BMW Z4 MOT Results

Registered in 2013
87.6% pass rate
from 1,430 tests in 2017
(27% better than other 2013 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the BMW Z4 is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.2% fail on Tyres
    • 3.8% fail on Condition (60% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.98% fail on Tread depth (55% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.14% fail on Size/type
  • 4.1% fail on Road Wheels (23 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Condition (67 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Attachment
  • 1.9% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (70% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim (49% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.42% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (7 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (7 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.070% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.070% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.14% fail on Horn
    • 0.070% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.070% fail on Stop lamp
  • 1.6% fail on Driver's view of the road (62% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.98% fail on Washers
    • 0.49% fail on Wipers (84% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Windscreen
  • 0.77% fail on Brakes (73% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.21% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.070% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.070% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.21% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.21% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on ABS (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.070% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.070% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.070% fail on Hub components
      • 0.070% fail on Brake pads
  • 0.63% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.63% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.42% fail on Suspension (74% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.21% fail on Condition
    • 0.070% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.070% fail on Condition
    • 0.070% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.070% fail on Rear
    • 0.070% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.070% fail on Condition
  • 0.21% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.14% fail on Emissions
    • 0.070% fail on Exhaust system
  • 0.070% fail on Steering
    • 0.070% fail on Power steering
      • 0.070% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.070% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.070% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.070% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
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  • BMW Z4 (2009 - 2016)
    Stylish and refined roadster coupe with folding hard top. Strong performance from six-cylinder engines. Much improved steering feel came as part of 2013 revamp.

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