BMW Z4 MOT Results

Registered in 2015
88.1% pass rate
from 1,729 tests in 2020
(24% 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.

  • 5.3% fail on Tyres (38% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Condition (130% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Tread depth (45% better than other 2015 cars)
  • 3.2% fail on Road Wheels (19 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Condition (66 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Attachment
  • 1.9% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (53% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.98% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.98% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.69% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.46% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp (73% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.058% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.058% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.058% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.058% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.058% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.058% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.058% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.058% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 1.4% fail on Visibility (63% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.98% fail on Washers
    • 0.46% fail on Wipers (83% better than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.69% fail on Brakes (74% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Mechanical brake components (76% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Brake linings and pads (73% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Brake pads (73% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Brake performance (81% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.12% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 0.12% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.12% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.058% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.058% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.058% fail on Pedal
  • 0.29% fail on Suspension (78% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Springs
      • 0.12% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.12% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.058% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.058% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.058% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.058% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.058% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 0.23% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.23% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.23% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.23% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.23% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.23% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.058% fail on Catalyst emissions
  • 0.17% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.17% 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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