BMW X6 MOT Results

Registered in 2009
74.9% pass rate
from 1,033 tests in 2017
(23% better than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the BMW X6 is unusually good or bad.

  • 10% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (35% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (20 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (22 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.097% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp (58% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (12 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (24 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Headlamp levelling device (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Matched pair
    • 2.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Position lamps (51% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.19% fail on Rear lamps
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim (57% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Stop lamp (67% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.68% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.68% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.58% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.58% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.097% fail on Horn
  • 8.3% fail on Tyres
    • 5.4% fail on Condition (55% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.097% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 5.9% fail on Suspension (45% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Coil springs
      • 3.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.77% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.68% fail on Anti-roll bars (73% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (71% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.39% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.39% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.39% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.19% fail on Torque/reaction arms (33 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (36 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.097% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.097% fail on Condition
  • 3.7% fail on Brakes (44% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.87% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.48% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.19% fail on Rear wheels (87% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Brake operation (8 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Brake performance not tested (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Gradient hand brake
    • 1.3% fail on Hub components (55% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake pads (54% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.97% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.97% fail on Electronic parking brake (29 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on ABS
    • 0.19% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.097% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.097% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.097% fail on Restricted movement
  • 2.7% fail on Driver's view of the road (49% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.68% fail on Wipers (76% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.19% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.7% fail on Registration plates and VIN (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.97% fail on Road Wheels (180% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Condition
  • 0.48% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.29% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.29% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.19% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.19% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (90% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.097% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.097% fail on Emissions not tested
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