BMW X6 MOT Results

Registered in 2011
82.8% pass rate
from 804 tests in 2017
(30% better than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the BMW X6 is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.6% fail on Tyres
    • 4.9% fail on Condition
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.12% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.12% fail on Size/type
  • 5.7% fail on Suspension
    • 2.4% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.4% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Drive shafts (160% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Front drive shafts (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Constant velocity joints (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.12% fail on Universal joint
    • 1.00% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.00% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.50% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.37% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.37% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.25% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.25% fail on Front
    • 0.12% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.12% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 2.9% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (72% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.75% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (11 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.75% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (12 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.12% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.75% fail on Headlamp aim (74% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.37% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.37% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.37% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.37% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.25% fail on Position lamps (88% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Front lamps (85% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.12% fail on Stop lamp
  • 2.6% fail on Driver's view of the road (42% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.25% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.12% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.12% fail on Wipers
  • 1.6% fail on Brakes (65% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Hub components (67% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Brake pads (73% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Brake back plates (69 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.62% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.62% fail on Electronic parking brake (17 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.25% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.12% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.12% fail on Brake operation
  • 1.00% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.00% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.50% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.25% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Attachment
  • 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 Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.12% fail on Emissions
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