Austin Mini MOT Results

Registered in 1986
63.0% pass rate
from 54 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 1986 cars and highlighted areas where the Austin Mini is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 7.4% fail on Fog lamp
      • 1.9% fail on Tell tale
    • 7.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.7% fail on Side repeaters
        • 1.9% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.7% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.9% fail on Lamp
      • 1.9% fail on Switch
    • 1.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Front lamps
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 1.9% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Horn
  • 19% fail on Brakes
    • 17% fail on Brake performance
      • 13% fail on Front wheels (3 times worse than other 1986 cars)
      • 13% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 1986 cars)
      • 11% fail on Rear wheels (2 times worse than other 1986 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
    • 3.7% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.7% fail on Components
        • 1.9% fail on Pipes
        • 1.9% fail on Hoses
  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 9.3% fail on Sub-frames (27 times worse than other 1986 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Attachment (52 times worse than other 1986 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Condition (26 times worse than other 1986 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 7.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 5.6% fail on Subframe mounting (5 times worse than other 1986 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Component mounting
    • 3.7% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 3.7% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 3.7% fail on Condition
    • 3.7% fail on Drive shafts
      • 3.7% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 3.7% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 1.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.9% fail on Axles
      • 1.9% fail on King pins
  • 13% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 11% fail on Emissions
    • 5.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.9% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.9% fail on System
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 9.3% fail on Washers
    • 3.7% fail on Wipers
  • 7.4% fail on Steering
    • 7.4% fail on Steering system
      • 5.6% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other 1986 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Track rod end
  • 5.6% fail on Registration plates and VIN (3 times worse than other 1986 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Registration plate (3 times worse than other 1986 cars)
  • 3.7% fail on Tyres
    • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.7% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 3.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.7% fail on Body condition
  • 1.9% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.9% fail on Attachment

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