MINI 1000 MOT Results

Registered in 2001
64.6% pass rate
from 443 tests in 2020
(25% better than other 2001 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the MINI 1000 is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (27% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.3% fail on Electrical equipment (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Horn (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.23% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 3.2% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Switch
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamps (57% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp (69% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.23% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.0% fail on Stop lamp (63% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.90% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.45% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.45% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.68% fail on Position lamps (79% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Position lamp (78% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.68% fail on Switch
    • 0.68% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (73% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.23% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 11% fail on Suspension (40% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.0% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.23% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.7% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.3% fail on Sub-frames (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.68% fail on Pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (24 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Other suspension component (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Other suspension component (8 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.23% fail on Springs
      • 0.23% fail on Bonded suspension units
        • 0.23% fail on Bonded suspension unit
    • 0.23% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.23% fail on Suspension rod
  • 9.3% fail on Brakes (40% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.4% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 5.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 3.4% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 2.9% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt
          • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.90% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt
          • 0.90% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.23% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
    • 0.45% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.23% fail on Pedal
      • 0.23% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.45% fail on Mechanical brake components (86% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.23% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.23% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.23% fail on Cable
    • 0.23% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.23% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.23% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.23% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 9.0% fail on Visibility
    • 6.3% fail on Washers (71% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers
    • 0.68% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.23% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 8.8% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 8.8% fail on Spark ignition
        • 5.6% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 2.7% fail on Emissions not tested (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on Non catalyst emissions (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.23% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.23% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 7.9% fail on Steering (86% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Steering gear (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Steering rack (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.4% fail on Track rod end
  • 6.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (37% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.68% fail on Chassis
      • 0.68% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.68% fail on Transmission (83% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Drive shafts (82% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.68% fail on Joints (81% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Seats
      • 0.45% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.23% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.23% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.23% fail on Pipe
    • 0.23% fail on Body
      • 0.23% fail on Panel
    • 0.23% fail on Floor
  • 2.9% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.3% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.68% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.6% fail on Tyres (77% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.45% fail on Tread depth (89% better than other 2001 cars)
  • 1.1% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plates

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