MOT Stats


Vehicle types : Bike

MakeTestsPass rateMost common fail reason
Adiva10%Tyre not fitted in compliance with the manufacturer's sidewall instructions.
Adly1283.33%Exhaust noise levels in excess of those permitted.
AJP4770.21%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
AJS2,44674.69%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
American Ironhorse2100%n/a
API3100%n/a
Aprilia12,20581.85%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Ariel18100%n/a
Armstrong9585.26%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
ASPT1100%n/a
Atala250%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Baimo580%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Bajaj4584.44%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Baotian54068.15%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Baroni1100%n/a
Barossa1580%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Batavus3100%n/a
Battistinis2100%n/a
Beeline13873.91%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Benelli66784.71%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Beta77384.86%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Better837.5%Spoke missing, cracked, excessively loose, bent or corroded.
Big Dog977.78%Headlamp aim unable to be tested.
Bigbear1100%n/a
Bimota6487.5%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
BMW57,25391.71%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Boss Hoss1100%n/a
Bourget10%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Branson1291.67%Stop lamp remains on when the brakes are released.
Brixton4090%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
BSA29493.88%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
BTM2100%n/a
Buell1,15087.91%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Bultaco12100%n/a
Cagiva39678.79%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
CCM78081.67%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
CF Moto683.33%Brake hose excessively damaged, twisted or stretched.
CH Racing560%Brake pedal/lever pivot too tight.
Champ450%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Chituma250%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Chunlan771.43%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Confederate366.67%Horn inoperative.
Cossack1100%n/a
CPI24263.22%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
CZ4989.8%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Daelim35571.27%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Dayang1100%n/a
Derbi92268.87%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Di Blassi1100%n/a
Direct Bikes7883.33%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Dirt Pro250%Handlebar fractured, excessively deformed or excessively corroded.
Douglas6100%n/a
Ducati20,59289.59%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Easy Rider23883.61%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 Barnett8100%n/a
Gamax366.67%Fuel system leaking, or missing or ineffective filler cap.
Garelli4100%n/a
Gas Gas65179.72%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Genata1100%n/a
Generic57771.23%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Giantco771.43%Insufficient brake control reserve travel.
Gilera2,35174.73%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Greeves3100%n/a
Hanway26279.39%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Haotian3060%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Harley-Davidson34,69390.58%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Harris4100%n/a
Hartford2090%Headlamp not securely attached.
Her Chee683.33%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Hesketh8100%n/a
Honda177,57084.83%Tyre tread depth too low.
Hongdou1100%n/a
Hongyan2100%n/a
Honley16368.1%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Huatian1376.92%Tyre valve seriously damaged or misaligned, likely to cause sudden deflation of the tyre.
Huoniao22456.25%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Husaberg28782.58%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Husqvarna1,88081.7%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Hyde Harrier1100%n/a
Hyosung1,19570.38%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Indian56393.78%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Innocenti6100%n/a
Italjet17980.45%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
James6100%n/a
Jawa7989.87%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Jialing1573.33%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Jincheng1190.91%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Jinlun21866.06%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
JM Star540%Exhaust system leaking or insecure.
Jonway757.14%Steering linkage fouling any part of the motorcycle.
Jordan10%Stop lamp remains on when the brakes are released.
Kaisar1346.15%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Kanuni580%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Kawasaki63,00085.3%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Keen366.67%Handlebar grip insecure to handlebar.
Keeway1,99766.55%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Kenbo10%Horn inoperative.
Kinlon475%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Kinroad2564%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
KSR Moto70066.57%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
KTM18,51684.42%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Kymco2,95278.93%Tyre tread depth too low.
Lambretta2,26991.14%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Laverda16693.98%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Leike10%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Lexmoto9,09167.09%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Lifan34967.34%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Lifan-Hongda1770.59%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
LML1,85584.26%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Loncin4100%n/a
Longjia81972.04%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Magni1100%n/a
Malaguti9979.8%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Manet1100%n/a
Mash5084%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Matchless4297.62%Wheels sufficiently misaligned to adversely affect the handling or steering.
MBK14075.71%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Megelli922.22%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Metisse1100%n/a
MIG2100%n/a
Modenas1593.33%No recorded brake effort at a wheel.
