MINI Countryman MOT Results

Registered in 2012
83.0% pass rate
from 7,551 tests in 2020
(43% better than other 2012 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the MINI Countryman is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.1% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (44% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.066% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.93% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.90% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.026% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.87% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (35% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Stop lamp (66% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Headlamps (71% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Headlamp (74% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.013% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.12% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (61% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Rear fog lamp (61% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Rear fog lamp (60% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.12% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.12% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.079% fail on Horn
      • 0.026% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.013% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.11% fail on Direction indicators (92% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Flashing type (92% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Side repeaters (88% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.026% fail on Individual direction indicators (96% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.013% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.013% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 4.7% fail on Tyres (16% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Condition
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth (29% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.026% fail on Size/type
  • 2.2% fail on Brakes (58% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Mechanical brake components (48% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake linings and pads (47% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Brake pads (46% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Brake discs and drums (71% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Brake discs (71% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Cable (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Brake performance (72% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (60% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Rbt (sp) (63% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.026% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.013% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 0.17% fail on Service brake performance (84% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Rbt (85% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.11% fail on Service brake performance (88% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.053% fail on Service brake imbalance (76% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.013% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.13% fail on Parking brake performance (55% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Rbt (57% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.11% fail on Parking brake performance (57% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.013% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.013% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.013% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.013% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.013% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.040% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (85% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.013% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.013% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.013% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.013% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.026% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.25% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.24% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.12% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.093% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.093% fail on Lever
    • 0.040% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.040% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.026% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.013% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.026% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (85% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.013% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.013% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.013% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.013% fail on Other components
  • 1.9% fail on Visibility (56% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Washers (39% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Wipers (73% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.15% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.040% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.026% fail on View to rear
      • 0.026% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.013% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.4% fail on Suspension (79% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Anti-roll bars (38% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Pins and bushes (13 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.093% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.040% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.026% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.026% fail on Linkage ball joints (93% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Suspension arms (82% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.093% fail on Pins and bushes (89% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Ball joint (92% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.15% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.15% fail on Shock absorbers (79% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.093% fail on Springs (97% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Coil springs (97% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.093% fail on Coil spring (97% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.026% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.013% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.013% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.013% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.013% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.013% fail on Suspension rod
    • 0.013% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.013% fail on Sub-frame
  • 0.65% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (55% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Exhaust emissions (53% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Spark ignition (39% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.15% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.066% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.013% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.13% fail on Compression ignition (75% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (66% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.053% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (82% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.040% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.026% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.013% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.49% fail on Body, chassis, structure (71% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Transmission (81% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Drive shafts (82% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Joints (82% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.013% fail on Joints
    • 0.12% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.066% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.026% fail on Tank
      • 0.026% fail on Pipe
    • 0.066% fail on Exhaust system (89% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.053% fail on Undertray
    • 0.040% fail on Body
      • 0.040% fail on Other body component
      • 0.013% fail on Panel
    • 0.040% fail on Doors
      • 0.026% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.026% fail on Door condition
      • 0.013% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.013% fail on Door condition
    • 0.013% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.013% fail on Towbar
      • 0.013% fail on Towbar condition
    • 0.013% fail on Seats
      • 0.013% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.013% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.013% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 0.42% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.34% fail on Attachment
    • 0.079% fail on Condition
  • 0.38% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.38% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.34% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.17% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.15% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
      • 0.026% fail on Pre-tensioners (27 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Requirements
    • 0.026% fail on Airbags
      • 0.026% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.13% fail on Steering (86% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Steering linkage components (92% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Track rod end (91% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.040% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.013% fail on Operation
    • 0.013% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.013% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.013% fail on Universal joint
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