MINI Convertible MOT Results

Registered in 2009
80.4% pass rate
from 296 tests in 2017
(40% 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.

  • 8.8% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (43% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.0% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.34% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.68% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.68% fail on Fog lamp
  • 5.7% fail on Tyres
    • 3.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.68% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Size/type
    • 0.34% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.0% fail on Wipers
    • 2.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.68% fail on Windscreen
  • 3.4% fail on Brakes
    • 1.7% fail on Hub components
      • 1.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.34% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.34% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.34% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.34% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.34% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 1.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.68% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (11 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Components
        • 0.34% fail on Hoses
    • 0.34% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.34% fail on Restricted movement
  • 2.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.7% fail on Emissions
    • 0.68% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.68% fail on Cap (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 1.4% fail on Suspension (87% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.68% fail on Condition
    • 0.34% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.34% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.34% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.34% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.34% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.34% fail on Front
  • 1.0% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.0% fail on Condition (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.68% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.68% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.68% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.34% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.34% fail on Registration plate
Read the Honest John Review

  • 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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