BMW 5-Series M5 MOT Results

Registered in 2008
85.6% pass rate
from 111 tests in 2020
(65% better than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the BMW 5-Series M5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.4% fail on Tyres
    • 3.6% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Tread depth
  • 2.7% fail on Visibility
    • 1.8% fail on Wipers
    • 0.90% fail on Washers
  • 1.8% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (89% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.8% fail on Side repeaters
  • 1.8% fail on Suspension (87% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
  • 0.90% fail on Brakes
    • 0.90% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.90% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.90% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.90% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.90% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.90% fail on Rbt
          • 0.90% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.90% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.90% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.90% fail on Rbt (sp)
  • 0.90% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.90% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.90% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.90% fail on Catalyst emissions

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