MOT Stats


Vehicle types : Bike

MakeTestsPass rateMost common fail reason
Adly1080%Exhaust noise levels in excess of those permitted.
AJP5273.08%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
AJS2,68772.09%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
American Ironhorse3100%n/a
API4100%n/a
Aprilia14,31681.89%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Ariel18100%n/a
Armstrong9681.25%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
ASPT1100%n/a
Atala333.33%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Baimo560%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Bajaj5379.25%Insufficient brake control reserve travel.
Baotian55066.73%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Baroni1100%n/a
Barossa1181.82%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Batavus3100%n/a
Battistinis1100%n/a
Beeline13365.41%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Benelli83481.89%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Beta82784.04%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Better850%Spoke missing, cracked, excessively loose, bent or corroded.
Big Dog1566.67%Headlamp aim unable to be tested.
Bigbear1100%n/a
Bimota7686.84%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
BMW66,01991.46%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Boss1100%n/a
Boss Hoss1100%n/a
Bourget1100%n/a
Branson1883.33%Stop lamp remains on when the brakes are released.
Brixton4273.81%Transmission belt, chain, sprocket or pulley excessively loose or worn.
BSA30392.41%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
BTM10%Number plate inscription missing or illegible.
Buell1,44388.36%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Bultaco12100%n/a
Cagiva48682.3%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Can-Am1100%n/a
CCM87782.67%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
CF Moto771.43%Brake hose excessively damaged, twisted or stretched.
CH Racing450%Wheel bearing with excessive play.
Champ366.67%Brake calliper or cylinder cracked or damaged and braking performance not affected.
Chituma475%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Chunlan666.67%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Classic Custom1100%n/a
Confederate366.67%Horn inoperative.
Cossack1100%n/a
CPI25366.01%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
CZ5386.79%Drive chain horseshoe locking device incorrectly fitted.
Daelim35572.11%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Derbi99367.37%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Direct Bikes7880.77%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Dirt Pro580%Transmission belt, chain, sprocket or pulley excessively loose or worn.
Douglas6100%n/a
Ducati24,70488.82%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Easy Rider27086.3%Horn inoperative.
EVT250%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Excelsior2100%n/a
Fantic1190.91%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Francis Barnett7100%n/a
Gamax366.67%Fuel system leaking, or missing or ineffective filler cap.
Garelli4100%n/a
Gas Gas71379.8%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Geely1100%n/a
Genata1100%n/a
Generic58867.01%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Giantco650%Brake cable, rod or joint insecure.
Gilera2,52975.05%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Greeves580%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Hanway25469.69%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Haotian3360.61%Horn inoperative.
Harley-Davidson41,53689.73%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Harris5100%n/a
Hartford2680.77%Headlamp emitted colour or intensity not in accordance with requirements.
Her Chee580%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Hesketh11100%n/a
Honda202,27884.28%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Hongdou1100%n/a
Hongyan2100%n/a
Honley15062.67%Transmission belt, chain, sprocket or pulley excessively loose or worn.
Huatian1573.33%Tyre valve seriously damaged or misaligned, likely to cause sudden deflation of the tyre.
Huoniao24152.28%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Husaberg29480.27%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Husqvarna2,32181.13%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Hyde Harrier1100%n/a
Hyosung1,26269.26%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Indian61393.47%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Innocenti785.71%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Italjet19584.62%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
James9100%n/a
Jawa8191.36%Steering ball joint with excessive free play.
Jialing2085%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Jincheng1291.67%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Jinlun23762.87%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
JM Star425%Brake control insecure.
Jonway955.56%Tyre valve seriously damaged or misaligned, likely to cause sudden deflation of the tyre.
Jordan250%Stop lamp remains on when the brakes are released.
Kaisar955.56%Binding brake.
Kanuni580%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Kawasaki74,37484.86%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Kazuma1100%n/a
Keen366.67%Handlebar grip insecure to handlebar.
Keeway2,21564.79%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Kenbo10%Horn inoperative.
Kinlon3100%n/a
Kinroad3167.74%Headlamp emitted colour or intensity not in accordance with requirements.
KSR Moto72961.04%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
KTM21,65083.23%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Kymco2,99878.15%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Lambretta2,37291.15%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Laverda19392.75%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Leike10%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Lexmoto9,86464.23%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Lifan36566.3%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Lifan-Hongda1687.5%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
LML2,06783.36%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Loncin4100%n/a
Longjia79267.68%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Magni2100%n/a
Malaguti9281.52%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Manet366.67%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear caused by separation or partial failure of its structure.
Mash5673.21%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Matchless4595.56%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
MBK15869.62%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Megelli922.22%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Modenas1788.24%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Mondial12576.8%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Monnier1100%n/a
