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MINI Cooper S MOT Results

88.5% pass rate
from 165 tests in 2020
(62% 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 S is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.2% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (69% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.2% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.61% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.61% fail on Horn
    • 0.61% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.61% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.61% fail on Stop lamp
  • 3.6% fail on Brakes (62% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.61% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.61% fail on Rbt
          • 0.61% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.61% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.61% fail on Rbt
          • 0.61% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 0.61% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 2.4% fail on Visibility
    • 1.2% fail on Wipers
    • 1.2% fail on Washers
  • 1.8% fail on Suspension (78% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.61% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.61% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.61% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.61% fail on Ball joint
  • 1.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (74% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.61% fail on Hose
      • 0.61% fail on System
    • 0.61% fail on Transmission
      • 0.61% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.61% fail on Drive shaft
  • 0.61% fail on Steering
    • 0.61% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.61% fail on Track rod end