BMW Z4 MOT Results

Registered in 2007
69.5% pass rate
from 3,292 tests in 2017
(23% better than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the BMW Z4 is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Suspension (29% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Coil springs (22% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Condition (22% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Location
    • 4.0% fail on Suspension arms (38% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (41% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment
    • 1.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (50% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (61% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.21% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (63% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Condition
      • 0.030% fail on Attachment
    • 0.97% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.85% fail on Shock absorbers (40% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Condition (40% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.091% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.091% fail on Condition
    • 0.091% fail on Wheel bearings (89% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Front (84% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Rear
    • 0.061% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.061% fail on Condition
    • 0.030% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.030% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.030% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.030% fail on Attachment
    • 0.030% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.030% fail on Component mounting
  • 10% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (49% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Registration plate lamp (41% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim (31% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps (31% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp (42% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.18% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (9 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.8% fail on Position lamps (69% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Front lamps (62% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.030% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.64% fail on Horn (78% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Stop lamp (90% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Direction indicators (88% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Flashing type (87% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Individual lamps (86% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.030% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.15% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.061% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.061% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.061% fail on Switch
      • 0.030% fail on Lamp
    • 0.030% fail on Battery
  • 9.4% fail on Brakes
    • 3.5% fail on Hydraulic systems (80% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Components (91% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Pipes (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Hoses
        • 0.061% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.18% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.030% fail on Leaks
    • 3.2% fail on ABS (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Hub components (34% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Brake pads (41% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.21% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.12% fail on Brake back plates (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.8% fail on Brake performance (59% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.61% fail on Parking brake performance (69% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Rear wheels (86% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.061% fail on Service brake performance
    • 1.4% fail on Electronic stability system (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Parking brake (61% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
    • 0.030% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.030% fail on Pedal
        • 0.030% fail on Condition
    • 0.030% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.030% fail on Warning
    • 0.030% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.030% fail on Restricted movement
  • 7.1% fail on Tyres
    • 3.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.46% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.091% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.061% fail on Size/type
  • 3.9% fail on Driver's view of the road (38% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers (41% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Washers (39% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.18% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.12% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (36% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust system (42% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Emissions (54% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.46% fail on Cap (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.030% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.76% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.76% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.73% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (40% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.67% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.030% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.030% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.030% fail on Condition
  • 0.67% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.36% fail on Condition (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Attachment
  • 0.27% fail on Steering (88% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Steering system (90% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.061% fail on Track rod end (96% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.030% fail on Steering control
      • 0.030% fail on Steering column
    • 0.030% fail on Power steering
      • 0.030% fail on Operation
  • 0.061% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (92% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Seats
      • 0.061% fail on Drivers
      • 0.030% fail on Passengers
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