MINI Convertible MOT Results

Registered in 2012
78.7% pass rate
from 492 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the MINI Convertible is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.9% fail on Registration plate lamp (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Fog lamp (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.81% fail on Front lamps
    • 0.81% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.41% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.20% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.20% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.20% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.41% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.41% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.41% fail on Side repeaters
  • 7.1% fail on Tyres
    • 3.7% fail on Condition
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.4% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Valve stem (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 3.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.6% fail on Wipers
    • 0.61% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.61% fail on Washers
  • 2.4% fail on Brakes
    • 1.6% fail on Hub components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.41% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.61% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.61% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (14 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.41% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.41% fail on Rear wheels
  • 1.0% fail on Suspension (72% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.61% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.20% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.20% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 0.61% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.61% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.41% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.41% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.41% fail on System (15 times worse than other 2012 cars)
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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