BMW 6-Series MOT Results

Registered in 2010
79.9% pass rate
from 562 tests in 2017
(31% better than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the BMW 6-Series is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.1% fail on Tyres
    • 6.8% fail on Condition (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.36% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.18% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 5.2% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (61% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate lamp (61% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim (64% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.89% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (14 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.89% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (16 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Headlamp (84% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.71% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.71% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.53% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.53% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.53% fail on Stop lamp (78% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.18% fail on Front lamps
  • 4.3% fail on Brakes
    • 2.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.0% fail on Parking brake performance (160% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.18% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 1.4% fail on Hub components
      • 0.89% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.53% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.89% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.89% fail on Condition
    • 0.53% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.18% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.18% fail on Operation
      • 0.18% fail on Components
        • 0.18% fail on Pipes
  • 2.0% fail on Suspension (76% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.89% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.89% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.53% fail on Coil springs (84% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Condition (84% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.18% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.18% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.18% fail on Front
    • 0.18% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.18% fail on Condition
  • 2.0% fail on Driver's view of the road (59% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Wipers
    • 0.53% fail on Washers
    • 0.36% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.18% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.2% fail on Steering
    • 1.2% fail on Steering system
      • 1.2% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.89% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.89% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.36% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.36% fail on Condition
  • 0.36% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.36% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.36% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.18% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.18% fail on Emissions
Read the Honest John Review

Search Good Garages