MINI 1000 MOT Results

Registered in 1996
61.2% pass rate
from 950 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 1996 cars and highlighted areas where the MINI 1000 is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.7% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 3.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 3.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.21% fail on Switch
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.21% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.3% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.95% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.53% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.11% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.5% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.95% fail on Horn
      • 0.32% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.21% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.53% fail on Hazard warning (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Switch (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.11% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 5.7% fail on Sub-frames (8 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (6 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Sub-frame (8 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (24 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Pins and bushes (12 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
    • 4.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.4% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.5% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.63% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.7% fail on Other suspension component (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Ball joint (8 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.11% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 2.2% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.42% fail on Shock absorbers (68% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Springs
      • 0.11% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.11% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.11% fail on Suspension rod
    • 0.11% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.11% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.11% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.11% fail on Operation
  • 15% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (80% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 15% fail on Exhaust emissions (95% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 15% fail on Spark ignition (120% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 12% fail on Catalyst emissions (120% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Emissions not tested (99% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Non catalyst emissions (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.21% fail on Catalytic converter
      • 0.11% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.11% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.11% fail on Catalytic converter
    • 0.53% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.42% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.11% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Brake performance (35% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (90% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 5.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (98% worse than other 1996 cars)
          • 4.0% fail on Service brake imbalance (130% worse than other 1996 cars)
          • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance
      • 4.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 4.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (49% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Service brake performance (52% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 4.3% fail on Rbt (58% worse than other 1996 cars)
          • 3.7% fail on Service brake performance (68% worse than other 1996 cars)
          • 0.74% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.7% fail on Parking brake performance (110% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt (110% worse than other 1996 cars)
          • 2.0% fail on Parking brake performance (91% worse than other 1996 cars)
          • 0.63% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.11% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 1.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.63% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Cable
        • 0.32% fail on Clevis joint (17 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Lever (8 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Brake linings and pads (84% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Brake pads (84% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.21% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.74% fail on Rigid brake pipes (74% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.74% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.32% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.21% fail on Other components (7 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.11% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
    • 0.11% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.11% fail on Pedal
    • 0.11% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.11% fail on Lever
    • 0.11% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.11% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.11% fail on Load sensing valves
  • 9.8% fail on Steering (130% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Steering gear (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Steering rack (6 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.3% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.42% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.11% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.42% fail on Steering column (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.11% fail on Steering wheel
  • 8.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.9% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.21% fail on Sub-frame (10 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Sub-frame condition (11 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Seats (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Driver's seat (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Passenger's seat (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Transmission (59% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Drive shafts (54% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Joints (57% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Flexible couplings
    • 1.2% fail on Chassis
      • 1.2% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.63% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.42% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.11% fail on Tank
      • 0.11% fail on Hose
    • 0.63% fail on Floor (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Engine mounting (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Bracket (14 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.21% fail on Body
      • 0.11% fail on Panel
      • 0.11% fail on Other body component
    • 0.21% fail on Doors
      • 0.11% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.11% fail on Pillar
      • 0.11% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.11% fail on Door condition
    • 0.11% fail on Bumpers
  • 8.6% fail on Visibility
    • 6.8% fail on Washers (99% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers
    • 0.21% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.21% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.74% fail on Condition
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment
    • 0.42% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 2.2% fail on Tyres (45% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Size/type
  • 0.84% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.84% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.32% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.32% fail on Attachment
  • 0.11% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.11% fail on Speedometer

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