MOT Stats


Vehicle types : Bike

MakeTestsPass rateMost common fail reason
Adly1283.33%Stop lamp remains on when the brakes are released.
AJP4077.5%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
AJS2,65172.8%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
American Ironhorse250%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
API5100%n/a
Aprilia13,62682.36%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Ariel2085%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Armstrong9488.3%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
ASPT1100%n/a
Atala2100%n/a
Avanti10%Insufficient brake control reserve travel.
Baimo1100%n/a
Bajaj3987.18%Brake disc or drum contaminated with oil, grease etc.
Baotian44266.29%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Baroni250%Rear registration plate lamp or light source missing or inoperative.
Barossa1090%Insufficient brake control reserve travel.
Batavus1100%n/a
Battistinis3100%n/a
Beeline9658.33%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Benelli1,16578.8%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Beta87982.25%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Better966.67%Tyre tread depth too low.
Big Dog1266.67%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Bigbear2100%n/a
Bimota6985.51%Horn not working.
BMW66,13091.36%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Boss1100%n/a
Boss Hoss2100%n/a
Bourget1100%n/a
Brammo2100%n/a
Branson1850%Stop lamp remains on when the brakes are released.
Brixton5367.92%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Brough Superior1100%n/a
BSA26792.51%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
BTM250%Number plate inscription missing or illegible.
Buell1,40187.79%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Bultaco6100%n/a
Cagiva45383%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Can-Am2100%n/a
CCM87383.73%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
CF Moto4100%n/a
CH Racing683.33%Wheel bearing with excessive play.
Champ5100%n/a
Chituma2100%n/a
Chunlan666.67%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
CKR10%Stop lamp remains on when the brakes are released.
Classic Custom1100%n/a
Confederate4100%n/a
CPI18566.49%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
CZ5689.29%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Daelim30466.78%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Dayang1100%n/a
Derbi90463.38%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Direct Bikes7664.47%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Dirt Pro4100%n/a
Dot1100%n/a
Douglas683.33%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Ducati25,34289.38%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Easy Rider20187.06%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
EVT3100%n/a
Excelsior3100%n/a
Fantic683.33%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Francis Barnett2100%n/a
Gamax1100%n/a
Garelli1100%n/a
Gas Gas66383.56%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Genata250%Suspension component modified so that the suspension is inoperative or likely to foul other components.
Generic43768.19%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Giantco580%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Gilera2,16077.64%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Greeves250%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Hanway29370.65%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Haotian2250%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Harley-Davidson41,31989.43%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Harris4100%n/a
Hartford2245.45%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Her Chee2100%n/a
Hesketh1291.67%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Honda201,88584.52%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Hongdou2100%n/a
Honley14065%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Huatian887.5%Engine mounting or bracket severely damaged or deteriorated resulting in excessive movement.
Huoniao19665.82%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Husaberg28580.35%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Husqvarna2,87281.37%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Hyosung1,15468.54%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Indian61192.64%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Innocenti2100%n/a
Italjet17384.97%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
James450%Loose wheel spindle.
Jawa7987.34%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Jialing1384.62%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Jincheng785.71%Horn not working.
Jinlun20764.73%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
JM Star250%Tyre valve seriously damaged or misaligned, likely to cause sudden deflation of the tyre.
Jonway10%Horn inoperative.
Jordan1100%n/a
Kaisar1241.67%Stop lamp remains on when the brakes are released.
Kanuni3100%n/a
Kawasaki74,73685.34%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Kazuma333.33%Spoke missing, cracked, excessively loose, bent or corroded.
Keeway2,38163.33%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Kenbo250%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Kinlon366.67%Unsuitable tyre fitted.
Kinroad1770.59%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
KSR Moto64361.28%Transmission belt, chain, sprocket or pulley excessively loose or worn.
KTM22,86383%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Kymco2,54576.46%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Lambretta2,01289.86%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Laverda18888.83%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Leike20%Stop lamp remains on when the brakes are released.
Lexmoto9,58961.52%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Lifan29164.95%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Lifan-Hongda1471.43%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
LML1,92682.81%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Loncin250%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Longjia53963.08%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Magni250%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Malaguti8070%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Mash4160.98%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Matchless4395.35%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
MBK14963.76%Tyre valve seriously damaged or misaligned, likely to cause sudden deflation of the tyre.
Megelli666.67%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
MIG1100%n/a
Mobylette1100%n/a
Modenas1776.47%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Mondial18665.59%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Monnier10%Rear registration plate lamp or light source missing or inoperative.
