MOT Stats


Vehicle types : Bike

MakeTestsPass rateMost common fail reason
Adly1586.67%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
AJP2050%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
AJS96465.15%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
API887.5%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Aprilia7,08380.74%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Ariel27100%n/a
Armstrong4987.76%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Atala1100%n/a
Baimo20%Part of the exhaust system likely to become detached.
Bajaj2272.73%Handlebar so insecure it is likely to become detached.
Baotian41667.31%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Baroni250%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Barossa14100%n/a
Batavus3100%n/a
Battistinis1100%n/a
Beeline5170.59%Steering head bearings have excessive wear or play.
Benelli30782.08%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Beta21981.74%Horn inoperative.
Better933.33%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Big Dog977.78%Direction indicator lamp emitted colour, position or intensity not in accordance with requirements.
Bimota5194.12%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
BMW26,39590.2%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Branson1553.33%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
BSA47790.57%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Buell83288.34%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Bultaco1291.67%Loose or missing wheel nut, bolt or stud in the case of multiple fixings.
Cagiva31377%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Can-Am1100%n/a
CCM51081.96%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
CF Moto580%Brake fluid not visible.
CH Racing785.71%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Champ475%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Chituma10%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Chunlan862.5%Brake control insecure.
Classic Custom1100%n/a
Condor1100%n/a
Confederate1100%n/a
Cossack1100%n/a
CPI16366.87%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
CSR1100%n/a
CZ1994.74%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Daelim17678.41%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Dayang250%Tyre tread depth too low.
Derbi45959.69%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Di Blassi1100%n/a
Direct Bikes7565.33%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Dorton1100%n/a
Douglas3100%n/a
Ducati10,39687.16%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Easy Rider14076.43%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
EVT3100%n/a
Excelsior1100%n/a
Fantic9100%n/a
Francis Barnett988.89%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Garelli4100%n/a
Gas Gas24581.63%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Generic30462.83%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Giantco666.67%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Gilera1,48974.82%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Greeves9100%n/a
Hanway1100%n/a
Haotian3268.75%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Harley-Davidson19,41088.27%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Harris683.33%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Hartford2171.43%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Hesketh887.5%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Honda92,92983.19%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Hongdou5100%n/a
Honley6063.33%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Huatian1060%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Huoniao18953.97%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Husaberg15477.27%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Husqvarna58177.97%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Hyde Harrier1100%n/a
Hyosung53666.42%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Indian15190.73%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Innocenti1788.24%Position lamp switch does not operate in accordance with requirements.
Italjet12878.13%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
James250%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Jawa4593.33%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Jialing977.78%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Jincheng5100%n/a
Jinlun18359.02%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
JM Star742.86%Fairing or leg shield impeding steering operation.
Jonway616.67%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Jordan3100%n/a
Kaisar1163.64%Tyre tread depth too low.
Kanuni7100%n/a
Kawasaki34,68183.57%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Keen366.67%Wheel bearing excessively rough.
Keeway70763.37%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Kenbo250%Handlebar fractured, excessively deformed or excessively corroded.
Kinroad2065%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
KSR Moto19761.93%Transmission belt, chain, sprocket or pulley excessively loose or worn.
KTM6,91781.62%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Kymco1,68276.52%Tyre tread depth too low.
Lambretta2,87390.81%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Laverda18990.48%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Leike10%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Lexmoto2,43160.8%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Lifan27962.37%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Lifan-Hongda1060%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
LML88083.52%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Loncin2100%n/a
Longjia14967.79%Insufficient brake control reserve travel.
Magni580%Excessive fluctuation in brake effort through each wheel revolution.
Malaguti6167.21%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Manet1100%n/a
Matchless4791.49%Tyre seriously damaged.
MBK10365.05%Brake lining or pad worn below 1.0mm.
