MINI 1000 MOT Results

Registered in 1991
63.0% pass rate
from 1,087 tests in 2020
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 1991 cars and highlighted areas where the MINI 1000 is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (28% worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (41% worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Rear fog lamp (41% worse than other 1991 cars)
        • 5.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.83% fail on Switch (160% worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Headlamp aim (42% worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Headlamp aim (45% worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamps (46% worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.28% fail on Dipswitch (3 times worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Direction indicators (54% worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Flashing type (54% worse than other 1991 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.1% fail on All direction indicators (2 times worse than other 1991 cars)
        • 0.92% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.28% fail on Switch (6 times worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 2.9% fail on Horn (96% worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.28% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 2.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Hazard warning (5 times worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Switch (5 times worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.46% fail on All position lamps (4 times worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.0% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.74% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.37% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 14% fail on Suspension
    • 4.5% fail on Suspension arms (66% worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Ball joint (170% worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.92% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.18% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.092% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 4.4% fail on Sub-frames (7 times worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (6 times worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Sub-frame (7 times worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Pins and bushes (12 times worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (14 times worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.4% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.4% fail on Other suspension component (2 times worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.092% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.28% fail on Shock absorbers (77% better than other 1991 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.092% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.092% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.092% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.092% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.092% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.092% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.092% fail on Suspension unit
  • 12% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (160% worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 11% fail on Exhaust emissions (190% worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 11% fail on Spark ignition (2 times worse than other 1991 cars)
        • 9.8% fail on Non catalyst emissions (3 times worse than other 1991 cars)
        • 0.74% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.55% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.092% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.092% fail on NOx sensor
      • 0.18% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.092% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.092% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.74% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.74% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 9.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (67% worse than other 1991 cars)
        • 5.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (74% worse than other 1991 cars)
          • 3.6% fail on Service brake imbalance (76% worse than other 1991 cars)
          • 2.2% fail on Service brake performance (73% worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.2% fail on Rbt
          • 3.5% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt
          • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.28% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.18% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.092% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.092% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.18% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.83% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.46% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.37% fail on Cable
        • 0.092% fail on Lever
      • 0.18% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.18% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.18% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.092% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.092% fail on Brake drums
    • 0.74% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.74% fail on Pedal
    • 0.55% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.37% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.37% fail on Lever
    • 0.28% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.18% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.092% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.28% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.28% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.28% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.28% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.18% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
        • 0.092% fail on Other braking system component
    • 0.092% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.092% fail on Servos
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.1% fail on Transmission (60% worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Drive shafts (81% worse than other 1991 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Joints (83% worse than other 1991 cars)
        • 0.092% fail on Flexible couplings
    • 2.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.18% fail on Sub-frame (5 times worse than other 1991 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Sub-frame condition (5 times worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Seats (170% worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Driver's seat (2 times worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.74% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.37% fail on Pipe
      • 0.28% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.092% fail on System
    • 0.64% fail on Chassis
      • 0.55% fail on Chassis condition
      • 0.092% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.64% fail on Floor
    • 0.46% fail on Body
      • 0.37% fail on Panel
      • 0.092% fail on Body condition
    • 0.28% fail on Doors
      • 0.18% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.18% fail on Door condition
      • 0.092% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.092% fail on Pillar
    • 0.092% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.092% fail on Engine mounting condition
  • 8.7% fail on Visibility
    • 5.3% fail on Washers
    • 3.9% fail on Wipers
    • 0.28% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.18% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.18% fail on View to rear
      • 0.18% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.4% fail on Steering
    • 4.3% fail on Steering gear (110% worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Steering rack (130% worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.6% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.46% fail on Steering column (4 times worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.18% fail on Steering play
      • 0.18% fail on Steering rack
  • 2.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.28% fail on Condition
      • 0.18% fail on Attachment
      • 0.18% fail on Requirements
    • 0.092% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 2.1% fail on Tyres
    • 1.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.0% fail on Condition
  • 1.7% fail on Identification of the vehicle (89% worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plates (92% worse than other 1991 cars)
  • 0.55% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.55% fail on Attachment
    • 0.092% fail on Hubs

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