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MINI Hatch MOT Results

72.6% pass rate
from 124 tests in 2017
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 Hatch is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.2% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.6% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.81% fail on Tell tales
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.81% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.81% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.81% fail on Switch
    • 4.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.81% fail on Rear lamps
    • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.6% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.81% fail on Lamp
      • 0.81% fail on Switch
    • 1.6% fail on Horn
    • 0.81% fail on Battery
  • 12% fail on Suspension
    • 4.8% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Front drive shafts (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 4.8% fail on Constant velocity joints (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.6% fail on Sub-frames (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Condition
      • 0.81% fail on Attachment
    • 1.6% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.81% fail on Front
      • 0.81% fail on Rear
    • 0.81% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.81% fail on Condition
    • 0.81% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.81% fail on Attachment
    • 0.81% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.81% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.81% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.81% fail on Subframe mounting
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 8.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.6% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 4.8% fail on Rear wheels
      • 4.0% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.81% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 1.6% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.6% fail on Components
        • 0.81% fail on Pipes
        • 0.81% fail on Hoses
    • 0.81% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.81% fail on Pivot
    • 0.81% fail on Locking devices
  • 7.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.4% fail on Emissions
    • 1.6% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.81% fail on Pipe
      • 0.81% fail on System
  • 5.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.0% fail on Washers
    • 1.6% fail on Wipers
    • 0.81% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.81% fail on Windscreen
  • 2.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.6% fail on Seats
      • 1.6% fail on Drivers
    • 0.81% fail on Body condition
  • 1.6% fail on Steering
    • 1.6% fail on Steering system
      • 0.81% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.81% fail on Track rod end
  • 1.6% fail on Tyres
    • 1.6% fail on Condition
  • 0.81% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.81% fail on Registration plate