BMW 6-Series MOT Results

Registered in 2015
84.5% pass rate
from 2,239 tests in 2020
(26% better than other 2015 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 2015 cars and highlighted areas where the BMW 6-Series is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.6% fail on Tyres (47% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Condition (140% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Tread depth (40% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 1.9% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (53% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.89% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (12 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.89% fail on Headlamp aim (48% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Headlamp aim (49% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.089% fail on Stop lamp (86% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.089% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.089% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.089% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.045% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.045% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.045% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.045% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 1.3% fail on Visibility (68% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Washers
    • 0.27% fail on Wipers (90% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Driver's view
  • 0.71% fail on Identification of the vehicle (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Registration plates (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.58% fail on Road Wheels (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Attachment
  • 0.54% fail on Suspension (59% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Springs
      • 0.22% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.22% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.13% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.089% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.045% fail on Linkage
      • 0.045% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.045% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.045% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.045% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.045% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 0.40% fail on Brakes (85% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Mechanical brake components (88% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Brake linings and pads (90% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Brake pads (90% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.045% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.045% fail on Brake drums
    • 0.13% fail on Brake performance (78% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.045% fail on Rbt
          • 0.045% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.045% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.045% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.045% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.045% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.045% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 0.045% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.045% fail on Electronic parking brake
  • 0.22% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.13% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
    • 0.089% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.13% fail on Body, chassis, structure (73% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.089% fail on Transmission
      • 0.045% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.045% fail on Joints
      • 0.045% fail on Halfshafts
    • 0.045% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.045% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
  • 0.089% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (86% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.089% fail on Exhaust emissions (85% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.045% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.045% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.045% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.045% fail on Steering
    • 0.045% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.045% fail on Track rod end

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