MOT Stats


Vehicle types : Bike

MakeTestsPass rateMost common fail reason
Adiva1100%n/a
Adly1883.33%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
AJP5172.55%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
AJS2,16867.85%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
AJW1100%n/a
American Ironhorse250%Direction indicator lamp emitted colour, position or intensity not in accordance with requirements.
API1090%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Aprilia14,42080.4%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Ariel3293.75%Forks or fork yoke in such a condition that steering control is adversely affected.
Armstrong9989.9%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Atala250%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Baimo1060%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Bajaj4782.98%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Baotian71567.83%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Baroni250%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Barossa2263.64%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Bashan250%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Batavus2100%n/a
Battistinis450%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Beeline11661.21%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Benelli54183.18%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Beta63982.32%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Better1872.22%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Big Dog1471.43%Horn inoperative.
Bigbear1100%n/a
Bimota8292.68%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
BMC1100%n/a
BMW59,74590.74%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Boss Hoss2100%n/a
Bourget2100%n/a
Branson2055%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
BSA56991.39%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
BTM250%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Buell1,57787.13%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Bultaco1894.44%Loose or missing wheel nut, bolt or stud in the case of a single fixing, or more than one loose or missing in the case of multiple fixings.
Cagiva52878.41%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Can-Am250%Horn sound not in accordance with requirements.
CCM96081.46%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
CF Moto7100%n/a
CH Racing1258.33%Brake lining or pad worn below 1.0mm.
Champ5100%n/a
Chang Jiang10%Brake grabbing severely.
Chituma10%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Chunlan1070%Wheel spindle or its securing nut(s) so insecure that wheel security or steering control is adversely affected.
Condor2100%n/a
Cossack475%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
CPI29164.26%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
CSR1100%n/a
CZ6379.37%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Daelim34774.06%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Dafier10%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Dayang2100%n/a
Derbi1,02663.94%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Deus1100%n/a
Di Blassi1100%n/a
Direct Bikes10868.52%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Dirt Pro540%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Dorton10%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Dot2100%n/a
Douglas3100%n/a
Ducati22,13287.55%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Easy Rider23976.99%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
EVT5100%n/a
Excelsior250%Horn inoperative.
Fantic1291.67%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Francis Barnett9100%n/a
Gamax3100%n/a
Garelli7100%n/a
Gas Gas67481.6%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Geely1100%n/a
Generic61264.22%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Giantco771.43%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Gilera2,86074.72%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Greeves887.5%Brake grabbing severely.
Guoben1100%n/a
Hanway1172.73%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Haotian4358.14%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Harley-Davidson39,05088.56%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Harris10100%n/a
Hartford2475%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Heinkel1100%n/a
Her Chee4100%n/a
Hesketh17100%n/a
Honda195,87883.06%Tyre tread depth too low.
Hongdou650%Loose wheel spindle.
Hongyan1100%n/a
Honley16267.9%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
HRD1100%n/a
Huatian1376.92%Exhaust system leaking or insecure.
Huoniao31963.64%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Husaberg36780.93%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Husqvarna1,59280.78%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Hyde Harrier1100%n/a
Hyosung1,16066.38%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Indian47992.9%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Innocenti19100%n/a
Italjet21185.31%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
James5100%n/a
Jawa8491.67%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Jialing1877.78%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Jincheng1070%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Jinlun25359.68%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
JM Star771.43%Shock absorber insecurely attached.
Jonway1283.33%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Jordan250%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Kaisar1414.29%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Kangda1100%n/a
Kanuni8100%n/a
Kawasaki71,53183.24%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Kawata1100%n/a
Kazuma1100%n/a
Keen250%Throttle control functioning such that safe operation of the motorcycle is affected.
Keeway1,70661.96%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Kenbo1100%n/a
Kinlon10%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Kinroad3754.05%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
KSR Moto51856.37%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
KTM17,26981.6%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Kymco3,49276.17%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Lambretta3,86790.48%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Laverda27691.3%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Lexmoto7,17759.91%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Lifan52263.6%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Lifan-Hongda2065%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
LML1,96382.73%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Loncin650%Horn inoperative.
Longjia48965.44%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Magni4100%n/a
Maico2100%n/a
Malaguti10266.67%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Manet250%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Matchless6892.65%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