Montesa6088.33%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Morgan1100%n/a
Morini8788.51%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Moto Aupa1100%n/a
Moto Guzzi4,97688.91%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Moto Morini6889.71%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Moto Roma11167.57%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Motobecane250%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Motobi2751.85%Exhaust system leaking or insecure.
Motor Hispania2762.96%Horn inoperative.
Motorini30769.06%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
MRD Metisse1100%n/a
Mutt47268.86%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
MV Agusta1,75587.35%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
MZ52887.88%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Neco31072.9%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Neval2386.96%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
New Imperial1100%n/a
NG683.33%Binding brake.
Nipponia12678.57%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Norton43990.21%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Norton Villiers1100%n/a
NSU5100%n/a
Ossa3100%n/a
Panther2100%n/a
Paton1100%n/a
Peugeot8,30576.21%Brake lining or pad worn below 1.0mm.
PGO14772.11%Binding brake.
Piaggio38,58782.6%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Pioneer11866.95%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Polaris1100%n/a
POR1266.67%Transmission belt, chain, sprocket or pulley excessively loose or worn.
Puch4797.87%Stop lamp remains on when the brakes are released.
Pulse84667.26%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Qingqi1,43462.83%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Quadro1770.59%Suspension pin, bush or joint: excessively worn.
Raleigh887.5%Drive chain horseshoe locking device incorrectly fitted.
Regent650%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Rickman1100%n/a
Rieju83163.54%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Royal Alloy3989.74%Suspension component modified so that the suspension is inoperative or likely to foul other components.
Royal Enfield4,46289.2%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Rudge2100%n/a
Sachs25181.27%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Saiting450%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Sanben4100%n/a
Sanglas1100%n/a
Sanya2955.17%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Sanyang1100%n/a
Saxon2100%n/a
Scomadi12280.33%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Scooters India13290.15%Insufficient brake control reserve travel.
Scorpa7100%n/a
Scutum12100%n/a
Senke366.67%Insufficient brake control reserve travel.
Serveta977.78%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
SFM6759.7%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Sherco11489.47%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Shineray5468.52%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Siamoto1070%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Sil683.33%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Simson366.67%Insufficient brake control reserve travel.
Sinnis69769.58%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Sinski3100%n/a
Skygo1154.55%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Skyjet8735.63%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Skyteam21578.14%Horn inoperative.
SMC580%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Sonik2100%n/a
Starway250%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Stomp10%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Sukida10763.55%Insufficient brake control reserve travel.
Sunbeam4100%n/a
Superbyke12957.36%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Suzuki104,78984.09%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
SWM12281.97%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Sym4,32676.26%Tyre tread depth too low.
Taishan366.67%Insufficient brake control reserve travel.
Taiwan Golden Bee1888.89%Tyre tread depth too low.
Tamoretti1668.75%Tyre tread depth too low.
TGB54071.85%Binding brake.
Thumpstar450%Brake calliper or cylinder insecure or inadequately mounted and braking performance affected.
Thunder Mountain250%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Titan771.43%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
TM875%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Tomos8183.95%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Torrot785.71%Handlebar fouling on the fuel tank or bodywork on full lock.
Triton3100%n/a
Triumph81,79689.06%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
UM5062%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Ural7785.71%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Uralmoto3989.74%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Urban1553.33%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
UVM2100%n/a
Vectrix1181.82%Insufficient brake control reserve travel.
Velocette41100%n/a
Velosolex875%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear caused by separation or partial failure of its structure.
Vertemati2100%n/a
Vespa1,19386.42%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Vetric1100%n/a
Victory1,30990.99%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Vijay6489.06%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Vincent7100%n/a
VOR250%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Voxan2100%n/a
Vulcan1338.46%Transmission belt, chain, sprocket or pulley excessively loose or worn.
Wangye1776.47%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear caused by separation or partial failure of its structure.
Warrior40%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
White Knuckle6969.57%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
WK30969.9%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Wuyang1392.31%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Xingyue757.14%Horn inoperative.
Xinling2100%n/a
Yamaha134,06083.18%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Yamasaki20%Headlamp reflector or lens seriously defective or missing.
YCF1100%n/a
Yinhua20%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Yiying1861.11%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Zennco2100%n/a
Zero1100%n/a
Znen70068.29%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Zongshen10264.71%Transmission belt, chain, sprocket or pulley excessively loose or worn.
Zontes30164.12%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.

Tests: 883,821

Average bike pass rate: 84.67%

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)Major11%
3Tyre tread depth too low.5.2.3(e)Dangerous11%
4Stop lamp missing or inoperative.4.3.1(a)(ii)Major10%
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%
9Binding brake.1.2.1(f)Major5%
10Horn inoperative.7.7(a)(ii)Major5%

Tests date range: 12th June 2020 to 11th June 2021


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