BMW X6 MOT Results

Registered in 2012
84.7% pass rate
from 1,100 tests in 2017
(27% better than other 2012 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the BMW X6 is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.2% fail on Tyres
    • 5.4% fail on Condition (87% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.091% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.091% fail on Size/type
  • 3.8% fail on Suspension
    • 3.0% fail on Coil springs (86% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Condition (87% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.27% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.27% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.27% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.27% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.27% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.27% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.091% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.091% fail on Other components
    • 0.091% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.091% fail on Front
  • 3.0% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (63% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.82% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (13 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.73% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (12 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.091% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.18% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (8 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (18 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.64% fail on Headlamp aim (73% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.45% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.45% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.36% fail on Position lamps (75% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Front lamps (69% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.27% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.091% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.091% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.091% fail on Horn
  • 2.6% fail on Brakes
    • 1.0% fail on Hub components (59% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Brake pads (58% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Brake back plates
    • 0.91% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.36% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.18% fail on Brake operation (18 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Gradient hand brake
      • 0.091% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.091% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.091% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.82% fail on Parking brake (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Electronic parking brake (35 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.18% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.091% fail on ABS
  • 1.9% fail on Driver's view of the road (57% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.45% fail on Wipers (84% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.091% fail on Bonnet
  • 0.82% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.82% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.55% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.55% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.36% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.27% fail on Emissions
    • 0.091% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.091% fail on Steering
    • 0.091% fail on Steering control
      • 0.091% fail on Steering lock
  • 0.091% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.091% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.091% fail on Condition
  • 0.091% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.091% fail on Seats
      • 0.091% fail on Passengers
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