BMW 6-Series MOT Results

Registered in 2013
82.8% pass rate
from 2,060 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the BMW 6-Series is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Tyres (150% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 10% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.24% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.097% fail on Size/type
    • 0.097% fail on Valve stem
  • 2.7% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (57% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.97% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.78% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (13 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (14 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.097% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (10 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Headlamp (90% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Registration plate lamp (85% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.049% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.049% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.049% fail on Side repeaters
  • 1.3% fail on Driver's view of the road (69% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Washers
    • 0.19% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.15% fail on Wipers (95% better than other 2013 cars)
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.97% fail on Brakes (66% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Hub components (62% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Brake pads (61% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.19% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.19% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Brake performance (80% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.049% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.049% fail on Parking brake performance
  • 0.97% fail on Road Wheels (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.68% fail on Suspension (59% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
    • 0.097% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.097% fail on Rear
    • 0.049% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.049% fail on Condition
    • 0.049% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.049% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.049% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 0.34% fail on Steering
    • 0.34% fail on Steering system
      • 0.34% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.34% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.24% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.24% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.097% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.097% fail on Condition
  • 0.049% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.049% fail on Exhaust system

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