MINI 1000 MOT Results

Registered in 1988
62.4% pass rate
from 580 tests in 2020
(19% 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.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (37% worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (91% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (91% worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 6.9% fail on Rear fog lamp (95% worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Switch (200% worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 5.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 5.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.8% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.6% fail on Side repeaters
        • 1.0% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.8% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 3.1% fail on Horn (97% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.34% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Hazard warning (3 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Switch (3 times worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.34% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.17% fail on Switch
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.4% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 1.0% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.52% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 14% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (170% worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 14% fail on Exhaust emissions (190% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 14% fail on Spark ignition (2 times worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 13% fail on Non catalyst emissions (2 times worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.52% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.86% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.86% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 14% fail on Suspension (40% worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Sub-frames (7 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (7 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Sub-frame (8 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (14 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.4% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.52% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.52% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 3.4% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.6% fail on Other suspension component (3 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint (6 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.34% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.34% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.1% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.34% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.17% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance (46% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (100% worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 6.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (110% worse than other 1988 cars)
          • 4.8% fail on Service brake imbalance (130% worse than other 1988 cars)
          • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance
      • 5.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (82% worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 5.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (95% worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 4.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.3% fail on Rbt
          • 4.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.69% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt
          • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.34% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.34% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.86% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.69% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.34% fail on Clevis joint (24 times worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Cable
        • 0.17% fail on Pivot
      • 0.17% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.17% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.69% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.69% fail on Lever
    • 0.52% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.52% fail on Pedal
    • 0.52% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.52% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.34% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.17% fail on Other components
      • 0.17% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.17% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
    • 0.17% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.17% fail on Leaks
    • 0.17% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.17% fail on Valves
    • 0.17% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.17% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.4% fail on Transmission
      • 3.3% fail on Drive shafts (87% worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Joints (92% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.17% fail on Joints
    • 3.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.4% fail on Seats (2 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Driver's seat (200% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Passenger's seat (3 times worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.86% fail on Doors
      • 0.86% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.69% fail on Door condition
        • 0.17% fail on Hinge
    • 0.69% fail on Chassis
      • 0.69% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.34% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.34% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.17% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.17% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.17% fail on Body
      • 0.17% fail on Other body component
    • 0.17% fail on Floor
    • 0.17% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.17% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 7.8% fail on Visibility
    • 4.3% fail on Washers
    • 3.4% fail on Wipers
    • 0.34% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.17% fail on View to rear
      • 0.17% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.3% fail on Steering
    • 3.1% fail on Steering gear (160% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.9% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.52% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.52% fail on Steering column (4 times worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Steering play
      • 0.34% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.17% fail on Steering wheel
  • 2.2% fail on Tyres
    • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.86% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.6% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.34% fail on Vehicle Identification Number (7 times worse than other 1988 cars)
  • 1.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.86% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.34% fail on Condition
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment
      • 0.17% fail on Requirements
  • 0.52% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.52% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.17% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.17% fail on Attachment

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