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Hillman Minx MOT Results

80.0% pass rate
from 205 tests in 2017
(31% better than other pre-1990 cars)
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 pre-1990 cars and highlighted areas where the Hillman Minx is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.8% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (47% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.5% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.98% fail on Switch (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.49% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.49% fail on Tell tales
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.98% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.49% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.49% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.49% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.49% fail on Horn
  • 8.3% fail on Brakes
    • 5.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.9% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.9% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.98% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.49% fail on Parking brake operation
      • 0.49% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 2.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.5% fail on Components
        • 0.98% fail on Pipes
        • 0.49% fail on Hoses
      • 0.98% fail on Leaks
    • 1.5% fail on Restricted movement (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.49% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 6.3% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.9% fail on Washers
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers
  • 4.9% fail on Suspension
    • 2.9% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.5% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.5% fail on Spring mounting
    • 0.98% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.98% fail on Front
    • 0.98% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.49% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.49% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.49% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.49% fail on Condition
  • 2.9% fail on Tyres
    • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.98% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.49% fail on Size/type
    • 0.49% fail on Valve stem
  • 2.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.0% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.98% fail on Hose (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on System
    • 0.98% fail on Exhaust system
  • 2.4% fail on Steering
    • 2.0% fail on Steering system
      • 0.98% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.49% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.49% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.49% fail on Steering control
      • 0.49% fail on Steering wheel
  • 2.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.98% fail on Body condition
    • 0.49% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.49% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.49% fail on Chassis
    • 0.49% fail on Doors
      • 0.49% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.49% fail on Seats
      • 0.49% fail on Drivers
  • 0.49% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.49% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.49% fail on Prescribed areas