Austin Mini MOT Results

Registered in 1982
71.4% pass rate
from 133 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 1982 cars and highlighted areas where the Austin Mini is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Body, chassis, structure (98% worse than other 1982 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Transmission (3 times worse than other 1982 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Drive shafts (4 times worse than other 1982 cars)
        • 6.0% fail on Joints (4 times worse than other 1982 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.75% fail on Joints
    • 3.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.5% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.75% fail on Pipe
      • 0.75% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 1.5% fail on Engine mounting (13 times worse than other 1982 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Bracket (13 times worse than other 1982 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Towbar
      • 0.75% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.75% fail on Body
      • 0.75% fail on Other body component
    • 0.75% fail on Doors
      • 0.75% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.75% fail on Door condition
    • 0.75% fail on Floor
    • 0.75% fail on Seats
      • 0.75% fail on Driver's seat
  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 6.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.75% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 5.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.5% fail on Rbt
          • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.75% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.75% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.75% fail on Service brake performance
      • 5.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 5.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 3.8% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.0% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt
          • 3.0% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.75% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.75% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.75% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.75% fail on Cable
  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 5.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 5.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.75% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.3% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.75% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.0% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 3.0% fail on Horn
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.75% fail on Stop lamp
  • 6.0% fail on Steering
    • 3.0% fail on Steering gear
      • 3.0% fail on Steering rack
    • 2.3% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.3% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.75% fail on Steering column
  • 6.0% fail on Suspension
    • 2.3% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 2.3% fail on Other suspension component (3 times worse than other 1982 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Ball joint (8 times worse than other 1982 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.75% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.75% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.5% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.75% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.75% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.5% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 6.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 5.3% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 0.75% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.75% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 4.5% fail on Visibility
    • 3.0% fail on Wipers
    • 2.3% fail on Washers
  • 4.5% fail on Tyres (200% worse than other 1982 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth (2 times worse than other 1982 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Condition
  • 1.5% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.5% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.75% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.75% fail on Anchorages

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