MINI Roadster MOT Results

Registered in 2015
82.6% pass rate
from 1,057 tests in 2020
(7.7% better than other 2015 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 2015 cars and highlighted areas where the MINI Roadster is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.0% fail on Visibility (67% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Wipers (63% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Washers (120% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Driver's view
  • 4.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (13% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Stop lamp (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim (29% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim (25% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Headlamps (37% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Headlamp (54% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.095% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.47% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (6.4% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Direction indicators (45% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Flashing type (45% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Side repeaters (26% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.095% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.095% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.095% fail on Horn
  • 2.2% fail on Tyres (49% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Tread depth (48% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Condition (45% better than other 2015 cars)
  • 1.6% fail on Suspension (32% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Shock absorbers (180% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Anti-roll bars (62% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.095% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.095% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.19% fail on Wheel bearings (85% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.095% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.095% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.095% fail on Other suspension component
  • 1.5% fail on Brakes (54% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Mechanical brake components (63% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Brake discs and drums (6.5% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Brake discs (6.6% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Brake linings and pads (85% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Brake pads (85% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Brake performance (32% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Service brake performance (22% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Rbt (20% better than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.28% fail on Service brake performance (27% better than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.095% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.28% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.28% fail on Service brake imbalance (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.095% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.095% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.095% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 0.57% fail on Road Wheels (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Attachment (110% worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.28% fail on Identification of the vehicle (42% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Registration plates (42% worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.28% fail on Body, chassis, structure (60% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Fuel system (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Transmission
      • 0.095% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.095% fail on Joints
  • 0.28% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (66% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Exhaust emissions (65% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Spark ignition (38% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (5.7% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.095% fail on Catalyst emissions
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