MINI 1000 MOT Results

Registered in 1987
60.9% pass rate
from 581 tests in 2020
(30% 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.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (38% worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (67% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (67% worse than other 1987 cars)
        • 6.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (76% worse than other 1987 cars)
        • 0.69% fail on Switch
    • 6.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 5.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 5.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.8% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.7% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.86% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.17% fail on Switch
    • 4.3% fail on Electrical equipment (69% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Horn (120% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.17% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.17% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Position lamp
      • 1.0% fail on All position lamps (6 times worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.1% fail on Hazard warning (2 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Switch (2 times worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.69% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.34% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.69% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 17% fail on Suspension (76% worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Sub-frames (8 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (8 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Sub-frame (9 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes (7 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (10 times worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.8% fail on Suspension arms (75% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.86% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 3.6% fail on Wheel bearings (88% worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Other suspension component (2 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint (7 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.17% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.17% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.69% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.17% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.17% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.17% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.17% fail on Accumulator
  • 15% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (170% worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 14% fail on Exhaust emissions (200% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 14% fail on Spark ignition (2 times worse than other 1987 cars)
        • 13% fail on Non catalyst emissions (2 times worse than other 1987 cars)
        • 0.69% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.52% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 1.5% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.0% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.52% fail on Other leaks
  • 14% fail on Brakes (32% worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 12% fail on Brake performance (63% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (130% worse than other 1987 cars)
        • 6.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (140% worse than other 1987 cars)
          • 4.0% fail on Service brake imbalance (110% worse than other 1987 cars)
          • 3.6% fail on Service brake performance (180% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Service brake performance (66% worse than other 1987 cars)
        • 5.9% fail on Rbt (72% worse than other 1987 cars)
          • 5.3% fail on Service brake performance (77% worse than other 1987 cars)
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.86% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.86% fail on Rbt
          • 0.52% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.34% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.34% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.86% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (3 times worse than other 1987 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Cable
        • 0.34% fail on Linkage (12 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.17% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.86% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.86% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.52% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.34% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.17% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.17% fail on Pedal
    • 0.17% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.17% fail on Valves
    • 0.17% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.5% fail on Transmission (130% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Drive shafts (190% worse than other 1987 cars)
        • 4.1% fail on Joints (180% worse than other 1987 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.17% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.17% fail on Joints
    • 2.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure (130% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (130% worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.4% fail on Chassis
      • 1.4% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.4% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.86% fail on Pipe
      • 0.34% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.17% fail on Hose
    • 0.69% fail on Seats
      • 0.52% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.34% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.52% fail on Doors
      • 0.52% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.17% fail on Door condition
        • 0.17% fail on Catch
        • 0.17% fail on Hinge
      • 0.17% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.17% fail on Door condition
    • 0.52% fail on Floor
    • 0.17% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.17% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.17% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.17% fail on Body
      • 0.17% fail on Panel
  • 9.6% fail on Visibility
    • 5.5% fail on Washers
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers (69% worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.52% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.52% fail on View to rear
      • 0.52% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.4% fail on Steering
    • 3.6% fail on Steering gear (2 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.6% fail on Track rod end (100% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.34% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.34% fail on Steering column
    • 0.17% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.17% fail on Flexible coupling
  • 2.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.69% fail on Condition
      • 0.34% fail on Attachment
      • 0.34% fail on Requirements
  • 1.7% fail on Tyres
    • 1.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.69% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.2% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.17% fail on Vehicle Identification Number

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