MINI 1000 MOT Results

Registered in 1999
61.1% pass rate
from 823 tests in 2017
(20% 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.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (25% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.1% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.8% fail on Side repeaters (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.61% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Position lamps (48% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Front lamps (61% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.1% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.36% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.12% fail on Switch
    • 2.4% fail on Stop lamp (57% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Horn (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamps (69% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp (67% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Battery
    • 0.24% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.24% fail on Lamp
  • 17% fail on Suspension (21% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 4.3% fail on Subframe mounting (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Component mounting
    • 3.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment
    • 2.9% fail on Front suspension joints (95% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Sub-frames (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Attachment (14 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.6% fail on Front (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Rear
    • 1.7% fail on Radius arms (10 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (11 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 1.6% fail on Drive shafts (60% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Front drive shafts (59% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Constant velocity joints (59% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on General condition (31 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Axles
      • 0.36% fail on Swivel joints/housing (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
  • 13% fail on Brakes (27% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.1% fail on Front wheels (86% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Rear wheels
      • 5.6% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.24% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.12% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.1% fail on Mechanical components (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Cable
      • 0.36% fail on Pivot (85 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage
    • 0.61% fail on Hydraulic systems (91% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Components (94% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Pipes (94% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.12% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.12% fail on Leaks
    • 0.49% fail on Hub components (83% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Brake pads (82% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.36% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.36% fail on Condition
    • 0.36% fail on Restricted movement
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 7.5% fail on Washers (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Wipers (38% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.12% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.12% fail on Mirrors
  • 9.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 7.0% fail on Emissions
    • 3.0% fail on Exhaust system (41% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.49% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.36% fail on Cap
      • 0.12% fail on System
  • 6.6% fail on Steering (45% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Steering system (70% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Track rod end (63% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Free play
        • 0.24% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.12% fail on Power steering
      • 0.12% fail on Other components
  • 5.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.4% fail on Body condition
    • 1.5% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.5% fail on Chassis
    • 1.1% fail on Seats (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Drivers (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Passengers
    • 0.49% fail on Engine mountings (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Doors
      • 0.24% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.12% fail on Drivers
  • 3.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.24% fail on Requirements
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.2% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.12% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 3.0% fail on Tyres (63% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth (57% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Condition (73% better than other 1999 cars)
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate

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