BMW 5-Series M5 MOT Results

Registered in 2013
90.9% pass rate
from 606 tests in 2017
(46% better than other 2013 cars)
Pass rate by mileage
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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the BMW 5-Series M5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.3% fail on Tyres
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.99% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.3% fail on Suspension
    • 1.3% fail on Coil springs (170% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Condition (180% worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 1.2% fail on Driver's view of the road (73% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Washers
    • 0.17% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.17% fail on Wipers
  • 0.99% fail on Registration plates and VIN (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.99% fail on Registration plate (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.83% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (87% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Headlamp aim (77% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.17% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.17% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.17% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 0.50% fail on Brakes (83% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.17% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.17% fail on Operation
      • 0.17% fail on Components
        • 0.17% fail on Pipes
    • 0.33% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.17% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.17% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.17% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.17% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.17% fail on Hub components
      • 0.17% fail on Brake pads
  • 0.33% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.33% fail on Condition
  • 0.17% fail on Steering
    • 0.17% fail on Power steering
      • 0.17% fail on Operation
  • 0.17% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.17% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
  • 0.17% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.17% fail on Seats
      • 0.17% fail on Drivers
  • 0.17% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.17% fail on Emissions
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