MINI Hatch MOT Results

Registered in 2003
50.0% pass rate
from 27,534 tests in 2017
(2.9% worse than other 2003 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the MINI Hatch is unusually good or bad.

  • 30% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (12% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 13% fail on Headlamp aim (75% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 10% fail on Registration plate lamp (48% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.8% fail on Front lamps (24% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Rear lamps (65% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.3% fail on Stop lamp (8.9% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamps (31% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp (41% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.0036% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.18% fail on Switch (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.062% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.062% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.10% fail on Dipswitch (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Matched pair
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators (36% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Flashing type (36% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.98% fail on Individual lamps (43% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.58% fail on Side repeaters (27% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Switch (73% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.094% fail on All direction indicators (66% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.0036% fail on Tell tales
      • 0.0036% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.0036% fail on Arm
    • 0.73% fail on Rear fog lamp (52% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Fog lamp (52% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.27% fail on Horn (58% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Electrical wiring (82% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (38% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.087% fail on Battery (90% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Hazard warning (79% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Lamp (64% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Switch (85% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 18% fail on Brakes (11% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Hydraulic systems (25% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 7.5% fail on Components (27% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 7.0% fail on Pipes (62% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Hoses (59% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Reservoirs (71% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.0036% fail on Servos
        • 0.0036% fail on Pump
      • 0.29% fail on Leaks
      • 0.15% fail on Operation
      • 0.084% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 7.0% fail on Brake performance (14% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Rear wheels (21% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Parking brake performance (14% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Front wheels (50% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Brake imbalance (33% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Service brake performance (72% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.015% fail on Brake operation
    • 3.3% fail on Hub components
      • 2.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.00% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.19% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.011% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.0036% fail on Brake back plates
    • 1.8% fail on ABS (73% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Service brake control components (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pedal (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Anti-slip (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Condition (61% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.0036% fail on Pedal linkage
        • 0.0036% fail on Cable
    • 0.37% fail on Restricted movement (32% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Parking brake (64% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Condition (64% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.0036% fail on Fitment
    • 0.28% fail on Electronic stability system (37% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Mechanical components (39% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Cable (49% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Lever
      • 0.0036% fail on Linkage
    • 0.011% fail on Air and vacuum systems (80% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.0073% fail on Components (80% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.0036% fail on Pipes
        • 0.0036% fail on Servos
      • 0.0036% fail on Operation
    • 0.0073% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.0073% fail on Locking devices
  • 15% fail on Suspension (25% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Suspension arms (42% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (41% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Condition (77% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Wheel bearings (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Front (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Rear (51% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Drive shafts
      • 3.7% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 3.7% fail on Constant velocity joints
        • 0.029% fail on Couplings
        • 0.0036% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.094% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.094% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.5% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.87% fail on Anti-roll bars (85% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (86% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (85% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage condition (75% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Condition (65% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Attachment (80% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Shock absorbers (60% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Condition (60% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Coil springs (92% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Condition (92% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Location (89% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Macpherson strut (67% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Condition (67% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.084% fail on Bonded suspension (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Condition (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.062% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.051% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0073% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0036% fail on Condition
    • 0.062% fail on Sub-frames (77% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Attachment
      • 0.018% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (72% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Condition (94% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.036% fail on Tie bars/rods (85% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (92% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Condition
      • 0.0036% fail on Attachment
    • 0.022% fail on Trailing arms (91% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (95% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.0073% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0036% fail on Condition
    • 0.018% fail on Prescribed areas (99% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Component mounting (99% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.0036% fail on Spring mounting
      • 0.0036% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.011% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.0073% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0036% fail on Condition
    • 0.0073% fail on General condition
  • 9.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers (9.8% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Washers (24% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.20% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.11% fail on Mirrors (70% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 8.9% fail on Tyres
    • 4.8% fail on Tread depth (13% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.98% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (24 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.069% fail on Size/type (80% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 8.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (12% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Exhaust system (14% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Emissions (8.7% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Fuel system (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Cap (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Tank (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.0073% fail on Pipe (89% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.0073% fail on System (97% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.0036% fail on Hose
    • 0.75% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 5.6% fail on Steering (11% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Steering system
      • 3.8% fail on Track rod end (16% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint (45% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Free play
        • 0.076% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.051% fail on Steering arm (54% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Drag link end (80% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Other components
        • 0.0073% fail on Steering pivot point
        • 0.0036% fail on Steering component
    • 0.89% fail on Power steering (92% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Pipes and hoses (180% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Operation (94% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Other components (52% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Pump (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Drive system
      • 0.011% fail on Rams
      • 0.0073% fail on Electronic power steering (82% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.073% fail on Steering control
      • 0.047% fail on Steering column
      • 0.022% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.022% fail on Universal joint
      • 0.0036% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.0073% fail on Locking devices (80% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 1.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (58% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (19% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (21% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.011% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 0.17% fail on Seat belts (91% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Condition (74% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment
      • 0.015% fail on Prescribed areas (99% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 0.91% fail on Registration plates and VIN (18% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Registration plate (18% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 0.78% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (65% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Doors (34% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.17% fail on Drivers
      • 0.025% fail on Passengers other (93% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Body condition (77% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.084% fail on Seats (67% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Drivers (59% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Passengers (77% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Body security
    • 0.040% fail on Load security
      • 0.022% fail on Bootlid
      • 0.011% fail on Tailgate
      • 0.0073% fail on Access panel
    • 0.018% fail on Engine mountings (79% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.0073% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.0073% fail on Vehicle structure (98% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.0073% fail on Chassis (98% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 0.35% fail on Road Wheels (26% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Attachment
    • 0.084% fail on Condition
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