MOT Stats


Vehicle types : Bike

MakeTestsPass rateMost common fail reason
Adly10100%n/a
AJP4676.09%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
AJS2,77471.16%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
American Ironhorse366.67%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
API5100%n/a
Aprilia14,25081.43%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Ariel19100%n/a
Armstrong9582.11%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
ASPT1100%n/a
Atala366.67%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Baimo475%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Bajaj4782.98%Insufficient brake control reserve travel.
Baotian53567.85%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Baroni10%Rear registration plate lamp or light source missing or inoperative.
Barossa1181.82%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Batavus2100%n/a
Battistinis2100%n/a
Beeline11258.04%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Benelli93579.57%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Beta85482.67%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Better1060%Tyre tread depth too low.
Big Dog1376.92%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Bigbear1100%n/a
Bimota7390.41%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
BMW66,17091.38%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Boss1100%n/a
Boss Hoss2100%n/a
Bourget1100%n/a
Branson1764.71%Stop lamp remains on when the brakes are released.
Brixton4667.39%Horn inoperative.
BSA28793.03%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
BTM250%Number plate inscription missing or illegible.
Buell1,43788.17%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Bultaco10100%n/a
Cagiva50382.31%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Can-Am1100%n/a
CCM90682.45%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
CF Moto666.67%Brake hose excessively damaged, twisted or stretched.
CH Racing666.67%Wheel bearing with excessive play.
Champ366.67%Brake calliper or cylinder cracked or damaged and braking performance not affected.
Chituma3100%n/a
Chunlan425%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
CKR10%Stop lamp remains on when the brakes are released.
Classic Custom1100%n/a
Confederate2100%n/a
CPI23066.96%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
CZ5184.31%Drive chain horseshoe locking device incorrectly fitted.
Daelim34971.63%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Dayang1100%n/a
Derbi97565.44%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Direct Bikes7770.13%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Dirt Pro683.33%Transmission belt, chain, sprocket or pulley excessively loose or worn.
Douglas683.33%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Ducati24,93288.9%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Easy Rider21287.26%Horn inoperative.
EVT475%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Excelsior2100%n/a
Fantic988.89%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Francis Barnett4100%n/a
Gamax1100%n/a
Garelli2100%n/a
Gas Gas70879.24%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Geely1100%n/a
Genata10%Suspension component modified so that the suspension is inoperative or likely to foul other components.
Generic52868.37%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Giantco580%Brake cable, rod or joint insecure.
Gilera2,41175.65%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Greeves475%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Hanway26567.92%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Haotian2373.91%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Harley-Davidson41,84489.55%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 Chee3100%n/a
Hesketh1392.31%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Honda202,95184.11%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Hongdou2100%n/a
Hongyan1100%n/a
Honley14861.49%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Huatian1283.33%Engine mounting or bracket severely damaged or deteriorated resulting in excessive movement.
Huoniao23252.59%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Husaberg29879.19%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Husqvarna2,50881.1%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Hyosung1,29268.96%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Indian61793.52%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Innocenti475%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Italjet19285.42%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
James8100%n/a
Jawa8587.06%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Jialing2290.91%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Jincheng1190.91%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Jinlun24665.85%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
JM Star30%Brake control insecure.
Jonway540%Horn inoperative.
Jordan1100%n/a
Kaisar1145.45%Wheel bearing excessively rough.
Kanuni580%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Kawasaki75,54684.79%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Kazuma2100%n/a
Keen366.67%Handlebar grip insecure to handlebar.
Keeway2,31463.14%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Kenbo250%Horn inoperative.
Kinlon475%Unsuitable tyre fitted.
Kinroad2161.9%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
KSR Moto73659.51%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
KTM22,10382.88%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Kymco2,88676.92%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Lambretta2,21690.39%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Laverda19692.35%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Leike10%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Lexmoto9,68962.27%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Lifan35266.19%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Lifan-Hongda1978.95%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
LML2,05282.41%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Loncin580%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Longjia70363.58%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Magni2100%n/a
Malaguti9478.72%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Manet250%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear caused by separation or partial failure of its structure.
Mash4158.54%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Matchless4195.12%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
MBK15964.15%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Megelli1050%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Mobylette1100%n/a
