MOT Stats


Vehicle types : Bike

MakeTestsPass rateMost common fail reason
Adly1283.33%Exhaust noise levels in excess of those permitted.
AJP4676.09%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
AJS2,56274.2%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
American Ironhorse3100%n/a
API3100%n/a
Aprilia13,08482.12%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Ariel18100%n/a
Armstrong9883.67%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
ASPT1100%n/a
Atala333.33%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Baimo366.67%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Bajaj5084%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Baotian54166.73%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Baroni1100%n/a
Barossa1172.73%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Batavus3100%n/a
Battistinis2100%n/a
Beeline13475.37%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Benelli74984.51%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Beta79484.51%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Better1050%Spoke missing, cracked, excessively loose, bent or corroded.
Big Dog1275%Headlamp aim unable to be tested.
Bigbear1100%n/a
Bimota7589.33%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
BMW60,86191.71%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Boss1100%n/a
Boss Hoss1100%n/a
Bourget250%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Branson1291.67%Stop lamp remains on when the brakes are released.
Brixton4582.22%Transmission belt, chain, sprocket or pulley excessively loose or worn.
BSA28693.01%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Buell1,25588.53%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Bultaco10100%n/a
Cagiva41579.52%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Can-Am1100%n/a
CCM80781.41%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
CF Moto475%Brake hose excessively damaged, twisted or stretched.
CH Racing650%Brake pedal/lever pivot too tight.
Champ366.67%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Chituma366.67%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Chunlan771.43%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Confederate366.67%Horn inoperative.
Cossack1100%n/a
CPI23962.34%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
CZ5086%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Daelim35572.39%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Derbi95669.56%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Direct Bikes8082.5%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Dirt Pro560%Handlebar fractured, excessively deformed or excessively corroded.
Douglas6100%n/a
Ducati22,43289.56%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Easy Rider24785.02%Horn inoperative.
EVT250%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Excelsior2100%n/a
Fantic785.71%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Francis Barnett7100%n/a
Gamax366.67%Fuel system leaking, or missing or ineffective filler cap.
Garelli3100%n/a
Gas Gas67379.49%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Geely1100%n/a
Genata1100%n/a
Generic58670.14%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Giantco666.67%Insufficient brake control reserve travel.
Gilera2,36974.93%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Greeves4100%n/a
Hanway27679.71%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Haotian3060%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Harley-Davidson37,46890.47%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Harris4100%n/a
Hartford2588%Headlamp not securely attached.
Her Chee580%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Hesketh9100%n/a
Honda187,36884.74%Tyre tread depth too low.
Hongdou1100%n/a
Hongyan2100%n/a
Honley16464.63%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Huatian1478.57%Tyre valve seriously damaged or misaligned, likely to cause sudden deflation of the tyre.
Huoniao22955.02%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Husaberg27982.08%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Husqvarna2,08482.34%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Hyde Harrier1100%n/a
Hyosung1,24970.86%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Indian58593.16%Horn inoperative.
Innocenti6100%n/a
Italjet18681.72%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
James6100%n/a
Jawa8088.75%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Jialing1782.35%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Jincheng1384.62%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Jinlun22461.61%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
JM Star540%Brake control insecure.
Jonway666.67%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Jordan250%Stop lamp remains on when the brakes are released.
Kaisar1145.45%Wheel bearing with excessive play.
Kanuni580%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Kawasaki67,95985.25%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Keen475%Handlebar grip insecure to handlebar.
Keeway2,08565.42%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Kenbo10%Horn inoperative.
Kinlon3100%n/a
Kinroad2669.23%Horn inoperative.
KSR Moto74466.53%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
KTM20,24384.49%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Kymco2,95478.57%Tyre tread depth too low.
Lambretta2,25591.26%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Laverda17394.22%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Leike10%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Lexmoto9,54867.31%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Lifan35265.91%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Lifan-Hongda1770.59%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
LML1,96084.8%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Loncin4100%n/a
Longjia82171.01%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Magni1100%n/a
Malaguti8980.9%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Manet250%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear caused by separation or partial failure of its structure.
Mash6078.33%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Matchless41100%n/a
MBK14772.11%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Megelli911.11%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
MIG1100%n/a
Modenas1687.5%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Mondial14086.43%Rear registration plate lamp does not illuminate simultaneously with the position lamps.
Monnier1100%n/a
Montesa7290.28%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Morgan1100%n/a
