MINI Hatch MOT Results

Registered in 2010
74.9% pass rate
from 37,520 tests in 2020
(31% better than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the MINI Hatch is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (25% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim (8.1% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (82% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Position lamps (10% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Position lamp (11% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.6% fail on Direction indicators (14% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Flashing type (14% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Individual direction indicators (16% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on All direction indicators (50% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Side repeaters (79% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0027% fail on Switch
    • 1.5% fail on Stop lamp (49% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Headlamps (65% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Headlamp (69% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.069% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.016% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.0053% fail on Matched pair
    • 0.86% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (59% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (49% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Rear fog lamp (49% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.67% fail on Rear fog lamp (51% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Switch
      • 0.0027% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.0027% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.23% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.22% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.0027% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.14% fail on Electrical equipment (59% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Electrical wiring (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Horn (73% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0053% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.0027% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.021% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.021% fail on Switch
    • 0.016% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.016% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.011% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.011% fail on Rear reflectors (82% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0027% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.0027% fail on Outline marker lamp
  • 4.7% fail on Visibility
    • 2.6% fail on Wipers (10% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Washers (20% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.14% fail on Condition of glass (62% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Windscreen (64% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.021% fail on View to rear (85% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Mirrors (85% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 4.4% fail on Tyres (30% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth (36% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Condition (23% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Size/type (72% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
  • 3.9% fail on Brakes (45% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (29% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (37% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Brake pads (37% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.93% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.93% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.029% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (65% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Cable (72% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0080% fail on Lever
        • 0.0027% fail on Rod
        • 0.0027% fail on Linkage
    • 1.8% fail on Brake performance (43% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance (11% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt (11% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.27% fail on Service brake imbalance (25% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.032% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.019% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.013% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.0080% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0080% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.24% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (46% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Rbt (sp) (46% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake imbalance (49% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.067% fail on Service brake performance (47% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0080% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.0080% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.21% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (84% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Rbt (sp) (83% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0027% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.064% fail on Parking brake performance (90% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.059% fail on Rbt (90% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.045% fail on Parking brake performance (91% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.013% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (76% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0053% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0053% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.051% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.13% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (66% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Anti-lock braking system (72% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Electronic stability control (65% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Electronic braking system (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.056% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.035% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (65% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (51% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.032% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (89% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Pedal (85% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Hand lever (92% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Parking brake control (91% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Lever (94% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Electronic parking brake (69% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Hydraulic systems (75% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Brake fluid (81% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.027% fail on Rigid brake pipes (95% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0080% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0027% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
      • 0.0027% fail on Leaks
      • 0.0027% fail on Servos
    • 0.0027% fail on Low pressure warning
      • 0.0027% fail on Full power hydraulic systems
    • 0.0027% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.0027% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0027% fail on Additional braking device
  • 3.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (9.3% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Exhaust emissions (12% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Spark ignition (81% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Catalyst emissions (160% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (39% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Emissions not tested (42% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.013% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.011% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.0027% fail on Oxygen sensor
      • 0.31% fail on Compression ignition (75% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (78% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.093% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (77% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.032% fail on Emissions not tested (64% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.0080% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.0053% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.0027% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0027% fail on Catalytic converter
    • 0.15% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.13% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.013% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.0053% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.011% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.011% fail on Undertray
  • 2.5% fail on Suspension (77% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.53% fail on Suspension arms (83% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Pins and bushes (66% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Ball joint (96% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.0080% fail on Ball joint dust cover (97% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0053% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.34% fail on Anti-roll bars (88% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Pins and bushes (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (91% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Linkage ball joints (94% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Ball joint dust cover (91% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Ball joint (86% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (85% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Linkage (94% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0027% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.19% fail on Wheel bearings (58% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.056% fail on Macpherson strut (55% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.024% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0080% fail on Macpherson strut (75% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Springs (99% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Coil springs (99% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.045% fail on Coil spring (99% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Other suspension component (87% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Ball joint (91% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0080% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0027% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0027% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0027% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.0027% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.0027% fail on Suspension rod
    • 0.0027% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.0027% fail on Suspension unit
  • 1.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure (61% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Exhaust system (51% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.24% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (88% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0027% fail on Hose
      • 0.0027% fail on System
    • 0.085% fail on Transmission (93% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Drive shafts (93% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.077% fail on Joints (93% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0027% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.0027% fail on Bearing housing
      • 0.0027% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.0027% fail on Joints
    • 0.069% fail on Body
      • 0.061% fail on Other body component
      • 0.0080% fail on Panel
    • 0.056% fail on Doors (63% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.035% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0027% fail on Catch
      • 0.011% fail on Driver's door (72% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Door condition (70% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Other passenger's door (80% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Door condition (79% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Undertray
    • 0.040% fail on Bumpers (57% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.013% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.011% fail on Seats (85% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0080% fail on Driver's seat (82% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0027% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.0080% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.0080% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.0053% fail on Load security
      • 0.0027% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.0027% fail on Other tailgate component
      • 0.0027% fail on Loading door
    • 0.0027% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.0027% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.0027% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.0027% fail on Chassis
      • 0.0027% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.0027% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.0027% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.0027% fail on Passenger compartment
  • 0.39% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.22% fail on Attachment
    • 0.17% fail on Condition (42% worse than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.39% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.39% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.31% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (58% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (51% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Seat belts (67% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Condition (66% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0053% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0027% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0027% fail on Requirements
    • 0.0080% fail on Airbags
      • 0.0080% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.14% fail on Steering (93% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Steering linkage components (96% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Track rod end (96% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0053% fail on Ball joint (92% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.056% fail on Steering gear (68% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Steering rack (68% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0027% fail on Operation
    • 0.019% fail on Steering play
      • 0.019% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0053% fail on Power steering (91% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0053% fail on Operation
  • 0.0080% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.0080% fail on Speedometer (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.0027% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0027% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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