BMW 5-Series M5 MOT Results

Registered in 2011
84.8% pass rate
from 99 tests in 2020
(47% better than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the BMW 5-Series M5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.1% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 4.0% fail on Suspension
    • 3.0% fail on Springs
      • 3.0% fail on Coil springs
        • 3.0% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.0% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 3.0% fail on Tyres
    • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Tread depth
  • 2.0% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.0% fail on Brakes
    • 1.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.0% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.0% fail on Brake pads
  • 1.0% fail on Visibility
    • 1.0% fail on Wipers
  • 1.0% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.0% fail on Attachment
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