BMW 5-Series M5 MOT Results

Registered in 2005
80.6% pass rate
from 382 tests in 2017
(57% better than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the BMW 5-Series M5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.0% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (74% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim (67% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Position lamps (70% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Front lamps (69% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Rear lamps
    • 1.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.79% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.26% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.26% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.79% fail on Headlamps (82% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Headlamp (81% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Horn
    • 0.52% fail on Registration plate lamp (92% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Stop lamp (89% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 5.5% fail on Tyres
    • 3.7% fail on Condition
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth (59% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 4.5% fail on Suspension (77% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.26% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.0% fail on Suspension arms (76% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (75% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.26% fail on Location
    • 0.26% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.26% fail on Front
    • 0.26% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
  • 3.7% fail on Brakes (73% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.8% fail on Components
        • 1.8% fail on Pipes
    • 1.0% fail on Brake performance (85% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Rear wheels (84% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Parking brake performance (86% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.26% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
    • 0.26% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.26% fail on Pedal
        • 0.26% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.26% fail on ABS
    • 0.26% fail on Hub components
      • 0.26% fail on Brake pads
  • 2.9% fail on Driver's view of the road (63% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.79% fail on Wipers (81% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.26% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.8% fail on Steering
    • 1.6% fail on Steering system
      • 1.6% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.26% fail on Power steering
      • 0.26% fail on Other components
  • 1.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (70% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Emissions
    • 0.52% fail on Exhaust system (83% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 1.3% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.0% fail on Condition (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Attachment
  • 1.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.3% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.3% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.26% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.26% fail on Registration plate

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