BMW 3-Series M3 MOT Results

Registered in 1994
72.4% pass rate
from 105 tests in 2017
(33% better than other 1994 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 1994 cars and highlighted areas where the BMW 3-Series M3 is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 4.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 3.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.95% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 3.8% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 3.8% fail on Condition
    • 2.9% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 2.9% fail on Component mounting
    • 1.9% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.95% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.95% fail on Condition
  • 13% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 10% fail on Emissions
    • 2.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.9% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 6.7% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 6.7% fail on Components
        • 5.7% fail on Pipes
        • 1.9% fail on Hoses
    • 5.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.9% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.9% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.9% fail on Rear wheels
    • 1.9% fail on ABS
    • 0.95% fail on Hub components
      • 0.95% fail on Brake calipers
  • 8.6% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (57% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.9% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.95% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.95% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.95% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.95% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.95% fail on Side repeaters
  • 5.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.9% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.9% fail on Chassis
    • 2.9% fail on Body condition
    • 0.95% fail on Engine mountings
  • 5.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.8% fail on Wipers
    • 1.9% fail on Washers
  • 3.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.9% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.95% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.95% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 2.9% fail on Steering
    • 1.9% fail on Steering system
      • 0.95% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.95% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.95% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.95% fail on Power steering
      • 0.95% fail on Other components
  • 1.9% fail on Tyres
    • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.95% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.95% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.95% fail on Attachment

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