BMW 2-Series M2 MOT Results

Registered in 2016
90.3% pass rate
from 846 tests in 2020
Pass rate by mileage
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 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the BMW 2-Series M2 is unusually good or bad.

  • 3.9% fail on Tyres
    • 3.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Tread depth
  • 2.2% fail on Identification of the vehicle (8 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Registration plates (8 times worse than other 2016 cars)
  • 2.1% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 0.95% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.95% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.59% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.35% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.47% fail on Electrical equipment (5 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Horn (8 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.12% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.12% fail on Side repeaters
  • 0.59% fail on Suspension
    • 0.24% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.12% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.12% fail on Springs
      • 0.12% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.12% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.12% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
  • 0.47% fail on Visibility (83% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Wipers (87% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Washers
  • 0.35% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.35% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.35% fail on Condition
  • 0.35% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.35% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.35% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.35% fail on Catalyst emissions (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
  • 0.24% fail on Brakes (88% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.12% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.12% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.12% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.12% fail on Lever
    • 0.12% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.12% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.12% fail on Rbt (sp)
  • 0.24% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.24% fail on Attachment
  • 0.12% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.12% fail on Exhaust system
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    Proper M version of M235i, thoroughly re-worked with 370HP, 500Nm torque, 186mph top speed, 0-60 in 4.2 with M DCT and 29mpg. Safe, handling with prodigious rear end grip in Comfort and Sport modes.

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