BMW 3-Series M3 MOT Results

Registered in 1987
82.7% pass rate
from 52 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 1987 cars and highlighted areas where the BMW 3-Series M3 is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.8% fail on Battery
    • 3.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.8% fail on Front lamps
      • 3.8% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.8% fail on Individual lamps
    • 3.8% fail on Horn
    • 1.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.9% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.9% fail on Switch
  • 9.6% fail on Brakes
    • 3.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.9% fail on Components
        • 1.9% fail on Pipes
      • 1.9% fail on Leaks
    • 3.8% fail on Hub components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.9% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.9% fail on ABS
    • 1.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.9% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.9% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance
  • 3.8% fail on Suspension
    • 1.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.9% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.9% fail on Component mounting
  • 1.9% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.9% fail on Body condition
  • 1.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 1.9% fail on Windscreen

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