MINI Countryman MOT Results

Registered in 2012
86.2% pass rate
from 6,444 tests in 2017
(34% 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.

  • 5.6% fail on Tyres
    • 3.6% fail on Condition (24% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Tread depth (49% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.016% fail on Size/type
  • 5.3% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (35% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp (33% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.96% fail on Position lamps (35% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.12% fail on Rear lamps (60% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Headlamps (61% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Headlamp (72% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (200% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.016% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.53% fail on Stop lamp (55% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.062% fail on Horn
    • 0.047% fail on Direction indicators (94% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Flashing type (94% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Side repeaters (92% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.031% fail on Rear fog lamp (86% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Fog lamp (86% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.016% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.016% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.016% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 1.8% fail on Brakes (53% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Hub components (54% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Brake pads (52% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Brake discs (82% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Brake back plates (12 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Hydraulic systems (140% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (10 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Components
        • 0.047% fail on Hoses
      • 0.016% fail on Leaks
    • 0.25% fail on Brake performance (78% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Front wheels (68% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Rear wheels (84% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Parking brake performance (80% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.016% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.016% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.093% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.093% fail on ABS
    • 0.078% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.078% fail on Condition
    • 0.031% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.031% fail on Cable
    • 0.016% fail on Restricted movement
  • 1.6% fail on Driver's view of the road (65% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Washers (39% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Wipers (85% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.047% fail on Bonnet
  • 0.65% fail on Suspension (82% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.20% fail on Front (150% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Rear
    • 0.20% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.093% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (68% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.031% fail on Attachment (9 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.078% fail on Drive shafts (77% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Front drive shafts (81% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.062% fail on Constant velocity joints (81% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.016% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.062% fail on Suspension arms (88% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (91% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment
    • 0.047% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.031% fail on Shock absorbers (94% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Condition (94% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.016% fail on Location
  • 0.54% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.54% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.33% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.29% fail on Attachment (97% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on Condition
  • 0.14% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (60% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.093% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.093% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.047% fail on Seat belts (74% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Condition
  • 0.12% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (81% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.062% fail on Exhaust system (84% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.062% fail on Emissions
    • 0.016% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.093% fail on Steering (76% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.093% fail on Steering system (72% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Track rod end (82% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Free play
        • 0.016% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.016% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.016% fail on Ball joint
  • 0.078% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.062% fail on Doors
      • 0.031% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.031% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.016% fail on Drivers
    • 0.016% fail on Body condition
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    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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