MINI 1000 MOT Results

Registered in 1996
58.8% pass rate
from 895 tests in 2017
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.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.8% fail on Direction indicators (110% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Flashing type (110% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Individual lamps
        • 2.2% fail on Side repeaters (140% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.89% fail on All direction indicators (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Tell tales (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Switch
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.22% fail on Switch
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.11% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.11% fail on Dipswitch
    • 3.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 3.7% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.34% fail on Tell tale
    • 3.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.1% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Registration plate lamp (48% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Hazard warning (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Lamp (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Switch (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Battery
    • 0.78% fail on Horn
    • 0.34% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.11% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.11% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 8.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 6.4% fail on Subframe mounting (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Component mounting (53% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Spring mounting
    • 5.5% fail on Front suspension joints (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Sub-frames (10 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Condition (10 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Attachment (16 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.22% fail on Condition
    • 2.6% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.8% fail on Front (100% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Rear
    • 1.7% fail on Drive shafts (52% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Front drive shafts (51% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Constant velocity joints (51% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Radius arms (7 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (6 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment
    • 0.89% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.89% fail on Condition
    • 0.56% fail on General condition (15 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.56% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.45% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.45% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.11% fail on Axles
      • 0.11% fail on Swivel joints/housing
  • 16% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (43% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 12% fail on Emissions (89% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.0% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.45% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.34% fail on Cap
      • 0.11% fail on Pipe
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.4% fail on Front wheels (55% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Rear wheels
      • 4.4% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.89% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.11% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.11% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.2% fail on Hydraulic systems (64% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Components (68% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Pipes (69% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Hoses (70% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.11% fail on Servos
      • 0.45% fail on Leaks
      • 0.11% fail on Operation
    • 0.67% fail on Mechanical components (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Cable (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Clevis joint
    • 0.34% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.34% fail on Pedal
        • 0.22% fail on Condition
        • 0.11% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.34% fail on Hub components (85% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.11% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.11% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 0.22% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.11% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.11% fail on Leaks
  • 10% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.8% fail on Washers (96% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Wipers
    • 0.56% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.45% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.11% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.8% fail on Steering (86% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Steering system (110% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.34% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.0% fail on Steering control (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Steering column (7 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Steering wheel (6 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Steering shaft
    • 0.11% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 6.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.9% fail on Body condition
    • 2.0% fail on Seats (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Drivers (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Passengers (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.7% fail on Chassis
    • 0.34% fail on Engine mountings (6 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.11% fail on Doors
      • 0.11% fail on Passengers front
  • 4.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.45% fail on Condition
      • 0.34% fail on Attachment (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Requirements
    • 0.22% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.22% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 3.6% fail on Tyres (40% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.22% fail on Size/type
  • 1.5% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate
    • 0.11% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.11% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.11% fail on Condition

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