BMW i8 MOT Results

Registered in 2015
91.0% pass rate
from 730 tests in 2020
(41% better than other 2015 cars)
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 2015 cars and highlighted areas where the BMW i8 is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.1% fail on Tyres
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth (97% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Condition
  • 1.5% fail on Identification of the vehicle (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plates (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 1.2% fail on Visibility (68% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Wipers (70% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.14% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.14% fail on View to rear
      • 0.14% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.14% fail on Washers
  • 0.96% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.96% fail on Transmission (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Drive shafts (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.96% fail on Joints (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.82% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (80% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.68% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.14% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.14% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.14% fail on Side repeaters
  • 0.55% fail on Suspension
    • 0.41% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.14% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage
  • 0.55% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.55% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.55% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.41% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.14% fail on Catalyst emissions
  • 0.14% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.14% fail on Attachment
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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