BMW 5-Series M5 MOT Results

Registered in 2007
80.8% pass rate
from 292 tests in 2017
(52% better than other 2007 cars)
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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the BMW 5-Series M5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.8% fail on Tyres
    • 3.4% fail on Condition
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.34% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 5.1% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (75% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Position lamps (70% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Front lamps
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim (72% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Registration plate lamp (88% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Headlamps (79% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.34% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.34% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.34% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.68% fail on Stop lamp (84% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Horn
  • 4.8% fail on Brakes (49% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on ABS
    • 1.0% fail on Hub components
      • 0.68% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.34% fail on Brake pads
    • 1.0% fail on Brake performance (76% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.34% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.68% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.68% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.68% fail on Pedal
        • 0.34% fail on Condition
        • 0.34% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.34% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.34% fail on Condition
    • 0.34% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.34% fail on Lever
    • 0.34% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.34% fail on Components
        • 0.34% fail on Hoses
  • 3.1% fail on Suspension (80% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.34% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.34% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.34% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.34% fail on Condition
  • 3.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Registration plate (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
  • 2.1% fail on Driver's view of the road (67% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Wipers
    • 0.68% fail on Washers
    • 0.34% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.7% fail on Steering
    • 1.4% fail on Steering system
      • 1.4% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.34% fail on Power steering
      • 0.34% fail on Operation
  • 1.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.0% fail on Emissions
    • 0.68% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.68% fail on Cap
  • 0.68% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.34% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.34% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.34% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.34% fail on Prescribed areas

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