MINI Convertible MOT Results

Registered in 2012
76.0% pass rate
from 562 tests in 2020
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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the MINI Convertible is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.5% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 2.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.36% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.89% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.18% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.71% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.71% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.53% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.18% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.53% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.53% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.53% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 6.0% fail on Visibility
    • 3.6% fail on Wipers
    • 2.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.36% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.36% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.18% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.5% fail on Tyres
    • 4.3% fail on Condition
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth
  • 4.1% fail on Suspension
    • 2.5% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.89% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.89% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.36% fail on Springs (88% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Coil springs (88% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Coil spring (87% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.18% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.18% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.18% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 3.0% fail on Brakes
    • 2.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.71% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.71% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.89% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.71% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.71% fail on Rbt
          • 0.53% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.18% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.18% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.18% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.18% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 0.18% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.18% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 1.1% fail on Road Wheels (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Attachment (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.89% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.89% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.71% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.36% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.18% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.18% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 0.18% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.18% fail on Catalyst emissions
  • 0.71% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.36% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.18% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.18% fail on Pipe
    • 0.18% fail on Undertray
  • 0.18% fail on Steering
    • 0.18% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.18% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.18% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.18% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.18% fail on 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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