BMW Z3 MOT Results

Registered in 2003
69.4% pass rate
from 85 tests in 2017
(37% better than other 2003 cars)
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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the BMW Z3 is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 8.2% fail on Washers
    • 4.7% fail on Wipers
    • 3.5% fail on Windscreen (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 4.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.5% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.4% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.4% fail on Rear wheels
    • 3.5% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.5% fail on Components
        • 3.5% fail on Pipes
    • 2.4% fail on Restricted movement (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on ABS
    • 1.2% fail on Hub components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake pads
  • 9.4% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (65% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.4% fail on Individual lamps
        • 2.4% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Stop lamp
  • 4.7% fail on Suspension (77% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.2% fail on Attachment
    • 1.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage condition
  • 2.4% fail on Tyres
    • 2.4% fail on Condition
  • 2.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.4% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 2.4% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 2.4% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 2.4% fail on Registration plate

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