BMW X4 MOT Results

Registered in 2016
87.5% pass rate
from 2,986 tests in 2020
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 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the BMW X4 is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.8% fail on Tyres (36% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Condition (49% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.10% fail on Size/type
    • 0.033% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 2.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.54% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.33% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.20% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.10% fail on Headlamp (75% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.13% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.13% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.10% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.033% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.067% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.067% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.033% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.033% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.033% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.033% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.033% fail on Horn
  • 2.3% fail on Brakes
    • 2.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (45% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Brake linings and pads (57% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Brake pads (56% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.13% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.10% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.033% fail on Brake drums
    • 0.13% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.067% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.067% fail on Rbt
          • 0.067% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.033% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.033% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.033% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 0.10% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.033% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.033% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.033% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.033% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 1.5% fail on Visibility (46% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Washers
    • 0.54% fail on Wipers (71% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.033% fail on Windscreen
  • 0.47% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.47% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.44% fail on Suspension
    • 0.27% fail on Springs
      • 0.27% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.27% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.13% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.10% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.033% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.033% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 0.23% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.17% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.13% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.13% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.033% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.033% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.067% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.033% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.033% fail on Other leaks
  • 0.20% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.20% fail on Attachment
  • 0.13% fail on Steering
    • 0.10% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.10% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.033% fail on Steering play
      • 0.033% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.067% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.033% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.033% fail on Body
      • 0.033% fail on Other body component
  • 0.067% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.033% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.033% fail on Condition
    • 0.033% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.033% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.033% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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    Coupe-inspired alternative to the X3. High level of standard equipment including electric tailgate and navigation. Impressively refined ride quality.

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