering control
      • 0.67% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.67% fail on Steering column
    • 1.3% fail on Steering system
      • 1.3% fail on Steering rack
  • 2.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.67% fail on Condition
      • 0.67% fail on Attachment
      • 0.67% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 2.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.3% fail on Tyres
    • 0.67% fail on Size/type
    • 0.67% fail on Tread depth

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