BMW Z4 MOT Results

Registered in 2008
71.1% pass rate
from 1,899 tests in 2017
(22% better than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the BMW Z4 is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Suspension (19% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Coil springs
      • 5.7% fail on Condition
    • 3.9% fail on Suspension arms (58% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (57% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Attachment
    • 0.95% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.95% fail on Condition
    • 0.79% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.74% fail on Anti-roll bars (75% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (88% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.053% fail on Condition
      • 0.053% fail on Attachment
    • 0.11% fail on Wheel bearings (84% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Front
      • 0.053% fail on Rear
    • 0.053% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.053% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 10% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (44% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim (43% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.16% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 1.4% fail on Position lamps (72% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Front lamps (66% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.63% fail on Horn
    • 0.47% fail on Stop lamp (88% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.21% fail on Direction indicators (88% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Flashing type (88% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Individual lamps (90% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Side repeaters (80% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.11% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.053% fail on Battery
    • 0.053% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.053% fail on Switch
  • 8.2% fail on Tyres
    • 4.9% fail on Condition (34% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.58% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.9% fail on Brakes (26% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Hub components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.21% fail on Brake discs (71% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.053% fail on Brake linings
    • 2.3% fail on ABS (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Electronic stability system (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Brake performance (75% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Front wheels (63% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Parking brake performance (85% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.16% fail on Rear wheels (91% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.053% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.053% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.32% fail on Hydraulic systems (77% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Components (82% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Pipes (89% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Hoses
      • 0.11% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.21% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.21% fail on Condition
  • 2.9% fail on Driver's view of the road (50% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Wipers (52% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Washers (45% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.11% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.053% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.95% fail on Emissions
    • 0.16% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.16% fail on Cap
    • 0.11% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.90% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.84% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.74% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.11% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.053% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.053% fail on Attachment
  • 0.79% fail on Road Wheels (98% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Attachment
  • 0.21% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.21% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.11% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (83% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.053% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.053% fail on Doors
      • 0.053% fail on Drivers
  • 0.053% fail on Steering
    • 0.053% fail on Steering operation
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