BMW X6 MOT Results

Registered in 2010
78.0% pass rate
from 967 tests in 2020
(35% 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.

  • 7.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (43% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (25 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.10% fail on Matched pair
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim (62% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Headlamp aim (66% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.0% fail on Stop lamp (65% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.83% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.21% fail on Individual direction indicators (82% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Position lamps (70% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Position lamp (69% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.21% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.21% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.21% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.21% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 6.4% fail on Tyres
    • 4.3% fail on Condition (50% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Tread depth
  • 4.7% fail on Suspension (57% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Springs
      • 3.2% fail on Coil springs
        • 3.2% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.31% fail on Pins and bushes (76% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.72% fail on Anti-roll bars (75% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.21% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (79% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.10% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.10% fail on Wheel bearings
  • 3.6% fail on Visibility
    • 3.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.41% fail on Wipers (83% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.10% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.10% fail on View to rear
      • 0.10% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.0% fail on Brakes (58% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Brake performance (51% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.52% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.31% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.41% fail on Brake performance not tested (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Service brake performance (81% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Rbt (87% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake performance (85% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.10% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.10% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.10% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.10% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 1.0% fail on Mechanical brake components (68% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Brake linings and pads (67% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.83% fail on Brake pads (67% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.31% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.93% fail on Parking brake control (200% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Electronic parking brake (20 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.21% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.10% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.10% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.10% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 1.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure (64% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Transmission
      • 0.72% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.72% fail on Joints
      • 0.10% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.10% fail on Prop shaft
    • 0.10% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.10% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.10% fail on Body
      • 0.10% fail on Other body component
    • 0.10% fail on Undertray
  • 0.93% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.93% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.93% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (67% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Exhaust emissions (77% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.31% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.10% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.21% fail on Spark ignition (86% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.31% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.31% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.93% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.62% fail on Attachment
    • 0.31% fail on Condition
  • 0.10% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.10% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.10% fail on Condition
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