MINI Countryman MOT Results

Registered in 2011
80.6% pass rate
from 10,583 tests in 2020
(42% better than other 2011 cars)
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 Countryman is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.8% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (36% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.085% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (60% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Position lamps (25% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Position lamp (25% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.96% fail on Headlamps (60% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Headlamp (74% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (200% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp levelling device (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (43% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Stop lamp (72% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Direction indicators (81% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Flashing type (81% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Side repeaters (70% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.085% fail on Individual direction indicators (89% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.028% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.18% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (52% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Rear fog lamp (52% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Rear fog lamp (51% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Electrical equipment (63% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Horn
      • 0.0094% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.076% fail on Reversing lamps (61% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Reversing lamps (65% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0094% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.028% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.028% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.0094% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.0094% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0094% fail on Switch
  • 4.7% fail on Tyres (22% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Condition
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth (34% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.094% fail on Size/type
    • 0.0094% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 2.4% fail on Brakes (60% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (55% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (53% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Brake pads (53% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0094% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.22% fail on Brake discs and drums (76% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Brake discs (77% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0094% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.13% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (150% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Cable (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0094% fail on Rod
        • 0.0094% fail on Lever
    • 0.72% fail on Brake performance (70% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Service brake performance (74% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Rbt (75% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.28% fail on Service brake performance (72% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.028% fail on Service brake imbalance (89% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0094% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0094% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.0094% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0094% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.25% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (74% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Rbt (sp) (75% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.0094% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 0.094% fail on Parking brake performance (77% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.094% fail on Rbt (76% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.085% fail on Parking brake performance (76% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.0094% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.076% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.066% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (80% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.047% fail on Rbt (sp) (85% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.038% fail on Service brake performance (75% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.0094% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.019% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
    • 0.21% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.19% fail on Lever
      • 0.019% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.21% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.21% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.066% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.10% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (54% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.028% fail on Pedal
    • 0.047% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.028% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.019% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.0094% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.0094% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0094% fail on Servos
    • 0.0094% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.0094% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 2.0% fail on Visibility (55% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Washers (37% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Wipers (76% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.14% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.14% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.0094% fail on View to rear
      • 0.0094% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.6% fail on Suspension (81% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Anti-roll bars (57% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (64% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Linkage ball joints (83% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Ball joint dust cover (62% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.028% fail on Ball joint (82% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Linkage (81% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0094% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 0.27% fail on Suspension arms (90% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Pins and bushes (90% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Ball joint (93% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Ball joint dust cover (78% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0094% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.23% fail on Shock absorbers (80% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Wheel bearings (53% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Springs (97% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Coil springs (97% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Coil spring (97% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.085% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.057% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.028% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.085% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.038% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.028% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.019% fail on Ball joint (79% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.0094% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.0094% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 1.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (19% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust emissions (20% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.68% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.46% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.094% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.0094% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0094% fail on Other emission control equipment
      • 0.30% fail on Compression ignition (57% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (59% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (55% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.019% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.0094% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0094% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.0094% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
    • 0.15% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.12% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.019% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.0094% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 0.85% fail on Body, chassis, structure (63% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Transmission (69% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Drive shafts (69% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Joints (68% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0094% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.0094% fail on Joints
      • 0.0094% fail on Belts
    • 0.23% fail on Exhaust system (75% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Doors
      • 0.10% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.10% fail on Door condition
      • 0.057% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.057% fail on Door condition
      • 0.019% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.019% fail on Door condition
    • 0.057% fail on Fuel system (64% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.0094% fail on Tank
      • 0.0094% fail on System
    • 0.047% fail on Body
      • 0.047% fail on Other body component
    • 0.047% fail on Undertray
    • 0.019% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.019% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 0.52% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.47% fail on Attachment (81% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Condition
  • 0.28% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.28% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.12% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (80% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Seat belts (78% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Condition (76% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.057% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (82% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.10% fail on Steering (92% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.038% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.038% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.038% fail on Steering linkage components (96% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Track rod end (97% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0094% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.019% fail on Steering play
      • 0.019% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0094% fail on Power steering
      • 0.0094% fail on Other components
    • 0.0094% fail on Electronic power steering
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