BMW Z3 MOT Results

Registered in 2003
77.2% pass rate
from 79 tests in 2020
(51% 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.

  • 6.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (64% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamps (53% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.5% fail on Stop lamp (50% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Direction indicators (4.7% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Flashing type (4.8% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim
  • 6.3% fail on Suspension (63% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Suspension arms (58% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Ball joint (2.7% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.3% fail on Springs
      • 1.3% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.3% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage
  • 5.1% fail on Visibility (37% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Washers (12% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Wipers
  • 3.8% fail on Brakes (74% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes (35% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
  • 3.8% fail on Tyres (44% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Condition (9.9% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Size/type
  • 1.3% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.3% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp

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