MINI 1000 MOT Results

Registered in 1999
67.5% pass rate
from 888 tests in 2020
(27% better than other 1999 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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the MINI 1000 is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (19% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Headlamp aim (44% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Headlamp aim (50% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.7% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.2% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.34% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.6% fail on Stop lamp (45% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Electrical equipment (99% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Horn (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.23% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 2.0% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps (62% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Headlamp levelling device (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Headlamp (85% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Position lamps (54% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Position lamp (57% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.56% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (73% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.11% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 13% fail on Suspension (25% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.8% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 3.2% fail on Sub-frames (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Sub-frame (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (17 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 3.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (39% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Other suspension component (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Other suspension component (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.56% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.34% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.11% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.11% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.11% fail on Axles
      • 0.11% fail on Swivel joints/housing
    • 0.11% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.11% fail on Anti-roll bar
  • 9.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 9.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 8.9% fail on Spark ignition
        • 7.1% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 2.0% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.23% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.11% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.11% fail on Catalytic converter
      • 0.23% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.11% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.11% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.34% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.34% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 9.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.11% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.11% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 2.4% fail on Transmission
      • 2.1% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.1% fail on Joints
      • 0.23% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.23% fail on Joints
    • 0.79% fail on Chassis
      • 0.79% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.79% fail on Floor (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Seats
      • 0.68% fail on Driver's seat (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.45% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.23% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.11% fail on Pipe
      • 0.11% fail on System
    • 0.23% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.11% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.11% fail on Bracket
    • 0.11% fail on Body
      • 0.11% fail on Mounting fixings
      • 0.11% fail on Panel
      • 0.11% fail on Other body component
    • 0.11% fail on Doors
      • 0.11% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.11% fail on Door condition
  • 8.7% fail on Brakes (39% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 3.9% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 3.2% fail on Service brake imbalance (77% worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.11% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 3.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt
          • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.68% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.90% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.90% fail on Rbt
          • 0.79% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.11% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.34% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.56% fail on Mechanical brake components (79% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.23% fail on Pivot (39 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Cable
        • 0.11% fail on Clevis joint
      • 0.11% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.11% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.11% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.11% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.34% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.23% fail on Pedal
      • 0.11% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.23% fail on Rigid brake pipes (93% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.23% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.11% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.11% fail on Lever
    • 0.11% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.11% fail on Servos
    • 0.11% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.11% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.11% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 6.5% fail on Visibility
    • 4.1% fail on Washers
    • 2.8% fail on Wipers
    • 0.23% fail on View to rear
      • 0.11% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.11% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.11% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.11% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.11% fail on Windscreen
  • 5.4% fail on Steering
    • 4.3% fail on Steering gear (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Steering linkage components (56% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Track rod end (67% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.11% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.11% fail on Steering wheel
  • 2.9% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.9% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.23% fail on Condition
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment
    • 0.68% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.0% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.90% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.11% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 1.0% fail on Tyres (82% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Tread depth (78% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Condition (90% better than other 1999 cars)
  • 0.11% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.11% fail on Attachment

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