BMW 6-Series M6 MOT Results

Registered in 2006
74.0% pass rate
from 150 tests in 2020
(44% better than other 2006 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the BMW 6-Series M6 is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.0% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (56% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.3% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.67% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.67% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.67% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.67% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.67% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.67% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 7.3% fail on Suspension (55% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.3% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.67% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 3.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.7% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.67% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 6.0% fail on Brakes
    • 3.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.3% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.3% fail on Lever
    • 0.67% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.67% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.67% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.67% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.67% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.67% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.67% fail on Rbt (sp)
  • 5.3% fail on Tyres
    • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth
  • 4.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.0% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.67% fail on Catalyst emissions
      • 0.67% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.67% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.67% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.67% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 3.3% fail on Visibility
    • 1.3% fail on Wipers
    • 1.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.67% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.67% fail on Windscreen
  • 3.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.67% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.67% fail on Tank
    • 0.67% fail on Transmission
      • 0.67% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.67% fail on Prop shaft
    • 0.67% fail on Seats
      • 0.67% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 2.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.0% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.3% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.3% fail on Steering
    • 1.3% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.3% fail on Track rod end

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