MINI 1000 MOT Results

Registered in 1988
59.6% pass rate
from 534 tests in 2017
(15% worse than other 1988 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 1988 cars and highlighted areas where the MINI 1000 is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (84% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Fog lamp (78% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.75% fail on Switch
    • 6.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 6.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.2% fail on All direction indicators (3 times worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.94% fail on Tell tales (3 times worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 0.75% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.19% fail on Switch
    • 5.2% fail on Hazard warning (3 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Lamp (3 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Switch (2 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Tell tale (2 times worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.56% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.56% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.19% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.19% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.19% fail on Switch
    • 3.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.94% fail on All position lamps (3 times worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Horn
    • 3.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Battery
    • 0.37% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.37% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.19% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 18% fail on Suspension (37% worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 5.6% fail on Subframe mounting (5 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Component mounting
    • 4.5% fail on Suspension arms (190% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Attachment
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
    • 3.9% fail on Drive shafts (92% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Front drive shafts (110% worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 3.9% fail on Constant velocity joints (110% worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 3.2% fail on Front (150% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Rear
    • 3.4% fail on Sub-frames (9 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Attachment (21 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.2% fail on Front suspension joints (170% worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.94% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (21 times worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Radius arms (2 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment
    • 0.37% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.19% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment
    • 0.19% fail on General condition
    • 0.19% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.19% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 18% fail on Brakes (33% worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 15% fail on Brake performance (70% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 9.2% fail on Front wheels (150% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Rear wheels (85% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 4.5% fail on Service brake performance (170% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.37% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.1% fail on Components
        • 1.5% fail on Pipes
        • 0.75% fail on Hoses
        • 0.19% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.19% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.19% fail on Operation
      • 0.19% fail on Leaks
    • 1.3% fail on Service brake control components (2 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pedal (2 times worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 0.94% fail on Anti-slip (3 times worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Condition
    • 0.56% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.56% fail on Condition
    • 0.56% fail on Hub components
      • 0.37% fail on Wheel cylinder (9 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.37% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.37% fail on Cable
  • 15% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (77% worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 12% fail on Emissions (200% worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.94% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.75% fail on Cap
      • 0.19% fail on Tank
      • 0.19% fail on System
  • 9.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.2% fail on Washers
    • 4.5% fail on Wipers
    • 0.56% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.37% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.19% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.8% fail on Steering (76% worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Steering system (77% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.37% fail on Free play
        • 0.37% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.37% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.19% fail on Drag link end
    • 1.1% fail on Steering control
      • 0.56% fail on Steering wheel (4 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Steering column
      • 0.19% fail on Steering shaft
    • 0.37% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.37% fail on Locking devices
  • 6.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.9% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.9% fail on Chassis
    • 1.9% fail on Body condition
    • 1.9% fail on Seats (130% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Drivers
      • 1.1% fail on Passengers (2 times worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Doors
      • 0.37% fail on Drivers
      • 0.19% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.37% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.19% fail on Speedometer
  • 3.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.75% fail on Condition
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment
      • 0.19% fail on Installation check
        • 0.19% fail on Anchorage's
  • 2.4% fail on Tyres
    • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.7% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.1% fail on Road Wheels (3 times worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Attachment (3 times worse than other 1988 cars)

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