MINI 1000 MOT Results

Registered in 1987
57.2% pass rate
from 575 tests in 2017
(25% worse than other 1987 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 1987 cars and highlighted areas where the MINI 1000 is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (29% worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (55% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Fog lamp
      • 2.3% fail on Tell tale (150% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Switch
    • 7.1% fail on Direction indicators (57% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Flashing type (57% worse than other 1987 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on All direction indicators (2 times worse than other 1987 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.7% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.70% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.35% fail on Switch
    • 6.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.35% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.35% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.17% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.17% fail on Switch
    • 4.7% fail on Hazard warning (2 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Lamp (2 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Switch (2 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Tell tale
    • 4.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Rear lamps
      • 1.0% fail on All position lamps (3 times worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Horn (95% worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Battery
  • 20% fail on Suspension (65% worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 5.6% fail on Subframe mounting (5 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Component mounting
    • 4.9% fail on Front suspension joints (4 times worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Wheel bearings (130% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Front (2 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Rear
    • 4.2% fail on Drive shafts (150% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Front drive shafts (170% worse than other 1987 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Constant velocity joints (170% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.17% fail on Drive shafts
    • 4.0% fail on Suspension arms (170% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (190% worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Sub-frames (9 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (11 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Attachment (10 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Condition (7 times worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.87% fail on Radius arms (3 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (4 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment
    • 0.35% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.35% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.17% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.17% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.17% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 17% fail on Brakes (37% worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 15% fail on Brake performance (86% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 8.5% fail on Front wheels (140% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 7.5% fail on Rear wheels (110% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Parking brake performance (73% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Service brake performance (200% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.35% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.3% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.9% fail on Components
        • 0.87% fail on Pipes
        • 0.87% fail on Hoses
        • 0.35% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.52% fail on Leaks
    • 1.4% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.70% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.70% fail on Pedal
        • 0.52% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.35% fail on Condition
    • 0.52% fail on Mechanical components (3 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Cable
      • 0.17% fail on Clevis joint
      • 0.17% fail on Pivot
    • 0.52% fail on Hub components
      • 0.35% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.17% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 0.17% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.17% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 15% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (89% worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 12% fail on Emissions (2 times worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.87% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.70% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.17% fail on Tank
      • 0.17% fail on Hose
      • 0.17% fail on Pipe
      • 0.17% fail on Cap
  • 9.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.9% fail on Washers
    • 4.2% fail on Wipers
    • 0.35% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.17% fail on Mirrors
  • 8.3% fail on Steering (51% worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Steering system (71% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Track rod end (120% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Free play
        • 0.52% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.17% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.17% fail on Other components
        • 0.17% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.87% fail on Steering control
      • 0.52% fail on Steering wheel (4 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Steering column
    • 0.35% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.17% fail on Locking devices
  • 7.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.3% fail on Seats (200% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Passengers (2 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Drivers (2 times worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Body condition
    • 1.4% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.4% fail on Chassis
    • 0.70% fail on Engine mountings (6 times worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Doors
      • 0.52% fail on Drivers
      • 0.35% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.35% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.17% fail on Body security
  • 4.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
      • 1.0% fail on Requirements (2 times worse than other 1987 cars)
  • 2.4% fail on Tyres
    • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.87% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.35% fail on Valve stem
  • 1.7% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.17% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.17% fail on Attachment

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