MINI 1000 MOT Results

Registered in 1998
64.4% pass rate
from 1,083 tests in 2020
(15% better than other 1998 cars)
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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the MINI 1000 is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Suspension
    • 6.3% fail on Suspension arms (45% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Ball joint (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.37% fail on Suspension arm
    • 4.5% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.6% fail on Sub-frames (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Sub-frame (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (23 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.092% fail on Ball joint
    • 3.1% fail on Wheel bearings (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Other suspension component (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Ball joint (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.092% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.83% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.55% fail on Suspension rods (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint dust cover (13 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.092% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.092% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.092% fail on Suspension unit
  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.1% fail on Headlamp aim (55% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Headlamp aim (54% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.4% fail on Direction indicators (79% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Flashing type (79% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.8% fail on Side repeaters (160% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (110% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (110% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (110% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.092% fail on Switch
    • 2.0% fail on Stop lamp (53% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamps (50% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp (57% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.2% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.65% fail on Horn
      • 0.37% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.18% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.83% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (56% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Position lamps (81% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Position lamp (80% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.46% fail on Switch
    • 0.092% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.092% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 10.0% fail on Brake performance (29% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (130% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 6.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 4.2% fail on Service brake imbalance (130% worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 3.0% fail on Service brake performance (130% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 4.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.092% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 3.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.9% fail on Rbt
          • 3.2% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.74% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.4% fail on Parking brake performance (74% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt (72% worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance (79% worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 0.18% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.092% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.092% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.092% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes (55% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Mechanical brake components (56% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (170% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Cable
        • 0.18% fail on Clevis joint (16 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Pivot (24 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Brake linings and pads (76% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Brake pads (75% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.18% fail on Master cylinder (10 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.092% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.28% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.18% fail on Pedal
      • 0.092% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.28% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.28% fail on Lever
    • 0.18% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.18% fail on Servos (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.18% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.18% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.18% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.18% fail on Other components (9 times worse than other 1998 cars)
  • 8.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 8.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 8.2% fail on Spark ignition
        • 6.7% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.37% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.18% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.092% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 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
    • 0.92% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.92% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 8.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure (23% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.9% fail on Transmission (46% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Drive shafts (41% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Joints
    • 1.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.18% fail on Sub-frame (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Sub-frame condition (7 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Seats (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Driver's seat (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.83% fail on Chassis
      • 0.83% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.65% fail on Floor (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Engine mounting (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Bracket (20 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.46% fail on Body
      • 0.28% fail on Other body component
      • 0.18% fail on Panel
    • 0.28% fail on Doors
      • 0.18% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.18% fail on Door condition
      • 0.18% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.18% fail on Door condition
    • 0.18% fail on Cabs
      • 0.18% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.092% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.092% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.092% fail on Bumpers
  • 8.5% fail on Visibility
    • 6.9% fail on Washers (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers (40% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.18% fail on View to rear
      • 0.18% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.092% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.092% fail on Windscreen
  • 6.6% fail on Steering (73% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Steering gear (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.092% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.28% fail on Steering play
      • 0.28% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.092% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 3.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (37% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.092% fail on Attachment
    • 0.46% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.9% fail on Tyres (61% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Tread depth (57% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Condition (64% better than other 1998 cars)
  • 0.74% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.74% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.092% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.37% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter (9 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Speedometer (9 times worse than other 1998 cars)
  • 0.28% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.28% fail on Attachment
  • 0.092% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.092% fail on Anchorages

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