BMW 3-Series M3 MOT Results

Registered in 1989
87.7% pass rate
from 73 tests in 2020
(65% better than other 1989 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 1989 cars and highlighted areas where the BMW 3-Series M3 is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.8% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 2.7% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.4% fail on Horn
  • 5.5% fail on Visibility
    • 4.1% fail on Washers
    • 1.4% fail on Wipers
  • 2.7% fail on Steering
    • 2.7% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.7% fail on Track rod end
  • 2.7% fail on Suspension
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint
  • 1.4% fail on Brakes
    • 1.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt
          • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
  • 1.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust system
  • 1.4% fail on Tyres
    • 1.4% fail on Condition

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