MINI Hatch MOT Results

Registered in 2001
44.5% pass rate
from 6,475 tests in 2020
(17% worse than other 2001 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the MINI Hatch is unusually good or bad.

  • 30% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (53% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 13% fail on Headlamp aim (180% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 12% fail on Headlamp aim (190% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 8.3% fail on Stop lamp (51% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Headlamps (26% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp levelling device (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Dipswitch (8 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 5.1% fail on Direction indicators (100% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Flashing type (100% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Individual direction indicators (95% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Side repeaters (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.093% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.015% fail on Switch
      • 0.015% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.015% fail on Switch
    • 4.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (80% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.5% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.077% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (27% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (27% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.015% fail on Switch
    • 0.45% fail on Electrical equipment (57% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Horn (53% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Battery(ies) (59% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.077% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.062% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.062% fail on Switch
    • 0.062% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.046% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.015% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.015% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.015% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 23% fail on Brakes (49% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 8.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (22% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 5.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (27% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.046% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 3.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.4% fail on Rbt
          • 3.0% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.63% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.062% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.046% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.015% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.9% fail on Parking brake performance (61% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt (60% worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 2.6% fail on Parking brake performance (72% worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.17% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.14% fail on Plate brake tester (180% worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.093% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.046% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.015% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.015% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.90% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (62% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.85% fail on Rbt (sp) (64% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.63% fail on Service brake imbalance (61% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.31% fail on Service brake performance (68% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.031% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.015% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.36% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes (84% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Anti-lock braking system (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Electronic stability control (80% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 4.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (47% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (51% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Brake pads (52% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.9% fail on Brake discs and drums (63% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Brake discs (67% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.19% fail on Cable
        • 0.062% fail on Lever
        • 0.031% fail on Pivot (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Linkage
    • 2.9% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Pedal (8 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.42% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (69% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (200% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.40% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.36% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.36% fail on Lever
    • 0.26% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.20% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.046% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.015% fail on Valves
    • 0.031% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.031% fail on Other components
  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 8.9% fail on Suspension arms (51% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Pins and bushes (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.79% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.12% fail on Suspension arm (60% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 4.2% fail on Wheel bearings (190% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (28% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.77% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (34% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.36% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.28% fail on Linkage
      • 0.14% fail on Pins and bushes (70% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (86% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.015% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.3% fail on Macpherson strut (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Macpherson strut (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.015% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.90% fail on Other suspension component (55% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Ball joint (86% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.046% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.046% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.046% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.68% fail on Springs (78% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Coil springs (77% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Coil spring (81% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Mounting
    • 0.43% fail on Shock absorbers (69% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (95% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Sub-frames (81% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Sub-frame (80% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.031% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.015% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.046% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.031% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.015% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 12% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 11% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Airbags (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Drivers airbag (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Passengers airbag (11 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Seat belts (90% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Condition (74% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Prescribed areas (97% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment
      • 0.015% fail on Pre-tensioners
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.5% fail on Fuel system (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (8 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Tank (8 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Transmission (33% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Drive shafts (31% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Joints (31% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Flexible couplings
        • 0.015% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.062% fail on Prop shafts (73% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.062% fail on Joints
    • 0.76% fail on Seats (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Driver's seat (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Passenger's seat (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Doors
      • 0.32% fail on Front passenger's door (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Door condition (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.22% fail on Door condition
    • 0.19% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.19% fail on Body
      • 0.093% fail on Other body component
      • 0.077% fail on Panel
      • 0.015% fail on Body condition
    • 0.077% fail on Integral vehicle structure (93% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (94% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.015% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.077% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.077% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.077% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.046% fail on Boot lid condition
      • 0.031% fail on Other boot lid component (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.062% fail on Chassis (93% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Chassis condition (93% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on Undertray
    • 0.015% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.015% fail on Carrier
    • 0.015% fail on Load security
      • 0.015% fail on Tailgate
  • 11% fail on Visibility (24% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Washers (52% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers
    • 0.36% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.36% fail on Windscreen (78% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on View to rear
      • 0.28% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.031% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.26% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.23% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.3% fail on Steering (72% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Steering linkage components (93% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Track rod end (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.015% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.015% fail on Other components
        • 0.015% fail on Steering linkage
    • 1.2% fail on Power steering (200% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Pipes and hoses (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Operation (200% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Other components (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Pump (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Rams
    • 0.59% fail on Steering gear (34% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Steering rack (51% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Operation (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Steering column (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Steering play
      • 0.11% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.077% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.031% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.015% fail on Steering shaft
    • 0.015% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.015% fail on Flexible coupling
  • 6.9% fail on Tyres
    • 4.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on Size/type
    • 0.015% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 5.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (34% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Exhaust emissions (37% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Spark ignition (33% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.82% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (75% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.077% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.062% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.015% fail on Oxygen sensor
        • 0.046% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.29% fail on Compression ignition (69% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.046% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.031% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (93% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.031% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (81% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Emissions not tested (79% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.015% fail on Catalytic converter
    • 0.68% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.53% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.077% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.062% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.031% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.046% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.031% fail on Undertray
      • 0.015% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 0.80% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.80% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.37% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.26% fail on Attachment
    • 0.093% fail on Condition
    • 0.015% fail on Hubs
  • 0.015% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.015% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.015% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.015% fail on Anchorages

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