MINI Hatch MOT Results

Registered in 2002
47.5% pass rate
from 21,989 tests in 2020
(9.4% worse than other 2002 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the MINI Hatch is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (23% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 11% fail on Headlamp aim (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 11% fail on Headlamp aim (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 6.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamps (12% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp (37% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp levelling device (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Dipswitch (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Matched pair
    • 4.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (58% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Position lamps (14% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Position lamp (15% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators (23% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Flashing type (23% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Individual direction indicators (28% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.086% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.014% fail on Switch
    • 0.83% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (38% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Rear fog lamp (39% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.81% fail on Rear fog lamp (39% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Switch
      • 0.0045% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.0045% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.49% fail on Electrical equipment (53% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Horn (39% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.073% fail on Battery(ies) (82% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.0045% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.077% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.073% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.045% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.032% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.050% fail on Hazard warning (70% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Switch (70% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Reversing lamps (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Reversing lamps (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.0045% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.0045% fail on All outline marker lamps
  • 19% fail on Brakes (23% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes (77% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Brake performance (18% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (20% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (17% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.0045% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.0045% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt
          • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance (12% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.48% fail on Service brake imbalance (36% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.023% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.018% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.0045% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.018% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.018% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt
          • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.15% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.023% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.036% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.018% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.014% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.0045% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.014% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.014% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.62% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (70% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.62% fail on Rbt (sp) (69% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.48% fail on Service brake imbalance (67% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.22% fail on Service brake performance (72% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (40% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (40% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Brake pads (41% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Brake linings
      • 2.0% fail on Brake discs and drums (59% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Brake discs (62% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (32% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Cable (38% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on Lever
        • 0.018% fail on Pivot
        • 0.0045% fail on Linkage
    • 2.4% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (74% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Anti-lock braking system (90% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.0091% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 2.2% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Pedal (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Hand lever (57% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Hydraulic systems (52% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Brake fluid (98% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.018% fail on Valves
      • 0.0091% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.38% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (63% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (160% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (76% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.16% fail on Parking brake control (70% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Lever (70% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.023% fail on Air and vacuum systems (70% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.0091% fail on Leaks
      • 0.0091% fail on Servos
      • 0.0045% fail on Operation
    • 0.023% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.023% fail on Other components
    • 0.0045% fail on Hand operated control valves
      • 0.0045% fail on Condition
    • 0.0045% fail on Load sensing valves
  • 16% fail on Suspension (13% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Suspension arms (47% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Pins and bushes (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Ball joint (12% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Suspension arm (68% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Wheel bearings (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (61% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (40% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Linkage ball joints (76% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Ball joint dust cover (42% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage (66% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint (67% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Pins and bushes (65% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.050% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (92% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.018% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.99% fail on Other suspension component (83% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Ball joint (120% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint dust cover (120% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.045% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.027% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.70% fail on Macpherson strut (86% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.086% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0045% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.68% fail on Springs (80% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Coil springs (80% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.65% fail on Coil spring (80% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Mounting
      • 0.0091% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (87% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Shock absorbers (68% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.086% fail on Sub-frames (85% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Sub-frame (79% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.014% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (95% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.0045% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.086% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (97% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.023% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.018% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0091% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0045% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.0045% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.0091% fail on Axles (95% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.0091% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (92% better than other 2002 cars)
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure (10% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Exhaust system (19% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Transmission (12% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Drive shafts (13% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Joints (14% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on Flexible couplings
        • 0.014% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.0091% fail on Bearing housing
      • 0.17% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.17% fail on Joints
    • 2.7% fail on Fuel system (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Tank (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.0091% fail on Pipe (93% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.0045% fail on Hose
    • 0.45% fail on Doors (29% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Front passenger's door (82% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Door condition (87% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.15% fail on Door condition
      • 0.014% fail on Other passenger's door (96% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Door condition (96% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Seats
      • 0.22% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.10% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.23% fail on Body (31% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Other body component
      • 0.073% fail on Panel (51% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.0091% fail on Body condition
      • 0.0091% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.22% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.086% fail on Boot lid (84% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Boot lid condition
      • 0.014% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.036% fail on Engine mounting (67% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Engine mounting condition (69% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.0091% fail on Bracket
    • 0.027% fail on Undertray (65% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Integral vehicle structure (98% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (98% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.0091% fail on Chassis (99% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.0091% fail on Chassis condition (99% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.0045% fail on Load security
      • 0.0045% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.0045% fail on Tailgate condition
  • 11% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 10% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Airbags (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Drivers airbag (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Passengers airbag (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Seat belts (94% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Condition (83% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Prescribed areas (98% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.0091% fail on Pre-tensioners
      • 0.0045% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0045% fail on Requirements
  • 9.1% fail on Visibility (7.3% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Washers (24% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Wipers
    • 0.32% fail on Driver's view (51% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Bonnet (90% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.23% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.0045% fail on Window
    • 0.12% fail on View to rear (67% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Mirrors (66% better than other 2002 cars)
  • 6.5% fail on Tyres (8.9% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Tread depth (8.7% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.082% fail on Size/type (71% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.0045% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 6.4% fail on Steering (37% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Steering linkage components (40% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Track rod end (46% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.036% fail on Drag link end (57% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.018% fail on Other components
        • 0.0091% fail on Steering component
        • 0.0091% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.0091% fail on Locking devices
    • 1.1% fail on Power steering (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Pipes and hoses (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Operation (200% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Other components (65% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Pump (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Rams
    • 0.56% fail on Steering gear (36% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Steering rack (41% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Operation (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.0045% fail on Steering box
    • 0.13% fail on Steering play
      • 0.13% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0045% fail on Steering box
    • 0.077% fail on Steering column (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.032% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.023% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.023% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.0045% fail on Steering shaft
  • 5.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (28% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Exhaust emissions (31% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Spark ignition (22% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested (30% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (74% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.059% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.045% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.0091% fail on Other emission control equipment
          • 0.0045% fail on Oxygen sensor
        • 0.027% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.28% fail on Compression ignition (75% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.041% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (75% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.032% fail on Emissions not tested (83% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.023% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.018% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0091% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.0045% fail on NOx sensor
          • 0.0045% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.0091% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (99% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.0045% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
    • 0.77% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.56% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.12% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.064% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.045% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.014% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.014% fail on Undertray
  • 0.84% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.84% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.43% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.27% fail on Attachment
    • 0.15% fail on Condition
    • 0.0045% fail on Hubs
  • 0.018% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.014% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.0045% fail on Speed limiter
      • 0.0045% fail on Speed limiter
  • 0.0045% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0045% fail on Anchorages
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