MINI 1000 MOT Results

Registered in 1997
61.7% pass rate
from 781 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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the MINI 1000 is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.8% fail on Headlamp aim (76% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Headlamp aim (81% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 5.2% fail on Direction indicators (99% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Flashing type (99% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Individual direction indicators (85% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Side repeaters (130% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on All direction indicators
    • 4.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (100% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (100% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 4.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (110% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.0% fail on Headlamp levelling device (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Headlamp (67% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.90% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.77% fail on Horn
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.90% fail on Position lamps (61% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Position lamp (59% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.26% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.26% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.38% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.38% fail on Switch
  • 14% fail on Suspension
    • 4.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.2% fail on Ball joint (76% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.64% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 4.5% fail on Sub-frames (6 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (32 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Sub-frame (7 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 4.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.6% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.9% fail on Other suspension component (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.26% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.90% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.13% fail on Axles
      • 0.13% fail on Axle
  • 13% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (54% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 12% fail on Exhaust emissions (63% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 12% fail on Spark ignition (76% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 10.0% fail on Catalyst emissions (77% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Emissions not tested (110% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.64% fail on Emission control equipment (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
          • 0.64% fail on Catalytic converter (5 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.26% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.26% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.13% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.13% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.13% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.51% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.51% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 9.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (70% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 5.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (69% worse than other 1997 cars)
          • 3.1% fail on Service brake imbalance (70% worse than other 1997 cars)
          • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.13% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.5% fail on Rbt
          • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.64% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt
          • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.51% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.90% fail on Rigid brake pipes (69% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Mechanical brake components (65% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.38% fail on Cable
      • 0.26% fail on Brake linings and pads (82% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Brake pads (82% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.13% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.38% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.13% fail on Servos
      • 0.13% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.13% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.26% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.26% fail on Pedal
    • 0.13% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.13% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.13% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.13% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.13% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 9.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.9% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.51% fail on Sub-frame (17 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Sub-frame condition (15 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 1.0% fail on Chassis
      • 1.0% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.77% fail on Transmission (77% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Drive shafts (74% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.77% fail on Joints (74% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Engine mounting (12 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Engine mounting condition (10 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Bracket (21 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Floor (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Seats
      • 0.64% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.26% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.64% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.26% fail on Pipe
      • 0.13% fail on Hose
      • 0.13% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.13% fail on System
    • 0.38% fail on Doors
      • 0.38% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.38% fail on Door condition
    • 0.13% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.13% fail on Body
      • 0.13% fail on Mounting fixings
  • 9.1% fail on Steering (130% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Steering gear (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Steering rack (5 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.13% fail on Other components
        • 0.13% fail on Steering component
    • 0.13% fail on Steering play
      • 0.13% fail on Steering rack
  • 7.6% fail on Visibility
    • 6.0% fail on Washers (87% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers (50% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on View to rear
      • 0.26% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.13% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.13% fail on Airbags
      • 0.13% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.7% fail on Tyres (62% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Tread depth (61% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Condition (79% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Size/type
  • 0.77% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.64% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.13% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.26% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.26% fail on Attachment

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