BMW 5-Series M5 MOT Results

Registered in 2008
81.9% pass rate
from 116 tests in 2017
(51% 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.

  • 7.8% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (58% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Front lamps
    • 1.7% fail on Horn
    • 0.86% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.86% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.86% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.86% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.86% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.86% fail on Side repeaters
  • 6.9% fail on Tyres
    • 5.2% fail on Condition
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.4% fail on Brakes
    • 1.7% fail on Hub components
      • 0.86% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.86% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.86% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.86% fail on ABS
    • 0.86% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.86% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.86% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.86% fail on Rear wheels
  • 1.7% fail on Suspension (87% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 1.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 1.7% fail on Windscreen
  • 0.86% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.86% fail on Condition

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