BMW i8 MOT Results

Registered in 2014
86.5% pass rate
from 170 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the BMW i8 is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.1% fail on Tyres
    • 5.3% fail on Tread depth (190% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Condition
  • 3.5% fail on Registration plates and VIN (10 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Registration plate (10 times worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 1.8% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.59% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.59% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.59% fail on Side repeaters
  • 0.59% fail on Suspension
    • 0.59% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.59% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.59% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 0.59% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.59% fail on Attachment
  • 0.59% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.59% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.59% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
Read the Honest John Review

  • BMW i8 (2014 on)
    Redefines hybrid performance. Great sound from little 1.5-litre three-cylinder engine. Mighty through corners with effortlessly smooth acceleration. An absolute joy to drive.

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