MINI 1000 MOT Results

Registered in 1985
64.6% pass rate
from 536 tests in 2020
(17% worse than other 1985 cars)
Pass rate by mileage
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 1985 cars and highlighted areas where the MINI 1000 is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (26% worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 5.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 5.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.56% fail on Switch
    • 5.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.37% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.6% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.7% fail on All direction indicators (140% worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.19% fail on Dipswitch
    • 3.9% fail on Position lamps (78% worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Position lamp
      • 1.5% fail on All position lamps (7 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Switch
    • 3.0% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 2.4% fail on Horn
      • 0.75% fail on Electrical wiring (2 times worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.75% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.75% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance (57% worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (130% worse than other 1985 cars)
        • 6.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (150% worse than other 1985 cars)
          • 5.2% fail on Service brake imbalance (160% worse than other 1985 cars)
          • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance (140% worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (74% worse than other 1985 cars)
        • 4.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (93% worse than other 1985 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 4.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.5% fail on Rbt
          • 3.7% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt
          • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance (140% worse than other 1985 cars)
          • 0.37% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.37% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.5% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.1% fail on Pedal
      • 0.37% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.75% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.75% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.37% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.37% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.37% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.19% fail on Cable
        • 0.19% fail on Linkage
    • 0.56% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.56% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.37% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.19% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
        • 0.19% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
      • 0.19% fail on Other components
    • 0.37% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.37% fail on Lever
    • 0.19% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.19% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.19% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.19% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.19% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 13% fail on Suspension (37% worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Suspension arms (170% worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint dust cover (140% worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 3.9% fail on Sub-frames (6 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Sub-frame (8 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Pins and bushes (8 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (9 times worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 3.4% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.1% fail on Other suspension component (2 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.37% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.37% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 8.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (93% worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Exhaust emissions (120% worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 8.4% fail on Spark ignition (140% worse than other 1985 cars)
        • 7.3% fail on Non catalyst emissions (160% worse than other 1985 cars)
        • 0.93% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.37% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 1.1% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.75% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.19% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.19% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.19% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.19% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 8.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.8% fail on Transmission
      • 2.8% fail on Drive shafts (150% worse than other 1985 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Joints (180% worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.9% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.37% fail on Sub-frame (9 times worse than other 1985 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Sub-frame condition
        • 0.19% fail on Strengthening plate
      • 0.19% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 1.9% fail on Seats (160% worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Driver's seat (2 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.93% fail on Chassis
      • 0.75% fail on Chassis condition
      • 0.19% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.93% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.37% fail on Pipe
      • 0.19% fail on Hose
      • 0.19% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.19% fail on System
    • 0.75% fail on Exhaust system (69% better than other 1985 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.19% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.19% fail on Bracket
    • 0.19% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.19% fail on Body
      • 0.19% fail on Panel
  • 7.6% fail on Visibility
    • 5.2% fail on Washers
    • 2.6% fail on Wipers
    • 0.19% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.19% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.2% fail on Steering
    • 3.9% fail on Steering gear (200% worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.1% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.19% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.19% fail on Other components
        • 0.19% fail on Steering linkage
    • 0.37% fail on Steering column
    • 0.37% fail on Steering play
      • 0.37% fail on Steering rack (6 times worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Steering wheel
  • 1.9% fail on Tyres
    • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.75% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.93% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.37% fail on Attachment
      • 0.37% fail on Condition
  • 1.3% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.19% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.37% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.37% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.37% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.37% fail on Attachment

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