MINI Convertible MOT Results

Registered in 2011
75.9% pass rate
from 878 tests in 2017
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.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.3% fail on Registration plate lamp (170% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.8% fail on Front lamps
    • 0.91% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.68% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.68% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.34% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.23% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.11% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.57% fail on Headlamps (68% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Headlamp (73% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.11% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.46% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.46% fail on Fog lamp
  • 8.2% fail on Tyres
    • 4.8% fail on Condition
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.0% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
  • 6.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.4% fail on Wipers (63% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.34% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.11% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.2% fail on Brakes
    • 1.9% fail on Hub components
      • 1.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.80% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.23% fail on Brake calipers (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.68% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.23% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.11% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.11% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.11% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.80% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.80% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (14 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Leaks
    • 0.11% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.11% fail on ABS
  • 1.5% fail on Suspension (73% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.80% fail on Condition
    • 0.23% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment
    • 0.23% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.23% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.11% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.11% fail on Rear
  • 0.46% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.46% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.46% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.23% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.23% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.23% fail on System
  • 0.46% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.46% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.23% fail on Steering
    • 0.23% fail on Steering system
      • 0.11% fail on Free play
        • 0.11% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.11% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.23% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.11% fail on Body security
    • 0.11% fail on Body condition
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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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