MINI Hatch MOT Results

Registered in 2002
47.1% pass rate
from 22,764 tests in 2017
(6.7% 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.

  • 33% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (21% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 15% fail on Headlamp aim (100% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 11% fail on Registration plate lamp (60% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Position lamps (10% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Front lamps (29% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Rear lamps (52% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on All position lamps
    • 6.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamps (33% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp (39% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (190% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
        • 0.0088% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (100% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.075% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.062% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.0044% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.044% fail on Switch
      • 0.026% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.022% fail on Dipswitch
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators (32% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Flashing type (32% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Individual lamps (38% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.63% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.13% fail on All direction indicators (53% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.018% fail on Switch (81% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.0088% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.0044% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.0044% fail on Switch
    • 0.90% fail on Rear fog lamp (41% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Fog lamp (42% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.013% fail on Switch
    • 0.30% fail on Horn (55% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.17% fail on Battery (82% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.088% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.083% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.070% fail on Hazard warning (73% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Switch (72% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Lamp (85% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.0088% fail on Tell tale
  • 18% fail on Brakes (7.4% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Hydraulic systems (19% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Components (19% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 6.7% fail on Pipes (56% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Hoses (60% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.026% fail on Reservoirs (81% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Leaks
      • 0.18% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.15% fail on Operation
    • 6.5% fail on Brake performance (26% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.1% fail on Parking brake performance (29% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Front wheels (67% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Brake imbalance (35% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Service brake performance (70% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.044% fail on Brake operation
    • 4.4% fail on Hub components (34% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Brake pads (36% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs (34% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Brake calipers (83% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.0044% fail on Brake back plates
    • 2.0% fail on Service brake control components (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Pedal (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Anti-slip (8 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.079% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on ABS (65% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Restricted movement (33% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Parking brake (67% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Condition (68% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Fitment
    • 0.27% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.14% fail on Mechanical components (43% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Cable (44% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.0044% fail on Linkage
      • 0.0044% fail on Lever
      • 0.0044% fail on Clevis joint
      • 0.0044% fail on Stationary pin
      • 0.0044% fail on Pivot
    • 0.013% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.0088% fail on Air and vacuum systems (86% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.0044% fail on Warning
      • 0.0044% fail on Components
        • 0.0044% fail on Pipes
  • 17% fail on Suspension (23% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Suspension arms (50% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (50% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Condition (82% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Wheel bearings (120% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Front (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Rear (57% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Drive shafts (37% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Front drive shafts (37% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Constant velocity joints (38% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Couplings
        • 0.0088% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.044% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.044% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.2% fail on Front suspension joints (45% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (76% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (76% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (79% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage condition (67% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Attachment (70% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Condition (76% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.0044% fail on Presence
    • 0.72% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.72% fail on Condition
    • 0.58% fail on Coil springs (86% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Condition (87% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Location
    • 0.46% fail on Shock absorbers (69% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Condition (69% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.097% fail on Bonded suspension (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Condition (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Attachment
    • 0.092% fail on Sub-frames (72% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Attachment
      • 0.022% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (80% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Condition (90% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.075% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.075% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.040% fail on Tie bars/rods (83% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (90% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Condition
      • 0.0044% fail on Attachment
    • 0.040% fail on Prescribed areas (99% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Component mounting (99% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.0088% fail on Subframe mounting (99% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.0044% fail on Spring mounting
    • 0.031% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.031% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.026% fail on Trailing arms (92% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.0088% fail on Condition
      • 0.0088% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (97% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.0088% fail on Attachment
    • 0.022% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.013% fail on General condition
    • 0.0044% fail on Torsion bars
      • 0.0044% fail on Condition
  • 11% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (160% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 11% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 10% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Drivers airbag (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Passengers airbag (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.0044% fail on Seat belt pre-tensioner
    • 0.17% fail on Seat belts (93% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Condition (77% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Requirements (75% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Prescribed areas (99% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.0044% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0044% fail on Installation check
        • 0.0044% fail on Belt(s)/padding
  • 9.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.9% fail on Wipers (9.6% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Washers (25% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.23% fail on Bonnet (60% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Mirrors (63% better than other 2002 cars)
  • 9.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (18% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Exhaust system (18% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Emissions (12% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Fuel system (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Cap (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Tank (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.0088% fail on Pipe (90% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.0044% fail on Hose
    • 0.92% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 9.2% fail on Tyres
    • 5.0% fail on Tread depth (11% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.98% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (25 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.075% fail on Size/type (78% better than other 2002 cars)
  • 5.2% fail on Steering
    • 4.0% fail on Steering system
      • 3.3% fail on Track rod end (10% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Steering rack (54% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.083% fail on Free play
        • 0.083% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.062% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.026% fail on Other components
        • 0.013% fail on Steering pivot point
        • 0.013% fail on Steering component
      • 0.022% fail on Drag link end (71% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.98% fail on Power steering (91% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Pipes and hoses (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Operation (55% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Other components
      • 0.079% fail on Pump (200% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Drive system (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Rams
      • 0.0044% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.23% fail on Steering operation (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Steering control (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Steering column (200% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Steering lock (200% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.031% fail on Universal joint
      • 0.013% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.0044% fail on Steering shaft
  • 1.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (64% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Doors (41% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Passengers front (79% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Drivers
      • 0.026% fail on Passengers other (93% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Body condition (79% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Seats
      • 0.17% fail on Drivers
      • 0.079% fail on Passengers
    • 0.053% fail on Body security
    • 0.040% fail on Load security
      • 0.018% fail on Tailgate
      • 0.013% fail on Bootlid
      • 0.0088% fail on Access panel
    • 0.018% fail on Engine mountings (81% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.0088% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.0044% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.0044% fail on Chassis
    • 0.0044% fail on Spare wheel
  • 1.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.33% fail on Road Wheels (27% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Attachment (29% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.097% fail on Condition
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