MINI 1000 MOT Results

Registered in 1985
60.9% pass rate
from 488 tests in 2017
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.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (55% worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Fog lamp (60% worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.41% fail on Switch
    • 7.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.1% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.8% fail on Rear lamps
      • 1.2% fail on All position lamps (2 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Switch
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.20% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.20% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.20% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.20% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.20% fail on Switch
    • 4.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.7% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.0% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.61% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.41% fail on Tell tales
    • 4.1% fail on Hazard warning (150% worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Lamp (140% worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Switch (2 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Tell tale
    • 3.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.5% fail on Horn
    • 2.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Battery
    • 0.61% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.20% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 20% fail on Suspension (66% worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 3.7% fail on Subframe mounting (3 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Component mounting
    • 5.1% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Front drive shafts (2 times worse than other 1985 cars)
        • 5.1% fail on Constant velocity joints (2 times worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Wheel bearings (120% worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Front (170% worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Rear
    • 4.5% fail on Sub-frames (8 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Condition (10 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Attachment (10 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (4 times worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Front suspension joints (2 times worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Suspension arms (120% worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (140% worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Radius arms (3 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Attachment
    • 0.61% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.61% fail on Condition
    • 0.41% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (5 times worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on General condition
    • 0.20% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.20% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.20% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.20% fail on Attachment
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.0% fail on Rear wheels (81% worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Front wheels (76% worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Parking brake performance (74% worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.20% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.20% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.7% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.3% fail on Components
        • 1.2% fail on Pipes
        • 1.0% fail on Hoses
        • 0.20% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.41% fail on Leaks
    • 0.82% fail on Mechanical components (6 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Cable
      • 0.41% fail on Pivot (15 times worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.41% fail on Pedal
        • 0.41% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.20% fail on Condition
    • 0.41% fail on Hub components
      • 0.20% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.20% fail on Brake discs
  • 12% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (57% worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Emissions (150% worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.0% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.82% fail on Cap
      • 0.20% fail on Pipe
    • 0.41% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 9.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.1% fail on Washers
    • 4.9% fail on Wipers
    • 0.82% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.61% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.41% fail on Mirrors
  • 8.2% fail on Steering (64% worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Steering system (90% worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.61% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.41% fail on Free play
        • 0.41% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.41% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.20% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.20% fail on Lock stop
    • 0.82% fail on Steering control
      • 0.41% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.41% fail on Steering column
  • 3.9% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.6% fail on Seats
      • 1.2% fail on Drivers
      • 0.82% fail on Passengers
    • 1.4% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.4% fail on Chassis
    • 0.61% fail on Body condition
    • 0.41% fail on Doors
      • 0.41% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.20% fail on Engine mountings
  • 3.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.61% fail on Condition
      • 0.20% fail on Requirements
      • 0.20% fail on Attachment
  • 2.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.6% fail on Tyres
    • 1.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.41% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.41% fail on Valve stem
  • 0.41% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.41% fail on Attachment

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