BMW 5-Series M5 MOT Results

Registered in 2006
81.9% pass rate
from 342 tests in 2017
(57% better than other 2006 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the BMW 5-Series M5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.8% fail on Brakes (49% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.9% fail on Components
        • 2.6% fail on Pipes
        • 0.29% fail on Hoses
    • 1.8% fail on Brake performance (69% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.58% fail on Rear wheels (80% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Gradient hand brake
      • 0.29% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.29% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.2% fail on Hub components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.29% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.58% fail on ABS
    • 0.29% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.29% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.29% fail on Condition
  • 5.0% fail on Tyres
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.8% fail on Condition
  • 4.1% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (81% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp (80% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim (79% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Position lamps (85% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Front lamps (81% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Headlamps (84% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.29% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.29% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.29% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.58% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.58% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.58% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.29% fail on Horn
  • 3.5% fail on Suspension (79% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.29% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.29% fail on Attachment
    • 0.88% fail on Suspension arms (76% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (83% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Attachment
    • 0.29% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.29% fail on Condition
  • 2.6% fail on Driver's view of the road (61% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Wipers
    • 1.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.29% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.5% fail on Steering
    • 1.2% fail on Steering system
      • 1.2% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.29% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.88% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.58% fail on Condition
    • 0.29% fail on Attachment
  • 0.58% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (87% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Emissions
    • 0.29% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.29% fail on Cap
  • 0.58% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.58% fail on Registration plate

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