MINI 1000 MOT Results

Registered in 1980
68.2% pass rate
from 292 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 1980 cars and highlighted areas where the MINI 1000 is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 4.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 3.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.68% fail on Switch
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.34% fail on Dipswitch
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.7% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.7% fail on Horn
      • 1.0% fail on Electrical wiring (7 times worse than other 1980 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.0% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.68% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.34% fail on Switch
    • 1.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.68% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.34% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.34% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.34% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 9.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 5.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 3.4% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.34% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 4.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 4.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.34% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 3.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt
          • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.34% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.34% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.34% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.68% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.68% fail on Rbt
          • 0.68% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.34% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.0% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.0% fail on Pedal
    • 0.68% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.68% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.68% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.68% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.68% fail on Cable
    • 0.34% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.34% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.34% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure (110% worse than other 1980 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Transmission (6 times worse than other 1980 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Drive shafts (7 times worse than other 1980 cars)
        • 5.8% fail on Joints (8 times worse than other 1980 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.34% fail on Joints
    • 2.1% fail on Chassis
      • 2.1% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.34% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.34% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 1.7% fail on Seats (2 times worse than other 1980 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.34% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.68% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.34% fail on Pipe
      • 0.34% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.68% fail on Floor
    • 0.34% fail on Body
      • 0.34% fail on Other body component
  • 11% fail on Visibility (58% worse than other 1980 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Washers
    • 4.5% fail on Wipers
    • 1.0% fail on View to rear (7 times worse than other 1980 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Mirrors (7 times worse than other 1980 cars)
  • 10% fail on Suspension
    • 3.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.4% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 1980 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.34% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 3.1% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 2.7% fail on Other suspension component (3 times worse than other 1980 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 1980 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Other suspension component (8 times worse than other 1980 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 2.1% fail on Sub-frames (3 times worse than other 1980 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.34% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.34% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.34% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 2.1% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.34% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 8.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.9% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 7.9% fail on Spark ignition
        • 6.5% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 1.0% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.34% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.68% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.68% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 5.8% fail on Steering
    • 3.8% fail on Steering gear (150% worse than other 1980 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Steering rack (180% worse than other 1980 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Operation
    • 2.4% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.68% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.34% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.34% fail on Steering column
    • 0.34% fail on Steering play
      • 0.34% fail on Steering rack
  • 2.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
      • 0.34% fail on Attachment
      • 0.34% fail on Requirements
  • 2.7% fail on Tyres
    • 1.7% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.7% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.68% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.68% fail on Attachment

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