BMW 2-Series MOT Results

Registered in 2014
88.0% pass rate
from 3,838 tests in 2017
(16% better than other 2014 cars)
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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the BMW 2-Series is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.2% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 2.3% fail on Position lamps (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Front lamps (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.026% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim (29% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.89% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.78% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.052% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.026% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.026% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.052% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.026% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.026% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.39% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.39% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.29% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.078% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.026% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.10% fail on Stop lamp (83% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.078% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.078% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.026% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.026% fail on Switch
    • 0.052% fail on Registration plate lamp (93% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.026% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.026% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 5.0% fail on Tyres
    • 3.2% fail on Condition (46% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.96% fail on Tread depth (46% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.13% fail on Size/type
  • 1.8% fail on Driver's view of the road (46% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Washers
    • 0.81% fail on Wipers (62% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.052% fail on Mirrors
  • 0.78% fail on Brakes (64% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Hub components (68% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Brake pads (66% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.23% fail on Brake performance (55% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.078% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.078% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.026% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 0.078% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.052% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.026% fail on Components
        • 0.026% fail on Hoses
    • 0.052% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.052% fail on Pedal
        • 0.052% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.026% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.026% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.026% fail on ABS
  • 0.36% fail on Suspension (59% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.16% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.10% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.052% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.026% fail on Condition
      • 0.026% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.052% fail on Shock absorbers (80% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Condition (80% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.26% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.26% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.21% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.21% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.21% fail on Condition
  • 0.16% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.13% fail on Attachment
    • 0.026% fail on Condition
  • 0.052% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.026% fail on Body condition
    • 0.026% fail on Load security
      • 0.026% fail on Access panel
  • 0.026% fail on Steering
    • 0.026% fail on Locking devices
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