Megelli837.5%Suspension pin, bush or joint: excessively worn.
Metisse887.5%Unsuitable tyre fitted.
Minsk1100%n/a
Mobylette4100%n/a
Modenas5100%n/a
Mondial1100%n/a
Montesa2382.61%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Morgan1100%n/a
Morini7684.21%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Moto Guzzi2,61888.39%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Moto Morini3786.49%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Moto Roma8066.25%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Motobecane3100%n/a
Motobi2572%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Motor Hispania2657.69%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Motorini1560%Wheels sufficiently misaligned to adversely affect the handling or steering.
Mutt1100%n/a
MV Agusta72886.4%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
MZ38287.96%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Neco6674.24%Horn inoperative.
Neval1681.25%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
NG475%n/a
Nipponia6377.78%Tyre tread depth too low.
Norton36992.95%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
NSU4100%n/a
NVT1100%n/a
Ossa450%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Panther5100%n/a
Peugeot3,97973.86%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
PGO10174.26%Tyre tread depth too low.
Piaggio19,65180.84%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Pioneer8560%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
POR250%Footrest missing or insecure.
Puch5182.35%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Pulse65465.14%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Puzey1100%n/a
Qingqi64762.75%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Quadro3100%n/a
Raleigh13100%n/a
Regent250%n/a
Rickman683.33%Horn inoperative.
Rieju35161.82%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Rovigo1100%n/a
Royal Enfield1,73188.97%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Rudge3100%n/a
Sachs15177.48%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Saiting2100%n/a
Sanben475%Exhaust system leaking or insecure.
Sanya2055%Footrest missing or insecure.
Saxon1100%n/a
Scomadi366.67%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Scooters India8486.9%Stop lamp remains on when the brakes are released.
Scorpa1100%n/a
Scott1100%n/a
Senke1100%n/a
Serveta8100%n/a
SFM4450%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Sherco2090%Brake hose excessively damaged, twisted or stretched.
Shineray2564%Drive chain horseshoe locking device incorrectly fitted.
Siamoto1668.75%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Sil580%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Silk1100%n/a
Simson10%Headlamp emitted colour or intensity not in accordance with requirements.
Sinnis15867.72%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Sinski366.67%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Sitcar1100%n/a
Skygo540%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Skyjet8958.43%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Skyteam8373.49%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Skywing3100%n/a
SMC366.67%Brake lining or pad worn below 1.0mm.
Sonik540%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
SS1100%n/a
Starway1100%n/a
Sukida9165.93%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Sunbeam6100%n/a
Superbyke12058.33%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Suzuki54,95082.89%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
SWM2100%n/a
Sym2,19474.2%Tyre tread depth too low.
Taishan366.67%Tyre cords exposed or damaged.
Taiwan Golden Bee1855.56%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Tamoretti1163.64%Binding brake.
TGB31471.66%Brake lining or pad worn below 1.0mm.
Thumpstar560%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Thunder Mountain250%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Titan3100%n/a
TM20%Wheel bearing with excessive play.
Tomos4684.78%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Triton580%Wheels sufficiently misaligned to adversely affect the handling or steering.
Triumph33,90487.64%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Ural4192.68%Stop lamp remains on when the brakes are released.
Uralmoto1794.12%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Urban825%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Vectrix1090%Tyre tread depth too low.
Velocette7896.15%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Velosolex14100%n/a
Vertemati1100%n/a
Vespa88683.3%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Vetric1100%n/a
Victory58990.15%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Vijay5383.02%Insufficient brake control reserve travel.
Vincent10100%n/a
Vulcan1266.67%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Wangye966.67%Binding brake.
Warrior250%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
White Knuckle4577.78%Stop lamp remains on when the brakes are released.
WK18860.64%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Wuyang1060%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Xingyue333.33%Brake control so insecure that the brake cannot be readily applied.
Yamaha63,12581.85%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Yamasaki1100%n/a
YCF1100%n/a
Yiben10%Headlamp "dip" switch does not operate.
Yiying955.56%Fuel system leaking, or missing or ineffective filler cap.
Zennco10%Headlamp emitted colour or intensity not in accordance with requirements.
Zhongyu2100%n/a
Znen26762.92%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Zongshen5580%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Zontes771.43%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.

Tests: 406,846

Average bike pass rate: 83.37%

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%
10Horn inoperative.7.7(a)(ii)Major5%

Tests date range: 20th May 2018 to 2nd October 2018


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