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MINI Cooper MOT Results

89.4% pass rate
from 94 tests in 2020
(63% 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 MINI Cooper is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.3% fail on Brakes (42% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Brake performance (54% better 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)
      • 1.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 1.1% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.1% fail on Pedal
    • 1.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.1% fail on Valves
  • 2.1% fail on Visibility (66% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Washers (49% better than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 2.1% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (83% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim
  • 2.1% fail on Suspension (73% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 1.1% fail on Steering
    • 1.1% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.1% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.1% fail on Chassis
      • 1.1% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.1% fail on Engine mounting
      • 1.1% fail on Engine mounting condition
  • 1.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.1% fail on Prescribed areas