BMW 6-Series MOT Results

Registered in 2014
82.2% pass rate
from 2,113 tests in 2017
(25% worse than other 2014 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the BMW 6-Series is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Tyres (190% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 12% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.38% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (57% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 2.5% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (51% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim (39% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.57% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (8 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (9 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (15 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (24 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.14% fail on Registration plate lamp (82% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.047% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.047% fail on Side repeaters
  • 1.0% fail on Driver's view of the road (69% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Washers
    • 0.33% fail on Wipers (84% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.095% fail on Mirrors
  • 0.95% fail on Registration plates and VIN (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Registration plate (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.57% fail on Road Wheels (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Attachment (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.47% fail on Brakes (78% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Hub components (87% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Brake pads (90% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.19% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.095% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.047% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.047% fail on Rear wheels
    • 0.047% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.047% fail on Condition
    • 0.047% fail on Full power hydraulic systems
      • 0.047% fail on Warning
    • 0.047% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.047% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
  • 0.33% fail on Suspension (63% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.095% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.095% fail on Condition
    • 0.047% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.047% fail on Condition
    • 0.047% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.047% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.047% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.047% fail on Attachment
  • 0.19% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.14% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.095% fail on Condition
      • 0.047% fail on Requirements
    • 0.047% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.047% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.047% fail on Steering
    • 0.047% fail on Steering system
      • 0.047% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.047% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.047% fail on Body security

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