BMW 4-Series M4 MOT Results

Registered in 2016
86.5% pass rate
from 2,007 tests in 2020
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 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the BMW 4-Series M4 is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.3% fail on Tyres (110% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.25% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.050% fail on Size/type
  • 2.5% fail on Identification of the vehicle (9 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Registration plates (9 times worse than other 2016 cars)
  • 1.5% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (56% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.30% fail on Electrical equipment (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Horn (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.050% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.050% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.050% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.050% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.050% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.050% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.050% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.050% fail on Side repeaters
  • 0.95% fail on Visibility (67% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Wipers (76% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Washers
    • 0.050% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.050% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.050% fail on View to rear
      • 0.050% fail on Mirrors
  • 0.75% fail on Suspension
    • 0.60% fail on Suspension arms (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Ball joint (7 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.100% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.100% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.050% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.050% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.050% fail on Springs
      • 0.050% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.050% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.050% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.050% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.050% fail on Ball joint
  • 0.40% fail on Brakes (80% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.15% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.100% fail on Rbt
          • 0.100% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.050% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.050% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.050% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.050% fail on Rbt
          • 0.050% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.050% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.050% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 0.100% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (7 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.050% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.050% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.050% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.050% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.050% fail on Brake pads
  • 0.25% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.25% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.25% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.20% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.050% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.20% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.20% fail on Attachment
  • 0.15% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.100% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.050% fail on Transmission
      • 0.050% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.050% fail on Joints
  • 0.100% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.050% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.050% fail on Condition
    • 0.050% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.050% fail on Steering
    • 0.050% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.050% fail on Other components
        • 0.050% fail on Steering component
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