MINI Convertible MOT Results

Registered in 2009
75.3% pass rate
from 344 tests in 2020
(36% better than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the MINI Convertible is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.0% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (50% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.87% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.29% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.87% fail on Stop lamp (76% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.58% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.58% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.29% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.29% fail on Headlamp
  • 5.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.8% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.8% fail on Spark ignition (180% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 4.1% fail on Catalyst emissions (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.29% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.29% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
  • 5.5% fail on Visibility
    • 3.2% fail on Wipers
    • 1.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.29% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.29% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.29% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.29% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.7% fail on Brakes
    • 3.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt
          • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.29% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.29% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.29% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.29% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 1.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.87% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.87% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.58% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.58% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.29% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.29% fail on Cable
    • 0.29% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 3.2% fail on Tyres (52% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.87% fail on Condition
  • 1.5% fail on Suspension (89% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Suspension arms (85% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.58% fail on Anti-roll bars (84% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.29% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.29% fail on Wheel bearings
  • 1.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.58% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.58% fail on Condition
    • 0.58% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.87% fail on Body, chassis, structure (78% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.87% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (8 times worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.29% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.29% fail on Attachment
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  • MINI Convertible (2009 - 2015)
    Highly desirable and very pretty. Handles well even with the roof down. Lower emissions than previous MINI Convertible. Air conditioning now standard.

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