BMW Z3 MOT Results

Registered in 2003
76.0% pass rate
from 104 tests in 2020
(48% 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.

  • 9.6% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (53% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.9% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.96% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.96% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.96% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.96% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.96% fail on Horn
  • 8.7% fail on Brakes
    • 5.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.96% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.96% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.96% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.96% fail on Rbt
          • 0.96% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 1.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.96% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.96% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.96% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.96% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.96% fail on Electronic stability control
  • 4.8% fail on Visibility
    • 3.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.96% fail on Wipers
  • 4.8% fail on Tyres
    • 4.8% fail on Condition
  • 3.8% fail on Suspension (79% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.96% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.96% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.96% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.96% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.96% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.96% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 2.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.96% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.96% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.96% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.96% fail on Undertray
  • 0.96% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.96% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.96% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.96% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.96% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.96% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.96% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.96% fail on Emissions not tested

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