MINI Countryman MOT Results

Registered in 2014
87.4% pass rate
from 13,340 tests in 2020
(41% better than other 2014 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the MINI Countryman is unusually good or bad.

  • 3.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (35% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.045% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.61% fail on Headlamps (51% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Headlamp (58% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.50% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (32% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.39% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.015% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.28% fail on Stop lamp (75% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Direction indicators (71% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Flashing type (71% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.075% fail on Side repeaters (75% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.037% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.097% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.090% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.0075% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.052% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (75% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Rear fog lamp (75% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on Rear fog lamp (74% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.052% fail on Electrical equipment (68% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Horn
    • 0.015% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 3.6% fail on Tyres (21% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Tread depth (45% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Size/type
    • 0.022% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 1.6% fail on Brakes (56% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (48% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (43% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Brake pads (43% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake discs and drums (75% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Brake discs (75% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.037% fail on Cable (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Lever
    • 0.24% fail on Brake performance (74% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Service brake performance (77% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Rbt (76% better than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.10% fail on Service brake performance (76% better than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.030% fail on Service brake imbalance (74% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (75% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on Rbt (sp) (80% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.037% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.030% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.015% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.015% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.0075% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.030% fail on Parking brake performance (77% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on Rbt (76% better than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.030% fail on Parking brake performance (72% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.075% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.060% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.030% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.052% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.037% fail on Lever
      • 0.015% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.030% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.015% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.015% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.030% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.030% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.022% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (81% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.0075% fail on Pedal
    • 0.015% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.0075% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0075% fail on Servos
    • 0.0075% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 1.4% fail on Visibility (65% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Washers (30% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Wipers (88% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.12% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.082% fail on Driver's view
  • 0.52% fail on Suspension (77% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.075% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.037% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.022% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0075% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.10% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.082% fail on Macpherson strut (180% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.082% fail on Suspension arms (88% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Ball joint (91% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.015% fail on Pins and bushes (95% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0075% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.045% fail on Shock absorbers (89% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0075% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0075% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.0075% fail on Axles
      • 0.0075% fail on Axle
    • 0.0075% fail on Springs
      • 0.0075% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.0075% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.0075% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.0075% fail on Ball joint
  • 0.31% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (67% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Exhaust emissions (68% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Compression ignition (66% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.075% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (56% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.067% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (72% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.13% fail on Spark ignition (70% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.082% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (69% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on Catalyst emissions (65% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.015% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.0075% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 0.24% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.24% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.24% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.21% fail on Attachment
    • 0.030% fail on Condition
  • 0.21% fail on Body, chassis, structure (77% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.075% fail on Transmission (81% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Drive shafts (80% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.075% fail on Joints (80% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.030% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.022% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.015% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.0075% fail on Pipe
    • 0.022% fail on Body
      • 0.022% fail on Other body component
    • 0.015% fail on Exhaust system (95% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Doors
      • 0.0075% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.0075% fail on Door condition
      • 0.0075% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.0075% fail on Door condition
    • 0.015% fail on Seats
      • 0.015% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.015% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.015% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.0075% fail on Towbar
      • 0.0075% fail on Towbar condition
    • 0.0075% fail on Load security
      • 0.0075% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.0075% fail on Tailgate condition
  • 0.17% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (45% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 0.060% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (58% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.052% fail on Steering (84% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Steering linkage components (91% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Track rod end (90% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.015% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0075% fail on Steering column
    • 0.0075% fail on Steering play
      • 0.0075% fail on Steering rack
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