MOT Stats


Vehicle types : Bike

MakeTestsPass rateMost common fail reason
Adly1989.47%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
AJP2755.56%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
AJS1,20065.08%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
AJW1100%n/a
API887.5%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Aprilia8,50780.13%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Ariel3196.77%Forks or fork yoke in such a condition that steering control is adversely affected.
Armstrong6390.48%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Atala1100%n/a
Baimo333.33%Part of the exhaust system likely to become detached.
Bajaj2676.92%Handlebar so insecure it is likely to become detached.
Baotian52466.22%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Baroni250%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Barossa1794.12%Brake lining or pad worn below 1.0mm.
Bashan1100%n/a
Batavus3100%n/a
Battistinis1100%n/a
Beeline7067.14%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Benelli35881.28%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Beta31283.97%Horn inoperative.
Better1136.36%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Big Dog1080%Direction indicator lamp emitted colour, position or intensity not in accordance with requirements.
Bimota5692.86%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
BMW32,07990.2%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Branson1656.25%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
BSA56390.05%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Buell95188.33%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Bultaco1593.33%Loose or missing wheel nut, bolt or stud in the case of multiple fixings.
Cagiva35777.87%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Can-Am1100%n/a
CCM60782.04%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
CF Moto580%Brake fluid not visible.
CH Racing887.5%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Champ580%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Chang Jiang10%Brake grabbing severely.
Chituma10%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Chunlan966.67%Brake control insecure.
Classic Custom1100%n/a
Condor1100%n/a
Confederate1100%n/a
Cossack366.67%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
CPI20264.36%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
CSR1100%n/a
CZ2785.19%Transmission belt, chain, sprocket or pulley excessively loose or worn.
Daelim23378.54%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Dayang250%Tyre tread depth too low.
Derbi60761.12%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Di Blassi1100%n/a
Direct Bikes8764.37%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Dirt Pro10%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Dorton1100%n/a
Douglas3100%n/a
Ducati12,19087.19%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Easy Rider16274.69%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
EVT3100%n/a
Excelsior1100%n/a
Fantic13100%n/a
Francis Barnett1090%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Garelli5100%n/a
Gas Gas35381.87%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Generic41361.99%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Giantco666.67%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Gilera1,95674.13%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Greeves1090%Brake grabbing severely.
Hanway2100%n/a
Haotian4163.41%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Harley-Davidson22,32788.18%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Harris683.33%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Hartford2272.73%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Hesketh988.89%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Honda114,03582.81%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Hongdou5100%n/a
Honley8159.26%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Huatian1060%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Huoniao23454.7%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Husaberg21177.25%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Husqvarna77676.8%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Hyde Harrier1100%n/a
Hyosung67765.88%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Indian19189.01%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Innocenti2190.48%Position lamp switch does not operate in accordance with requirements.
Italjet15977.36%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
James366.67%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Jawa5294.23%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Jialing1172.73%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Jincheng7100%n/a
Jinlun21457.94%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
JM Star742.86%Fairing or leg shield impeding steering operation.
Jonway728.57%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Jordan3100%n/a
Kaisar1163.64%Tyre tread depth too low.
Kanuni7100%n/a
Kawasaki40,91783.34%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Keen366.67%Wheel bearing excessively rough.
Keeway92063.15%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Kenbo250%Handlebar fractured, excessively deformed or excessively corroded.
Kinroad2762.96%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
KSR Moto26359.32%Transmission belt, chain, sprocket or pulley excessively loose or worn.
KTM8,94581.2%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Kymco2,20275.52%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Lambretta3,30790.69%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Laverda21390.61%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Leike10%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Lexmoto3,29860.19%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Lifan35464.12%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Lifan-Hongda1457.14%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
LML1,08983.56%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Loncin2100%n/a
Longjia20966.51%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Magni580%Excessive fluctuation in brake effort through each wheel revolution.
Malaguti7566.67%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Manet250%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Matchless5692.86%Tyre with a cut in excess of the requirements deep enough to reach the ply or cords.
