BMW X5 MOT Results

Registered in 2000
59.6% pass rate
from 109 tests in 2017
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.

  • 22% fail on Suspension
    • 10% fail on Drive shafts (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 10% fail on Front drive shafts (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 10% fail on Constant velocity joints (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.92% fail on Attachment
    • 5.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 4.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.92% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.8% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.8% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (13 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Condition
    • 0.92% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.92% fail on Condition
  • 20% fail on Brakes
    • 17% fail on Brake performance (81% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 13% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.8% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.92% fail on Service brake performance
    • 11% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 9.2% fail on Components
        • 7.3% fail on Pipes
        • 3.7% fail on Hoses
      • 2.8% fail on Leaks (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on ABS
    • 1.8% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.92% fail on Hub components
      • 0.92% fail on Brake pads
  • 16% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.8% fail on Rear lamps
    • 5.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.92% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.92% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.8% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.92% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.92% fail on Side repeaters
  • 8.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 5.5% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.8% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
  • 8.3% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.5% fail on Wipers
    • 2.8% fail on Washers
  • 7.3% fail on Tyres
    • 4.6% fail on Condition
    • 2.8% fail on Tread depth
  • 6.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.7% fail on Emissions
    • 0.92% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.92% fail on Cap
    • 0.92% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 4.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 4.6% fail on Doors (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Drivers (15 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Passengers front (11 times worse than other 2000 cars)
  • 2.8% fail on Steering
    • 1.8% fail on Steering system
      • 1.8% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.92% fail on Power steering
      • 0.92% fail on Pipes and hoses

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