Austin Mini MOT Results

Registered in 1988
61.0% pass rate
from 164 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 1988 cars and highlighted areas where the Austin Mini is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 6.1% fail on Fog lamp
      • 1.2% fail on Tell tale
    • 4.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.8% fail on All position lamps (8 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.2% fail on Switch (8 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.61% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.61% fail on Dipswitch
    • 4.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.4% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.2% fail on All direction indicators
        • 1.2% fail on Side repeaters
    • 3.7% fail on Hazard warning
      • 2.4% fail on Switch (5 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Lamp
    • 3.7% fail on Horn
    • 2.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.61% fail on Battery
    • 0.61% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.61% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 6.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 3.7% fail on Subframe mounting (3 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Component mounting
    • 5.5% fail on Wheel bearings (150% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Front (3 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Rear
    • 4.9% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Front suspension joints (3 times worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.4% fail on Radius arms (11 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (14 times worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Sub-frames (4 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Condition (10 times worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.2% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 1.2% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.61% fail on General condition
  • 16% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (88% worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 13% fail on Emissions (2 times worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.61% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.61% fail on System
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 9.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.9% fail on Rear wheels
      • 4.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.7% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.2% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.7% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.7% fail on Components
        • 1.2% fail on Pipes
        • 1.2% fail on Hoses
        • 0.61% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.61% fail on Valves
    • 1.2% fail on Mechanical components (5 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Cable
      • 0.61% fail on Clevis joint
    • 0.61% fail on Hub components
      • 0.61% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.61% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.61% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 7.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.3% fail on Wipers
    • 3.7% fail on Washers
    • 1.2% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.61% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.7% fail on Tyres
    • 4.9% fail on Condition (160% worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth
  • 4.9% fail on Steering
    • 3.7% fail on Steering system
      • 1.8% fail on Steering rack
      • 1.8% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.61% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.2% fail on Steering control
      • 0.61% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.61% fail on Steering column
  • 4.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.8% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.8% fail on Chassis
    • 1.2% fail on Seats
      • 1.2% fail on Drivers
      • 0.61% fail on Passengers
    • 0.61% fail on Body condition
    • 0.61% fail on Doors
      • 0.61% fail on Drivers
  • 3.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.7% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.8% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate

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