BMW X6 MOT Results

Registered in 2010
79.5% pass rate
from 857 tests in 2017
(29% better than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the BMW X6 is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.6% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (43% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.82% fail on Headlamp (62% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (10 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (20 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.23% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.23% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 1.2% fail on Position lamps (61% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Front lamps (56% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.82% fail on Headlamp aim (76% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Stop lamp (72% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Direction indicators (69% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Flashing type (69% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.23% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.12% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.23% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.23% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.12% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.12% fail on Switch
  • 6.9% fail on Tyres
    • 4.9% fail on Condition
    • 2.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.12% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 4.9% fail on Suspension (40% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.82% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.58% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.23% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.35% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.35% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.35% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.23% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.12% fail on Air suspension
      • 0.12% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.12% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.12% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment
  • 3.4% fail on Brakes (39% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Hub components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.23% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.23% fail on Brake back plates (51 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.47% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.47% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (7 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Brake performance (79% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.23% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.23% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.23% fail on Electronic parking brake (7 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.12% fail on ABS
  • 2.7% fail on Driver's view of the road (44% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.35% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.23% fail on Wipers (91% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.4% fail on Road Wheels (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Condition
  • 0.93% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.93% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.47% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.23% fail on Emissions
    • 0.12% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.12% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.12% fail on Steering
    • 0.12% fail on Steering system
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
  • 0.12% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.12% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
  • 0.12% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.12% fail on Body condition
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