BMW X6 MOT Results

Registered in 2010
75.7% pass rate
from 820 tests in 2020
(30% 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.

  • 8.4% fail on Suspension (29% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Springs (4.9% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Coil springs (5.1% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 4.4% fail on Coil spring (5.5% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Suspension arms (0.073% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Ball joint (25% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes (12% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.98% fail on Anti-roll bars (70% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (66% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Linkage (6.6% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Linkage ball joints (75% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.12% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.12% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.12% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.12% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.12% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
  • 7.0% fail on Tyres (8.6% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Condition (26% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Tread depth (2.1% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 6.6% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (44% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamps (6.3% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp (27% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (11 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp levelling device (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim (37% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim (44% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (27% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators (38% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type (38% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters (70% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.85% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (59% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Stop lamp (80% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (21% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Rear fog lamp (21% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.61% fail on Rear fog lamp (25% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.12% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.12% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.12% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.12% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.12% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 3.9% fail on Brakes (50% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Brake performance (40% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Service brake performance (55% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.85% fail on Rbt (54% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.85% fail on Service brake performance (46% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (54% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Rbt (sp) (75% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Brake performance not tested (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Parking brake performance (48% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Rbt (64% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.24% fail on Parking brake performance (60% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.12% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.12% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.12% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
    • 1.3% fail on Parking brake control (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Electronic parking brake (29 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (66% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Brake linings and pads (59% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.73% fail on Brake pads (69% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Brake linings (11 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.12% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.37% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (24% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Electronic stability control (42% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.12% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 3.5% fail on Visibility (30% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Washers (10% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Wipers (66% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Bonnet (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
  • 1.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (60% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust emissions (58% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Compression ignition (27% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.49% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (19% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (14% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.37% fail on Spark ignition (79% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (56% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 1.1% fail on Identification of the vehicle (170% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plates (170% worse than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.85% fail on Body, chassis, structure (76% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Transmission (48% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Drive shafts (54% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.61% fail on Joints (54% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.12% fail on Joints
    • 0.12% fail on Load security
      • 0.12% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.12% fail on Tailgate condition
  • 0.61% fail on Road Wheels (47% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Attachment (61% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Condition
  • 0.37% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (53% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (41% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
  • 0.12% fail on Steering
    • 0.12% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
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