MINI 1000 MOT Results

Registered in 1998
58.7% pass rate
from 923 tests in 2017
(12% 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.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.9% fail on Direction indicators (76% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Flashing type (76% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Individual lamps
        • 2.2% fail on Side repeaters (190% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.33% fail on Tell tales (7 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (190% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Fog lamp (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Tell tale
    • 3.3% fail on Registration plate lamp (39% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Position lamps (60% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Front lamps (68% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.22% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.0% fail on Stop lamp (63% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamps (58% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp (60% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Switch
    • 1.2% fail on Horn
    • 0.98% fail on Battery
    • 0.87% fail on Hazard warning (200% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Lamp (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Switch
    • 0.22% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.11% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 7.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 5.9% fail on Subframe mounting (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Component mounting (49% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Front suspension joints (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 3.1% fail on Sub-frames (7 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Attachment (33 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.7% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 2.5% fail on Front (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Rear
    • 1.8% fail on Drive shafts (56% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Front drive shafts (58% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Constant velocity joints (60% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Couplings
      • 0.11% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.11% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.5% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Radius arms (8 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (7 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Attachment (25 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 0.65% fail on General condition (23 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.33% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment
    • 0.11% fail on Torsion bars
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment
    • 0.11% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment
  • 12% fail on Brakes (29% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 9.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.9% fail on Front wheels (76% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Rear wheels
      • 4.0% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.87% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 2.5% fail on Hydraulic systems (60% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Components (65% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Pipes (63% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.22% fail on Hoses (89% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.33% fail on Leaks
      • 0.22% fail on Operation
      • 0.11% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.87% fail on Hub components (65% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Brake pads (64% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.11% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 0.54% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.33% fail on Cable
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage
      • 0.11% fail on Clevis joint
    • 0.11% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.11% fail on Pedal
        • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Restricted movement
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 7.8% fail on Washers (130% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Wipers (41% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.22% fail on Windscreen
  • 10% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.4% fail on Emissions
    • 3.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.0% fail on Emissions not tested (87% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.22% fail on Cap
      • 0.22% fail on System
  • 9.3% fail on Steering (110% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Steering system (150% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Steering rack (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.33% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.22% fail on Free play
        • 0.22% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.11% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.22% fail on Steering control
      • 0.22% fail on Steering column
  • 7.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (51% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Body condition
    • 2.0% fail on Seats (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Drivers (7 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Passengers (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.6% fail on Chassis
    • 0.54% fail on Engine mountings (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Body security
    • 0.11% fail on Doors
      • 0.11% fail on Passengers front
  • 6.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.87% fail on Condition
      • 0.22% fail on Attachment
    • 2.3% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 2.3% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 3.3% fail on Tyres (56% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Tread depth (55% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Condition (53% better than other 1998 cars)
  • 0.87% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.87% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.11% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.11% fail on Attachment

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