BMW Z4 MOT Results

Registered in 2016
87.2% pass rate
from 1,343 tests in 2020
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 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the BMW Z4 is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.6% fail on Tyres (86% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.074% fail on Size/type
  • 2.4% fail on Road Wheels (15 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Condition (42 times worse than other 2016 cars)
  • 2.1% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (41% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.45% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.37% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.30% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.074% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.074% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.074% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.074% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 1.6% fail on Visibility (45% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Washers
    • 0.52% fail on Wipers (72% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.074% fail on Driver's view
  • 0.37% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.37% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.37% fail on Suspension
    • 0.22% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.074% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.074% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.074% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.15% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 0.30% fail on Brakes (85% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Mechanical brake components (84% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Brake linings and pads (89% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Brake pads (88% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.074% fail on Cable
    • 0.074% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.074% fail on Pedal
  • 0.074% fail on Steering
    • 0.074% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.074% fail on Ball joint
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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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