BMW 6-Series MOT Results

Registered in 2016
82.8% pass rate
from 2,077 tests in 2020
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 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the BMW 6-Series is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.4% fail on Tyres (82% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Condition (190% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.096% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 1.9% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (47% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Headlamps (100% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (11 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.72% fail on Headlamp aim (61% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Headlamp aim (60% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.096% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.096% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.096% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.048% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.048% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.048% fail on Stop lamp
  • 1.1% fail on Identification of the vehicle (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plates (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
  • 1.1% fail on Visibility (63% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Washers
    • 0.24% fail on Wipers (87% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.14% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.096% fail on View to rear
      • 0.096% fail on Mirrors
  • 0.67% fail on Road Wheels (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Attachment (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
  • 0.24% fail on Suspension
    • 0.048% fail on Axles
      • 0.048% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.048% fail on Springs
      • 0.048% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.048% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.048% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.048% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.048% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.048% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.048% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 0.14% fail on Brakes (93% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.096% fail on Mechanical brake components (93% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Brake linings and pads (93% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.096% fail on Brake pads (93% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.048% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.048% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.048% fail on Rbt (sp)
  • 0.14% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.14% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.14% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.096% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.048% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.096% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.048% fail on Doors
      • 0.048% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.048% fail on Door condition
    • 0.048% fail on Seats
      • 0.048% fail on Driver's seat
  • 0.096% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.048% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.048% fail on Condition
    • 0.048% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp

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