MOT Stats


Vehicle types : Bike

MakeTestsPass rateMost common fail reason
Adiva1100%n/a
Adly2190.48%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
AJP4156.1%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
AJS1,67365.21%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
AJW1100%n/a
American Ironhorse10%Direction indicator lamp emitted colour, position or intensity not in accordance with requirements.
API1181.82%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Aprilia11,90579.74%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Ariel3997.44%Forks or fork yoke in such a condition that steering control is adversely affected.
Armstrong8591.76%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Atala1100%n/a
Baimo666.67%Part of the exhaust system likely to become detached.
Bajaj4075%Insufficient brake control reserve travel.
Baotian70766.48%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Baroni250%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Barossa2185.71%Joining/attachment plates or fastenings so insecure that structural rigidity is seriously reduced.
Bashan1100%n/a
Batavus4100%n/a
Battistinis250%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Beeline9663.54%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Benelli48882.58%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Beta53684.33%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Better1643.75%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Big Dog1376.92%Direction indicator lamp emitted colour, position or intensity not in accordance with requirements.
Bigbear1100%n/a
Bimota7293.06%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
BMW47,60990.31%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Boss Hoss1100%n/a
Bourget1100%n/a
Branson2055%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
BSA70090.14%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
BTM10%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Buell1,25687.82%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Bultaco2491.67%Loose or missing wheel nut, bolt or stud in the case of multiple fixings.
Cagiva45577.36%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Can-Am250%Horn sound not in accordance with requirements.
CCM82082.07%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
CF Moto988.89%Brake fluid not visible.
CH Racing1172.73%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Champ683.33%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Chang Jiang10%Brake grabbing severely.
Chituma10%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Chunlan1361.54%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Classic Custom1100%n/a
Condor2100%n/a
Confederate1100%n/a
Cossack475%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
CPI28663.99%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
CSR1100%n/a
CZ4486.36%Transmission belt, chain, sprocket or pulley excessively loose or worn.
Daelim31378.59%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Dayang366.67%Tyre tread depth too low.
Derbi90362.24%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Di Blassi1100%n/a
Direct Bikes11266.96%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Dirt Pro10%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Dorton1100%n/a
Douglas3100%n/a
Ducati17,14087.07%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Easy Rider21275.47%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
EVT4100%n/a
Excelsior1100%n/a
Fantic15100%n/a
Francis Barnett1190.91%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Garelli7100%n/a
Gas Gas57780.94%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Generic57163.75%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Giantco875%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Gilera2,72273.7%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Greeves1190.91%Brake grabbing severely.
Hanway366.67%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Haotian5259.62%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Harley-Davidson30,72687.94%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Harris683.33%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Hartford3070%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Heinkel1100%n/a
Her Chee1100%n/a
Hesketh1090%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Honda163,06282.71%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Hongdou887.5%Abnormal lag in brake operation on a wheel.
Hongyan1100%n/a
Honley12859.38%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Huatian1560%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Huoniao30058%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Husaberg34680.06%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Husqvarna1,27978.66%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Hyde Harrier1100%n/a
Hyosung96366.25%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Indian29988.63%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Innocenti2391.3%Position lamp switch does not operate in accordance with requirements.
Italjet21080.48%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
James785.71%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Jawa7191.55%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Jialing1681.25%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Jincheng1080%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Jinlun27457.3%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
JM Star850%Fairing or leg shield impeding steering operation.
Jonway1154.55%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Jordan3100%n/a
Kaisar1844.44%Tyre tread depth too low.
Kanuni8100%n/a
Kawasaki57,80982.98%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Keen475%Wheel bearing excessively rough.
Keeway1,31062.29%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Kenbo250%Handlebar fractured, excessively deformed or excessively corroded.
Kinlon10%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Kinroad3857.89%Transmission belt, chain, sprocket or pulley excessively loose or worn.
KSR Moto36959.89%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
KTM13,87381.21%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Kymco3,17975.37%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Lambretta4,15090.65%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Laverda26289.69%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Leike10%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Lexmoto5,07059.8%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Lifan49564.65%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Lifan-Hongda2365.22%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
LML1,55183.24%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Loncin580%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Longjia31665.19%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Magni580%Excessive fluctuation in brake effort through each wheel revolution.
Maico1100%n/a
Malaguti9966.67%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Manet366.67%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Matchless6991.3%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
