MINI Hatch MOT Results

Registered in 2005
58.6% pass rate
from 32,906 tests in 2017
(7.9% 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.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (29% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Registration plate lamp (15% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Position lamps (20% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Front lamps (7.8% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Rear lamps (75% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim (39% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Stop lamp (41% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators (39% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Flashing type (39% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Individual lamps (44% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.62% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.18% fail on All direction indicators (43% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.0061% fail on Switch
    • 0.98% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.97% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.012% fail on Tell tale (77% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Headlamps (78% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Headlamp (89% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.0091% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
        • 0.0030% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.076% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.058% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0091% fail on Matched pair
    • 0.31% fail on Horn (33% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.091% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.030% fail on Hazard warning (68% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Switch (66% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0091% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.0061% fail on Lamp (84% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Battery (97% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Rear reflectors (63% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.0091% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (94% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 6.6% fail on Hydraulic systems (74% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Components (84% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 6.3% fail on Pipes (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Hoses (68% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.0061% fail on Reservoirs (91% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Leaks (52% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.058% fail on Operation
    • 4.7% fail on Brake performance (30% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance (50% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Front wheels (58% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Brake imbalance (35% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Service brake performance (47% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.0030% fail on Brake operation
    • 3.1% fail on Hub components (11% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Brake pads (15% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.12% fail on Brake calipers (33% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.0% fail on ABS (16% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.26% fail on Parking brake (70% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Condition (69% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0030% fail on Fitment
    • 0.15% fail on Electronic stability system (34% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Service brake control components (67% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Pedal (67% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.040% fail on Condition
        • 0.015% fail on Anti-slip (86% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.046% fail on Mechanical components (79% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Cable (79% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0061% fail on Lever
    • 0.024% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.021% fail on Components
        • 0.015% fail on Pipes
        • 0.0061% fail on Hoses
      • 0.0030% fail on Warning
    • 0.0061% fail on Full power hydraulic systems
      • 0.0061% fail on Warning (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.0030% fail on Additional braking devices
  • 12% fail on Suspension (37% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Suspension arms (35% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (35% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Attachment (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Condition (68% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Wheel bearings (91% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Front (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Rear (72% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Drive shafts (58% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Front drive shafts (59% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Constant velocity joints (60% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.058% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Couplings
      • 0.040% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.040% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.3% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.61% fail on Anti-roll bars (89% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (90% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (86% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Linkage condition (85% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Attachment (86% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0091% fail on Condition (85% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Macpherson strut (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Condition (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Shock absorbers (65% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Condition (65% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Coil springs (95% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Condition (96% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Location (62% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.082% fail on Bonded suspension (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Condition (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0091% fail on Attachment
    • 0.073% fail on Sub-frames (62% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Condition (62% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0061% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (90% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.064% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0061% fail on Condition
      • 0.0030% fail on Attachment
    • 0.036% fail on Tie bars/rods (82% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (83% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0061% fail on Attachment
    • 0.033% fail on Trailing arms (85% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Condition
      • 0.012% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (94% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.018% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.012% fail on Prescribed areas (99% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0091% fail on Component mounting (99% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0030% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.0091% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.0030% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.0030% fail on Suspension unit
  • 8.6% fail on Tyres
    • 4.4% fail on Tread depth (14% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (10 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.076% fail on Size/type (74% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 7.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.3% fail on Wipers
    • 2.9% fail on Washers (9.1% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.10% fail on Mirrors (64% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.082% fail on Bonnet (51% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 7.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (41% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Exhaust system (67% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Emissions (43% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Fuel system (92% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.00% fail on Cap (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0091% fail on Pipe (79% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0091% fail on System (95% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0030% fail on Tank
    • 0.81% fail on Emissions not tested (73% worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 5.0% fail on Steering (25% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Steering system (19% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Track rod end (48% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Steering rack (18% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint (57% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Free play (71% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.040% fail on Steering rack (71% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Steering arm (78% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Drag link end (69% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Power steering (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Pipes and hoses (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Operation
      • 0.064% fail on Other components (42% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Pump (200% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Drive system
      • 0.0091% fail on Electronic power steering (78% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0061% fail on Rams
    • 0.070% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.040% fail on Steering control
      • 0.024% fail on Steering column
      • 0.0091% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.0091% fail on Universal joint
      • 0.0061% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.012% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.0030% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (13% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Doors (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Passengers front (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Drivers (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Passengers other (83% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Body condition (63% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.091% fail on Seats (50% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Drivers (48% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Passengers (54% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.024% fail on Body security
    • 0.012% fail on Load security
      • 0.0061% fail on Access panel
      • 0.0061% fail on Bootlid
    • 0.0091% fail on Engine mountings (82% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.0030% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.0030% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.0030% fail on Chassis
  • 0.85% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.85% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.72% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (70% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (57% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (57% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Drivers airbag (56% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0061% fail on Passengers airbag
      • 0.0030% fail on Seat belt pre-tensioner
    • 0.12% fail on Seat belts (89% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Condition (77% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0091% fail on Requirements (81% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0091% fail on Attachment
  • 0.35% fail on Road Wheels (23% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Attachment (34% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Condition
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