MOT Stats


Vehicle types : Bike

MakeTestsPass rateMost common fail reason
Adiva1100%n/a
Adly1776.47%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
AJP5072%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
AJS2,22668.96%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
American Ironhorse250%Direction indicator lamp emitted colour, position or intensity not in accordance with requirements.
API1090%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Aprilia14,26580.31%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Ariel3196.77%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Armstrong9987.88%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Atala250%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Baimo1060%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Bajaj5082%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Baotian69468.01%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Baroni250%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Barossa2365.22%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Bashan250%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Batavus2100%n/a
Battistinis450%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Beeline10560%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Benelli52683.65%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Beta66081.21%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Better1675%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Big Dog1369.23%Horn inoperative.
Bigbear1100%n/a
Bimota7993.67%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
BMC1100%n/a
BMW59,50790.72%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Boss Hoss2100%n/a
Bourget2100%n/a
Branson2259.09%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
BSA52992.25%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
BTM250%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Buell1,54587.25%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Bultaco1883.33%Horn inoperative.
Cagiva52577.33%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Can-Am250%Horn sound not in accordance with requirements.
CCM95381.22%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
CF Moto7100%n/a
CH Racing1154.55%Brake lining or pad worn below 1.0mm.
Champ4100%n/a
Chituma250%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Chunlan1060%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
CPI29265.07%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
CSR1100%n/a
CZ6583.08%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Daelim34171.26%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Dafier10%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Dayang2100%n/a
Demm1100%n/a
Derbi1,01863.26%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Deus1100%n/a
Di Blassi1100%n/a
Direct Bikes10371.84%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
Ducati21,97187.58%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Easy Rider24078.33%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
Garelli6100%n/a
Gas Gas67282.44%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.
Gilera2,75174.85%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Greeves7100%n/a
Guoben1100%n/a
Hanway1770.59%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Haotian4163.41%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Harley-Davidson39,93188.61%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Harris10100%n/a
Hartford2673.08%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Heinkel1100%n/a
Her Chee4100%n/a
Hesketh16100%n/a
Honda195,74783.09%Tyre tread depth too low.
Hongdou742.86%Loose wheel spindle.
Hongyan1100%n/a
Honley16370.55%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
HRD1100%n/a
Huatian1580%Exhaust system leaking or insecure.
Huoniao31864.15%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Husaberg34181.82%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Husqvarna1,66280.99%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Hyde Harrier1100%n/a
Hyosung1,17867.49%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Indian49793.96%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Innocenti16100%n/a
Italjet20187.06%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
James5100%n/a
Jawa8491.67%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Jialing1782.35%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Jincheng966.67%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Jinlun24760.32%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
JM Star862.5%Shock absorber insecurely attached.
Jonway1275%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Jordan250%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Kaisar1612.5%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Kangda1100%n/a
Kanuni9100%n/a
Kawasaki71,75383.36%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Kawata1100%n/a
Kazuma1100%n/a
Keen250%Throttle control functioning such that safe operation of the motorcycle is affected.
Keeway1,79862.24%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Kenbo1100%n/a
Kinlon10%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Kinroad3850%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
KSR Moto54658.97%Transmission belt, chain, sprocket or pulley excessively loose or worn.
KTM17,49381.5%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Kymco3,45276.65%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Lambretta3,66590.37%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Laverda26891.04%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Lexmoto8,06259.38%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Lifan49362.27%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Lifan-Hongda1872.22%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
LML1,97882.36%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Loncin650%Horn inoperative.
Longjia51265.04%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Magni4100%n/a
Maico2100%n/a
Malaguti9868.37%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Manet1100%n/a
Mash1100%n/a
Matchless6390.48%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
MBK17775.14%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Megelli1020%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Metisse10100%n/a
Minsk1100%n/a
Mobylette1100%n/a
Modenas15100%n/a
