BMW Z4 MOT Results

Registered in 2015
85.5% pass rate
from 1,597 tests in 2020
(21% better than other 2015 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 2015 cars and highlighted areas where the BMW Z4 is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.8% fail on Tyres (58% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Condition (160% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Tread depth (36% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Size/type
  • 3.1% fail on Road Wheels (16 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Condition (62 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Attachment (7.8% better than other 2015 cars)
  • 2.1% fail on Visibility (51% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Washers (25% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Wipers (80% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Driver's view (93% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.063% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.9% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (55% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim (29% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim (26% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Headlamps (59% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Stop lamp (68% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.063% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.063% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.063% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.063% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.063% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.063% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.063% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 0.63% fail on Brakes (81% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Mechanical brake components (81% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Brake linings and pads (81% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Brake pads (81% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.063% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.19% fail on Brake performance (78% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.063% fail on Rbt
          • 0.063% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.063% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.063% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.063% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 0.063% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.063% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.063% fail on Electronic braking system
  • 0.50% fail on Suspension (79% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Springs (79% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Coil springs (79% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Coil spring (78% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Shock absorbers (44% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.063% fail on Linkage
  • 0.25% fail on Identification of the vehicle (25% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Registration plates (25% worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.19% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (78% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Exhaust emissions (84% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Spark ignition (73% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (58% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.063% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.13% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (59% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (5.3% better than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.063% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.063% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.063% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
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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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