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.
AJS2,25368.84%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
American Ironhorse366.67%Direction indicator lamp emitted colour, position or intensity not in accordance with requirements.
API1090%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Aprilia14,26680.3%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Ariel3296.88%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Armstrong10287.25%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Atala250%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Baimo1060%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Bajaj5082%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Baotian68968.21%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Baroni250%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Barossa2466.67%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.
Beeline10761.68%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Benelli52384.13%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Beta65781.13%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Better1675%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Big Dog1471.43%Horn inoperative.
Bigbear1100%n/a
Bimota7892.31%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
BMC1100%n/a
BMW59,48890.75%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Boss Hoss2100%n/a
Bourget2100%n/a
Branson2259.09%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
BSA51692.44%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
BTM250%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Buell1,54687.19%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Bultaco1782.35%Horn inoperative.
Cagiva52577.33%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Can-Am250%Horn sound not in accordance with requirements.
CCM94781.41%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
CF Moto6100%n/a
CH Racing1060%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
CPI29266.1%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
CSR1100%n/a
CZ6482.81%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Daelim33870.71%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Dafier10%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Dayang2100%n/a
Demm1100%n/a
Derbi1,03664.29%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Deus1100%n/a
Di Blassi1100%n/a
Direct Bikes10471.15%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
Ducati21,96487.6%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 Gas67882.45%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Geely1100%n/a
Generic61563.09%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
GENUINE1100%n/a
Giantco666.67%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Gilera2,73874.91%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Greeves7100%n/a
Guoben1100%n/a
Hanway2166.67%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Haotian4160.98%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Harley-Davidson39,93888.57%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
Honda195,71883.09%Tyre tread depth too low.
Hongdou742.86%Loose wheel spindle.
Hongyan1100%n/a
Honley17270.93%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
HRD1100%n/a
Huatian1681.25%Exhaust system leaking or insecure.
Huoniao32263.04%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Husaberg34581.16%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Husqvarna1,66381.12%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Hyde Harrier1100%n/a
Hyosung1,22466.91%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Indian50293.82%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Innocenti16100%n/a
Italjet19887.37%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
James4100%n/a
Jawa8591.76%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Jialing1681.25%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Jincheng1070%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Jinlun25160.56%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.
Kaisar1513.33%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Kangda1100%n/a
Kanuni9100%n/a
Kawasaki71,72283.38%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Kawata1100%n/a
Kazuma1100%n/a
Keen250%Throttle control functioning such that safe operation of the motorcycle is affected.
Keeway1,84162.68%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Kenbo1100%n/a
Kinlon10%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Kinroad3748.65%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
KSR Moto57658.51%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
KTM17,55681.47%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Kymco3,44276.9%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Lambretta3,64390.23%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Laverda26391.25%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Lexmoto8,22359.16%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Lifan49063.06%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Lifan-Hongda1770.59%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
LML1,97882.71%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Loncin650%Horn inoperative.
Longjia52165.26%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Magni4100%n/a
Maico2100%n/a
Malaguti9769.07%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Manet1100%n/a
Mash1100%n/a
Matchless6390.48%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
MBK17274.42%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Megelli911.11%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Metisse8100%n/a
Minsk1100%n/a
Mobylette1100%n/a
Modenas1693.75%Tyre tread depth too low.
Mondial666.67%Rear registration plate lamp or light source missing or inoperative.
Monnier1100%n/a
Montesa5891.38%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Morgan1100%n/a
Morini11294.64%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Moto Guzzi5,17587.83%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Moto Morini7690.79%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Moto Roma11462.28%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Motobecane1100%n/a
Motobi4358.14%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Motor Hispania2356.52%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Motorini10659.43%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
MRD Metisse1100%n/a
Mutt7959.49%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
MV Agusta1,60888.81%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
MZ66786.81%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Neco15067.33%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Neval2889.29%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
NG6100%n/a
Nipponia12166.94%Binding brake.
Norton51990.75%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Norton Villiers1100%n/a
NSU6100%n/a
NVT1100%n/a
Ossa580%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Panther7100%n/a
Peugeot8,42073.66%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
PGO19072.63%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Piaggio39,81680.98%Tyre tread depth too low.
Pioneer15763.69%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.
Pulse1,14161.44%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Puzey1100%n/a
Qingqi1,51759.85%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Quadro1681.25%Suspension pin, bush or joint: excessively worn.
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.
Rieju76256.04%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Rovigo10%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Royal Alloy10%Suspension pin, bush or joint: excessively worn.
Royal Enfield3,92588.69%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Rudge2100%n/a
Sachs27276.47%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Saiting1100%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 India16190.68%Headlamp emitted colour or intensity not in accordance with requirements.
Scorpa9100%n/a
Scott1100%n/a
Senke250%No recorded brake effort at a wheel.
Serveta1090%Fairing or leg shield impeding steering operation.
SFM8663.95%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Sherco8681.4%Horn inoperative.
Shineray6165.57%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Siamoto1877.78%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Sil1172.73%Brake hose excessively damaged, twisted or stretched.
Silk2100%n/a
Simson3100%n/a
Sinnis39060.26%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.
Skyjet13043.85%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Skyteam17882.58%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Skywing10%Throttle control not functioning correctly.
SMC250%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Sonik5100%n/a
Starway2100%n/a
Stomp2100%n/a
Sukida10769.16%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Sunbeam7100%n/a
Superbyke19851.01%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Suzuki107,98082.7%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
SWM3083.33%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Sym4,47874.32%Tyre tread depth too low.
Taishan366.67%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Taiwan Golden Bee3479.41%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Tamoretti1770.59%Wheel bearing excessively rough.
TGB63972.46%Tyre tread depth too low.
Thumpstar955.56%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.
Tomos7588%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Triton2100%n/a
Triumph73,62387.71%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Trojan10%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
UM1100%n/a
Ural7986.08%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.
Urban1457.14%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
UVM10%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Vectrix1492.86%Brake lining or pad worn below 1.0mm.
Velocette6595.38%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Velosolex1384.62%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Vertemati2100%n/a
Vespa1,42385.38%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Vetric1100%n/a
Victory1,25089.44%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Vijay8480.95%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Vincent10100%n/a
VOR2100%n/a
Voxan2100%n/a
Vulcan1560%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Wangye2564%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Warrior580%Handlebar grip insecure to handlebar.
White Knuckle7668.42%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
WK40768.3%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Wuyang2065%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Xingyue837.5%Handlebar retaining device missing or loose.
Xinling2100%n/a
Yamaha131,73681.77%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Yamasaki1100%n/a
YCF1100%n/a
Yinhua250%Direction indicator likely to become detached.
Yiying1471.43%Tyre valve seriously damaged or misaligned, likely to cause sudden deflation of the tyre.
Zennco425%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Zero1100%n/a
Zhongyu3100%n/a
Znen62561.44%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Zongshen11668.97%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Zontes8062.5%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.

Tests: 851,345

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: 2nd January 2019 to 1st January 2020


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