MINI Convertible MOT Results

Registered in 2011
72.5% pass rate
from 1,016 tests in 2020
(14% better than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the MINI Convertible is unusually good or bad.

  • 10% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.8% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.098% fail on Switch
    • 0.89% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.89% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.49% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.30% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.098% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.79% fail on Reversing lamps (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Reversing lamps (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Headlamps (76% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Headlamp (74% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.098% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.098% fail on Horn
  • 6.0% fail on Tyres
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.7% fail on Condition
  • 5.5% fail on Visibility
    • 3.1% fail on Wipers
    • 2.8% fail on Washers
  • 4.5% fail on Suspension (47% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Shock absorbers (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.89% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.30% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.098% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.098% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.098% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.098% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.59% fail on Suspension arms (78% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.098% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.20% fail on Wheel bearings
  • 3.7% fail on Brakes (38% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.69% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.69% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.49% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.20% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (79% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.098% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.098% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.098% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.098% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 0.20% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.20% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.098% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.098% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.098% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.098% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.098% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.098% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 0.98% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.89% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.59% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.39% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.20% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.30% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.30% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.20% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.20% fail on Other leaks (10 times worse than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.89% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.49% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Attachment
  • 0.79% fail on Body, chassis, structure (66% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.20% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.098% fail on Tank
      • 0.098% fail on System
    • 0.098% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.098% fail on Transmission
      • 0.098% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.098% fail on Joints
    • 0.098% fail on Load security
      • 0.098% fail on Loading door
    • 0.098% fail on Undertray
  • 0.59% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.59% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.20% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.098% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.098% fail on Condition
    • 0.098% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.098% fail on Steering
    • 0.098% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.098% fail on Steering rack
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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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