BMW X1 MOT Results

Registered in 2011
83.4% pass rate
from 5,738 tests in 2017
(33% better than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the BMW X1 is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.0% fail on Tyres (26% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Condition (63% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.42% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.017% fail on Size/type
  • 4.1% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (60% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim (22% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps (30% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp (32% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.017% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.017% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.035% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.035% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.017% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.017% fail on Switch
    • 0.51% fail on Position lamps (75% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Front lamps (74% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Rear lamps (78% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Stop lamp (89% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Direction indicators (86% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Flashing type (86% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.087% fail on Side repeaters (82% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.070% fail on Individual lamps (85% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Registration plate lamp (97% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.035% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.035% fail on Rear fog lamp (88% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Fog lamp (88% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Battery
    • 0.017% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.017% fail on Horn
  • 3.1% fail on Brakes (33% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Hub components (33% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake pads (34% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Brake discs (56% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Brake calipers (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Brake back plates (13 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Brake performance (30% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.35% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.16% fail on Front wheels (63% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Brake performance not tested (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.035% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 0.30% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.19% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Components
        • 0.070% fail on Hoses
        • 0.035% fail on Pipes (79% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
      • 0.017% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.070% fail on ABS
    • 0.070% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.017% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.017% fail on Cable
  • 2.2% fail on Suspension (61% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms (88% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (90% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Attachment
      • 0.017% fail on Condition
    • 0.10% fail on Drive shafts (80% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Front drive shafts (87% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.070% fail on Constant velocity joints (86% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.035% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.087% fail on Torque/reaction arms (26 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (27 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.087% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.087% fail on Rear
    • 0.052% fail on Anti-roll bars (92% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.017% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.035% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.035% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.017% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.017% fail on Condition
    • 0.017% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.017% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.017% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.017% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.017% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.017% fail on Condition
    • 0.017% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.017% fail on Condition
  • 1.8% fail on Driver's view of the road (59% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.47% fail on Wipers (83% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.070% fail on Mirrors
  • 0.35% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.35% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.26% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (71% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Exhaust system (72% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.070% fail on Cap
    • 0.052% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.19% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.19% fail on Attachment
  • 0.14% fail on Steering (75% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Steering system (85% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Track rod end (84% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.017% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.070% fail on Power steering
      • 0.070% fail on Pipes and hoses (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.14% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (66% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.087% fail on Condition
      • 0.035% fail on Requirements
    • 0.035% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (82% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (80% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.017% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.017% 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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