BMW 5-Series M5 MOT Results

Registered in 2007
86.2% pass rate
from 260 tests in 2020
(65% 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.

  • 4.2% fail on Tyres (40% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Condition (24% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth (55% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 3.5% fail on Suspension (77% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (26% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (65% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Ball joint dust cover (1.4% worse than other 2007 cars)
  • 2.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (82% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim (56% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim (51% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Direction indicators (68% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Flashing type (68% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.77% fail on Side repeaters (27% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.38% fail on Headlamp levelling device
  • 2.3% fail on Visibility (63% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Washers (22% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 2.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (58% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (55% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Spark ignition (39% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (15% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.38% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.38% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.38% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.9% fail on Identification of the vehicle (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plates (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
  • 1.5% fail on Brakes (86% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Brake performance (72% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Service brake performance (69% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.77% fail on Rbt (69% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.77% fail on Service brake performance (63% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.38% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.38% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.38% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.38% fail on Rbt
          • 0.38% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.38% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.38% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 0.38% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 0.38% fail on Steering
    • 0.38% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.38% fail on Other components
        • 0.38% fail on Steering linkage
  • 0.38% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.38% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.38% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
  • 0.38% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.38% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp

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