BMW X1 MOT Results

Registered in 2009
79.2% pass rate
from 404 tests in 2017
(36% 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.

  • 7.4% fail on Tyres
    • 4.2% fail on Condition
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.74% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 7.2% fail on Brakes
    • 4.0% fail on Hub components
      • 4.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.25% fail on Brake calipers
    • 2.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.2% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.99% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.74% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.25% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.25% fail on Components
        • 0.25% fail on Hoses
      • 0.25% fail on Leaks
    • 0.50% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.50% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on ABS
  • 5.4% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (65% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.74% fail on Stop lamp (77% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Position lamps (87% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Front lamps (83% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.50% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.50% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.25% fail on Registration plate lamp
  • 3.2% fail on Suspension (70% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.50% fail on Bonded suspension (28 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Condition (30 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.50% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.25% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.25% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.25% fail on Rear
    • 0.25% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 2.2% fail on Driver's view of the road (58% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.99% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.99% fail on Washers
    • 0.25% fail on Wipers
  • 0.74% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.74% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.25% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.50% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.50% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.25% fail on Steering
    • 0.25% fail on Steering system
      • 0.25% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.25% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.25% fail on Seats
      • 0.25% fail on Passengers
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  • BMW X1 (2009 - 2015)
    Compact off-roader available with two or four-wheel drive. Car-like to drive. Economical diesel engine with various power outputs. Usefully large boot.

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