MINI Cooper S MOT Results

Registered in 2012
80.5% pass rate
from 328 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 Cooper S is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.3% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.2% fail on Registration plate lamp (180% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Front lamps
    • 0.30% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.30% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.30% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.30% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.30% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.30% fail on Horn
  • 5.8% fail on Tyres
    • 3.7% fail on Condition
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.30% fail on Valve stem
  • 4.3% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.4% fail on Wipers
    • 0.91% fail on Washers
  • 3.0% fail on Brakes
    • 1.8% fail on Hub components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.30% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.91% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.61% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.30% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 0.30% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.30% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
  • 0.61% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.61% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.30% fail on Suspension
    • 0.30% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.30% fail on Condition
  • 0.30% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.30% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.30% fail on Pipe
  • 0.30% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.30% fail on Registration plate
Read the Honest John Review

  • MINI Hatch (2007 - 2013)
    Great performance from Cooper S, much smoother and more sophisticated than first generation, capable of travelling distances in comfort.

    Search Good Garages