BMW i3 MOT Results

Registered in 2013
90.2% pass rate
from 133 tests in 2020
(52% better than other 2013 cars)
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.

  • 4.5% fail on Tyres
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.75% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.75% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.75% fail on Body
      • 0.75% fail on Panel
  • 1.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.5% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 1.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.75% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.75% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.75% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.75% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.75% fail on Visibility
    • 0.75% fail on Washers
  • 0.75% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 0.75% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
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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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