Montesa6593.85%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Morgan2100%n/a
Morini6886.76%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Moto Guzzi4,81989.58%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Moto Morini5488.89%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Moto Roma8365.06%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Motobecane683.33%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Motobi1560%Exhaust system leaking or insecure.
Motor Hispania2653.85%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Motor Jikov1100%n/a
Motorini30666.34%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
MRD Metisse1100%n/a
Mutt60665.51%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
MV Agusta1,77487.49%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
MZ49289.84%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Neco32667.79%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Neval17100%n/a
NG560%Suspension component insecurely attached.
Nipponia8971.91%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Norton46591.18%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
NSU3100%n/a
NVT1100%n/a
Ossa7100%n/a
Panther3100%n/a
Paton1100%n/a
Peugeot7,62375.9%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
PGO10873.15%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Piaggio37,31083.45%Tyre tread depth too low.
Pioneer11758.97%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Polaris10%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
POR966.67%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Puch3284.38%Horn inoperative.
Pulse69563.88%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Qingqi1,16559.74%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Quadro1984.21%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Raleigh4100%n/a
Regent666.67%n/a
Rickman3100%n/a
Rieju74260.92%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Rovigo3100%n/a
Royal Alloy27886.33%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Royal Enfield5,71789.09%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Rudge1100%n/a
Sachs21876.15%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Saiting1100%n/a
Sanben580%Excessive fluctuation in brake effort through each wheel revolution.
Sanglas1100%n/a
Sanya2356.52%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Saxon1100%n/a
Scomadi15192.72%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Scooters India11488.6%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Scorpa475%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Scutum10100%n/a
Senke450%Insufficient brake control reserve travel.
Serveta988.89%n/a
SFM5757.89%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Sherco12586.4%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Shineray3675%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Siamoto757.14%Brake lining or pad worn below 1.0mm.
Sil5100%n/a
Simson450%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Sinnis81265.64%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Sinski2100%n/a
Skygo1250%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Skyjet5347.17%Footrest missing or insecure.
Skyteam19480.41%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Skywing1100%n/a
SMC2100%n/a
Sonik3100%n/a
Starway1100%n/a
Stomp1100%n/a
Sukida6665.15%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Sunbeam3100%n/a
Superbyke10354.37%Transmission belt, chain, sprocket or pulley excessively loose or worn.
Suzuki100,84784.06%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
SWM14786.39%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Sym4,22376.41%Tyre tread depth too low.
Taishan10%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Taiwan Golden Bee1782.35%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear caused by separation or partial failure of its structure.
Tamoretti1190.91%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear caused by separation or partial failure of its structure.
TGB39373.28%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Thumpstar1190.91%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Thunder Mountain366.67%Rear registration plate lamp or light source missing or inoperative.
Titan5100%n/a
TM5100%n/a
Tomos8086.25%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Torrot9100%n/a
Triumph84,07788.78%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Ultra1100%n/a
UM14868.92%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Ural6788.06%Brake control not releasing correctly.
Uralmoto2982.76%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Urban742.86%Handlebar grip insecure to handlebar.
UVM1100%n/a
Vectrix1090%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Velocette38100%n/a
Velosolex3100%n/a
Vertemati3100%n/a
Vespa1,14083.51%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Vetric1100%n/a
Victory1,27390.1%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Vijay6388.89%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Vincent6100%n/a
VOR1100%n/a
Voxan2100%n/a
Vulcan650%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Wangye1450%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Warrior450%Brake disc or drum contaminated with oil, grease etc.
White Knuckle4864.58%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
WK26367.68%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Wuyang1283.33%Suspension component fractured or likely to fail.
Xingyue4100%n/a
Xinling10%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Yamaha130,95583.09%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Yamasaki250%Headlamp reflector or lens seriously defective or missing.
YCF1100%n/a
Yiben1100%n/a
Yinhua1100%n/a
Yiying1250%Tyre valve seriously damaged or misaligned, likely to cause sudden deflation of the tyre.
Zennco2100%n/a
Zero2100%n/a
Zhongyu1100%n/a
Znen61464.33%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Zongshen8867.05%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Zontes34659.25%Headlamp aim outwith limits.

Tests: 876,499

Average bike pass rate: 84.77%

Most common fail reasons

#ReasonFail codeCategory%
1Headlamp aim outwith limits.4.1.2(a)Major14%
2Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.4.8.2(a)(ii)Major12%
3Tyre tread depth too low.5.2.3(e)Dangerous10%
4Stop lamp missing or inoperative.4.3.1(a)(ii)Major9%
5Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.5.3.2(b)Major8%
6Brake lining or pad worn below 1.0mm.1.1.13(a)Dangerous7%
7Headlamp missing or inoperative.4.1.1(a)(ii)Major6%
8Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.4.4.1(a)(ii)Major6%
9Stop lamp remains on when the brakes are released.4.3.2(a)(iii)Dangerous5%
10Number plate does not conform to requirements.0.1(d)Major5%
Tests date range:
14th May 2021 to 13th May 2022

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