MINI 1000 MOT Results

Registered in 1981
66.2% pass rate
from 68 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 1981 cars and highlighted areas where the MINI 1000 is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 12% fail on Emissions
    • 2.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.5% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 5.9% fail on Drive shafts (4 times worse than other 1981 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Front drive shafts (6 times worse than other 1981 cars)
        • 5.9% fail on Constant velocity joints (6 times worse than other 1981 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.5% fail on Front
      • 1.5% fail on Rear
    • 2.9% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.5% fail on Trailing arms
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.5% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.5% fail on Attachment
    • 1.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.5% fail on Subframe mounting
  • 12% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 5.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.9% fail on All direction indicators
        • 1.5% fail on Tell tales
        • 1.5% fail on Switch
    • 5.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 1.5% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.9% fail on Horn
    • 1.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Rear lamps
    • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.5% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.5% fail on Lamp
  • 10% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.9% fail on Service brake performance
      • 5.9% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 4.4% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.9% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.5% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 2.9% fail on Parking brake
      • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 2.9% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.5% fail on Operation
      • 1.5% fail on Components
        • 1.5% fail on Hoses
    • 1.5% fail on Service brake control components
      • 1.5% fail on Pedal
        • 1.5% fail on Anti-slip
    • 1.5% fail on Mechanical components
      • 1.5% fail on Pivot
  • 8.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.4% fail on Washers
    • 2.9% fail on Mirrors (10 times worse than other 1981 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Bonnet
    • 1.5% fail on Wipers
  • 7.4% fail on Steering
    • 7.4% fail on Steering system
      • 2.9% fail on Steering rack
      • 2.9% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.5% fail on Free play
        • 1.5% fail on Steering rack
  • 4.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.9% fail on Engine mountings (14 times worse than other 1981 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Seats
      • 1.5% fail on Drivers
  • 2.9% fail on Tyres
    • 2.9% fail on Condition
  • 1.5% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.5% fail on Attachment
  • 1.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.5% fail on Prescribed areas

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