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BMW 2002 MOT Results

71.3% pass rate
from 307 tests in 2017
Number of tests by age
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 pre-1990 cars and highlighted areas where the BMW 2002 is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.6% fail on Front lamps (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.6% fail on Headlamp
    • 4.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.0% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.98% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.98% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.65% fail on Switch
    • 3.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Battery
    • 2.0% fail on Horn
    • 0.33% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.33% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.33% fail on Switch
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 8.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.2% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.3% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.98% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.33% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.6% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.6% fail on Components
        • 1.3% fail on Pipes
        • 1.3% fail on Reservoirs (9 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.98% fail on Hoses
      • 1.3% fail on Leaks
      • 0.65% fail on Operation
      • 0.33% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.33% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.33% fail on Pedal
        • 0.33% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.33% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.33% fail on Lever
    • 0.33% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.33% fail on Leaks
    • 0.33% fail on Hub components
      • 0.33% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.33% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.33% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.33% fail on Actuating linkage mounting
  • 6.2% fail on Suspension
    • 2.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.3% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.65% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.33% fail on Spring mounting
    • 1.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.65% fail on Front
      • 0.65% fail on Rear
    • 0.98% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.98% fail on Condition
    • 0.65% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.65% fail on Location (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.33% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.33% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.33% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.33% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.33% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.33% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.33% fail on Drive shafts
  • 6.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.2% fail on Washers
    • 1.6% fail on Wipers
  • 4.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.3% fail on Emissions
    • 1.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.98% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.33% fail on Hose
      • 0.33% fail on Cap
      • 0.33% fail on System
  • 2.9% fail on Steering
    • 2.3% fail on Steering system
      • 1.3% fail on Drag link end (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.33% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.33% fail on Steering control
      • 0.33% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.33% fail on Flexible coupling
    • 0.33% fail on Locking devices
  • 2.9% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.6% fail on Body condition
    • 0.98% fail on Doors
      • 0.98% fail on Drivers (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.33% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.33% fail on Chassis
  • 1.6% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate
    • 0.33% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 1.3% fail on Tyres
    • 1.3% fail on Condition
  • 0.65% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.65% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.33% fail on Condition
      • 0.33% fail on Prescribed areas