MBK14266.9%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Megelli837.5%Suspension pin, bush or joint: excessively worn.
Metisse1190.91%Unsuitable tyre fitted.
Minsk1100%n/a
Mobylette4100%n/a
Modenas887.5%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Mondial1100%n/a
Montesa2982.76%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Morgan1100%n/a
Morini9686.46%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Moto Guzzi3,07788.53%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Moto Morini4684.78%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Moto Roma10268.63%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Motobecane3100%n/a
Motobi3565.71%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Motor Hispania3652.78%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Motorini2050%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Mutt2100%n/a
MV Agusta86186.41%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
MZ47686.97%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Neco8575.29%Horn inoperative.
Neval1984.21%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
NG683.33%n/a
Nipponia8478.57%Tyre tread depth too low.
Norton42392.91%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
NSU7100%n/a
NVT1100%n/a
Ossa450%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Panther5100%n/a
Paton10%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Peugeot5,28473.98%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
PGO13275.76%Tyre tread depth too low.
Piaggio24,90480.37%Tyre tread depth too low.
Pioneer10161.39%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
POR250%Footrest missing or insecure.
Puch6285.48%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Pulse86064.07%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Puzey1100%n/a
Qingqi85760.44%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Quadro4100%n/a
Raleigh13100%n/a
Regent366.67%n/a
Rickman887.5%Horn inoperative.
Rieju47062.77%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Rovigo2100%n/a
Royal Enfield2,06788.44%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Rudge3100%n/a
Sachs19074.74%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Saiting475%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Sanben580%Exhaust system leaking or insecure.
Sanya2653.85%Footrest missing or insecure.
Saxon1100%n/a
Scomadi366.67%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Scooters India9486.17%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Scorpa4100%n/a
Scott1100%n/a
Senke2100%n/a
Serveta10100%n/a
SFM5250%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Sherco3688.89%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Shineray3568.57%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Siamoto1770.59%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Sil785.71%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Silk1100%n/a
Simson10%Headlamp emitted colour or intensity not in accordance with requirements.
Sinnis20665.05%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Sinski366.67%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Sitcar1100%n/a
Skygo742.86%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Skyjet10456.73%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Skyteam10676.42%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Skywing3100%n/a
SMC560%Brake lining or pad worn below 1.0mm.
Sonik540%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
SS1100%n/a
Starway250%Tyre tread depth too low.
Sukida11265.18%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Sunbeam7100%n/a
Superbyke14855.41%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Suzuki64,55282.57%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
SWM2100%n/a
Sym2,89073.98%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 Bee2352.17%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Tamoretti1369.23%Binding brake.
TGB42472.41%Brake lining or pad worn below 1.0mm.
Thumpstar666.67%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Thunder Mountain366.67%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Titan3100%n/a
TM333.33%Wheel bearing with excessive play.
Tomos6382.54%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Triton580%Wheels sufficiently misaligned to adversely affect the handling or steering.
Triumph39,94687.5%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Ural4991.84%Stop lamp remains on when the brakes are released.
Uralmoto2592%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Urban1030%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Vectrix1090%Tyre tread depth too low.
Velocette8995.51%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Velosolex1894.44%Tyre valve seriously damaged or misaligned, likely to cause sudden deflation of the tyre.
Vertemati2100%n/a
Vespa1,02783.15%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Vetric1100%n/a
Victory67790.4%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Vijay6686.36%Insufficient brake control reserve travel.
Vincent13100%n/a
Voxan1100%n/a
Vulcan1361.54%Insufficient brake control reserve travel.
Wangye1464.29%Binding brake.
Warrior250%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
White Knuckle5373.58%Stop lamp remains on when the brakes are released.
WK24159.75%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Wuyang1163.64%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Xingyue560%Brake control so insecure that the brake cannot be readily applied.
Yamaha76,55981.35%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Yamasaki2100%n/a
YCF1100%n/a
Yiben10%Headlamp "dip" switch does not operate.
Yiying1241.67%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Zennco20%Spoke missing, cracked, excessively loose, bent or corroded.
Zhongyu3100%n/a
Znen37564%Insufficient brake control reserve travel.
Zongshen7580%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Zontes1283.33%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.

Tests: 492,067

Average bike pass rate: 82.96%

Most common fail reasons

#ReasonFail codeCategory%
1Headlamp aim outwith limits.4.1.2(a)Major14%
2Stop lamp missing or inoperative.4.3.1(a)(ii)Major11%
3Tyre tread depth too low.5.2.3(e)Dangerous11%
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)Major9%
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%
9Position lamp missing or inoperative.4.2.1(a)Major5%
10Binding brake.1.2.1(f)Major5%

Tests date range: 20th May 2018 to 5th December 2018


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