BMW 5-Series M5 MOT Results

Registered in 2014
89.3% pass rate
from 524 tests in 2017
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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the BMW 5-Series M5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.4% fail on Tyres
    • 3.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.76% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.57% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 1.9% fail on Registration plates and VIN (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 1.7% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (66% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.95% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (15 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.95% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (16 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Headlamp aim (76% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.19% fail on Front lamps
    • 0.19% fail on Registration plate lamp
  • 1.3% fail on Driver's view of the road (60% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Wipers
    • 0.57% fail on Windscreen
  • 0.95% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Emissions (11 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Exhaust system
  • 0.57% fail on Brakes (74% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Hub components
      • 0.38% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.19% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.19% fail on ABS
  • 0.38% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.38% fail on Attachment
  • 0.19% fail on Suspension
    • 0.19% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.19% fail on Front
  • 0.19% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.19% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.19% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
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