BMW 4-Series M4 MOT Results

Registered in 2015
86.2% pass rate
from 1,995 tests in 2020
(19% better than other 2015 cars)
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 2015 cars and highlighted areas where the BMW 4-Series M4 is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.1% fail on Tyres (66% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Condition (150% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Tread depth (8.7% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.050% fail on Size/type
  • 2.1% fail on Suspension (11% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Springs (3.1% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Coil springs (3.2% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Coil spring (3.3% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Suspension arms (11% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Ball joint (68% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.050% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.050% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.10% fail on Shock absorbers (70% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Sub-frames (11 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.050% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.050% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.050% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.050% fail on Linkage
  • 1.9% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (56% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim (28% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim (24% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Direction indicators (28% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Flashing type (28% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Side repeaters (2.0% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Headlamps (83% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (84% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.15% fail on Electrical equipment (20% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Horn (58% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.050% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.050% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.050% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.050% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.050% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.050% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.050% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 1.4% fail on Identification of the vehicle (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plates (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 1.2% fail on Visibility (73% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Washers (41% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Wipers (89% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.050% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.050% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.050% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.050% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.1% fail on Brakes (68% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Anti-lock braking system (10 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Electronic stability control (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Mechanical brake components (87% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Brake linings and pads (92% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Brake pads (92% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Brake discs and drums (72% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Brake discs (72% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Brake performance (76% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.050% fail on Rbt
          • 0.050% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.050% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.050% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.050% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.050% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.050% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.050% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 0.050% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.050% fail on Valves
    • 0.050% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 0.45% fail on Road Wheels (150% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.40% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (52% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Exhaust emissions (57% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Spark ignition (24% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Catalyst emissions (30% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (33% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.050% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.050% fail on Catalytic converter
    • 0.050% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.050% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 0.20% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (35% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (14% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.050% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.050% fail on Condition
  • 0.10% fail on Body, chassis, structure (86% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.050% fail on Transmission
      • 0.050% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.050% fail on Joints
    • 0.050% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.050% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 0.050% fail on Steering
    • 0.050% fail on Electronic power steering
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