Morini8389.16%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Moto Aupa1100%n/a
Moto Guzzi4,48989.13%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Moto Morini6388.89%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Moto Roma9865.31%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Motobecane366.67%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Motobi2958.62%Tyre tread depth too low.
Motor Hispania2466.67%Horn inoperative.
Motorini31872.96%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
MRD Metisse1100%n/a
Mutt49875.5%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
MV Agusta1,59288.38%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
MZ47786.37%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Neco36079.44%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Neval2386.96%Wheel bearing with excessive play.
NG366.67%Binding brake.
Nipponia12581.6%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Norton37191.64%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
NSU6100%n/a
Ossa3100%n/a
Panther2100%n/a
Peugeot7,90276.75%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
PGO13675%Binding brake.
Piaggio36,34983.12%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Pioneer11372.57%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Polaris250%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
POR1154.55%Transmission belt, chain, sprocket or pulley excessively loose or worn.
Puch4797.87%Stop lamp remains on when the brakes are released.
Pulse82168.82%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Qingqi1,43565.51%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Quadro1770.59%Suspension pin, bush or joint: excessively worn.
Raleigh785.71%Drive chain horseshoe locking device incorrectly fitted.
Regent757.14%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Rickman1100%n/a
Rieju80665.01%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Royal Alloy6100%n/a
Royal Enfield4,01490.53%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Rudge1100%n/a
Sachs23281.03%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Saiting560%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Sanben3100%n/a
Sanya2965.52%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Saxon1100%n/a
Scomadi7477.03%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Scooters India11990.76%Insufficient brake control reserve travel.
Scorpa5100%n/a
Scutum12100%n/a
Senke3100%n/a
Serveta966.67%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
SFM6960.87%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Sherco11989.92%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Shineray5470.37%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Siamoto1275%Handlebar grip insecure to handlebar.
Sil683.33%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Simson475%Insufficient brake control reserve travel.
Sinnis65873.56%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Sinski3100%n/a
Skygo1070%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Skyjet8839.77%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Skyteam20778.74%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
SMC4100%n/a
Sonik2100%n/a
Starway250%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Stomp20%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Sukida9963.64%Insufficient brake control reserve travel.
Sunbeam785.71%Fuel system leaking, or missing or ineffective filler cap.
Superbyke13354.89%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Suzuki95,68984.42%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
SWM13385.71%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Sym4,11477.08%Tyre tread depth too low.
Taishan250%Braking system component insecure or inadequately mounted.
Taiwan Golden Bee1888.89%Tyre tread depth too low.
Tamoretti1464.29%Tyre tread depth too low.
TGB51773.5%Binding brake.
Thumpstar650%Brake calliper or cylinder insecure or inadequately mounted and braking performance not affected.
Thunder Mountain250%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Titan875%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
TM875%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Tomos7884.62%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Torrot1291.67%Handlebar fouling on the fuel tank or bodywork on full lock.
Triton3100%n/a
Triumph74,23389.62%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
UM2857.14%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Ural6984.06%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Uralmoto3491.18%Wheel bearing with excessive play.
Urban1145.45%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
UVM1100%n/a
Vectrix1181.82%Insufficient brake control reserve travel.
Velocette42100%n/a
Velosolex666.67%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear caused by separation or partial failure of its structure.
Vertemati3100%n/a
Vespa1,08486.25%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Vetric1100%n/a
Victory1,22291.57%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Vijay6489.06%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Vincent7100%n/a
VOR1100%n/a
Voxan366.67%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Vulcan1241.67%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Wangye1376.92%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear caused by separation or partial failure of its structure.
Warrior425%Wheel bearing with excessive play.
White Knuckle6566.15%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
WK29768.69%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Wuyang1485.71%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Xingyue850%Horn inoperative.
Xinling3100%n/a
Yamaha124,34483.76%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Yamasaki250%Tyre incorrectly seated on the wheel rim.
YCF1100%n/a
Yinhua10%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Yiying1573.33%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Zennco2100%n/a
Zero1100%n/a
Znen72770.98%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Zongshen9866.33%Transmission belt, chain, sprocket or pulley excessively loose or worn.
Zontes25968.34%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.

Tests: 815,562

Average bike pass rate: 85.18%

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%
3Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.4.8.2(a)(ii)Major11%
4Stop lamp missing or inoperative.4.3.1(a)(ii)Major11%
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%
10Horn inoperative.7.7(a)(ii)Major5%

Tests date range: 3rd April 2020 to 2nd April 2021


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