MINI 1000 MOT Results

Registered in 1989
62.3% pass rate
from 1,378 tests in 2020
(20% 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.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (31% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Headlamp aim (37% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Headlamp aim (40% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 5.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (54% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (54% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 5.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (57% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Switch
    • 4.9% fail on Direction indicators (43% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Flashing type (43% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Individual direction indicators (58% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on All direction indicators (170% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 0.94% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.15% fail on Switch
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.29% fail on Dipswitch
    • 3.6% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 2.9% fail on Horn (82% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.51% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 2.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.2% fail on Hazard warning (2 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Switch (2 times worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.29% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.2% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (130% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (160% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.073% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 16% fail on Suspension (53% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Sub-frames (6 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (6 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Sub-frame (7 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (10 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Suspension arms (110% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Ball joint (140% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Pins and bushes (97% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint dust cover (120% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.073% fail on Suspension arm
    • 4.6% fail on Wheel bearings (140% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.0% fail on Other suspension component (2 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint (6 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.073% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.073% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.80% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.36% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.22% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.073% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.073% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.073% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.073% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 13% fail on Brakes (22% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 11% fail on Brake performance (41% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (98% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 6.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (110% worse than other 1989 cars)
          • 4.9% fail on Service brake imbalance (140% worse than other 1989 cars)
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
      • 4.7% fail on Service brake performance (44% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 4.6% fail on Rbt (44% worse than other 1989 cars)
          • 4.1% fail on Service brake performance (50% worse than other 1989 cars)
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.073% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.073% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.073% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.073% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 4.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (49% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 4.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (58% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 0.073% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance (74% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt (79% worse than other 1989 cars)
          • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance (86% worse than other 1989 cars)
          • 0.29% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.073% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.73% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.2% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.94% fail on Pedal (120% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.80% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.51% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.22% fail on Clevis joint (15 times worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Cable
        • 0.073% fail on Linkage
        • 0.073% fail on Pivot
      • 0.15% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.15% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.15% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.073% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.073% fail on Brake drums
    • 0.65% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.15% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.073% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.073% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.15% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.073% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.073% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.15% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.15% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.15% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
    • 0.073% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.073% fail on Servos
  • 13% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (140% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 12% fail on Exhaust emissions (170% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 12% fail on Spark ignition (200% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 11% fail on Non catalyst emissions (2 times worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested (110% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 0.80% fail on Catalyst emissions
      • 0.073% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.073% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
    • 0.58% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.58% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 10% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.1% fail on Transmission (86% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Drive shafts (110% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Joints (120% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.22% fail on Joints
    • 2.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure (66% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (64% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.073% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 2.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.7% fail on Seats (110% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Driver's seat (130% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Passenger's seat (130% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.44% fail on Pipe
      • 0.44% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.15% fail on Tank
      • 0.15% fail on Hose
      • 0.073% fail on System
    • 0.58% fail on Floor
    • 0.44% fail on Body
      • 0.29% fail on Other body component
      • 0.15% fail on Panel
    • 0.44% fail on Doors
      • 0.36% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.36% fail on Door condition
      • 0.22% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.15% fail on Door condition
        • 0.073% fail on Hinge
    • 0.36% fail on Engine mounting (3 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Bracket (8 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.29% fail on Chassis (79% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Chassis condition (79% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 0.073% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.073% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.073% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.073% fail on Cabs
      • 0.073% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 8.6% fail on Visibility
    • 5.3% fail on Washers
    • 3.8% fail on Wipers
    • 0.44% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.073% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.073% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.073% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.073% fail on View to rear
      • 0.073% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.9% fail on Steering (40% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Steering gear (150% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Steering rack (180% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Operation
    • 1.7% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.2% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.22% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.073% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.80% fail on Steering column (4 times worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.15% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.15% fail on Steering play
      • 0.15% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.073% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.073% fail on Universal joint
  • 2.9% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.65% fail on Condition
      • 0.29% fail on Requirements
      • 0.073% fail on Attachment
  • 1.8% fail on Tyres
    • 1.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.73% fail on Condition
    • 0.22% fail on Size/type
  • 0.73% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.73% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.51% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.51% fail on Attachment
  • 0.22% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.22% fail on Speedometer

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