BMW X6 MOT Results

Registered in 2014
85.5% pass rate
from 1,459 tests in 2017
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.

  • 7.1% fail on Tyres (53% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Condition (170% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.14% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (85% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.069% fail on Size/type
  • 3.2% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (36% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamps (98% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (16 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (17 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (13 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (20 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.069% fail on Switch
    • 0.96% fail on Headlamp aim (60% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.27% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.14% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.34% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.34% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.27% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.27% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.21% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.069% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.14% fail on Electrical wiring (16 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.069% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.069% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.069% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.069% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.069% fail on Lamp
    • 0.069% fail on Horn
  • 2.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 1.9% fail on Washers (96% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Wipers (87% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.14% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.069% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.8% fail on Brakes
    • 1.1% fail on Hub components
      • 0.96% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.14% fail on Brake back plates (239 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.27% fail on Electronic parking brake (32 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.14% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Operation
      • 0.069% fail on Components
        • 0.069% fail on Hoses
    • 0.14% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.069% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.069% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.069% fail on Brake performance not tested
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.89% fail on Suspension
    • 0.69% fail on Coil springs (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.069% fail on Air suspension
      • 0.069% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.069% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.069% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.069% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 0.34% fail on Steering
    • 0.21% fail on Steering system
      • 0.21% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.069% fail on Steering control
      • 0.069% fail on Steering lock
    • 0.069% fail on Power steering
      • 0.069% fail on Other components
  • 0.34% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.27% fail on Attachment
    • 0.069% fail on Condition
  • 0.069% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.069% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.069% fail on Condition
  • 0.069% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.069% fail on Seats
      • 0.069% fail on Drivers
  • 0.069% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.069% fail on Emissions
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