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MINI Clubman MOT Results

72.9% pass rate
from 251 tests in 2020
(2.1% worse 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 MINI Clubman is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (12% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim (17% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim (11% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Stop lamp (8.5% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (13% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (13% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (18% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Switch
    • 2.8% fail on Electrical equipment (27% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Horn (28% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.40% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (22% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators (55% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type (55% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.80% fail on All direction indicators (56% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.80% fail on Headlamps (73% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Headlamp (71% better than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 9.2% fail on Visibility (47% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Washers (62% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers (1.7% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Driver's view (10 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 7.6% fail on Brakes (18% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Brake performance (2.7% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Service brake performance (83% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 5.6% fail on Rbt (90% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 5.2% fail on Service brake performance (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake imbalance (68% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (57% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 4.8% fail on Rbt (sp) (64% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 4.0% fail on Service brake imbalance (91% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance (60% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (13% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (23% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Parking brake performance (75% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt (81% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance (98% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 0.40% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 0.40% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.40% fail on Pedal
    • 0.40% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.40% fail on Valves
    • 0.40% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.40% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.40% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.40% fail on Cable
  • 7.2% fail on Suspension (8.2% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Sub-frames (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Sub-frame (8 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (15 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 2.0% fail on Wheel bearings (42% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Suspension arms (8.3% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint (150% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.80% fail on Shock absorbers (25% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Suspension rods (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.40% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.80% fail on Other suspension component (100% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.40% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.80% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (73% better than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 7.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure (7.9% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Transmission (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Drive shafts (170% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Joints (180% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.40% fail on Joints
    • 2.8% fail on Exhaust system (40% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Integral vehicle structure (22% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (21% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Chassis (20% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Chassis condition (19% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Fuel system (4.5% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Tank
      • 0.40% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.40% fail on Body
      • 0.40% fail on Body condition
    • 0.40% fail on Floor
    • 0.40% fail on Seats
      • 0.40% fail on Driver's seat
  • 6.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (64% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Exhaust emissions (86% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Spark ignition (89% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 6.4% fail on Non catalyst emissions (130% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.40% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
  • 3.6% fail on Steering (3.9% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Steering linkage components (21% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Track rod end (95% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Other components (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.80% fail on Steering linkage (13 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Steering gear (5.6% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Steering rack (23% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Steering column (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 2.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (22% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Seat belts (22% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Prescribed areas (52% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Attachment
  • 0.80% fail on Road Wheels (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Condition
    • 0.40% fail on Attachment
  • 0.80% fail on Tyres (43% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Condition (9.4% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 0.40% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.40% fail on Registration plates
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