MBK19172.77%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Megelli1020%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Metisse13100%n/a
Mobylette1100%n/a
Modenas1794.12%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Mondial666.67%Rear registration plate lamp or light source missing or inoperative.
Monnier1100%n/a
Montesa5192.16%Horn inoperative.
Morgan1100%n/a
Morini12194.21%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Moto Guzzi5,19187.77%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Moto Morini7991.14%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Moto Roma12766.14%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Motobecane1100%n/a
Motobi4757.45%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Motor Hispania3050%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Motorini8958.43%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
MRD Metisse1100%n/a
Mutt4753.19%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
MV Agusta1,62288.78%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
MZ68086.32%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Neco13967.63%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Neval2989.66%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
NG7100%n/a
Nipponia11767.52%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Norton54090.74%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Norton Villiers1100%n/a
NSU7100%n/a
NVT1100%n/a
Ossa580%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Panther8100%n/a
Paton10%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Peugeot8,45374.19%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
PGO19677.04%Exhaust system leaking or insecure.
Piaggio40,23580.77%Tyre tread depth too low.
Pioneer15364.71%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Polaris1100%n/a
POR1172.73%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Puch8082.5%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Pulse1,19961.97%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Qingqi1,51959.05%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Quadro1782.35%Tyre tread depth too low.
Raleigh1485.71%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Regent988.89%Wheel bearing play so excessive it is likely to break up or directional control impaired.
Rickman887.5%Direction indicator lamp emitted colour, position or intensity not in accordance with requirements.
Riders250%Exhaust noise levels in excess of those permitted.
Rieju77758.43%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Rovigo250%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Royal Alloy10%Suspension pin, bush or joint: excessively worn.
Royal Enfield3,10388.62%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Rudge1100%n/a
Sachs28275.18%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Saiting475%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Sanben650%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Sanglas1100%n/a
Sanya3751.35%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Sanyang1100%n/a
Saxon1100%n/a
Scomadi5100%n/a
Scooters India16689.16%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Scorpa10100%n/a
Scott1100%n/a
Senke366.67%No recorded brake effort at a wheel.
Serveta11100%n/a
SFM8961.8%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Sherco8581.18%Horn inoperative.
Shineray6172.13%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Siamoto1978.95%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Sil1283.33%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Silk2100%n/a
Simson2100%n/a
Sinnis37861.38%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Sinski250%Rider's seat missing or insecure.
Skygo1662.5%Direction indicator lamp emitted colour, position or intensity not in accordance with requirements.
Skyjet13442.54%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Skyteam18283.52%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Skywing10%Throttle control not functioning correctly.
SMC450%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Sonik5100%n/a
Starway250%Tyre tread depth too low.
Stomp2100%n/a
Sukida12268.85%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Sunbeam9100%n/a
Superbyke21148.82%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Suzuki108,12182.68%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
SWM2580%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Sym4,49973.86%Tyre tread depth too low.
Taishan366.67%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Taiwan Golden Bee3479.41%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Tamoretti1968.42%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
TGB65472.94%Tyre tread depth too low.
Thumpstar862.5%Handlebar grip insecure to handlebar.
Thunder Mountain250%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Titan4100%n/a
TM944.44%Unsuitable tyre fitted.
Tomos8187.65%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Triton2100%n/a
Triumph73,65887.7%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Trojan10%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Ural8385.54%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Uralmoto3881.58%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Urban1457.14%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Vectrix14100%n/a
Velocette7494.59%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Velosolex1573.33%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Vertemati1100%n/a
Vespa1,44785.83%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Vetric1100%n/a
Victory1,25890.14%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Vijay9285.87%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Vincent13100%n/a
VOR2100%n/a
Voxan1100%n/a
Vulcan1662.5%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Wangye2770.37%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Warrior4100%n/a
White Knuckle8070%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
WK40066.25%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Wuyang1866.67%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Xingyue955.56%Handlebar retaining device missing or loose.
Xinling2100%n/a
Yamaha131,78881.71%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Yamasaki2100%n/a
YCF1100%n/a
Yinhua1100%n/a
Yiying1361.54%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Zennco425%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Zero1100%n/a
Zhongyu4100%n/a
Znen63363.67%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Zongshen12073.33%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Zontes7466.22%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.

Tests: 849,949

Average bike pass rate: 83.27%

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%
5Brake lining or pad worn below 1.0mm.1.1.13(a)Dangerous8%
6Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.5.3.2(b)Major8%
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: 5th October 2018 to 4th October 2019


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