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MINI Clubman MOT Results

70.2% pass rate
from 618 tests in 2017
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.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 3.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.81% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.16% fail on Switch
    • 3.6% fail on Hazard warning (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Lamp (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Switch (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Tell tale
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on All direction indicators
        • 1.1% fail on Tell tales (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.49% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.16% fail on Switch
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.32% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.32% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.16% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 2.6% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.6% fail on Horn
    • 2.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.5% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.49% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.32% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.16% fail on Battery
  • 13% fail on Suspension (38% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Drive shafts (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Front drive shafts (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 5.3% fail on Constant velocity joints (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 4.0% fail on Subframe mounting (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Component mounting
    • 2.6% fail on Front suspension joints (180% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.8% fail on Front
      • 0.65% fail on Rear
    • 1.8% fail on Sub-frames (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Attachment (8 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.81% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.81% fail on Condition
    • 0.65% fail on Radius arms (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on General condition (8 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.32% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.16% fail on Torsion bars
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment
    • 0.16% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.16% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance (35% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Front wheels (54% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 4.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance (99% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.16% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.4% fail on Components
        • 1.5% fail on Hoses
        • 1.1% fail on Pipes
      • 0.16% fail on Operation
      • 0.16% fail on Leaks
    • 1.1% fail on Service brake control components (190% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pedal (190% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Anti-slip (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.16% fail on Cable
      • 0.16% fail on Pivot
    • 0.16% fail on Hub components
      • 0.16% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.16% fail on Restricted movement
  • 7.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.2% fail on Emissions (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.49% fail on Pipe
      • 0.32% fail on Cap
      • 0.16% fail on Hose
      • 0.16% fail on System
    • 0.16% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 6.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.5% fail on Washers
    • 2.1% fail on Wipers
    • 0.32% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.7% fail on Steering
    • 4.9% fail on Steering system
      • 2.4% fail on Steering rack (99% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.49% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.32% fail on Free play
        • 0.32% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.81% fail on Steering control
      • 0.49% fail on Steering column
      • 0.32% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.32% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.16% fail on Steering operation
  • 3.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.3% fail on Seats
      • 1.3% fail on Drivers (160% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Passengers (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Body condition
    • 0.65% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.65% fail on Chassis
    • 0.32% fail on Doors
      • 0.32% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.16% fail on Drivers
    • 0.16% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.16% fail on Speedometer
  • 2.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.32% fail on Requirements
      • 0.32% fail on Condition
      • 0.32% fail on Attachment
  • 2.3% fail on Tyres
    • 1.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.1% fail on Condition
  • 0.81% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.81% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.16% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.16% fail on Attachment
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