MINI 1000 MOT Results

Registered in 1980
65.7% pass rate
from 230 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 1980 cars and highlighted areas where the MINI 1000 is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (40% worse than other 1980 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Direction indicators (160% worse than other 1980 cars)
      • 9.1% fail on Flashing type (160% worse than other 1980 cars)
        • 3.9% fail on Individual lamps
        • 3.0% fail on Tell tales (5 times worse than other 1980 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.43% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.43% fail on Switch
    • 6.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.87% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.43% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 3.9% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.87% fail on Switch
      • 0.43% fail on Tell tale
    • 3.9% fail on Hazard warning (150% worse than other 1980 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Lamp
      • 1.7% fail on Switch (2 times worse than other 1980 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.43% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.2% fail on Horn
    • 1.3% fail on Battery
    • 0.43% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.43% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 16% fail on Suspension (88% worse than other 1980 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Drive shafts (5 times worse than other 1980 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Front drive shafts (6 times worse than other 1980 cars)
        • 6.5% fail on Constant velocity joints (6 times worse than other 1980 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Wheel bearings (3 times worse than other 1980 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Front (2 times worse than other 1980 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Rear (4 times worse than other 1980 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 3.5% fail on Subframe mounting (3 times worse than other 1980 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Component mounting
    • 3.0% fail on Front suspension joints (3 times worse than other 1980 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Radius arms (8 times worse than other 1980 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (7 times worse than other 1980 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Attachment (20 times worse than other 1980 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Sub-frames (4 times worse than other 1980 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Condition (13 times worse than other 1980 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.43% fail on Attachment
    • 1.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.43% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.43% fail on Attachment
  • 16% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (66% worse than other 1980 cars)
    • 13% fail on Emissions (94% worse than other 1980 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.87% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.43% fail on Hose
      • 0.43% fail on System
    • 0.87% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 12% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 5.2% fail on Rear wheels
      • 4.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.9% fail on Service brake performance (160% worse than other 1980 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 5.2% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.5% fail on Components
        • 1.3% fail on Pipes
        • 0.87% fail on Hoses
        • 0.87% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.43% fail on Cylinders
      • 1.3% fail on Operation
      • 0.87% fail on Leaks
    • 1.3% fail on Service brake control components
      • 1.3% fail on Pedal
        • 0.87% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 1980 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.43% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.43% fail on Condition
  • 8.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.5% fail on Washers
    • 2.6% fail on Wipers
    • 0.87% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.87% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.43% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.8% fail on Steering
    • 7.8% fail on Steering system (130% worse than other 1980 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Steering rack (170% worse than other 1980 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.3% fail on Free play
        • 1.3% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.43% fail on Lock stop
      • 0.43% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.43% fail on Steering control
      • 0.43% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.43% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.43% fail on Locking devices
  • 4.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.2% fail on Seats
      • 1.7% fail on Drivers
      • 0.43% fail on Passengers
    • 1.7% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.7% fail on Chassis
    • 0.87% fail on Body condition
    • 0.43% fail on Doors
      • 0.43% fail on Passengers front
  • 3.5% fail on Tyres
    • 1.7% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN (2 times worse than other 1980 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Registration plate (2 times worse than other 1980 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 1.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.87% fail on Condition
      • 0.43% fail on Prescribed areas

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