Mondial12788.98%Rear registration plate lamp does not illuminate simultaneously with the position lamps.
Monnier1100%n/a
Montesa7389.04%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Morgan1100%n/a
Morini7686.84%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Moto Guzzi4,28089%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Moto Morini5687.5%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Moto Roma10163.37%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Motobecane366.67%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Motobi3161.29%Exhaust system leaking or insecure.
Motor Hispania2268.18%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Motorini28772.82%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
MRD Metisse1100%n/a
Mutt44575.96%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
MV Agusta1,49789.58%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
MZ47086.81%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Neco33779.53%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Neval2185.71%Wheel bearing with excessive play.
NG475%Binding brake.
Nipponia12882.81%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Norton35591.83%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
NSU7100%n/a
Ossa4100%n/a
Panther2100%n/a
Peugeot7,72876.88%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
PGO13577.78%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Piaggio35,14182.88%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Pioneer11069.09%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Polaris250%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
POR1258.33%Transmission belt, chain, sprocket or pulley excessively loose or worn.
Puch4797.87%Horn inoperative.
Pulse84268.29%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Qingqi1,43666.09%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Quadro1566.67%Suspension pin, bush or joint: excessively worn.
Raleigh6100%n/a
Regent666.67%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Rickman1100%n/a
Rieju82164.8%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Royal Alloy2100%n/a
Royal Enfield3,70890.88%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Rudge1100%n/a
Sachs23083.48%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Saiting650%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Sanben4100%n/a
Sanya2661.54%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Sanyang1100%n/a
Saxon1100%n/a
Scomadi1384.62%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Scooters India11892.37%Insufficient brake control reserve travel.
Scorpa6100%n/a
Scutum17100%n/a
Senke3100%n/a
Serveta966.67%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
SFM7763.64%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Sherco14087.14%Horn inoperative.
Shineray5367.92%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Siamoto1376.92%Handlebar grip insecure to handlebar.
Sil785.71%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Simson475%Insufficient brake control reserve travel.
Sinnis59874.08%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Sinski3100%n/a
Skygo977.78%Wheels sufficiently misaligned to adversely affect the handling or steering.
Skyjet8243.9%Binding brake.
Skyteam20682.04%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
SMC4100%n/a
Sonik366.67%Inadequate braking effort at a wheel.
Starway250%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Stomp20%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Sukida9257.61%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Sunbeam580%Fuel system leaking, or missing or ineffective filler cap.
Superbyke13753.28%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Suzuki89,13984.46%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
SWM13085.38%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Sym3,99477.19%Tyre tread depth too low.
Taishan250%Braking system component insecure or inadequately mounted.
Taiwan Golden Bee1994.74%Brake control insecure.
Tamoretti1457.14%Tyre tread depth too low.
TGB51473.15%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Thumpstar862.5%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.
Titan771.43%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
TM771.43%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Tomos7989.87%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Torrot10100%n/a
Triton4100%n/a
Triumph69,06389.64%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Ultra1100%n/a
UM2040%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Ural7088.57%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Uralmoto3393.94%Wheel bearing with excessive play.
Urban1353.85%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
UVM1100%n/a
Vectrix1080%Insufficient brake control reserve travel.
Velocette45100%n/a
Velosolex683.33%Insufficient brake control reserve travel.
Vertemati3100%n/a
Vespa1,03685.52%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Vetric1100%n/a
Victory1,16091.47%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Vijay5988.14%Stop lamp showing white light to the rear or significantly reduced light intensity.
Vincent5100%n/a
Viper1100%n/a
VOR1100%n/a
Voxan366.67%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Vulcan1145.45%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Wangye1369.23%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Warrior450%Wheel bearing with excessive play.
White Knuckle6368.25%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
WK29766.33%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Wuyang1681.25%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Xingyue650%Horn inoperative.
Xinling250%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Yamaha117,19183.76%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Yamasaki250%Tyre incorrectly seated on the wheel rim.
YCF1100%n/a
Yinhua10%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Yiying1662.5%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Zennco250%Handlebar retaining device missing or loose.
Zero1100%n/a
Znen72271.88%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Zongshen9171.43%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Zontes23673.73%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.

Tests: 767,118

Average bike pass rate: 85.18%

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%
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)Major6%
10Horn inoperative.7.7(a)(ii)Major5%

Tests date range: 16th January 2020 to 15th January 2021


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