Modenas1580%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Mondial12466.94%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Monnier1100%n/a
Montesa5691.07%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Morgan1100%n/a
Morini7686.84%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Moto Aupa1100%n/a
Moto Guzzi4,99688.77%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Moto Morini5989.83%Wheel bearing excessively rough.
Moto Roma11264.29%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Motobecane475%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Motobi2343.48%Exhaust system leaking or insecure.
Motor Hispania3046.67%Binding brake.
Motorini30865.58%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Mutt48162.58%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
MV Agusta1,77986.85%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
MZ52886.74%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Neco31068.71%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Neval2395.65%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
New Imperial1100%n/a
NG683.33%Suspension component insecurely attached.
Nipponia11177.48%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Norton44890.85%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Norton Villiers1100%n/a
NSU6100%n/a
Ossa3100%n/a
Panther4100%n/a
Paton1100%n/a
Peugeot8,23875.88%Brake lining or pad worn below 1.0mm.
PGO13169.47%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Piaggio38,37782.56%Tyre tread depth too low.
Pioneer12661.9%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Polaris10%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
POR887.5%Tyre incorrectly seated on the wheel rim.
Puch4588.89%Horn inoperative.
Pulse81766.34%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Qingqi1,33961.09%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Quadro2080%Suspension pin, bush or joint: excessively worn.
Raleigh683.33%Drive chain horseshoe locking device incorrectly fitted.
Regent666.67%Shock absorber insecurely attached.
Rickman1100%n/a
Rieju79162.83%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Rovigo1100%n/a
Royal Alloy10286.27%Tyre tread depth too low.
Royal Enfield4,72989.24%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Rudge2100%n/a
Sachs24979.12%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Saiting250%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Sanben4100%n/a
Sanglas1100%n/a
Sanya2853.57%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Sanyang1100%n/a
Saxon2100%n/a
Scomadi15682.05%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Scooters India12391.87%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Scorpa5100%n/a
Scutum10100%n/a
Senke250%Insufficient brake control reserve travel.
Serveta1070%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
SFM6162.3%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Sherco11989.92%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Shineray4969.39%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Siamoto862.5%Brake lining or pad worn below 1.0mm.
Sil785.71%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Simson366.67%Insufficient brake control reserve travel.
Sinnis75367.07%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Sinski2100%n/a
Skygo1353.85%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Skyjet7939.24%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Skyteam20076.5%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
SMC366.67%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Sonik3100%n/a
Starway250%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Stomp1100%n/a
Sukida9364.52%Insufficient brake control reserve travel.
Sunbeam4100%n/a
Superbyke12556.8%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Suzuki105,16983.82%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
SWM12483.06%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Sym4,31176.01%Tyre tread depth too low.
Taishan366.67%Insufficient brake control reserve travel.
Taiwan Golden Bee1586.67%Tyre tread depth too low.
Tamoretti1681.25%Tyre tread depth too low.
TGB50271.71%Binding brake.
Thumpstar560%Drive chain horseshoe locking device incorrectly fitted.
Thunder Mountain2100%n/a
Titan475%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
TM666.67%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Tomos7883.33%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Torrot988.89%Handlebar fouling on the fuel tank or bodywork on full lock.
Triton1100%n/a
Triumph82,40388.7%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
UM7874.36%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Ural7188.73%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Uralmoto3886.84%Tyre tread depth too low.
Urban1457.14%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
UVM2100%n/a
Vectrix988.89%Insufficient brake control reserve travel.
Velocette35100%n/a
Velosolex785.71%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear caused by separation or partial failure of its structure.
Vertemati3100%n/a
Vespa1,14285.73%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Vetric1100%n/a
Victory1,29490.26%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Vijay6592.31%Fuel system leaking, or missing or ineffective filler cap.
Vincent6100%n/a
VOR250%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Voxan2100%n/a
Vulcan1040%Transmission belt, chain, sprocket or pulley excessively loose or worn.
Wangye1675%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Warrior30%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
White Knuckle6269.35%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
WK30072.33%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Wuyang1392.31%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Xingyue666.67%Horn inoperative.
Xinling2100%n/a
Yamaha134,27282.8%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Yamasaki250%Headlamp reflector or lens seriously defective or missing.
YCF1100%n/a
Yinhua20%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Yiying1560%Tyre valve seriously damaged or misaligned, likely to cause sudden deflation of the tyre.
Zennco2100%n/a
Zhongyu1100%n/a
Znen65763.93%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Zongshen9967.68%Transmission belt, chain, sprocket or pulley excessively loose or worn.
Zontes32559.08%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.

Tests: 887,338

Average bike pass rate: 84.42%

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)Major12%
3Tyre tread depth too low.5.2.3(e)Dangerous10%
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%
10Number plate does not conform to requirements.0.1(d)Major5%
Tests date range:
13th September 2020 to 12th September 2021

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