MINI Hatch MOT Results

Registered in 2012
80.1% pass rate
from 38,126 tests in 2020
(29% better than other 2012 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the MINI Hatch is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.9% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (25% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.042% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (75% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (34% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Position lamps (22% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Position lamp (22% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.78% fail on Stop lamp (57% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Headlamps (64% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Headlamp (67% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.034% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0026% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.51% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (65% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Rear fog lamp (66% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Rear fog lamp (68% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0052% fail on Switch
      • 0.0026% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.0026% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.28% fail on Direction indicators (79% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Flashing type (79% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Side repeaters (63% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Individual direction indicators (91% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0079% fail on All direction indicators (87% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Reversing lamps (41% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Reversing lamps (40% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0052% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.11% fail on Electrical equipment (50% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Electrical wiring (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Horn (66% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0026% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.0079% fail on Rear reflectors (84% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.0026% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.0026% fail on Outline marker lamp
  • 4.5% fail on Visibility (8.5% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Wipers (28% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.10% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.087% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.084% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.0026% fail on Window
    • 0.063% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.016% fail on View to rear (81% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Mirrors (83% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0026% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 4.3% fail on Tyres (24% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Tread depth (30% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Condition (20% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.071% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Size/type (59% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 2.8% fail on Brakes (46% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Mechanical brake components (33% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Brake linings and pads (39% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Brake pads (39% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.65% fail on Brake discs and drums (17% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.65% fail on Brake discs (17% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.039% fail on Cable
    • 0.79% fail on Brake performance (58% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Service brake performance (43% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Rbt (42% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.51% fail on Service brake performance (40% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.100% fail on Service brake imbalance (56% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.0052% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (10 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0079% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0052% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.0026% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.12% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (81% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Rbt (sp) (80% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0026% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.089% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (67% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.087% fail on Rbt (sp) (67% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.052% fail on Service brake performance (51% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.039% fail on Service brake imbalance (78% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0026% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.042% fail on Parking brake performance (86% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on Rbt (86% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.034% fail on Parking brake performance (86% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.0026% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.0026% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.0026% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0026% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.026% fail on Brake performance not tested (57% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (31% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.055% fail on Electronic stability control (54% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0052% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.039% fail on Parking brake control (81% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Lever (83% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Electronic parking brake (72% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.024% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.016% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.034% fail on Flexible brake hoses (49% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.024% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (58% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.013% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0079% fail on Other components
      • 0.0052% fail on Additional braking device (12 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.0079% fail on Low pressure warning (14 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0052% fail on Full power hydraulic systems (18 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0026% fail on Air and vacuum systems
    • 0.0052% fail on Rigid brake pipes (98% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.0026% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.0026% fail on Hand lever
  • 1.9% fail on Suspension (71% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.98% fail on Shock absorbers (39% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Suspension arms (81% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Pins and bushes (73% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.100% fail on Ball joint (90% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Ball joint dust cover (90% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.0026% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.27% fail on Anti-roll bars (71% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Linkage ball joints (87% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (76% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Ball joint dust cover (71% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.010% fail on Linkage (80% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0079% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.0079% fail on Ball joint (93% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.092% fail on Springs (97% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Coil springs (97% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.092% fail on Coil spring (97% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.037% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.010% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.010% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.0079% fail on Sub-frames (73% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0026% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0026% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0026% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.0052% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.0026% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0026% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.0052% fail on Other suspension component (95% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0026% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0026% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 0.74% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (48% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Exhaust emissions (50% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Spark ignition (30% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (28% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Catalyst emissions (40% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.055% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.12% fail on Compression ignition (78% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (82% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.045% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (77% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.010% fail on Emissions not tested (73% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0052% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0026% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.0026% fail on Particulate filter
        • 0.0052% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.0026% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.066% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.037% fail on Other leaks (160% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Engine oil leaks (66% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0052% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.010% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.010% fail on Undertray
  • 0.52% fail on Body, chassis, structure (69% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Exhaust system (72% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.089% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.018% fail on System
      • 0.010% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0079% fail on Hose
      • 0.0026% fail on Tank
    • 0.097% fail on Transmission (86% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Drive shafts (86% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.094% fail on Joints (86% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0052% fail on Prop shafts (83% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0052% fail on Joints (80% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Body
      • 0.024% fail on Other body component
      • 0.0052% fail on Body condition
    • 0.024% fail on Doors (76% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.016% fail on Door condition
      • 0.0052% fail on Driver's door (82% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0026% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0026% fail on Catch
      • 0.0026% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.0026% fail on Door condition
    • 0.024% fail on Undertray
    • 0.021% fail on Bumpers (69% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Seats (65% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.0026% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.0052% fail on Chassis
      • 0.0026% fail on Chassis condition
      • 0.0026% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.0026% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.0026% fail on Carrier
    • 0.0026% fail on Towbar
      • 0.0026% fail on Towbar condition
    • 0.0026% fail on Passenger compartment
  • 0.45% fail on Road Wheels (41% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Attachment
    • 0.21% fail on Condition (120% worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.33% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.33% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.17% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (68% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (64% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.058% fail on Seat belts (75% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Condition (73% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0026% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.0052% fail on Airbags
      • 0.0052% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.071% fail on Steering (92% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.037% fail on Steering linkage components (95% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Track rod end (96% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0052% fail on Ball joint (85% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0052% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.029% fail on Steering gear (58% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Steering rack (54% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.0026% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.0026% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.0052% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.0052% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.0026% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0026% fail on Anchorages
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