BMW X6 MOT Results

Registered in 2014
84.8% pass rate
from 1,581 tests in 2020
(20% better than other 2014 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the BMW X6 is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.5% fail on Tyres (46% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Condition (150% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Tread depth (42% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 3.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (42% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.89% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (12 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Headlamp (68% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.32% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.32% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.32% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.19% fail on Horn
      • 0.13% fail on Trailer electrical socket (14 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Stop lamp (84% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.19% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.19% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.063% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.063% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.063% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.063% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 2.5% fail on Visibility (39% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.57% fail on Wipers (79% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.063% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.063% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.6% fail on Brakes (54% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Mechanical brake components (59% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Brake linings and pads (52% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.95% fail on Brake pads (55% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.063% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.063% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.063% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.57% fail on Parking brake control (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Electronic parking brake (44 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.13% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.13% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.13% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.063% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.063% fail on Rbt
          • 0.063% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.063% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.063% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.063% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.063% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.063% fail on Rbt
          • 0.063% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.063% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.063% fail on Brake fluid
  • 1.4% fail on Suspension
    • 1.3% fail on Springs
      • 1.3% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.3% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.063% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.063% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.063% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.063% fail on Suspension unit
  • 0.89% fail on Identification of the vehicle (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.89% fail on Registration plates (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.89% fail on Road Wheels (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.89% fail on Attachment (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.44% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.44% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.32% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.19% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.13% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 0.13% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.063% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.063% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.063% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.063% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.25% fail on Body, chassis, structure (73% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.063% fail on Pipe
    • 0.063% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.063% fail on Transmission
      • 0.063% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.063% fail on Joints
    • 0.063% fail on Doors
      • 0.063% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.063% fail on Door condition
  • 0.19% fail on Steering
    • 0.13% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.063% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.063% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.063% fail on Power steering
      • 0.063% fail on Other components
  • 0.13% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.13% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
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