BMW 3-Series M3 MOT Results

Registered in 2014
83.6% pass rate
from 219 tests in 2017
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 3-Series M3 is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.8% fail on Tyres
    • 5.5% fail on Condition (150% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.91% fail on Tread depth
  • 5.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN (15 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Registration plate (15 times worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 2.7% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.46% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.46% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.46% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
  • 0.91% fail on Suspension
    • 0.46% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.46% fail on Location
    • 0.46% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 0.91% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.91% fail on Emissions (14 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Exhaust system
  • 0.46% fail on Brakes
    • 0.46% fail on Hub components
      • 0.46% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.46% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.46% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.46% fail on Front wheels
  • 0.46% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 0.46% fail on Washers
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  • BMW M3 (2014 on)
    Twin turbo 3.0-litre straight six engine with 430PS. More powerful, quicker yet more economical than before. Impressively forgiving ride. Phenomenal grip in the dry.

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