MINI Hatch MOT Results

Registered in 2009
70.9% pass rate
from 36,032 tests in 2020
(24% better than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the MINI Hatch is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.6% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (32% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim (8.1% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim (15% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (72% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.3% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.061% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.0056% fail on Switch
    • 1.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Individual direction indicators (28% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Side repeaters (66% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.089% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.0028% fail on Switch
      • 0.0028% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.0028% fail on Arm
    • 1.2% fail on Stop lamp (66% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Headlamps (73% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Headlamp (75% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.028% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.0083% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.78% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (64% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.49% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.48% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.0083% fail on Switch
    • 0.20% fail on Electrical equipment (54% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Electrical wiring (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Horn (80% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0028% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.0028% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.075% fail on Reversing lamps (42% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Reversing lamps (43% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0028% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.017% fail on Hazard warning (64% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Switch (64% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Rear reflectors (80% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.0028% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.0028% fail on Outline marker lamp
    • 0.0028% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0028% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.0028% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 8.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Exhaust emissions (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 7.7% fail on Spark ignition (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 6.1% fail on Catalyst emissions (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Emissions not tested (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.083% fail on Non catalyst emissions (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.014% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.0056% fail on Oxygen sensor
      • 0.49% fail on Compression ignition (67% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (75% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (65% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.047% fail on Emissions not tested (54% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.036% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.014% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.0083% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0056% fail on Other emission control equipment
          • 0.0028% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.0028% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.30% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.24% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.056% fail on Other leaks (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0083% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.0056% fail on Noise suppression (82% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0056% fail on Undertray
  • 4.8% fail on Brakes (39% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Mechanical brake components (21% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Brake linings and pads (26% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Brake pads (26% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.0% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.0028% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.047% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (54% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Cable (55% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.0056% fail on Lever
        • 0.0028% fail on Linkage
        • 0.0028% fail on Pivot
        • 0.0028% fail on Brake slack adjuster
    • 2.6% fail on Brake performance (33% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.35% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.0028% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.028% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.022% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.0056% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.017% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.017% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.34% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (78% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Rbt (sp) (77% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.0056% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (93% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (52% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Rbt (sp) (52% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.18% fail on Service brake imbalance (53% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.050% fail on Service brake performance (47% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.0056% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.0056% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.089% fail on Parking brake performance (87% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.083% fail on Rbt (87% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.075% fail on Parking brake performance (87% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.0083% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (88% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.0056% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0028% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.0028% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.058% fail on Brake performance not tested (44% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (63% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.086% fail on Anti-lock braking system (78% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.075% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.042% fail on Parking brake control (88% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Electronic parking brake
      • 0.019% fail on Lever (94% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Rigid brake pipes (94% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Hydraulic systems (71% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Brake fluid (74% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0083% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.0028% fail on Servos
    • 0.036% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (69% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (57% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0028% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.028% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (91% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Pedal (88% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Hand lever (93% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0083% fail on Servos
      • 0.0056% fail on Operation
      • 0.0056% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up (8 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0056% fail on Leaks
    • 0.011% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0083% fail on Additional braking device (8 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0028% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.0028% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
    • 0.0028% fail on Low pressure warning
      • 0.0028% fail on Air and vacuum systems
    • 0.0028% fail on Hand operated control valves
      • 0.0028% fail on Operation
  • 4.8% fail on Tyres (28% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth (34% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Condition (19% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.053% fail on Size/type (72% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (11 times worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 4.7% fail on Visibility (14% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Wipers
    • 1.8% fail on Washers (32% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.11% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.10% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.094% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.036% fail on View to rear (79% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Mirrors (82% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0056% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 2.8% fail on Suspension (78% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Shock absorbers (38% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Suspension arms (82% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Pins and bushes (65% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Ball joint (96% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.022% fail on Ball joint dust cover (94% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0028% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.57% fail on Anti-roll bars (84% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Pins and bushes (200% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage ball joints (91% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (91% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Linkage (74% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Ball joint dust cover (93% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Ball joint (92% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (85% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0056% fail on Anti-roll bar (81% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0056% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.24% fail on Wheel bearings (59% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.20% fail on Sub-frame (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.0028% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.14% fail on Springs (97% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Coil springs (97% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Coil spring (97% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.086% fail on Macpherson strut (50% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.033% fail on Pins and bushes (52% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0083% fail on Macpherson strut (76% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Other suspension component (86% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Pins and bushes (79% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Ball joint (92% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0083% fail on Ball joint dust cover (77% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0056% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.017% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (73% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.0056% fail on Suspension rods (89% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0028% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.0028% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 1.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (55% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Exhaust system (45% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Fuel system (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0083% fail on System
      • 0.0056% fail on Hose
      • 0.0056% fail on Pipe (82% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0028% fail on Tank
    • 0.15% fail on Transmission (91% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Drive shafts (90% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Joints (90% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.0028% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.0028% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.0028% fail on Joints
      • 0.0028% fail on Belts
    • 0.075% fail on Doors (64% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.047% fail on Door condition
      • 0.014% fail on Driver's door (77% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Door condition (80% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.0028% fail on Catch
      • 0.014% fail on Other passenger's door (83% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Door condition (82% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.056% fail on Body (47% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Other body component (51% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Panel
    • 0.044% fail on Bumpers (60% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.017% fail on Boot lid condition
      • 0.0083% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.017% fail on Undertray (66% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.014% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.014% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 0.014% fail on Seats (85% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0083% fail on Passenger's seat (77% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0056% fail on Driver's seat (90% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Engine mounting (70% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0056% fail on Engine mounting condition (79% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0056% fail on Bracket
    • 0.0056% fail on Passenger compartment
    • 0.0028% fail on Chassis
      • 0.0028% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.0028% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.0028% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.0028% fail on Towbar
      • 0.0028% fail on Towbar condition
    • 0.0028% fail on Load security
      • 0.0028% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.0028% fail on Tailgate condition
  • 0.56% fail on Road Wheels (26% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Attachment
    • 0.23% fail on Condition (67% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.0028% fail on Hubs
  • 0.47% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (44% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (25% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.094% fail on Seat belts (74% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Condition (71% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0028% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0028% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0028% fail on Requirements
    • 0.025% fail on Airbags
      • 0.019% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.0056% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.39% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.39% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.34% fail on Steering (82% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Steering linkage components (89% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Track rod end (90% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Ball joint (78% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0083% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0056% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.0028% fail on Other components
        • 0.0028% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.0028% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.13% fail on Steering gear (36% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Steering rack (34% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0028% fail on Operation
    • 0.036% fail on Steering play
      • 0.036% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0056% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.0056% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.0028% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.0028% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.0028% fail on Universal joint
  • 0.0056% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0056% fail on Belt(s)/padding
  • 0.0028% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.0028% fail on Speedometer
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