MINI 1000 MOT Results

Registered in 1986
61.8% pass rate
from 429 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 1986 cars and highlighted areas where the MINI 1000 is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (32% worse than other 1986 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (63% worse than other 1986 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Fog lamp
      • 2.3% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.23% fail on Switch
    • 7.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 5.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.1% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.6% fail on All direction indicators
        • 1.6% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.93% fail on Tell tales (3 times worse than other 1986 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.1% fail on All position lamps (6 times worse than other 1986 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Rear lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.23% fail on Switch
    • 5.4% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.47% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.47% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.23% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.23% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 4.0% fail on Horn (98% worse than other 1986 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Hazard warning (110% worse than other 1986 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Lamp
      • 1.4% fail on Switch
    • 0.93% fail on Battery
    • 0.70% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.70% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.23% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 17% fail on Suspension (40% worse than other 1986 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 4.9% fail on Subframe mounting (4 times worse than other 1986 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Component mounting
    • 4.7% fail on Front suspension joints (4 times worse than other 1986 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Suspension arms (140% worse than other 1986 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (130% worse than other 1986 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Condition
      • 0.23% fail on Attachment
    • 3.0% fail on Sub-frames (8 times worse than other 1986 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Condition (9 times worse than other 1986 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Attachment (12 times worse than other 1986 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.8% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 2.6% fail on Front (130% worse than other 1986 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Rear
    • 2.8% fail on Drive shafts
      • 2.8% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 2.8% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 1.4% fail on Radius arms (6 times worse than other 1986 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (7 times worse than other 1986 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Condition
      • 0.23% fail on Attachment
    • 0.47% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.23% fail on Condition
      • 0.23% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.23% fail on General condition
    • 0.23% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.23% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.23% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 15% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (74% worse than other 1986 cars)
    • 13% fail on Emissions (2 times worse than other 1986 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.93% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.23% fail on Hose
      • 0.23% fail on Pipe
      • 0.23% fail on Cap
      • 0.23% fail on System
    • 0.23% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (55% worse than other 1986 cars)
      • 7.5% fail on Rear wheels (110% worse than other 1986 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 5.1% fail on Front wheels
      • 4.2% fail on Service brake performance (150% worse than other 1986 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.70% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.3% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.1% fail on Components
        • 1.2% fail on Pipes
        • 0.93% fail on Hoses
      • 0.23% fail on Leaks
    • 1.2% fail on Service brake control components
      • 1.2% fail on Pedal
        • 1.2% fail on Anti-slip (3 times worse than other 1986 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.47% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
      • 0.23% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
      • 0.23% fail on Actuating linkage mounting
    • 0.70% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.47% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.47% fail on Condition
    • 0.47% fail on Hub components
      • 0.23% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.23% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.23% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.23% fail on Pivot
  • 9.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.4% fail on Washers
    • 3.7% fail on Wipers
    • 0.93% fail on Mirrors (2 times worse than other 1986 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Bonnet
  • 9.1% fail on Steering (70% worse than other 1986 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Steering system (92% worse than other 1986 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 1986 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.70% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.47% fail on Free play
        • 0.47% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.23% fail on Other components
        • 0.23% fail on Steering component
    • 0.70% fail on Steering control
      • 0.47% fail on Steering column
      • 0.23% fail on Steering lock
      • 0.23% fail on Steering shaft
    • 0.23% fail on Steering operation
  • 4.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.6% fail on Seats
      • 1.4% fail on Drivers
      • 0.93% fail on Passengers
    • 1.2% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.2% fail on Chassis
    • 1.2% fail on Body condition
    • 0.70% fail on Engine mountings (7 times worse than other 1986 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Doors
      • 0.23% fail on Drivers
      • 0.23% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.23% fail on Body security
  • 2.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.47% fail on Condition
      • 0.23% fail on Requirements
      • 0.23% fail on Attachment
  • 1.6% fail on Tyres
    • 0.93% fail on Condition
    • 0.70% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.93% fail on Registration plate
    • 0.23% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.23% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.23% fail on Attachment

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