MINI Countryman MOT Results

Registered in 2016
90.1% pass rate
from 9,707 tests in 2020
(35% better than other 2016 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 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the MINI Countryman is unusually good or bad.

  • 2.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (24% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.010% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.22% fail on Headlamps (57% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.082% fail on Headlamp (80% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Stop lamp (50% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.15% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.13% fail on Direction indicators (57% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Flashing type (57% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Side repeaters (56% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.11% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (58% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.052% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (66% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Rear fog lamp (65% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on Rear fog lamp (65% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.052% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.052% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.031% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.031% fail on Horn
  • 2.6% fail on Tyres (25% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.71% fail on Tread depth (58% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.072% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.010% fail on Size/type
  • 1.2% fail on Visibility (57% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Washers (29% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Wipers (81% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Condition of glass (97% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Windscreen (99% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.082% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.010% fail on View to rear
      • 0.010% fail on Mirrors
  • 0.74% fail on Brakes (63% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Mechanical brake components (56% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Brake linings and pads (53% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.61% fail on Brake pads (53% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Brake discs and drums (78% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on Brake discs (78% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.010% fail on Linkage
    • 0.12% fail on Brake performance (71% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Service brake performance (56% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Rbt (55% better than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.072% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.041% 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 Service brake imbalance
      • 0.010% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.010% fail on Rbt
          • 0.010% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.010% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.010% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 0.021% fail on Parking brake control (80% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Lever
    • 0.021% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.010% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.010% fail on Electronic stability control
  • 0.38% fail on Suspension (38% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Macpherson strut (12 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (14 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Pins and bushes (14 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.10% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.052% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.010% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.010% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.082% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.052% fail on Suspension arms (65% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.010% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.010% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.010% fail on Wheel bearings
  • 0.31% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.31% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.18% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (55% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Exhaust emissions (60% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Spark ignition (62% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.031% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (74% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.010% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.072% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.062% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.010% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.021% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.021% fail on Undertray (5 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.010% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.010% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 0.15% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.13% fail on Attachment
    • 0.021% fail on Condition
  • 0.14% fail on Body, chassis, structure (49% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Undertray (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on Transmission
      • 0.031% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.031% fail on Joints
    • 0.031% fail on Body
      • 0.021% fail on Other body component
      • 0.010% fail on Panel
    • 0.010% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.010% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.010% fail on Doors
      • 0.010% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.010% fail on Door condition
    • 0.010% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.010% fail on Other boot lid component
  • 0.14% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.10% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.10% fail on Condition
    • 0.041% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.010% fail on Steering
    • 0.010% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.010% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.010% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.010% fail on Speedometer
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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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