MINI Hatch MOT Results

Registered in 2011
76.5% pass rate
from 33,181 tests in 2020
(27% better than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the MINI Hatch is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.5% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (11% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.054% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (74% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (20% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Position lamps (30% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Position lamp (31% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.7% fail on Stop lamp (25% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.89% fail on Headlamps (64% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Headlamp (67% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.051% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0090% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.87% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Rear fog lamp (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.86% fail on Rear fog lamp (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Switch
    • 0.43% fail on Direction indicators (70% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Flashing type (70% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Individual direction indicators (70% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Side repeaters (74% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.042% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.0060% fail on Switch
    • 0.39% fail on Reversing lamps (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Reversing lamps (98% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.13% fail on Electrical equipment (56% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Electrical wiring (190% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Horn (73% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0030% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.0030% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.018% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.018% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.012% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.012% fail on Hazard warning (70% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Switch (70% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.0060% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.0030% fail on All outline marker lamps
      • 0.0030% fail on Outline marker lamp
    • 0.0060% fail on Rear reflectors (89% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 4.3% fail on Visibility
    • 2.6% fail on Wipers (14% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Washers (23% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.093% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.090% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.0030% fail on Window
    • 0.042% fail on View to rear (62% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Mirrors (61% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Bonnet (50% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 4.2% fail on Tyres (31% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth (34% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Condition (29% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Size/type (77% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.0090% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
  • 3.1% fail on Brakes (48% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Mechanical brake components (37% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake linings and pads (46% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Brake pads (46% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0090% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.83% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.83% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.0030% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.015% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (72% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Cable
        • 0.0030% fail on Lever
    • 1.3% fail on Brake performance (46% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance (16% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (14% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.94% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake imbalance (37% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0030% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0030% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.17% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (48% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Rbt (sp) (47% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.10% fail on Service brake imbalance (49% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.087% fail on Service brake performance (42% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0030% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.0030% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.0030% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.14% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (85% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Rbt (sp) (84% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Brake performance not tested (52% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Parking brake performance (93% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Rbt (93% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.021% fail on Parking brake performance (94% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.0030% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.0030% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
    • 0.13% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (57% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Anti-lock braking system (52% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Electronic stability control (65% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0090% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.033% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (54% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.0030% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.024% fail on Parking brake control (91% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Lever (92% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0060% fail on Electronic parking brake (86% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Hydraulic systems (72% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0090% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.0090% fail on Brake fluid (85% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0030% fail on Servos
    • 0.018% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (92% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Pedal (83% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0030% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.015% fail on Flexible brake hoses (81% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.0030% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0030% fail on Servos
    • 0.0030% fail on Hand operated control valves
      • 0.0030% fail on Operation
    • 0.0030% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.0030% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0030% fail on Other components
  • 2.3% fail on Suspension (73% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers (17% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Suspension arms (85% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Pins and bushes (73% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Ball joint (95% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.012% fail on Ball joint dust cover (95% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.23% fail on Anti-roll bars (86% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.057% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (88% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Linkage ball joints (93% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Ball joint dust cover (87% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Linkage (79% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Ball joint (88% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0060% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.0060% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (89% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Springs (98% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Coil springs (98% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Coil spring (98% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Macpherson strut (76% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0060% fail on Pins and bushes (84% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0030% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.021% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.012% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0030% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.0030% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0030% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.0060% fail on Other suspension component (96% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0030% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0030% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.0030% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.0030% fail on Suspension unit
  • 1.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (29% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (28% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.70% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.35% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.099% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.012% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.0030% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0030% fail on Catalytic converter
      • 0.17% fail on Compression ignition (76% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.096% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (74% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (88% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.0060% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.0060% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.0030% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.063% fail on Fluid leaks (51% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Engine oil leaks (50% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0090% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.0030% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.0030% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.030% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.030% fail on Undertray
  • 0.88% fail on Body, chassis, structure (62% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Exhaust system (57% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.14% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.015% fail on System
      • 0.0090% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0060% fail on Hose
    • 0.11% fail on Transmission (87% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Drive shafts (88% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.096% fail on Joints (89% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0030% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.0030% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.0060% fail on Prop shafts (84% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0060% fail on Joints (81% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0060% fail on Belts
    • 0.063% fail on Undertray
    • 0.048% fail on Body
      • 0.039% fail on Other body component
      • 0.0060% fail on Panel
      • 0.0030% fail on Body condition
    • 0.042% fail on Doors (66% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.033% fail on Door condition
      • 0.012% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.012% fail on Door condition
    • 0.027% fail on Seats
      • 0.021% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.0060% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.024% fail on Bumpers (70% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.0090% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.0090% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.0030% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.0030% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.0030% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.0030% fail on Chassis
      • 0.0030% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.0030% fail on Towbar
      • 0.0030% fail on Towbar condition
  • 0.50% fail on Road Wheels (35% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Condition (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Attachment
  • 0.43% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.43% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.26% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (58% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (41% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.072% fail on Seat belts (76% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Condition (75% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0030% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0060% fail on Airbags
      • 0.0030% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.0030% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.087% fail on Steering (93% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Steering gear (63% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Steering rack (62% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0030% fail on Operation
    • 0.039% fail on Steering linkage components (96% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Track rod end (96% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0030% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0030% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.0030% fail on Steering play
      • 0.0030% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0030% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.0030% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.0030% fail on Speedometer
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