MINI Cooper S MOT Results

Registered in 2005
62.0% pass rate
from 50 tests in 2020
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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the MINI Cooper S is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 6.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 4.0% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 4.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.0% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 2.0% fail on Brake discs
    • 6.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 4.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt
          • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
    • 4.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.0% fail on Servos
    • 2.0% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 2.0% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 2.0% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 10% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.0% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.0% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 2.0% fail on Horn
  • 10% fail on Suspension
    • 8.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.0% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 4.0% fail on Ball joint
    • 2.0% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 2.0% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 10% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 8.0% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 8.0% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.0% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 4.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Noise suppression
      • 2.0% fail on Undertray
  • 8.0% fail on Steering
    • 8.0% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 4.0% fail on Track rod end
      • 2.0% fail on Ball joint
      • 2.0% fail on Intermediate drop arm
  • 8.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 4.0% fail on Doors (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Driver's door
        • 2.0% fail on Door condition
      • 2.0% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 2.0% fail on Door condition
  • 6.0% fail on Tyres
    • 4.0% fail on Condition
    • 2.0% fail on Tread depth
  • 4.0% fail on Visibility
    • 4.0% fail on Washers
  • 2.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.0% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
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