MINI Hatch MOT Results

Registered in 2013
79.6% pass rate
from 43,120 tests in 2020
(25% better than other 2013 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the MINI Hatch is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.2% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (17% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim (5.9% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim (13% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (66% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (35% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Stop lamp (25% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Headlamps (64% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Headlamp (67% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (42% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Headlamp levelling device (70% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (49% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Rear fog lamp (49% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Rear fog lamp (52% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Direction indicators (61% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Flashing type (61% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Side repeaters (45% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.072% fail on Individual direction indicators (77% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0023% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.19% fail on Reversing lamps (39% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Reversing lamps (43% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Electrical equipment (73% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Electrical wiring (150% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Horn (83% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0023% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.042% fail on Position lamps (12% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Position lamp (9.2% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0023% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.0046% fail on Hazard warning (89% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0046% fail on Switch (89% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.0046% fail on Rear reflectors (88% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.0023% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0023% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 4.5% fail on Visibility (12% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Wipers (21% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Washers (5.2% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.081% fail on Driver's view (4.1% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.079% fail on Condition of glass (23% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Windscreen (22% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0023% fail on Window
    • 0.037% fail on Bonnet (17% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on View to rear (69% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Mirrors (68% better than other 2013 cars)
  • 4.4% fail on Tyres (17% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Condition (3.2% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth (30% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.032% fail on Size/type (66% better than other 2013 cars)
  • 2.8% fail on Brakes (44% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Mechanical brake components (32% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake linings and pads (38% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Brake pads (38% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0070% fail on Brake linings (59% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Brake discs and drums (20% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.67% fail on Brake discs (20% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0023% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.037% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (7.6% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.037% fail on Cable (57% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Brake performance (50% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Service brake performance (40% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.58% fail on Rbt (40% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.49% fail on Service brake performance (39% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.10% fail on Service brake imbalance (46% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0070% fail on Plate brake tester (58% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.0070% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (38% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0023% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0023% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.17% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (71% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Rbt (sp) (72% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (34% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (61% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.086% fail on Rbt (sp) (62% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.049% fail on Service brake imbalance (72% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.042% fail on Service brake performance (49% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0070% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (28% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Parking brake performance (78% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.060% fail on Rbt (77% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.056% fail on Parking brake performance (76% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.0046% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (20% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Brake performance not tested (25% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (41% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Anti-lock braking system (37% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Electronic stability control (60% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Electronic braking system (69% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Parking brake control (81% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Lever (82% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0070% fail on Electronic parking brake (73% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.028% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (39% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (23% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (84% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Hand lever (79% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0046% fail on Pedal (92% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Hydraulic systems (44% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Brake fluid (45% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0070% fail on Reservoirs (13% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Flexible brake hoses (61% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Rigid brake pipes (94% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.0046% fail on Low pressure warning (21 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0046% fail on Air and vacuum systems (29 times worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 2.2% fail on Suspension (64% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers (100% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Anti-roll bars (48% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (71% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Linkage ball joints (77% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Ball joint dust cover (55% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (48% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Ball joint (65% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0070% fail on Linkage (82% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0023% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.29% fail on Suspension arms (85% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Pins and bushes (74% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Ball joint (93% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Ball joint dust cover (88% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0070% fail on Suspension arm (52% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0023% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.24% fail on Wheel bearings (11% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Springs (95% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Coil springs (95% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Coil spring (95% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Macpherson strut (35% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (25% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Pins and bushes (43% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0070% fail on Macpherson strut (19% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.023% fail on Other suspension component (75% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Ball joint (75% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0046% fail on Pins and bushes (79% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0046% fail on Ball joint dust cover (62% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.0070% fail on Sub-frames (72% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0046% fail on Sub-frame (49% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0023% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.0070% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension (9.7% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0023% fail on Operation
      • 0.0023% fail on Suspension unit
      • 0.0023% fail on Other components
    • 0.0046% fail on Suspension rods (66% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0046% fail on Ball joint dust cover (3.0% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.0023% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 0.74% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (46% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Exhaust emissions (46% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Spark ignition (26% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (25% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Catalyst emissions (29% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.051% fail on Emissions not tested (37% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0070% fail on Emission control equipment (36% worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.0046% fail on Catalytic converter (37% worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.0023% fail on Oxygen sensor
        • 0.0070% fail on Non catalyst emissions (33% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Compression ignition (75% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.063% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (76% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.051% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (75% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Emissions not tested (63% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0046% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (39% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0023% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.0023% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.032% fail on Fluid leaks (50% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Engine oil leaks (63% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Other leaks (92% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.0070% fail on Noise suppression (38% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0070% fail on Undertray (14% better than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.41% fail on Road Wheels (47% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Attachment (24% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Condition (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.41% fail on Body, chassis, structure (74% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Fuel system (15% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (40% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0070% fail on Pipe (27% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.086% fail on Exhaust system (86% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.081% fail on Transmission (88% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Drive shafts (87% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.077% fail on Joints (88% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0046% fail on Drive shaft (11% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Body (3.7% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Other body component (7.5% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0046% fail on Panel (37% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0023% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.037% fail on Doors (62% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Front passenger's door (22% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on Door condition (26% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0023% fail on Hinge
        • 0.0023% fail on Catch
      • 0.0093% fail on Driver's door (63% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0093% fail on Door condition (60% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0046% fail on Other passenger's door (89% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0046% fail on Door condition (89% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Seats (63% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Driver's seat (50% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0023% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.014% fail on Boot lid (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0093% fail on Boot lid condition (83% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0046% fail on Other boot lid component (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Undertray (32% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Bumpers (78% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.0046% fail on Towbar (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0023% fail on Towbar condition
      • 0.0023% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.0023% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.0023% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.0023% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.0023% fail on Carrier
    • 0.0023% fail on Load security
      • 0.0023% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.0023% fail on Tailgate condition
  • 0.32% fail on Identification of the vehicle (24% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Registration plates (23% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.0023% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.16% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (64% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.100% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (58% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.056% fail on Seat belts (72% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Condition (70% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.0046% fail on Airbags (50% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0023% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.0023% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.11% fail on Steering (88% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.056% fail on Steering linkage components (93% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Track rod end (94% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0070% fail on Ball joint (80% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0023% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.044% fail on Steering gear (24% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Steering rack (19% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Steering play (37% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Steering rack (37% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.0023% fail on Power steering
      • 0.0023% fail on Operation
    • 0.0023% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.0023% fail on Flexible coupling
    • 0.0023% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.0023% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.0023% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.0023% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0023% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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