BMW X6 MOT Results

Registered in 2013
82.7% pass rate
from 1,398 tests in 2020
(25% better than other 2013 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the BMW X6 is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.6% fail on Tyres (70% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Condition (190% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.072% fail on Size/type
  • 4.1% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (45% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.72% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (9 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Headlamp (78% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.64% fail on Stop lamp (61% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.50% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.50% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.36% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.36% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.36% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.14% fail on Position lamps (82% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Position lamp (82% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.072% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.072% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.072% fail on Horn
  • 2.0% fail on Suspension (53% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Springs
      • 1.6% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.6% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.29% fail on Suspension arms (78% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.14% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.072% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.072% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
  • 1.9% fail on Visibility (55% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.36% fail on Wipers (86% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.072% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.072% fail on Window
    • 0.072% fail on View to rear
      • 0.072% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.4% fail on Brakes (69% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Mechanical brake components (69% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Brake linings and pads (76% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Brake pads (79% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.072% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.29% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.29% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.57% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.29% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.21% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.072% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.21% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.21% fail on Rbt
          • 0.14% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.072% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.14% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.072% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.072% fail on Rbt
          • 0.072% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.14% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.14% fail on Electronic parking brake (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.072% fail on Low pressure warning
      • 0.072% fail on Air and vacuum systems
    • 0.072% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.072% fail on Electronic braking system
  • 1.1% fail on Identification of the vehicle (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plates (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.72% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.64% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Requirements
    • 0.072% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.57% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.57% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.29% fail on Steering
    • 0.14% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.14% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.072% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.072% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.072% fail on Steering column
  • 0.21% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (81% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Exhaust emissions (80% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.14% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.14% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.072% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.072% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.14% fail on Body, chassis, structure (88% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.072% fail on Body
      • 0.072% fail on Other body component
    • 0.072% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.072% fail on Boot lid condition
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