MOT Stats


Vehicle types : Bike

MakeTestsPass rateMost common fail reason
Adly1090%Forks or fork yoke in such a condition that steering control is adversely affected.
AJP1040%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
AJS57766.55%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
API7100%n/a
Aprilia4,66481.52%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Ariel15100%n/a
Armstrong2885.71%Tyre seriously damaged.
Baimo10%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Bajaj1662.5%Handlebar so insecure it is likely to become detached.
Baotian25865.89%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Baroni10%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Barossa8100%n/a
Batavus2100%n/a
Battistinis1100%n/a
Beeline2560%Steering head bearings have excessive wear or play.
Benelli19882.32%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Beta13381.2%Horn inoperative.
Better450%Throttle control not functioning correctly.
Big Dog450%Direction indicator lamp emitted colour, position or intensity not in accordance with requirements.
Bimota3697.22%Rider's seat missing or insecure.
BMW16,76489.94%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Branson666.67%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
BSA33691.37%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Buell56888.56%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Bultaco988.89%Loose or missing wheel nut, bolt or stud in the case of multiple fixings.
Cagiva21976.26%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Can-Am1100%n/a
CCM34383.09%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
CF Moto366.67%Brake fluid not visible.
CH Racing366.67%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Champ250%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Chituma10%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Chunlan540%Brake control insecure.
Condor1100%n/a
CPI9266.3%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
CZ12100%n/a
Daelim10680.19%Transmission belt, chain, sprocket or pulley excessively loose or worn.
Dayang250%Tyre tread depth too low.
Derbi27259.93%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Di Blassi1100%n/a
Direct Bikes4965.31%Insufficient brake control reserve travel.
Dorton1100%n/a
Douglas3100%n/a
Ducati7,03587.49%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Easy Rider9880.61%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
EVT1100%n/a
Excelsior1100%n/a
Fantic7100%n/a
Francis Barnett785.71%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Garelli2100%n/a
Gas Gas15579.35%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Generic16667.47%Transmission belt, chain, sprocket or pulley excessively loose or worn.
Giantco580%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Gilera90874.78%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Greeves7100%n/a
Hanway1100%n/a
Haotian1770.59%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Harley-Davidson13,07588.16%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Harris4100%n/a
Hartford1275%Transmission belt, chain, sprocket or pulley so loose or worn it is likely to fail.
Hesketh683.33%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Honda59,51783.39%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Hongdou4100%n/a
Honley2462.5%Transmission belt, chain, sprocket or pulley excessively loose or worn.
Huatian966.67%Rear registration plate lamp does not illuminate simultaneously with the position lamps.
Huoniao10951.38%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Husaberg9273.91%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Husqvarna34575.94%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Hyosung33765.58%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Indian9894.9%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Innocenti988.89%Position lamp switch does not operate in accordance with requirements.
Italjet9076.67%Horn inoperative.
James1100%n/a
Jawa2788.89%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Jialing475%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Jincheng2100%n/a
Jinlun10354.37%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
JM Star250%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Jonway40%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Jordan3100%n/a
Kaisar850%Tyre tread depth too low.
Kanuni5100%n/a
Kawasaki23,19183.67%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Keen2100%n/a
Keeway41066.1%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Kinroad1361.54%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
KSR Moto10861.11%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
KTM4,37181.19%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Kymco97976%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Lambretta1,90191.64%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Laverda12889.84%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Leike10%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Lexmoto1,37160.9%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Lifan16763.47%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Lifan-Hongda850%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
LML56182.71%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Loncin2100%n/a
Longjia8070%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Magni366.67%Excessive fluctuation in brake effort through each wheel revolution.
Malaguti4772.34%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Manet1100%n/a
Matchless2792.59%Tyre seriously damaged.
MBK6672.73%Brake lining or pad worn below 1.0mm.
Megelli450%Abnormal movement of brake lever.
Metisse580%Unsuitable tyre fitted.
Minsk1100%n/a
Mobylette2100%n/a
Modenas4100%n/a
Mondial1100%n/a
Montesa1687.5%Unsuitable tyre fitted.
Morgan1100%n/a
Morini5986.44%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Moto Guzzi1,69288.59%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Moto Morini2584%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Moto Roma4673.91%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Motobecane2100%n/a
Motobi988.89%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Motor Hispania1464.29%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Motorini862.5%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
MV Agusta48285.68%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
MZ24787.45%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Neco3976.92%Horn inoperative.
Neval1376.92%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
NG1100%n/a
Nipponia4077.5%Tyre tread depth too low.
Norton23591.91%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
NSU2100%n/a
NVT1100%n/a
Ossa450%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Panther2100%n/a
Peugeot2,31474.2%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
PGO5477.78%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Piaggio12,08280.99%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Pioneer4860.42%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
POR250%Footrest missing or insecure.
Puch4085%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Pulse38165.88%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Qingqi36162.33%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Quadro1100%n/a
Raleigh7100%n/a
Rickman580%Horn inoperative.
Rieju20563.9%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Rovigo1100%n/a
Royal Enfield1,11788.9%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Rudge3100%n/a
Sachs10080%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Saiting2100%n/a
Sanben366.67%Exhaust system leaking or insecure.
Sanya1275%Footrest missing or insecure.
Saxon1100%n/a
Scomadi2100%n/a
Scooters India5983.05%Stop lamp remains on when the brakes are released.
Scott1100%n/a
Senke1100%n/a
Serveta7100%n/a
SFM2152.38%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Sherco14100%n/a
Shineray1662.5%Drive chain horseshoe locking device incorrectly fitted.
Siamoto1050%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Sil10%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Silk1100%n/a
Sinnis8665.12%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Sinski250%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Skygo333.33%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Skyjet5054%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Skyteam5881.03%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Skywing3100%n/a
SMC1100%n/a
Sonik425%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
SS1100%n/a
Starway1100%n/a
Sukida5868.97%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Sunbeam4100%n/a
Superbyke7459.46%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Suzuki36,49682.87%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
SWM1100%n/a
Sym1,25475.84%Tyre tread depth too low.
Taishan1100%n/a
Taiwan Golden Bee1060%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Tamoretti3100%n/a
TGB18367.76%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Thumpstar366.67%Headlamp aim unable to be tested.
Thunder Mountain250%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Titan2100%n/a
Tomos2788.89%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Triton475%Wheels sufficiently misaligned to adversely affect the handling or steering.
Triumph22,35187.5%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Ural2596%Stop lamp remains on when the brakes are released.
Uralmoto12100%n/a
Urban333.33%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Vectrix887.5%Tyre tread depth too low.
Velocette5796.49%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Velosolex10100%n/a
Vespa60183.03%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Victory38490.63%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Vijay3080%Insufficient brake control reserve travel.
Vincent7100%n/a
Vulcan977.78%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Wangye683.33%Binding brake.
Warrior1100%n/a
White Knuckle1978.95%Wheels sufficiently misaligned to adversely affect the handling or steering.
WK11168.47%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Wuyang683.33%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Xingyue10%Brake control so insecure that the brake cannot be readily applied.
Yamaha40,86582.27%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Yamasaki1100%n/a
Yiben10%Headlamp "dip" switch does not operate.
Yiying540%Fuel system leaking, or missing or ineffective filler cap.
Zennco10%Headlamp emitted colour or intensity not in accordance with requirements.
Zhongyu1100%n/a
Znen15960.38%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Zongshen3174.19%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Zontes2100%n/a

Tests: 263,399

Average bike pass rate: 83.6%

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)Dangerous7%
7Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.4.4.1(a)(ii)Major6%
8Headlamp missing or inoperative.4.1.1(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 3rd August 2018


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