BMW X1 MOT Results

Registered in 2014
84.9% pass rate
from 8,234 tests in 2020
(29% better than other 2014 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the BMW X1 is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.4% fail on Tyres (22% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Condition (62% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.073% fail on Size/type
    • 0.061% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 3.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (41% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim (35% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim (38% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.97% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.049% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.024% fail on Dipswitch (7 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Direction indicators (85% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Flashing type (85% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.62% fail on Side repeaters (110% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.38% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.33% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.036% fail on Switch (29 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.13% fail on Stop lamp (88% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Electrical equipment (77% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Horn (80% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.024% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.012% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.012% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.012% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.012% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 2.0% fail on Visibility (51% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.39% fail on Wipers (86% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.049% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.049% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.036% fail on View to rear
      • 0.036% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.7% fail on Brakes (53% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Mechanical brake components (58% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Brake linings and pads (54% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.96% fail on Brake pads (55% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.097% fail on Brake discs and drums (81% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.097% fail on Brake discs (81% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Brake performance (50% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.13% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.097% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Service brake performance (69% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Rbt (68% better than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake performance (61% better than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.012% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.036% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.036% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.036% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (8 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.036% fail on Rbt
          • 0.024% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.012% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.085% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.049% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.049% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.049% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.024% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.024% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.024% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.012% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.012% fail on Lever
  • 1.4% fail on Suspension (40% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Suspension arms (72% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.024% fail on Ball joint (93% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.061% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.049% fail on Anti-roll bars (77% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.036% fail on Shock absorbers (91% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Springs
      • 0.012% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.012% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.012% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.012% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.012% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.012% fail on Ball joint
  • 0.32% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.32% fail on Attachment (110% worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.30% fail on Body, chassis, structure (67% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Exhaust system (56% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Transmission (85% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Drive shafts (84% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.061% fail on Joints (84% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.036% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.036% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.024% fail on Body
      • 0.024% fail on Other body component
    • 0.024% fail on Doors
      • 0.024% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.024% fail on Door condition
      • 0.012% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.012% fail on Door condition
    • 0.012% fail on Undertray
  • 0.29% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.29% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.19% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.085% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.049% fail on Condition (69% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Requirements (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.085% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.024% fail on Airbags
      • 0.024% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.097% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (89% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.085% fail on Exhaust emissions (90% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Compression ignition (84% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.049% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.012% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.012% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.012% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.012% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.012% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.012% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.024% fail on Steering (93% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.024% fail on Steering linkage components (90% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Track rod end (90% better than other 2014 cars)
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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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