MOT Stats


Vehicle types : Bike

MakeTestsPass rateMost common fail reason
Adiva10%Tyre not fitted in compliance with the manufacturer's sidewall instructions.
Adly1776.47%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
AJP5072%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
AJS2,31369.26%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
American Ironhorse366.67%Direction indicator lamp emitted colour, position or intensity not in accordance with requirements.
API988.89%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Aprilia14,03180.49%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Ariel2996.55%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Armstrong10085%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Atala333.33%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Baimo850%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Bajaj4486.36%Exhaust system leaking or insecure.
Baotian67668.05%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Baroni250%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Barossa2470.83%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Bashan250%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Batavus1100%n/a
Battistinis450%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Beeline11162.16%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Benelli50284.66%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Beta67781.39%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Better1283.33%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Big Dog1471.43%Horn inoperative.
Bigbear1100%n/a
Bimota7991.14%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
BMC1100%n/a
BMW59,26390.66%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Boss Hoss2100%n/a
Bourget2100%n/a
Branson2161.9%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Brixton2100%n/a
BSA48792.81%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
BTM3100%n/a
Buell1,53287.14%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Bultaco1586.67%Horn inoperative.
Cagiva52377.25%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Can-Am250%Horn sound not in accordance with requirements.
CCM93280.9%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
CF Moto6100%n/a
CH Racing1060%Brake lining or pad worn below 1.0mm.
Champ3100%n/a
Chituma250%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Chunlan966.67%Wheel spindle or its securing nut(s) so insecure that wheel security or steering control is adversely affected.
Condor2100%n/a
Confederate10%Number plate showing an incorrect registration.
Cossack2100%n/a
CPI28166.55%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
CSR1100%n/a
CZ6485.94%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Daelim34971.35%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Dafier10%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Dayang2100%n/a
Demm1100%n/a
Derbi1,00063.7%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Deus1100%n/a
Di Blassi2100%n/a
Direct Bikes9770.1%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Dirt Pro450%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Dorton10%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Dot2100%n/a
Douglas3100%n/a
Ducati21,92987.61%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Easy Rider23978.24%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
EVT5100%n/a
Excelsior250%Horn inoperative.
Fantic1090%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Francis Barnett9100%n/a
Gamax4100%n/a
Garelli7100%n/a
Gas Gas68281.96%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Geely1100%n/a
Generic60562.98%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
GENUINE1100%n/a
Giantco771.43%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Gilera2,71074.98%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Greeves7100%n/a
Guoben1100%n/a
Hanway4560%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Haotian3863.16%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Harley-Davidson39,68288.78%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Harris10100%n/a
Hartford2281.82%Direction indicator likely to become detached.
Her Chee4100%n/a
Hesketh17100%n/a
Honda194,30583.07%Tyre tread depth too low.
Hongdou540%Loose wheel spindle.
Honley16773.65%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
HRD1100%n/a
Huatian1392.31%Exhaust system leaking or insecure.
Huoniao31660.76%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Husaberg32981.16%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Husqvarna1,69580.53%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Hyde Harrier1100%n/a
Hyosung1,27367.16%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Indian51994.03%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Innocenti16100%n/a
Italjet19487.11%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
James2100%n/a
Jawa8491.67%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Jialing1573.33%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Jincheng988.89%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Jinlun24261.98%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
JM Star850%Exhaust system leaking or insecure.
Jonway1163.64%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Jordan250%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Kaisar1421.43%Binding brake.
Kangda1100%n/a
Kanuni8100%n/a
Kawasaki71,07183.55%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Kawata1100%n/a
Kazuma1100%n/a
Keen250%Throttle control functioning such that safe operation of the motorcycle is affected.
Keeway1,91463.06%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Kenbo1100%n/a
Kinlon10%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Kinroad3951.28%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
KSR Moto60858.22%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
KTM17,72681.65%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Kymco3,39976.79%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Lambretta3,51690.07%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Laverda25691.8%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Lexmoto8,40059.27%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Lifan47163.48%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Lifan-Hongda1471.43%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
LML1,97082.39%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Loncin560%Horn inoperative.
Longjia57164.62%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Magni4100%n/a
Maico1100%n/a
Malaguti10170.3%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Mash560%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Matchless6090%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
MBK17177.19%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Megelli911.11%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Metisse5100%n/a
Minsk1100%n/a
Mobylette1100%n/a
Modenas1794.12%Tyre tread depth too low.
