MINI 1000 MOT Results

Registered in 1983
65.4% pass rate
from 355 tests in 2020
(24% worse than other 1983 cars)
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 1983 cars and highlighted areas where the MINI 1000 is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.8% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (110% worse than other 1983 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (110% worse than other 1983 cars)
        • 6.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (99% worse than other 1983 cars)
        • 0.85% fail on Switch
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.28% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.8% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.7% fail on Horn
      • 0.85% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.85% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 1.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.28% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.85% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.56% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.28% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.28% fail on Switch
  • 17% fail on Suspension (93% worse than other 1983 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 1983 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 1983 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.56% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 5.4% fail on Wheel bearings (160% worse than other 1983 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Sub-frames (9 times worse than other 1983 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (8 times worse than other 1983 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Sub-frame (13 times worse than other 1983 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (11 times worse than other 1983 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 1983 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.1% fail on Other suspension component (5 times worse than other 1983 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Ball joint (11 times worse than other 1983 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.56% fail on Other suspension component (5 times worse than other 1983 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.28% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.28% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 14% fail on Brakes (51% worse than other 1983 cars)
    • 12% fail on Brake performance (65% worse than other 1983 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (110% worse than other 1983 cars)
        • 7.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (120% worse than other 1983 cars)
          • 4.8% fail on Service brake imbalance (120% worse than other 1983 cars)
          • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance
      • 5.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (120% worse than other 1983 cars)
        • 5.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (130% worse than other 1983 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Service brake performance
        • 5.4% fail on Rbt
          • 4.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.7% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 1983 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 1983 cars)
          • 2.5% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 1983 cars)
          • 0.85% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (3 times worse than other 1983 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.28% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
    • 1.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.1% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.56% fail on Pedal
      • 0.56% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.85% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.85% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.85% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (5 times worse than other 1983 cars)
        • 0.85% fail on Cable (8 times worse than other 1983 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Clevis joint
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.8% fail on Transmission (2 times worse than other 1983 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 1983 cars)
        • 4.5% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 1983 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.28% fail on Joints
    • 2.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 2.0% fail on Seats
      • 1.7% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.28% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.56% fail on Pipe
      • 0.28% fail on Hose
      • 0.28% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.56% fail on Chassis
      • 0.56% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.56% fail on Body
      • 0.28% fail on Body condition
      • 0.28% fail on Panel
    • 0.56% fail on Doors
      • 0.28% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.28% fail on Hinge
      • 0.28% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.28% fail on Door condition
    • 0.28% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.28% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 11% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (93% worse than other 1983 cars)
    • 11% fail on Exhaust emissions (120% worse than other 1983 cars)
      • 11% fail on Spark ignition (130% worse than other 1983 cars)
        • 9.9% fail on Non catalyst emissions (150% worse than other 1983 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.56% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.28% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.28% fail on Other leaks
  • 7.3% fail on Steering (110% worse than other 1983 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Steering gear (190% worse than other 1983 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 1983 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 3.1% fail on Track rod end (150% worse than other 1983 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Steering column
    • 0.56% fail on Steering play
      • 0.56% fail on Steering rack (8 times worse than other 1983 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.28% fail on Universal joint
  • 7.0% fail on Visibility
    • 5.4% fail on Washers
    • 1.1% fail on Bonnet (4 times worse than other 1983 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Wipers
    • 0.56% fail on View to rear
      • 0.56% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.28% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.28% fail on Windscreen
  • 3.4% fail on Tyres (120% worse than other 1983 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.28% fail on Size/type
  • 3.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.85% fail on Condition
  • 2.3% fail on Identification of the vehicle (2 times worse than other 1983 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.56% fail on Vehicle Identification Number (8 times worse than other 1983 cars)
  • 0.56% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.56% fail on Attachment

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