BMW 6-Series MOT Results

Registered in 1988
69.0% pass rate
from 100 tests in 2017
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 1988 cars and highlighted areas where the BMW 6-Series is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.0% fail on Battery
    • 3.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.0% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.0% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.0% fail on Side repeaters
        • 1.0% fail on Tell tales
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.0% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.0% fail on Lamp
  • 14% fail on Suspension
    • 6.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 5.0% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.0% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 4.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (3 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (8 times worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.0% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.0% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 6.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 6.0% fail on Components
        • 4.0% fail on Pipes
        • 3.0% fail on Hoses
    • 5.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.0% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.0% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.0% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 2.0% fail on ABS (8 times worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Service brake control components
      • 1.0% fail on Pedal
        • 1.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Hub components
      • 1.0% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.0% fail on Restricted movement
  • 9.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.0% fail on Washers
    • 4.0% fail on Wipers
  • 8.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.0% fail on Fuel system
      • 3.0% fail on Pipe (7 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on System
    • 3.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.0% fail on Emissions
    • 1.0% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 5.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.0% fail on Body condition
    • 1.0% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.0% fail on Chassis
    • 1.0% fail on Doors
      • 1.0% fail on Passengers front
  • 2.0% fail on Steering
    • 1.0% fail on Steering system
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.0% fail on Power steering
      • 1.0% fail on Pump
  • 2.0% fail on Tyres
    • 2.0% fail on Tread depth
  • 2.0% fail on Road Wheels (6 times worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Attachment (6 times worse than other 1988 cars)
  • 1.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.0% fail on Prescribed areas

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