MINI Countryman MOT Results

Registered in 2013
84.5% pass rate
from 2,824 tests in 2020
(38% better than other 2013 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the MINI Countryman is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.5% fail on Tyres
    • 2.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth (33% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (9 times worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 4.4% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (41% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.071% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.78% fail on Headlamps (56% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Headlamp (66% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.035% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.67% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.50% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.50% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.18% fail on Direction indicators (72% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Flashing type (72% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.035% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.14% fail on Stop lamp (92% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.11% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.11% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.071% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.071% fail on Horn
      • 0.035% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 2.3% fail on Brakes (48% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Mechanical brake components (40% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake linings and pads (40% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Brake pads (40% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Cable (9 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Brake discs and drums (84% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Brake discs (84% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Brake performance (68% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.18% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.071% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.18% fail on Service brake performance (77% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Rbt (76% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.18% fail on Service brake performance (71% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.071% fail on Rbt
          • 0.071% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.035% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.035% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.035% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.035% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
    • 0.32% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.25% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.25% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.035% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.11% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.071% fail on Reservoirs (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.071% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.071% fail on Lever
    • 0.035% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.035% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.035% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.035% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.035% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 2.1% fail on Visibility (51% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.35% fail on Wipers (86% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.14% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.14% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.071% fail on View to rear
      • 0.071% fail on Mirrors
  • 0.74% fail on Suspension (83% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.14% fail on Pins and bushes (9 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.071% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.035% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.14% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.11% fail on Suspension arms (92% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.035% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.071% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.071% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.035% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.035% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.035% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 0.64% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (45% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.46% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.25% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.14% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.071% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.18% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.071% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.071% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.035% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.035% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.035% fail on Undertray
  • 0.42% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.39% fail on Attachment
    • 0.035% fail on Condition
  • 0.39% fail on Body, chassis, structure (69% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Transmission
      • 0.18% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.18% fail on Joints
    • 0.071% fail on Undertray
    • 0.035% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.035% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.035% fail on Tank
    • 0.035% fail on Towbar
      • 0.035% fail on Towbar condition
    • 0.035% fail on Body
      • 0.035% fail on Panel
  • 0.18% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.18% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.14% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.071% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.071% fail on Condition
    • 0.071% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.11% fail on Steering (83% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.035% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.035% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.035% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.035% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.035% fail on Universal joint
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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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