Mondial771.43%Rear registration plate lamp or light source missing or inoperative.
Monnier1100%n/a
Montesa5689.29%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Morgan1100%n/a
Morini11093.64%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Moto Guzzi5,11787.9%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Moto Morini7989.87%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Moto Roma12259.84%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Motobecane1100%n/a
Motobi4156.1%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Motor Hispania2454.17%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Motorini12361.79%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
MRD Metisse1100%n/a
Mutt10361.17%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
MV Agusta1,54789.14%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
MZ65587.79%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Neco15166.89%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Neval2788.89%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
NG6100%n/a
Nipponia13167.94%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Norton51191.39%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Norton Villiers1100%n/a
NSU6100%n/a
NVT1100%n/a
Ossa683.33%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Panther7100%n/a
Peugeot8,34773.75%Brake lining or pad worn below 1.0mm.
PGO18472.28%Binding brake.
Piaggio39,33480.99%Tyre tread depth too low.
Pioneer15162.91%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Polaris1100%n/a
POR1070%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Puch6982.61%Horn inoperative.
Pulse1,08461.72%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Puzey1100%n/a
Qingqi1,47259.99%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Quadro1681.25%Suspension pin, bush or joint: excessively worn.
Raleigh11100%n/a
Regent887.5%Wheel bearing play so excessive it is likely to break up or directional control impaired.
Rickman785.71%Direction indicator lamp emitted colour, position or intensity not in accordance with requirements.
Riders250%Exhaust noise levels in excess of those permitted.
Rieju77356.4%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Royal Alloy10%Suspension pin, bush or joint: excessively worn.
Royal Enfield3,88688.99%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Rudge2100%n/a
Sachs26779.78%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Saiting250%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Sanben560%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Sanya3650%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Sanyang2100%n/a
Saxon1100%n/a
Scomadi5100%n/a
Scooters India14891.22%Headlamp emitted colour or intensity not in accordance with requirements.
Scorpa10100%n/a
Scutum13100%n/a
Senke250%No recorded brake effort at a wheel.
Serveta988.89%Fairing or leg shield impeding steering operation.
SFM7661.84%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Sherco9583.16%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Shineray5870.69%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Siamoto1877.78%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Sil1080%Brake hose excessively damaged, twisted or stretched.
Silk2100%n/a
Simson3100%n/a
Sinnis42661.03%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Sinski333.33%Throttle control functioning such that safe operation of the motorcycle is affected.
Skygo1266.67%Exhaust system leaking or insecure.
Skyjet12946.51%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Skyteam18181.77%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Skywing10%Throttle control not functioning correctly.
SMC2100%n/a
Sonik5100%n/a
Starway2100%n/a
Stomp1100%n/a
Sukida10669.81%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Sunbeam6100%n/a
Superbyke19247.92%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Suzuki106,37382.79%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
SWM3984.62%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Sym4,41574.34%Tyre tread depth too low.
Taishan366.67%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Taiwan Golden Bee2875%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Tamoretti1586.67%Tyre tread depth too low.
TGB64071.41%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Thumpstar955.56%Handlebar grip insecure to handlebar.
Thunder Mountain250%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Titan4100%n/a
TM944.44%Unsuitable tyre fitted.
Tomos7989.87%No recorded brake effort at a wheel.
Triton2100%n/a
Triumph73,31487.72%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Trojan10%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Ultra1100%n/a
UM250%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Ural7885.9%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Uralmoto3482.35%Loose or missing wheel nut, bolt or stud in the case of a single fixing, or more than one loose or missing in the case of multiple fixings.
Urban1464.29%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
UVM10%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Vectrix1492.86%Brake lining or pad worn below 1.0mm.
Velocette6797.01%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Velosolex1384.62%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Vertemati2100%n/a
Vespa1,38984.74%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Vetric1100%n/a
Victory1,25189.29%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Vijay8280.49%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Vincent10100%n/a
Viper1100%n/a
VOR1100%n/a
Voxan2100%n/a
Vulcan1361.54%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Wangye2259.09%Tyre valve seriously damaged or misaligned, likely to cause sudden deflation of the tyre.
Warrior475%Handlebar grip insecure to handlebar.
White Knuckle7464.86%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
WK40266.42%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Wuyang1978.95%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Xingyue757.14%Handlebar retaining device missing or loose.
Xinling1100%n/a
Yamaha130,51681.83%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Yamasaki1100%n/a
YCF1100%n/a
Yinhua10%Direction indicator likely to become detached.
Yiying1566.67%Tyre valve seriously damaged or misaligned, likely to cause sudden deflation of the tyre.
Zennco520%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Zero1100%n/a
Zhongyu3100%n/a
Znen63462.93%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Zongshen11572.17%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Zontes10166.34%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.

Tests: 844,803

Average bike pass rate: 83.32%

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)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%
10Position lamp missing or inoperative.4.2.1(a)Major5%

Tests date range: 10th March 2019 to 9th March 2020


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