MOT Stats


Vehicle types : Bike

MakeTestsPass rateMost common fail reason
Adiva1100%n/a
Adly1989.47%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
AJP2958.62%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
AJS1,34565.5%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
AJW1100%n/a
API988.89%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Aprilia9,30279.79%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Ariel3396.97%Forks or fork yoke in such a condition that steering control is adversely affected.
Armstrong6891.18%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Atala1100%n/a
Baimo560%Part of the exhaust system likely to become detached.
Bajaj2774.07%Handlebar so insecure it is likely to become detached.
Baotian59866.89%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
Beeline7965.82%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Benelli38981.23%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Beta39883.42%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Better1442.86%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Big Dog1181.82%Direction indicator lamp emitted colour, position or intensity not in accordance with requirements.
Bimota6293.55%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
BMW35,36990.26%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Branson1957.89%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
BSA60689.6%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Buell99187.89%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Bultaco2090%Loose or missing wheel nut, bolt or stud in the case of multiple fixings.
Cagiva37978.1%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Can-Am1100%n/a
CCM66682.13%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
CF Moto683.33%Brake fluid not visible.
CH Racing977.78%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Champ580%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Chang Jiang10%Brake grabbing severely.
Chituma10%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Chunlan1070%Brake control insecure.
Classic Custom1100%n/a
Condor1100%n/a
Confederate1100%n/a
Cossack475%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
CPI23564.68%Brake lining or pad worn below 1.0mm.
CSR1100%n/a
CZ3387.88%Transmission belt, chain, sprocket or pulley excessively loose or worn.
Daelim25278.97%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Dayang250%Tyre tread depth too low.
Derbi70961.64%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Di Blassi1100%n/a
Direct Bikes9364.52%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Dirt Pro10%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Dorton1100%n/a
Douglas3100%n/a
Ducati13,14387.12%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Easy Rider18176.24%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
EVT3100%n/a
Excelsior1100%n/a
Fantic15100%n/a
Francis Barnett1090%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Garelli5100%n/a
Gas Gas44781.43%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Generic47161.57%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Giantco771.43%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Gilera2,24173.54%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Greeves1090%Brake grabbing severely.
Hanway366.67%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Haotian4860.42%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Harley-Davidson23,67888.09%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Harris683.33%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Hartford2576%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Hesketh988.89%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Honda126,06282.59%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Hongdou6100%n/a
Honley9560%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Huatian1250%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Huoniao24955.42%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Husaberg25577.65%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Husqvarna94677.06%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Hyde Harrier1100%n/a
Hyosung75666.67%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Indian20689.32%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Innocenti2290.91%Position lamp switch does not operate in accordance with requirements.
Italjet17278.49%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
James580%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Jawa5694.64%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Jialing1275%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Jincheng988.89%Wheels sufficiently misaligned to adversely affect the handling or steering.
Jinlun22557.78%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
JM Star850%Fairing or leg shield impeding steering operation.
Jonway728.57%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Jordan3100%n/a
Kaisar1450%Tyre tread depth too low.
Kanuni7100%n/a
Kawasaki44,32383.11%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Keen366.67%Wheel bearing excessively rough.
Keeway1,03762.78%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Kenbo250%Handlebar fractured, excessively deformed or excessively corroded.
Kinlon10%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Kinroad2864.29%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
KSR Moto29760.94%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
KTM10,38281.12%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Kymco2,52475.32%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Lambretta3,47790.77%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Laverda22390.58%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Leike10%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Lexmoto3,88060.57%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Lifan39064.1%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Lifan-Hongda1861.11%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
LML1,19383.57%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Loncin3100%n/a
Longjia24066.25%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Magni580%Excessive fluctuation in brake effort through each wheel revolution.
