MINI 1000 MOT Results

Registered in 2000
62.9% pass rate
from 1,255 tests in 2017
(25% better than other 2000 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the MINI 1000 is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (30% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.4% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.64% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.24% fail on Tell tales (9 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.080% fail on Tell tales
    • 3.5% fail on Horn (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (75% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Fog lamp (78% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Tell tale
    • 2.3% fail on Position lamps (64% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Front lamps (62% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Rear lamps (67% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp (67% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamps (61% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp (62% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.080% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 1.4% fail on Stop lamp (74% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Battery
    • 0.72% fail on Hazard warning (190% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Switch
      • 0.24% fail on Lamp
      • 0.16% fail on Tell tale (8 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.080% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 14% fail on Suspension (36% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 3.7% fail on Subframe mounting (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Component mounting (50% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Front suspension joints (99% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Sub-frames (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Attachment (18 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.3% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.8% fail on Front (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Rear
    • 2.3% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on Drive shafts (61% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Front drive shafts (61% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Constant velocity joints (60% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Suspension arms (63% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (60% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Radius arms (7 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (8 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Condition
    • 0.48% fail on General condition (26 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.16% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.080% fail on Attachment
    • 0.16% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.16% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.080% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 11% fail on Brakes (35% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 10% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.9% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 4.6% fail on Rear wheels
      • 4.4% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.32% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.1% fail on Hydraulic systems (83% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Components (86% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Pipes (90% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Hoses (84% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.080% fail on Servos
      • 0.16% fail on Leaks
      • 0.080% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.64% fail on Hub components (79% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Brake pads (89% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.16% fail on Wheel cylinder
      • 0.080% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.24% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.24% fail on Cable
    • 0.16% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.080% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.080% fail on Condition
    • 0.080% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.080% fail on Pedal
        • 0.080% fail on Condition
    • 0.080% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.080% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 9.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.0% fail on Washers (64% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Wipers (39% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.16% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.080% fail on Mirrors
  • 9.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.3% fail on Emissions
    • 3.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.4% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.40% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.24% fail on System
      • 0.080% fail on Pipe
      • 0.080% fail on Cap
  • 8.0% fail on Steering (72% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Steering system (89% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Steering rack (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Track rod end (61% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.080% fail on Other components
        • 0.080% fail on Steering component
    • 0.32% fail on Steering operation (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.080% fail on Steering control
      • 0.080% fail on Steering column
  • 4.9% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.3% fail on Body condition
    • 1.6% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.6% fail on Chassis
    • 0.80% fail on Seats (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Drivers (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Passengers
    • 0.16% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.080% fail on Body security
    • 0.080% fail on Doors
      • 0.080% fail on Passengers front
  • 4.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.080% fail on Condition
    • 0.80% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (53% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 2.6% fail on Tyres (69% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Tread depth (68% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Condition (68% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Valve stem
  • 0.88% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.88% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.24% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.24% fail on Attachment

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