MINI 1000 MOT Results

Registered in 1989
58.2% pass rate
from 1,285 tests in 2017
(19% worse than other 1989 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 1989 cars and highlighted areas where the MINI 1000 is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (28% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (80% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Fog lamp (67% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Tell tale (110% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Switch
    • 6.8% fail on Direction indicators (68% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Flashing type (68% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Individual lamps (85% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on All direction indicators (110% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.70% fail on Switch (4 times worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Tell tales (2 times worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.39% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.39% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.39% fail on Switch (2 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.078% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.078% fail on Dipswitch
    • 4.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Rear lamps
      • 1.0% fail on All position lamps (6 times worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Hazard warning (2 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Lamp (4 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Switch (140% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Tell tale
    • 3.4% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.0% fail on Horn (81% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Battery
    • 0.70% fail on Electrical wiring (180% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (2 times worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 0.078% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 21% fail on Suspension (57% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 5.4% fail on Subframe mounting (4 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Component mounting (41% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Spring mounting
    • 5.8% fail on Front suspension joints (3 times worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Wheel bearings (100% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Front (2 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Rear
    • 4.0% fail on Drive shafts (89% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Front drive shafts (100% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Constant velocity joints (110% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Sub-frames (8 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Attachment (12 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Condition (9 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 3.6% fail on Suspension arms (110% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (120% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Condition
      • 0.078% fail on Attachment
    • 1.6% fail on Radius arms (6 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (7 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Condition
      • 0.078% fail on Attachment
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.47% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (4 times worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on General condition (7 times worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Bonded suspension (7 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Condition (7 times worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.078% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.078% fail on Attachment
    • 0.078% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.078% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.078% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.078% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.078% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.078% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 16% fail on Brakes (21% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (54% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Front wheels (110% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Parking brake performance (59% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Rear wheels (40% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance (82% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake imbalance (120% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.3% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.5% fail on Components (35% better than other 1989 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Hoses
        • 0.70% fail on Pipes (69% better than other 1989 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Reservoirs (2 times worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.078% fail on Servos
      • 0.54% fail on Leaks
      • 0.23% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.078% fail on Operation
    • 0.93% fail on Service brake control components (130% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Pedal
        • 0.78% fail on Anti-slip (2 times worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 0.078% fail on Condition
      • 0.078% fail on Pedal linkage
        • 0.078% fail on Lever
    • 0.62% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.62% fail on Condition
    • 0.62% fail on Mechanical components (2 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Cable (2 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Pivot
    • 0.39% fail on Hub components (69% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.078% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.078% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.078% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 0.39% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.39% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
    • 0.16% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.078% fail on Locking devices
  • 15% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (85% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 11% fail on Emissions (200% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.93% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.86% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.31% fail on Cap
      • 0.23% fail on Pipe
      • 0.16% fail on System
      • 0.078% fail on Tank
      • 0.078% fail on Hose
  • 9.6% fail on Driver's view of the road (27% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Wipers (40% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.78% fail on Mirrors (190% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.23% fail on Windscreen
  • 9.4% fail on Steering (86% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Steering system (110% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Track rod end (66% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Free play (170% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.078% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.93% fail on Steering control (180% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Steering column (4 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.078% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.078% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.39% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.23% fail on Locking devices
  • 5.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.2% fail on Body condition
    • 1.5% fail on Seats
      • 1.2% fail on Drivers
      • 0.62% fail on Passengers
    • 1.4% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.4% fail on Chassis
    • 0.47% fail on Engine mountings (5 times worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Doors
      • 0.23% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.078% fail on Drivers
    • 0.16% fail on Load security
      • 0.078% fail on Access panel
      • 0.078% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.078% fail on Body security
  • 4.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.9% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.62% fail on Condition
      • 0.39% fail on Attachment (3 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Requirements
  • 3.3% fail on Tyres
    • 1.7% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.16% fail on Size/type
    • 0.078% fail on Valve stem
  • 1.6% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate
    • 0.31% fail on Vehicle Identification Number (5 times worse than other 1989 cars)
  • 0.47% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.39% fail on Attachment
    • 0.078% fail on Condition

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