MINI 1000 MOT Results

Registered in 1992
63.3% pass rate
from 977 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 1992 cars and highlighted areas where the MINI 1000 is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.1% fail on Direction indicators (90% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Flashing type (90% worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.8% fail on All direction indicators (4 times worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.10% fail on Switch
    • 5.0% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 5.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 4.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.41% fail on Switch
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.72% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (200% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.4% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 3.1% fail on Horn (110% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.20% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 2.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.3% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.41% fail on All position lamps (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Switch (9 times worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.72% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.72% fail on Switch
    • 0.61% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.51% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.10% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 14% fail on Suspension (30% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Sub-frames (7 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (6 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Sub-frame (10 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (19 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Suspension arms (66% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Ball joint (160% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.72% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.31% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 3.8% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.2% fail on Wheel bearings (130% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Other suspension component (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Other suspension component (5 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.20% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.72% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.31% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.20% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.10% fail on Axles
      • 0.10% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
  • 11% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (73% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 11% fail on Exhaust emissions (88% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 11% fail on Spark ignition (100% worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 7.2% fail on Non catalyst emissions (3 times worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.72% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.10% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.10% fail on Catalytic converter
      • 0.20% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.10% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.10% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.72% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.61% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.10% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.10% fail on Other leaks
  • 10% fail on Brakes
    • 8.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (75% worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 5.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (83% worse than other 1992 cars)
          • 3.7% fail on Service brake imbalance (100% worse than other 1992 cars)
          • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance
      • 4.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 4.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 3.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.1% fail on Rbt
          • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.41% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt
          • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.20% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.10% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.10% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 0.82% fail on Rigid brake pipes (65% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.31% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.31% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.31% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.20% fail on Cable
        • 0.10% fail on Relay lever
      • 0.20% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.10% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.10% fail on Brake drums
    • 0.51% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.41% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.41% fail on Pedal
    • 0.31% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.31% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.20% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.20% fail on Lever
    • 0.20% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.20% fail on Other components
    • 0.10% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.10% fail on Brake fluid
  • 8.9% fail on Visibility
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers
    • 4.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.41% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.10% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.1% fail on Transmission
      • 3.1% fail on Drive shafts
        • 3.1% fail on Joints
    • 1.9% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.10% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.10% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 1.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.3% fail on Seats (140% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Driver's seat (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 1.0% fail on Chassis
      • 1.0% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.51% fail on Body
      • 0.20% fail on Panel
      • 0.20% fail on Other body component
      • 0.10% fail on Body condition
    • 0.51% fail on Floor
    • 0.20% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.10% fail on Hose
      • 0.10% fail on Pipe
    • 0.10% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.10% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.10% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.10% fail on Doors
      • 0.10% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.10% fail on Door condition
  • 7.5% fail on Steering (68% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Steering gear (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Operation
    • 1.4% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.1% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.20% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.92% fail on Steering column (6 times worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Steering wheel (4 times worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Steering play
      • 0.20% fail on Steering rack
  • 3.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.9% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.41% fail on Attachment (4 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Condition
      • 0.10% fail on Requirements
  • 1.4% fail on Tyres (51% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Condition
    • 0.72% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.1% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.10% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.31% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.31% fail on Attachment
  • 0.10% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.10% fail on Speedometer

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