BMW 7-Series MOT Results

Registered in 1994
67.4% pass rate
from 86 tests in 2017
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 1994 cars and highlighted areas where the BMW 7-Series is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Suspension
    • 7.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 7.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Coil springs (4 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Location
    • 4.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.3% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.3% fail on Condition
  • 14% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.2% fail on Switch
    • 2.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.2% fail on Fog lamp
      • 1.2% fail on Switch
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.2% fail on Stop lamp
  • 7.0% fail on Steering
    • 5.8% fail on Steering system
      • 3.5% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.2% fail on Drag link end
    • 2.3% fail on Steering operation (15 times worse than other 1994 cars)
  • 7.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.7% fail on Washers
    • 3.5% fail on Wipers
    • 1.2% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.3% fail on Emissions
    • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 4.7% fail on Brakes (68% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.5% fail on Components
        • 2.3% fail on Pipes
        • 1.2% fail on Hoses
    • 2.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.3% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 1.2% fail on Full power hydraulic systems
      • 1.2% fail on Operation
    • 1.2% fail on Hub components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake pads
  • 4.7% fail on Tyres
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth
  • 4.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.7% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 2.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.2% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.2% fail on Chassis
    • 1.2% fail on Doors
      • 1.2% fail on Passengers front
  • 1.2% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.2% fail on Attachment

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