BMW X5 MOT Results

Registered in 2000
47.1% pass rate
from 85 tests in 2020
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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the BMW X5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 12% fail on Stop lamp (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 9.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 8.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp levelling device (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 7.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.5% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.2% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.2% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 1.2% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 1.2% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.2% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 22% fail on Body, chassis, structure (100% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 13% fail on Doors (23 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Driver's door (42 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 7.1% fail on Door condition (48 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Front passenger's door (41 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 5.9% fail on Door condition (42 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 1.2% fail on Door condition
    • 12% fail on Transmission (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 12% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 12% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust system
  • 21% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 8.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 5.9% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 1.2% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 1.2% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 2.4% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt
          • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.2% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.2% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 1.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
    • 8.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 3.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
    • 3.5% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 3.5% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 1.2% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.2% fail on Pedal
  • 16% fail on Suspension
    • 12% fail on Suspension arms (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Ball joint (190% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.2% fail on Suspension arm
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 3.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.5% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 2.4% fail on Springs
      • 2.4% fail on Coil springs
        • 2.4% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.2% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 9.4% fail on Visibility
    • 4.7% fail on Washers
    • 3.5% fail on Wipers
    • 1.2% fail on View to rear
      • 1.2% fail on Mirrors
  • 8.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 5.9% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.5% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
  • 7.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.7% fail on Fluid leaks (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Engine oil leaks (7 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 3.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.5% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.4% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 7.1% fail on Tyres
    • 3.5% fail on Condition
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth
  • 2.4% fail on Steering
    • 2.4% fail on Power steering
      • 1.2% fail on Operation
      • 1.2% fail on Pipes and hoses

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