Malaguti8165.43%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Manet366.67%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Matchless5893.1%Tyre with a cut in excess of the requirements deep enough to reach the ply or cords.
MBK16067.5%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Megelli944.44%Suspension pin, bush or joint: excessively worn.
Metisse1593.33%Unsuitable tyre fitted.
Minsk1100%n/a
Mobylette4100%n/a
Modenas988.89%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Mondial1100%n/a
Montesa3686.11%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Morgan1100%n/a
Morini9885.71%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Moto Guzzi3,30688.11%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Moto Morini4885.42%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Moto Roma11268.75%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Motobecane3100%n/a
Motobi3764.86%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Motor Hispania3951.28%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Motorini2560%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Mutt3100%n/a
MV Agusta93486.62%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
MZ52585.9%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Neco9073.33%Horn inoperative.
Neval2185.71%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
NG785.71%n/a
Nipponia8978.65%Tyre tread depth too low.
Norton44692.38%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
NSU8100%n/a
NVT1100%n/a
Ossa450%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Panther6100%n/a
Paton10%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Peugeot6,04074.02%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
PGO14975.17%Tyre tread depth too low.
Piaggio27,96980.24%Tyre tread depth too low.
Pioneer10963.3%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
POR250%Footrest missing or insecure.
Puch6686.36%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Pulse96863.84%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Puzey1100%n/a
Qingqi99360.52%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Quadro580%Tyre tread depth too low.
Raleigh13100%n/a
Regent475%n/a
Rickman887.5%Horn inoperative.
Rieju54161.92%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Rovigo2100%n/a
Royal Enfield2,20388.56%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Rudge3100%n/a
Sachs20973.68%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Saiting580%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Sanben683.33%Exhaust system leaking or insecure.
Sanya2751.85%Footrest missing or insecure.
Saxon1100%n/a
Scomadi475%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Scooters India10485.58%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Scorpa4100%n/a
Scott1100%n/a
Senke2100%n/a
Serveta11100%n/a
SFM6451.56%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Sherco4989.8%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Shineray3868.42%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Siamoto1770.59%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Sil887.5%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Silk1100%n/a
Simson10%Headlamp emitted colour or intensity not in accordance with requirements.
Sinnis23463.68%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Sinski366.67%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Sitcar1100%n/a
Skygo850%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Skyjet11355.75%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Skyteam11375.22%Position 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.
Stomp1100%n/a
Sukida12064.17%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Sunbeam8100%n/a
Superbyke16655.42%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Suzuki69,68482.39%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
SWM3100%n/a
Sym3,28674.01%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 Bee3161.29%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Tamoretti1758.82%Binding brake.
TGB48572.58%Brake lining or pad worn below 1.0mm.
Thumpstar771.43%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Thunder Mountain366.67%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Titan3100%n/a
TM540%Wheel bearing with excessive play.
Tomos6581.54%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Triton683.33%Wheels sufficiently misaligned to adversely affect the handling or steering.
Triumph43,17287.34%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Ural5692.86%Stop lamp remains on when the brakes are released.
Uralmoto2892.86%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Urban1030%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Vectrix1190.91%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
Vespa1,09683.3%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Vetric1100%n/a
Victory72690.5%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Vijay7087.14%Insufficient brake control reserve travel.
Vincent16100%n/a
VOR1100%n/a
Voxan1100%n/a
Vulcan1566.67%Insufficient brake control reserve travel.
Wangye1770.59%Binding brake.
Warrior250%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
White Knuckle5875.86%Stop lamp remains on when the brakes are released.
WK27362.64%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Wuyang1566.67%Throttle control not functioning correctly.
Xingyue742.86%Stop lamp remains on when the brakes are released.
Yamaha84,25681.08%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Yamasaki2100%n/a
YCF1100%n/a
Yiben10%Headlamp "dip" switch does not operate.
Yinhua1100%n/a
Yiying1346.15%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Zennco20%Spoke missing, cracked, excessively loose, bent or corroded.
Zhongyu3100%n/a
Znen42863.55%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Zongshen8377.11%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Zontes1478.57%Headlamp missing or inoperative.

Tests: 539,972

Average bike pass rate: 82.74%

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 1st February 2019


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