BMW 6-Series MOT Results

Registered in 2013
82.1% pass rate
from 2,294 tests in 2020
(31% 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 6-Series is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.7% fail on Tyres (32% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Condition (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth (41% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Size/type
  • 2.4% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (68% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim (45% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim (41% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Headlamps (51% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (8 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Headlamp (84% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Direction indicators (79% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Flashing type (79% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.087% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.044% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.13% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (87% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.044% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.044% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.044% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.044% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.044% fail on Horn
  • 2.2% fail on Visibility (47% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.61% fail on Wipers (76% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.13% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.044% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.044% fail on View to rear
      • 0.044% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.8% fail on Suspension (58% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Springs (40% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Coil springs (40% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Coil spring (40% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.17% fail on Suspension arms (87% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Pins and bushes (82% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.044% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.044% fail on Axles
      • 0.044% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.044% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.044% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.044% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.044% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.044% fail on Suspension unit
  • 1.3% fail on Brakes (71% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.96% fail on Mechanical brake components (65% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Brake linings and pads (59% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.96% fail on Brake pads (59% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.044% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.31% fail on Brake performance (77% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Service brake performance (83% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Rbt (82% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake performance (79% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.13% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.044% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.044% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.044% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.044% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.044% fail on Electronic stability control
  • 1.0% fail on Identification of the vehicle (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plates (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 1.0% fail on Road Wheels (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Condition (7 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Attachment (140% worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.83% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (110% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
      • 0.044% fail on Requirements
    • 0.044% fail on Airbags
      • 0.044% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.31% fail on Steering
    • 0.31% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.31% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.26% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (77% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Exhaust emissions (76% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.13% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.044% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.087% fail on Spark ignition (86% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.044% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.044% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.044% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.044% fail on Body
      • 0.044% fail on Panel

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