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BMW 6-Series M6 MOT Results

86.2% pass rate
from 94 tests in 2017
(53% better than other pre-1990 cars)
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 6-Series M6 is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.3% fail on Emissions
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust system
  • 4.3% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (74% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.1% fail on Rear lamps
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim
  • 3.2% fail on Steering
    • 3.2% fail on Steering system
      • 1.1% fail on Steering box
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.1% fail on Drag link end
  • 3.2% fail on Brakes (73% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.1% fail on Components
        • 1.1% fail on Hoses
      • 1.1% fail on Leaks
    • 1.1% fail on Hub components
      • 1.1% fail on Brake calipers
  • 2.1% fail on Suspension (78% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.1% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.1% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.1% fail on Subframe mounting
  • 2.1% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.1% fail on Washers
  • 1.1% fail on Tyres
    • 1.1% fail on Condition
  • 1.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.1% fail on Seats
      • 1.1% fail on Passengers
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