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MINI Clubman MOT Results

74.0% pass rate
from 419 tests in 2020
Number of tests by age
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 MINI Clubman is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Suspension (52% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Sub-frames (8 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (11 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.48% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 4.1% fail on Wheel bearings (170% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Suspension arms (120% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 3.1% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.9% fail on Other suspension component (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint (9 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.48% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.48% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.24% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.24% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.24% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.24% fail on Other components
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 9.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 5.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (76% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 3.3% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.6% fail on Rbt
          • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.24% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.24% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt
          • 0.95% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.48% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.24% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.24% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.24% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.2% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.2% fail on Pedal
    • 1.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.72% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.48% fail on Cable
        • 0.24% fail on Clevis joint
      • 0.48% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.48% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.95% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.48% fail on Air and vacuum systems (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Servos (10 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.24% fail on Servos
      • 0.24% fail on Valves
  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.6% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 2.1% fail on Horn
      • 0.72% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.2% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.48% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.24% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.95% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.95% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.72% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.24% fail on Switch
    • 0.72% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 8.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.3% fail on Transmission (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.48% fail on Joints
    • 2.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.95% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.95% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.72% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.24% fail on Tank
      • 0.24% fail on Hose
      • 0.24% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.72% fail on Seats
      • 0.72% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.24% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.48% fail on Chassis
      • 0.48% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.48% fail on Floor
    • 0.24% fail on Body
      • 0.24% fail on Panel
    • 0.24% fail on Doors
      • 0.24% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.24% fail on Door condition
  • 6.9% fail on Visibility
    • 5.5% fail on Washers
    • 1.4% fail on Wipers
    • 0.24% fail on View to rear
      • 0.24% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.0% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.0% fail on Spark ignition (78% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 5.5% fail on Non catalyst emissions (100% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 3.1% fail on Steering
    • 1.7% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.7% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.95% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.72% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.72% fail on Steering column (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.24% fail on Steering play
      • 0.24% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.48% fail on Condition
  • 1.4% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.24% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.72% fail on Tyres
    • 0.48% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.24% fail on Condition
  • 0.24% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.24% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.24% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.24% fail on Attachment
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