BMW 4-Series M4 MOT Results

Registered in 2014
83.7% pass rate
from 1,020 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 4-Series M4 is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.5% fail on Tyres (100% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.1% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.098% fail on Size/type
  • 3.1% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (38% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.20% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.098% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.098% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.20% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.20% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.098% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.098% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.098% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.098% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.098% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.098% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.098% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.098% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.098% fail on Horn
  • 2.5% fail on Registration plates and VIN (7 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Registration plate (7 times worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.88% fail on Driver's view of the road (73% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Washers
    • 0.29% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.098% fail on Wipers
  • 0.69% fail on Suspension
    • 0.20% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on Torque/reaction arms (209 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (269 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.098% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.098% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.098% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.098% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.098% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 0.59% fail on Brakes (73% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Hub components (73% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Brake pads (79% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.29% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.29% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.098% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.20% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.20% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (9 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.098% fail on Condition
  • 0.49% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.29% fail on Emissions (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.098% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.098% fail on Tank
    • 0.098% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.29% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.29% fail on Attachment
  • 0.098% fail on Steering
    • 0.098% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.098% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.098% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.098% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
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