BMW X6 MOT Results

Registered in 2008
77.3% pass rate
from 568 tests in 2017
(39% better than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the BMW X6 is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.8% fail on Suspension (35% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.8% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.8% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.18% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.88% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.88% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.88% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.53% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.35% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.35% fail on Condition
    • 0.18% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.18% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.18% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.18% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 8.3% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (55% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (19 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (23 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (25 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Headlamp (88% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Position lamps (68% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Front lamps (59% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp (69% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Stop lamp (64% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim (74% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.88% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.53% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.35% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.18% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.18% fail on Fog lamp
  • 5.5% fail on Tyres
    • 3.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.6% fail on Tread depth (63% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.18% fail on Valve stem
  • 3.5% fail on Brakes (56% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.53% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.18% fail on Rear wheels
    • 1.2% fail on Hub components (60% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.18% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.1% fail on Electronic parking brake (19 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.18% fail on ABS
  • 3.0% fail on Driver's view of the road (49% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.18% fail on Wipers
  • 1.2% fail on Road Wheels (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Condition
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.53% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.35% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.35% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.18% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.18% fail on Condition
  • 0.35% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (88% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.18% fail on Emissions
  • 0.18% fail on Steering
    • 0.18% fail on Steering system
      • 0.18% fail on Track rod end
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