MINI Hatch MOT Results

Registered in 2005
56.3% pass rate
from 36,402 tests in 2020
(4.8% better than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the MINI Hatch is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Brakes (12% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Brake performance (19% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt
          • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance (12% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.42% fail on Service brake imbalance (29% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.025% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.0055% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.0055% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0055% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (36% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (33% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.0055% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (97% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.0027% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt
          • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.096% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (44% better than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.0027% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.044% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.025% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.019% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.0055% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0027% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.0027% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.40% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (53% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Rbt (sp) (51% better than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.31% fail on Service brake imbalance (52% better than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance (50% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.4% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.016% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.7% fail on Brake discs and drums (24% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Brake discs (25% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.0055% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.20% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.13% fail on Cable (34% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.060% fail on Lever
        • 0.014% fail on Linkage
    • 1.5% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (12% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Anti-lock braking system (32% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Electronic stability control (54% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0027% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.33% fail on Hydraulic systems (49% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Brake fluid (79% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.0082% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.0082% fail on Valves
      • 0.0027% fail on Servos
    • 0.26% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (45% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Pedal
      • 0.12% fail on Hand lever (61% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Flexible brake hoses (29% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Parking brake control (65% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Lever (63% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0082% fail on Electronic parking brake (85% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (52% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (36% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (87% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (73% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Other components
    • 0.0082% fail on Air and vacuum systems (81% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0055% fail on Servos
      • 0.0027% fail on Leaks
    • 0.0027% fail on Low pressure warning
      • 0.0027% fail on Air and vacuum systems
  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (27% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim (18% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim (11% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (88% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Stop lamp (26% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Position lamps (13% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Position lamp (12% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.0055% fail on Switch
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (25% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Direction indicators (25% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Flashing type (25% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Individual direction indicators (18% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Side repeaters (35% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on All direction indicators (37% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps (77% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Headlamp (82% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Headlamp levelling device (37% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0082% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.0055% fail on Dipswitch
    • 1.2% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (21% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (21% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (22% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Switch
    • 0.45% fail on Electrical equipment (44% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Horn (28% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Electrical wiring (94% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Battery(ies) (93% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.022% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.0055% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.0055% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.0055% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.0055% fail on Rear reflectors (92% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 13% fail on Suspension (26% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Suspension arms (23% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Pins and bushes (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint (58% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Ball joint dust cover (31% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.044% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 3.4% fail on Wheel bearings (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (82% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (70% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint dust cover (74% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage ball joints (92% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Linkage (86% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Ball joint (93% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Pins and bushes (89% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Anti-roll bar (82% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (68% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (97% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Macpherson strut (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Pins and bushes (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Macpherson strut (69% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0055% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.60% fail on Shock absorbers (60% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint dust cover (48% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.044% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.37% fail on Springs (91% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Coil springs (91% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Coil spring (92% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Mounting
      • 0.0027% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.23% fail on Sub-frames (38% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.025% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (79% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.016% fail on Pins and bushes (76% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0082% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0027% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.038% fail on Suspension rods (62% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0082% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0082% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0055% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.0055% fail on Ball joint dust cover (84% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (98% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.0082% fail on Axles (94% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0055% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (95% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0027% fail on Axle
  • 9.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure (13% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Exhaust system (37% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Transmission (12% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Drive shafts (10% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Joints (12% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.091% fail on Drive shaft (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Bearing housing (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.11% fail on Prop shafts (47% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Joints
      • 0.0027% fail on Belts
    • 1.2% fail on Fuel system (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Tank (53% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0027% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0027% fail on System
    • 1.1% fail on Doors (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Front passenger's door (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.75% fail on Door condition (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Driver's door (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Door condition (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.0027% fail on Catch
      • 0.0082% fail on Other passenger's door (96% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.0082% fail on Door condition (96% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Bumpers (65% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Body (33% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Other body component
      • 0.047% fail on Panel (53% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0055% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.10% fail on Seats (47% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Passenger's seat (44% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Driver's seat (53% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.033% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.014% fail on Bracket
    • 0.033% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.025% fail on Boot lid condition
      • 0.011% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.027% fail on Undertray (63% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Chassis (96% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0082% fail on Chassis condition (97% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0027% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.0082% fail on Integral vehicle structure (98% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0055% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.0055% fail on Sub-frame condition
      • 0.0027% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.0055% fail on Spare wheel (81% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0027% fail on Spare wheel condition
      • 0.0027% fail on Carrier
    • 0.0027% fail on Towbar
      • 0.0027% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.0027% fail on Load security
      • 0.0027% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.0027% fail on Tailgate condition
  • 7.1% fail on Visibility (6.0% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Wipers
    • 3.2% fail on Washers (9.1% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Condition of glass (42% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Windscreen (42% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0055% fail on Window
    • 0.20% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.15% fail on View to rear (46% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Mirrors (45% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.093% fail on Bonnet (51% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 6.6% fail on Tyres (12% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Tread depth (11% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Condition (14% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.085% fail on Size/type (72% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.0055% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 6.2% fail on Steering (50% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Steering linkage components (56% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Track rod end (67% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Ball joint (54% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Drag link end (59% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.011% fail on Other components
        • 0.0055% fail on Steering component
        • 0.0055% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.0082% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.81% fail on Power steering (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Pipes and hoses (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Operation (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Other components
      • 0.055% fail on Pump (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0055% fail on Rams
    • 0.67% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.65% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.027% fail on Operation
    • 0.052% fail on Steering play (64% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Steering rack (64% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.038% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.011% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.011% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.011% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.0082% fail on Steering column
  • 6.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (14% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Exhaust emissions (17% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Spark ignition (6.6% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Catalyst emissions (52% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (52% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested (80% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.025% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.011% fail on Oxygen sensor
          • 0.0082% fail on NOx sensor
          • 0.0055% fail on Catalytic converter
      • 0.29% fail on Compression ignition (83% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.096% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.077% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (92% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.049% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (90% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.036% fail on Emissions not tested (81% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.016% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.011% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.0027% fail on Oxygen sensor
          • 0.0027% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
        • 0.014% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
    • 0.60% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.53% fail on Engine oil leaks (31% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.016% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.0082% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.025% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.022% fail on Undertray
      • 0.0055% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 1.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (61% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (43% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Seat belts (89% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Condition (78% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Prescribed areas (98% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0055% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0027% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0027% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.049% fail on Airbags
      • 0.044% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.0055% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.81% fail on Identification of the vehicle (19% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Registration plates (19% worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 0.41% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.30% fail on Attachment
    • 0.11% fail on Condition
  • 0.0027% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.0027% fail on Doors
      • 0.0027% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors
  • 0.0027% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0027% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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