Mondial666.67%Rear registration plate lamp or light source missing or inoperative.
Monnier1100%n/a
Montesa5294.23%Horn inoperative.
Morgan1100%n/a
Morini11393.81%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Moto Guzzi5,18887.76%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Moto Morini7792.21%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Moto Roma11963.03%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Motobecane1100%n/a
Motobi4259.52%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Motor Hispania2356.52%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Motorini10359.22%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
MRD Metisse1100%n/a
Mutt6960.87%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
MV Agusta1,61088.7%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
MZ67486.2%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Neco14966.44%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Neval2889.29%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
NG6100%n/a
Nipponia11965.55%Binding brake.
Norton52590.67%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Norton Villiers1100%n/a
NSU5100%n/a
NVT1100%n/a
Ossa580%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Panther8100%n/a
Peugeot8,42573.58%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
PGO19273.44%Binding brake.
Piaggio39,91180.92%Tyre tread depth too low.
Pioneer15263.82%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Polaris1100%n/a
POR1266.67%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Puch7581.33%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Pulse1,14961.79%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Puzey1100%n/a
Qingqi1,50260.05%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Quadro1776.47%Tyre tread depth too low.
Raleigh1586.67%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
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.
Rieju76556.6%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Rovigo10%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Royal Alloy10%Suspension pin, bush or joint: excessively worn.
Royal Enfield3,92688.77%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Rudge2100%n/a
Sachs27676.09%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Saiting2100%n/a
Sanben540%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Sanglas1100%n/a
Sanya3452.94%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Sanyang1100%n/a
Saxon1100%n/a
Scomadi5100%n/a
Scooters India16589.7%Headlamp emitted colour or intensity not in accordance with requirements.
Scorpa9100%n/a
Scott1100%n/a
Senke250%No recorded brake effort at a wheel.
Serveta1190.91%Fairing or leg shield impeding steering operation.
SFM8962.92%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Sherco8882.95%Horn inoperative.
Shineray6167.21%Suspension pin, bush or joint: excessively worn.
Siamoto1877.78%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Sil1172.73%Brake hose excessively damaged, twisted or stretched.
Silk2100%n/a
Simson3100%n/a
Sinnis39160.87%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Sinski333.33%Throttle control functioning such that safe operation of the motorcycle is affected.
Skygo1464.29%Throttle control not functioning correctly.
Skyjet13342.86%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Skyteam17683.52%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Skywing10%Throttle control not functioning correctly.
SMC250%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Sonik5100%n/a
Starway1100%n/a
Stomp2100%n/a
Sukida10969.72%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Sunbeam8100%n/a
Superbyke19850.51%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Suzuki108,05382.71%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
SWM3183.87%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Sym4,46674.41%Tyre tread depth too low.
Taishan366.67%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Taiwan Golden Bee3577.14%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Tamoretti1968.42%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
TGB63272.47%Tyre tread depth too low.
Thumpstar966.67%Handlebar grip insecure to handlebar.
Thunder Mountain250%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Titan4100%n/a
TM837.5%Unsuitable tyre fitted.
Tomos7688.16%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Triton2100%n/a
Triumph73,59687.69%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Trojan10%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
UM1100%n/a
Ural8086.25%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Uralmoto3381.82%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.
Urban1353.85%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
UVM10%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Vectrix14100%n/a
Velocette6595.38%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Velosolex1376.92%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Vertemati2100%n/a
Vespa1,42885.5%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Vetric1100%n/a
Victory1,25289.7%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Vijay8581.18%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Vincent12100%n/a
VOR2100%n/a
Voxan2100%n/a
Vulcan1662.5%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Wangye2665.38%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Warrior580%Handlebar grip insecure to handlebar.
White Knuckle7669.74%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
WK40668.47%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Wuyang2065%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Xingyue837.5%Handlebar retaining device missing or loose.
Xinling2100%n/a
Yamaha131,96881.76%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Yamasaki1100%n/a
YCF1100%n/a
Yinhua1100%n/a
Yiying1471.43%Tyre valve seriously damaged or misaligned, likely to cause sudden deflation of the tyre.
Zennco333.33%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Zero1100%n/a
Zhongyu3100%n/a
Znen62662.14%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Zongshen11668.1%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Zontes7962.03%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.

Tests: 851,472

Average bike pass rate: 83.28%

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: 7th December 2018 to 6th December 2019


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