BMW i8 MOT Results

Registered in 2016
88.7% pass rate
from 548 tests in 2020
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 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the BMW i8 is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.1% fail on Tyres
    • 4.2% fail on Tread depth (150% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Condition
  • 2.4% fail on Identification of the vehicle (9 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Registration plates (9 times worse than other 2016 cars)
  • 2.4% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.18% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.18% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.18% fail on Side repeaters
  • 0.55% fail on Suspension
    • 0.55% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 0.55% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.18% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.18% fail on Pipe
    • 0.18% fail on Transmission
      • 0.18% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.18% fail on Joints
    • 0.18% fail on Doors
      • 0.18% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.18% fail on Door condition
  • 0.36% fail on Visibility (87% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.18% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.18% fail on Wipers
  • 0.18% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.18% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.18% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.18% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.18% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.18% fail on Attachment
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  • 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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