MINI Countryman MOT Results

Registered in 2015
89.5% pass rate
from 9,552 tests in 2020
(40% better than other 2015 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 2015 cars and highlighted areas where the MINI Countryman is unusually good or bad.

  • 3.0% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (25% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.39% fail on Headlamps (47% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Headlamp (64% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (130% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.26% fail on Stop lamp (58% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.17% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.010% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.12% fail on Direction indicators (62% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Flashing type (62% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.084% fail on Side repeaters (64% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.073% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.063% fail on Horn
      • 0.010% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.042% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (79% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Rear fog lamp (79% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.042% fail on Rear fog lamp (78% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.021% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 3.0% fail on Tyres (21% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Tread depth (48% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.094% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.010% fail on Size/type
  • 1.0% fail on Visibility (73% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Washers (45% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Wipers (88% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.094% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.094% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.052% fail on Driver's view
  • 0.96% fail on Brakes (64% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Mechanical brake components (63% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Brake linings and pads (59% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.67% fail on Brake pads (61% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.031% fail on Brake discs and drums (91% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Brake discs (91% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Brake performance (71% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Service brake performance (57% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Rbt (56% better than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.15% fail on Service brake performance (49% better than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.010% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.010% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.010% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.010% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.010% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.010% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 0.084% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.073% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.010% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.010% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.010% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.010% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 0.34% fail on Suspension (74% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.084% fail on Suspension arms (77% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Ball joint (78% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.021% fail on Pins and bushes (85% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.073% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.031% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.021% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.021% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.031% fail on Shock absorbers (89% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.021% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.010% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.010% fail on Springs
      • 0.010% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.010% fail on Coil spring
  • 0.30% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (51% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Exhaust emissions (52% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.094% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.063% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.13% fail on Spark ignition (59% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.073% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (62% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.021% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.021% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.010% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.010% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.010% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.010% fail on Undertray
  • 0.21% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.21% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.21% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.20% fail on Attachment
    • 0.010% fail on Condition
  • 0.19% fail on Body, chassis, structure (63% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.052% fail on Transmission (68% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Drive shafts (73% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.042% fail on Joints (72% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.010% fail on Joints
    • 0.031% fail on Body
      • 0.031% fail on Other body component
    • 0.031% fail on Doors
      • 0.021% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.021% fail on Door condition
      • 0.010% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.010% fail on Door condition
    • 0.021% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.021% fail on Boot lid (6 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Boot lid condition
      • 0.010% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.010% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.010% fail on Pipe
    • 0.010% fail on Towbar
      • 0.010% fail on Towbar condition
    • 0.010% fail on Undertray
  • 0.17% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.13% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
    • 0.052% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.063% fail on Steering (65% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.052% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.052% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.010% fail on Steering play
      • 0.010% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.010% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.010% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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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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