MINI Countryman MOT Results

Registered in 2011
84.5% pass rate
from 8,958 tests in 2017
(37% 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.

  • 6.5% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (37% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.20% fail on Rear lamps (48% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate lamp (47% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Headlamps (65% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Headlamp (76% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (160% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Headlamp levelling device (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.045% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.011% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.011% fail on Matched pair
    • 0.38% fail on Stop lamp (77% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Direction indicators (85% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Flashing type (85% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.089% fail on Side repeaters (81% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.067% fail on Individual lamps (86% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Horn
    • 0.078% fail on Rear fog lamp (73% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Fog lamp (77% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.033% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.033% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.011% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.011% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 5.8% fail on Tyres
    • 3.7% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Tread depth (43% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.033% fail on Size/type
  • 2.4% fail on Brakes (47% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Hub components (51% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake pads (49% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.033% fail on Brake discs (92% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.011% fail on Brake back plates
    • 0.50% fail on Hydraulic systems (48% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Components (77% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Hoses
        • 0.011% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.011% fail on Pipes
        • 0.011% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.47% fail on Brake performance (69% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Front wheels (58% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Rear wheels (74% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Parking brake performance (81% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.033% fail on Brake imbalance (79% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Parking brake operation
      • 0.011% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.18% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
      • 0.011% fail on Fitment
    • 0.18% fail on ABS
    • 0.11% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.045% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.033% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.033% fail on Cable
    • 0.011% fail on Full power hydraulic systems
      • 0.011% fail on Warning
  • 1.8% fail on Driver's view of the road (60% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Washers (41% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Wipers (78% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.045% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.033% fail on Bonnet
  • 0.95% fail on Suspension (83% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.25% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (49% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.022% fail on Attachment
      • 0.011% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.16% fail on Shock absorbers (81% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Condition (81% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Drive shafts (75% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Front drive shafts (81% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.089% fail on Constant velocity joints (83% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Couplings
      • 0.033% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.033% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.089% fail on Front suspension joints (62% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.078% fail on Suspension arms (92% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (93% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Condition
    • 0.045% fail on Wheel bearings (79% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Front
    • 0.011% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.011% fail on Condition
    • 0.011% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.011% fail on Condition
  • 0.35% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.28% fail on Attachment
    • 0.067% fail on Condition
  • 0.31% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (65% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Emissions
    • 0.13% fail on Exhaust system (76% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.056% fail on Fuel system (65% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Cap
      • 0.022% fail on System
      • 0.011% fail on Hose
    • 0.011% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.30% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.30% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.16% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (62% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.089% fail on Seat belts (61% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Condition
    • 0.078% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (59% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.12% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.056% fail on Doors
      • 0.022% fail on Drivers
      • 0.022% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.011% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.033% fail on Body condition
    • 0.011% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.011% fail on Seats
      • 0.011% fail on Drivers
    • 0.011% fail on Load security
      • 0.011% fail on Tailgate
  • 0.067% fail on Steering (88% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.056% fail on Steering system (88% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Track rod end (90% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.011% fail on Power steering
      • 0.011% fail on Operation
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  • MINI Countryman (2010 - 2016)
    Golf sized MINI has five seats and a 350-litre boot. Available with BMW's chain cam 1.6 diesel engine. Option of diesel automatic with 4WD.

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