BMW X1 MOT Results

Registered in 2009
74.1% pass rate
from 509 tests in 2020
(32% better than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the BMW X1 is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.7% fail on Tyres
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 6.1% fail on Brakes
    • 3.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.6% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.59% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.39% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.20% fail on Brake drums
    • 2.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.2% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (14 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.79% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.79% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.79% fail on Rbt
          • 0.79% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.59% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.59% fail on Rbt
          • 0.59% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.20% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.39% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.39% fail on Lever
    • 0.20% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.20% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.20% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.20% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.20% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 5.1% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (64% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.59% fail on Position lamps (74% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Position lamp (73% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Stop lamp (84% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.20% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.20% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.20% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.20% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 5.1% fail on Suspension (60% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.1% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.59% fail on Springs (86% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Coil springs (86% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Coil spring (86% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.20% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.20% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.20% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.20% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.20% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.20% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.20% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 2.8% fail on Visibility (50% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.39% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.39% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.39% fail on Wipers (85% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on View to rear
      • 0.20% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure (60% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.98% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.39% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.20% fail on Tank
      • 0.20% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.20% fail on Transmission
      • 0.20% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.20% fail on Joints
  • 0.98% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.98% fail on Attachment
  • 0.59% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (84% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Exhaust emissions (83% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.59% fail on Emissions not tested (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.39% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.39% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.20% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.20% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.20% fail on Steering
    • 0.20% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.20% fail on Track rod end
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  • BMW X1 (2009 - 2015)
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