BMW X5 MOT Results

Registered in 2014
88.0% pass rate
from 5,311 tests in 2017
(16% 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 X5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.7% fail on Tyres (43% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Condition (140% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Tread depth (37% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (49% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Size/type
    • 0.019% fail on Valve stem
  • 2.0% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (61% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim (52% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Headlamps (46% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Headlamp (85% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.038% fail on Headlamp levelling device (8 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.36% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.36% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.34% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.019% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.056% fail on Registration plate lamp (93% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.019% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.019% fail on Switch
    • 0.019% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.019% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.019% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.019% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.019% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.019% fail on Lamp
  • 1.3% fail on Driver's view of the road (60% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Washers (48% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Wipers (80% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.019% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.019% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.2% fail on Brakes (47% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Hub components (60% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Brake pads (69% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.056% fail on Brake back plates (98 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.019% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.30% fail on Hydraulic systems (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (15 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.17% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.056% fail on Brake performance not tested (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.019% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.019% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.038% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.038% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.019% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.019% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.019% fail on Pedal
        • 0.019% fail on Anti-slip
  • 0.94% fail on Registration plates and VIN (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Registration plate (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.58% fail on Suspension
    • 0.19% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.19% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.15% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
    • 0.075% fail on Air suspension (79 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Bellows (241 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Suspension unit
      • 0.019% fail on Other components
    • 0.056% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.056% fail on Condition
    • 0.056% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.038% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.038% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.019% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.019% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.038% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.038% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.038% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.019% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.019% fail on Front
  • 0.43% fail on Road Wheels (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Condition
  • 0.43% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.40% fail on Seat belts (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
      • 0.11% fail on Requirements (10 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Attachment
    • 0.056% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.056% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.11% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.056% fail on Body condition
    • 0.019% fail on Body security
    • 0.019% fail on Doors
      • 0.019% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.019% fail on Seats
      • 0.019% fail on Passengers
  • 0.094% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (65% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.075% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.019% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.019% fail on System
  • 0.075% fail on Steering
    • 0.056% fail on Steering system
      • 0.038% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.019% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.019% fail on Power steering
      • 0.019% fail on Operation
Read the Honest John Review

  • BMW X5 (2014 - 2018)
    Impressive interior quality and exceptionally comfortable, handles very well for such a big vehicle, available as a two-wheel drive 25d model with strong fuel economy.

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