MINI Hatch MOT Results

Registered in 2006
57.6% pass rate
from 32,054 tests in 2020
(4.7% better than other 2006 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the MINI Hatch is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (18% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.084% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (77% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Position lamps (10% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Position lamp (10% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.6% fail on Direction indicators (36% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Flashing type (36% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Individual direction indicators (32% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Side repeaters (34% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.059% fail on All direction indicators (63% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0031% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.0031% fail on Arm
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (47% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamps (71% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Headlamp (76% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp levelling device (41% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0094% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.0031% fail on Matched pair
    • 0.95% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.94% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.94% fail on Rear fog lamp (17% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.0094% fail on Switch (73% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0062% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.0031% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.0031% fail on Front fog lamp switch
    • 0.40% fail on Electrical equipment (44% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Horn (31% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Electrical wiring (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Battery(ies) (94% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.019% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.0062% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (79% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Hazard warning (76% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Switch (76% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Rear reflectors (81% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.0094% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.0062% fail on Reversing lamp switch (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0031% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 5.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Brake performance (39% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance (18% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt (19% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance (15% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.32% fail on Service brake imbalance (40% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.022% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.019% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.012% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.012% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (56% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (54% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 0.70% fail on Parking brake performance (54% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.68% fail on Rbt (54% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.63% fail on Parking brake performance (52% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.053% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (65% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.0031% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.012% fail on Plate brake tester (69% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.0094% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.0031% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.0062% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0062% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.32% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (55% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Rbt (sp) (54% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.22% fail on Service brake imbalance (60% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake performance (34% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.0031% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.0031% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.16% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (13% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Brake pads (13% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.5% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.5% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.081% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (65% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.053% fail on Cable (69% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Lever
        • 0.0031% fail on Linkage
        • 0.0031% fail on Clevis joint
    • 1.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.1% fail on Anti-lock braking system (24% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Electronic stability control (45% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0062% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.28% fail on Hydraulic systems (44% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Brake fluid (73% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Valves
      • 0.0094% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.0062% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.0031% fail on Servos
    • 0.25% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (40% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Hand lever (45% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Pedal (36% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Parking brake control (61% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Lever (56% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0031% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.17% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.10% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (57% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (46% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (82% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.028% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.028% fail on Other components
    • 0.0031% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0031% fail on Servos
    • 0.0031% fail on Hand operated control valves
      • 0.0031% fail on Attachment
  • 9.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (32% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Transmission (47% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Drive shafts (51% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 4.6% fail on Joints (51% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.059% fail on Drive shaft (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Flexible couplings
        • 0.012% fail on Bearing housing (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Prop shafts (36% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Joints
      • 0.0031% fail on Belts
    • 3.9% fail on Exhaust system (47% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Tank (83% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0062% fail on Pipe (89% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0062% fail on System (90% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Doors
      • 0.34% fail on Front passenger's door (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Door condition (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.0062% fail on Catch
        • 0.0031% fail on Hinge
      • 0.0094% fail on Other passenger's door (96% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.0094% fail on Door condition (96% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0062% fail on Driver's door (92% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.0031% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0031% fail on Catch
    • 0.21% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.17% fail on Body
      • 0.11% fail on Other body component
      • 0.062% fail on Panel
      • 0.0062% fail on Body condition
    • 0.072% fail on Seats (59% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.031% fail on Driver's seat (73% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.053% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.037% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.016% fail on Bracket
    • 0.041% fail on Undertray
    • 0.016% fail on Integral vehicle structure (94% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0094% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.0094% fail on Sub-frame condition
      • 0.0062% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (97% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.0094% fail on Chassis (95% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0062% fail on Chassis condition (96% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0031% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.0094% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.0062% fail on Other boot lid component
      • 0.0031% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.0062% fail on Load security
      • 0.0031% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.0031% fail on Tailgate condition
      • 0.0031% fail on Access panel
    • 0.0031% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.0031% fail on Carrier
  • 9.4% fail on Suspension (42% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.5% fail on Pins and bushes (70% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Ball joint (65% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Ball joint dust cover (45% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Suspension arm (42% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.6% fail on Wheel bearings (37% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (80% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (79% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint dust cover (74% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage ball joints (90% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pins and bushes (37% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Linkage (81% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Ball joint (88% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (84% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Anti-roll bar (62% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.68% fail on Shock absorbers (59% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Macpherson strut (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Pins and bushes (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Macpherson strut (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0031% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0031% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.37% fail on Springs (91% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Coil springs (91% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Coil spring (92% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Mounting
    • 0.31% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint (33% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.066% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.022% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.019% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.19% fail on Sub-frames (46% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.022% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (78% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0094% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0094% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0062% fail on Pins and bushes (93% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on Suspension rods (64% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0094% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0062% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.0031% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.028% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (97% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 7.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (18% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Exhaust emissions (19% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Spark ignition (59% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Catalyst emissions (98% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (12% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Emissions not tested (93% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.019% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.016% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.0031% fail on Oxygen sensor
      • 0.32% fail on Compression ignition (81% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.078% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (92% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.059% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (87% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.053% fail on Emissions not tested (68% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.0062% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (82% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.0031% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0031% fail on Other emission control equipment
    • 0.46% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.40% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.050% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.016% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.012% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.019% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.012% fail on Undertray
      • 0.0062% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 6.6% fail on Visibility
    • 3.6% fail on Wipers (8.5% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Washers (10% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.18% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.18% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.0062% fail on Window
    • 0.11% fail on View to rear (54% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Mirrors (56% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0062% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.069% fail on Bonnet (64% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 6.5% fail on Tyres (12% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Tread depth (16% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.053% fail on Size/type (81% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (8 times worse than other 2006 cars)
  • 3.9% fail on Steering (18% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Steering linkage components (15% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Track rod end (26% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Ball joint (80% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.019% fail on Drag link end (70% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0031% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.57% fail on Power steering (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Pipes and hoses (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Operation (64% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Other components
      • 0.034% fail on Pump (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0031% fail on Rams
    • 0.47% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.44% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.031% fail on Operation
    • 0.041% fail on Steering play (72% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Steering rack (72% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.016% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.016% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.016% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.012% fail on Steering column
  • 1.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (19% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (35% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Seat belts (89% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.100% fail on Condition (79% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0062% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0031% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.059% fail on Airbags
      • 0.044% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.016% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.67% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.67% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.42% fail on Road Wheels (21% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Attachment (27% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Condition
  • 0.0031% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.0031% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.0031% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0031% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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