BMW X1 MOT Results

Registered in 2010
82.1% pass rate
from 4,774 tests in 2017
(39% better than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the BMW X1 is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.1% fail on Tyres (20% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Condition (50% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.36% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (180% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Size/type
    • 0.021% fail on Valve stem
  • 4.2% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (68% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim (34% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps (49% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp (50% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.063% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.57% fail on Position lamps (81% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Front lamps (79% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Rear lamps (89% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Stop lamp (92% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Direction indicators (90% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Flashing type (90% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.084% fail on Individual lamps (90% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.042% fail on Side repeaters (92% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.10% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.084% fail on Electrical wiring (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Registration plate lamp (99% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.021% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.021% fail on Fog lamp
  • 3.5% fail on Brakes (37% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Hub components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.23% fail on Brake calipers (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Brake discs (73% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Brake back plates (17 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.0% fail on Brake performance (53% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Rear wheels (50% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.084% fail on Brake operation (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.063% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.021% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.021% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.54% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.42% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Components (65% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Hoses
        • 0.042% fail on Pipes (86% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.21% fail on Condition
    • 0.021% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.021% fail on Warning
    • 0.021% fail on ABS
    • 0.021% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.021% fail on Restricted movement
  • 2.3% fail on Suspension (72% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.021% fail on Attachment
    • 0.17% fail on Coil springs (95% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Condition (95% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Shock absorbers (84% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Condition (84% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Anti-roll bars (91% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (73% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (97% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.13% fail on Front suspension joints (64% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Drive shafts (86% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Front drive shafts (92% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.063% fail on Constant velocity joints (91% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.063% fail on Drive shafts (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.042% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.042% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.042% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.042% fail on Torque/reaction arms (7 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (8 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.021% fail on Condition
    • 0.021% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.021% fail on Front
  • 2.2% fail on Driver's view of the road (53% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.44% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.36% fail on Wipers (86% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.71% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (50% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.19% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.042% fail on Fuel system (79% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Cap
  • 0.31% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.31% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.25% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.23% fail on Attachment
    • 0.021% fail on Condition
  • 0.19% fail on Steering (82% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Steering system (82% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Track rod end (88% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.042% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.021% fail on Free play
        • 0.021% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.021% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.19% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (65% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
      • 0.063% fail on Requirements
  • 0.042% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (87% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Body condition
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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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