MINI Hatch MOT Results

Registered in 2004
53.8% pass rate
from 33,444 tests in 2020
(3.1% better than other 2004 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the MINI Hatch is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (13% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Headlamp aim (53% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Headlamp aim (64% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (69% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Stop lamp (22% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.2% fail on Individual direction indicators (24% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.74% fail on Side repeaters (26% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.0060% fail on Switch
    • 2.9% fail on Position lamps (12% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Position lamp (12% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.0060% fail on Switch
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (31% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamps (64% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp (72% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Headlamp levelling device (61% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Dipswitch (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0060% fail on Matched pair
    • 0.85% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (32% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Rear fog lamp (32% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.84% fail on Rear fog lamp (31% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.0090% fail on Switch (79% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0030% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.0030% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.43% fail on Electrical equipment (53% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Horn (51% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Electrical wiring (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Battery(ies) (93% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.021% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.018% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.036% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.021% fail on Hazard warning (82% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Switch (82% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.0060% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.0060% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 16% fail on Brakes (13% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (8.6% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.0090% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (96% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.0060% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance (12% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Rbt (13% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance (21% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.52% fail on Service brake imbalance (21% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.036% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.024% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.012% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.0060% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0060% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.5% fail on Parking brake performance (34% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt (35% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance (42% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.13% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.033% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.063% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.042% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.018% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.0030% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.012% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0090% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.0030% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.44% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (58% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Rbt (sp) (58% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.33% fail on Service brake imbalance (58% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.15% fail on Service brake performance (56% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.0060% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.0060% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.25% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes (85% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (13% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Brake pads (13% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.6% fail on Brake discs and drums (23% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Brake discs (25% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.25% fail on Cable
        • 0.063% fail on Lever
        • 0.012% fail on Linkage
        • 0.0090% fail on Brake slack adjuster
        • 0.0030% fail on Rod
        • 0.0030% fail on Clevis joint
    • 1.7% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (26% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Anti-lock braking system (44% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Electronic stability control (33% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0090% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.33% fail on Hydraulic systems (34% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Brake fluid (65% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.012% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.0060% fail on Valves
    • 0.31% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (39% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Hand lever (46% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Pedal
    • 0.24% fail on Parking brake control (55% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Lever (53% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Flexible brake hoses (50% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (46% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.012% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (86% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.030% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.021% fail on Other components
      • 0.0060% fail on Additional braking device
      • 0.0030% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.0030% fail on Other braking system component
    • 0.0030% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0030% fail on Operation
  • 14% fail on Suspension (23% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Suspension arms (27% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Pins and bushes (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint (57% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Ball joint dust cover (24% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Suspension arm (51% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 4.1% fail on Wheel bearings (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (78% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (65% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Ball joint dust cover (60% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Linkage ball joints (90% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage (77% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Ball joint (89% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Anti-roll bar (66% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Pins and bushes (94% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (74% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0090% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (98% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Shock absorbers (49% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Springs (86% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Coil springs (86% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Coil spring (86% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.0060% fail on Mounting (85% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Macpherson strut (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pins and bushes (63% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Macpherson strut (74% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.090% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.021% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.015% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.093% fail on Sub-frames (80% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Sub-frame (86% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Pins and bushes (55% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.012% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (93% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0030% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.042% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (98% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Suspension rods (77% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0090% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0030% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.0030% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.0030% fail on Axles
      • 0.0030% fail on Axle
  • 10% fail on Body, chassis, structure (10% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Exhaust system (24% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Transmission (9.7% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Drive shafts (13% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 3.9% fail on Joints (12% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.057% fail on Drive shaft (86% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on Flexible couplings
        • 0.012% fail on Bearing housing
      • 0.10% fail on Prop shafts (47% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Joints (36% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Fuel system (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Tank
      • 0.012% fail on Pipe (85% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0030% fail on System
    • 0.45% fail on Doors
      • 0.34% fail on Front passenger's door (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Door condition (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.090% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0030% fail on Catch
      • 0.012% fail on Other passenger's door (95% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.0090% fail on Door condition (96% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.0030% fail on Hinge
    • 0.28% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.22% fail on Body
      • 0.14% fail on Other body component
      • 0.066% fail on Panel (47% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0090% fail on Body condition
      • 0.0090% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.18% fail on Seats
      • 0.093% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.087% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.060% fail on Undertray
    • 0.051% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.036% fail on Boot lid condition
      • 0.015% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.048% fail on Engine mounting (49% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Engine mounting condition (56% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Bracket
    • 0.018% fail on Integral vehicle structure (96% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0090% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (98% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0060% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.0030% fail on Sub-frame condition
        • 0.0030% fail on Strengthening plate
      • 0.0030% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.0090% fail on Load security
      • 0.0030% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.0030% fail on Tailgate condition
      • 0.0030% fail on Loading door
      • 0.0030% fail on Access panel
    • 0.0060% fail on Chassis (98% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0060% fail on Chassis condition (98% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.0060% fail on Spare wheel (82% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0060% fail on Carrier
    • 0.0030% fail on Floor
    • 0.0030% fail on Cabs
      • 0.0030% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 7.5% fail on Visibility (6.7% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Washers
    • 3.5% fail on Wipers (14% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.20% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.20% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.14% fail on Bonnet (34% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.093% fail on View to rear (71% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Mirrors (70% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 6.8% fail on Steering (39% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Steering linkage components (44% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Track rod end (53% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Ball joint (54% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.024% fail on Drag link end (72% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Other components
        • 0.012% fail on Steering component
        • 0.0090% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.0090% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.0030% fail on Intermediate drop arm
      • 0.0030% fail on Rear wheel steering
        • 0.0030% fail on Components
    • 0.87% fail on Power steering (170% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Pipes and hoses (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Operation (99% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Other components (54% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Pump (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Rams
    • 0.68% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.68% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0090% fail on Operation
    • 0.075% fail on Steering play (52% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Steering rack (50% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Steering column (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.054% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.024% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.024% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.015% fail on Universal joint
      • 0.0090% fail on Flexible coupling (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
  • 6.6% fail on Tyres (12% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Tread depth (9.9% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Condition (9.8% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.096% fail on Size/type (70% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.0060% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 6.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (20% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Exhaust emissions (25% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Spark ignition (9.5% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Catalyst emissions (30% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (62% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested (62% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.027% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.015% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.0090% fail on Oxygen sensor
          • 0.0030% fail on Other emission control equipment
      • 0.35% fail on Compression ignition (79% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (89% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.048% fail on Emissions not tested (76% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (92% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.021% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.0030% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.024% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.0090% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
    • 0.89% fail on Fluid leaks (47% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Engine oil leaks (61% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.033% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.0030% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.021% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.018% fail on Undertray
      • 0.0030% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 0.92% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (71% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (54% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Seat belts (89% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Condition (81% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Prescribed areas (96% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Attachment
      • 0.012% fail on Requirements (72% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Airbags
      • 0.042% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.74% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.74% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.39% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.28% fail on Attachment
    • 0.12% fail on Condition
  • 0.012% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0090% fail on Anchorages
    • 0.0030% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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