MBK19768.53%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Megelli1136.36%Wheel bearing with excessive play.
Metisse1894.44%Unsuitable tyre fitted.
Minsk1100%n/a
Mobylette4100%n/a
Modenas1392.31%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Mondial2100%n/a
Monnier1100%n/a
Montesa4586.67%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Morgan1100%n/a
Morini11386.73%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Moto Guzzi4,21587.95%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Moto Morini6288.71%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Moto Roma12869.53%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Motobecane3100%n/a
Motobi4665.22%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Motor Hispania4153.66%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Motorini3852.63%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
MRD Metisse1100%n/a
Mutt875%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
MV Agusta1,26486.55%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
MZ62484.78%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Neco11471.05%Horn inoperative.
Neval2584%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
NG785.71%n/a
Nipponia10577.14%Tyre tread depth too low.
Norton52791.84%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
NSU8100%n/a
NVT1100%n/a
Ossa450%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Panther7100%n/a
Paton10%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Peugeot7,57473.74%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
PGO18576.22%Tyre tread depth too low.
Piaggio34,95080.21%Tyre tread depth too low.
Pioneer13863.77%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
POR966.67%Spoke missing, cracked, excessively loose, bent or corroded.
Puch8483.33%Horn inoperative.
Pulse1,19864.02%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Puzey1100%n/a
Qingqi1,29359.55%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Quadro977.78%Tyre tread depth too low.
Raleigh2190.48%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Regent580%n/a
Rickman1090%Horn inoperative.
Rieju66760.72%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Rovigo366.67%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Royal Enfield2,67288.29%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Rudge3100%n/a
Sachs25472.44%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Saiting580%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Sanben771.43%Exhaust system leaking or insecure.
Sanglas1100%n/a
Sanya3354.55%Footrest missing or insecure.
Saxon2100%n/a
Scomadi475%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Scooters India14286.62%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Scorpa5100%n/a
Scott2100%n/a
Senke2100%n/a
Serveta13100%n/a
SFM8555.29%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Sherco6984.06%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Shineray4667.39%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Siamoto2070%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Sil1080%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Silk1100%n/a
Simson10%Headlamp emitted colour or intensity not in accordance with requirements.
Sinnis30464.47%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Sinski366.67%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Sitcar1100%n/a
Skygo1145.45%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Skyjet13351.88%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Skyteam15276.32%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Skywing3100%n/a
SMC650%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Sonik540%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
SS1100%n/a
Starway250%Tyre tread depth too low.
Stomp1100%n/a
Sukida13565.19%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Sunbeam9100%n/a
Superbyke20057.5%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Suzuki89,84882.26%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
SWM875%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Sym4,12173.79%Tyre tread depth too low.
Taishan366.67%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear caused by separation or partial failure of its structure.
Taiwan Golden Bee3764.86%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Tamoretti1957.89%Binding brake.
TGB59972.95%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Thumpstar966.67%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Thunder Mountain366.67%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Titan5100%n/a
TM633.33%Wheel bearing with excessive play.
Tomos7681.58%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Triton683.33%Wheels sufficiently misaligned to adversely affect the handling or steering.
Triumph57,38987.36%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Ural6992.75%Stop lamp remains on when the brakes are released.
Uralmoto3190.32%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Urban1533.33%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Vectrix1392.31%Tyre tread depth too low.
Velocette10095%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Velosolex2286.36%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Vertemati2100%n/a
Vespa1,33484.03%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Vetric1100%n/a
Victory96390.55%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Vijay8785.06%Insufficient brake control reserve travel.
Vincent16100%n/a
VOR1100%n/a
Voxan2100%n/a
Vulcan1662.5%Insufficient brake control reserve travel.
Wangye2475%Excessive fluctuation in brake effort through each wheel revolution.
Warrior475%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
White Knuckle7376.71%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
WK35262.22%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Wuyang2060%Throttle control not functioning correctly.
Xingyue850%Stop lamp remains on when the brakes are released.
Xinling2100%n/a
Yamaha108,87681.23%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Yamasaki2100%n/a
YCF1100%n/a
Yiben10%Headlamp "dip" switch does not operate.
Yinhua1100%n/a
Yiying1546.67%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Zennco20%Spoke missing, cracked, excessively loose, bent or corroded.
Zhongyu3100%n/a
Znen53463.67%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Zongshen10274.51%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Zontes2572%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.

Tests: 699,165

Average bike pass rate: 82.8%

Most common fail reasons

#ReasonFail codeCategory%
1Headlamp aim outwith limits.4.1.2(a)Major14%
2Tyre tread depth too low.5.2.3(e)Dangerous11%
3Stop lamp missing or inoperative.4.3.1(a)(ii)Major11%
4Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.4.8.2(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)Dangerous8%
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%
10Position lamp missing or inoperative.4.2.1(a)Major5%

Tests date range: 20th May 2018 to 9th April 2019


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