BMW i3 MOT Results

Registered in 2013
87.7% pass rate
from 106 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the BMW i3 is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.7% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.94% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.94% fail on Front lamps
    • 0.94% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.94% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.94% fail on Side repeaters
  • 3.8% fail on Tyres
    • 2.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.94% fail on Size/type
    • 0.94% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.9% fail on Suspension
    • 0.94% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.94% fail on Condition
    • 0.94% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.94% fail on Front
  • 1.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (13 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (14 times worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.94% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 0.94% fail on Mirrors
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  • BMW i3 (2013 on)
    Available as a range extended version. Impressive performance and handling. Superb interior design. Eight year battery warranty. UK Car of the Year 2014.

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