BMW X1 MOT Results

Registered in 2014
87.0% pass rate
from 7,335 tests in 2017
(8.8% 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.

  • 7.4% fail on Tyres (59% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Condition (160% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Tread depth (29% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.041% fail on Size/type
  • 3.5% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (31% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim (20% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Direction indicators (160% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Flashing type (160% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.52% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.50% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.014% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.014% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.014% fail on Switch
    • 0.27% fail on Position lamps (46% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.041% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.041% fail on Stop lamp (93% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.014% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.014% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.014% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.014% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 1.8% fail on Driver's view of the road (47% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Washers
    • 0.61% fail on Wipers (71% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.055% fail on Mirrors
  • 0.80% fail on Brakes (63% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Hub components (81% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Brake pads (82% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.027% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.25% fail on Brake performance (53% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.068% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.041% fail on Rear wheels (82% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.014% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.014% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.014% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.14% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.068% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Components
        • 0.041% fail on Pipes
        • 0.014% fail on Hoses
      • 0.014% fail on Leaks
    • 0.12% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 0.027% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.014% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.014% fail on Pedal
        • 0.014% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.014% fail on ABS
    • 0.014% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.35% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.35% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.19% fail on Suspension (79% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.095% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.027% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.027% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.027% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.027% fail on Shock absorbers (90% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Condition (90% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.014% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 0.18% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.15% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.095% fail on Condition
      • 0.055% fail on Requirements (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.014% fail on Seat belt load limiter
      • 0.014% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.12% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.068% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.027% fail on Pipe (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Cap
      • 0.014% fail on Tank
    • 0.055% fail on Exhaust system
  • 0.095% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.095% fail on Attachment
  • 0.027% fail on Steering
    • 0.027% fail on Steering system
      • 0.027% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.014% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.014% 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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