MOT Stats


Vehicle types : Bike

MakeTestsPass rateMost common fail reason
Adiva10%Tyre not fitted in compliance with the manufacturer's sidewall instructions.
Adly1586.67%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
AJP3974.36%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
AJS2,27271.52%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
American Ironhorse2100%n/a
API7100%n/a
Aprilia12,55180.31%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Ariel2495.83%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Armstrong8485.71%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Atala333.33%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Baimo955.56%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Bajaj4187.8%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Baotian61668.02%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Baroni250%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Barossa2272.73%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Bashan250%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Batavus1100%n/a
Battistinis366.67%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Beeline11668.1%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Benelli45084.67%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Beta69083.91%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Better875%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Big Dog875%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Bimota7288.89%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
BMC1100%n/a
BMW52,76691.05%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Boss Hoss1100%n/a
Bourget1100%n/a
Branson1758.82%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Brixton1485.71%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
BSA40393.55%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
BTM3100%n/a
Buell1,29087.52%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Bultaco1080%Horn inoperative.
Cagiva46078.91%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Can-Am1100%n/a
CCM82781.14%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
CF Moto6100%n/a
CH Racing1060%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Champ475%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Chituma250%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Chunlan771.43%Wheel spindle or its securing nut(s) so insecure that wheel security or steering control is adversely affected.
Condor1100%n/a
Confederate10%Number plate showing an incorrect registration.
Cossack2100%n/a
CPI26164.37%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
CSR1100%n/a
CZ5988.14%Tyre not fitted in compliance with the manufacturer's sidewall instructions.
Daelim34469.48%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Dayang2100%n/a
Demm1100%n/a
Derbi91462.69%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Di Blassi1100%n/a
Direct Bikes8870.45%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.
Douglas3100%n/a
Ducati19,66288.07%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Easy Rider22879.82%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
EVT5100%n/a
Excelsior250%Horn inoperative.
Fantic988.89%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Francis Barnett9100%n/a
Gamax4100%n/a
Garelli4100%n/a
Gas Gas62881.85%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Geely1100%n/a
Generic59265.03%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
GENUINE1100%n/a
Giantco771.43%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Gilera2,47874.82%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Greeves7100%n/a
Hanway8975.28%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Haotian3568.57%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Harley-Davidson34,66689.25%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Harris9100%n/a
Hartford2080%Direction indicator likely to become detached.
Her Chee3100%n/a
Hesketh13100%n/a
Honda174,53783.46%Tyre tread depth too low.
Hongdou540%Loose wheel spindle.
Hongyan1100%n/a
Honley17376.3%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
HRD1100%n/a
Huatian1090%Exhaust system leaking or insecure.
Huoniao28657.69%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Husaberg28978.55%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Husqvarna1,61081.74%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Hyde Harrier1100%n/a
Hyosung1,23067.56%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Indian50694.66%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Innocenti11100%n/a
Italjet17986.03%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
James2100%n/a
Jawa7693.42%Built-up wheel with rivets or bolts missing or loose to the extent that control of the motorcycle is likely to be adversely affected.
Jialing1163.64%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Jincheng1080%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Jinlun22265.32%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
JM Star742.86%Exhaust system leaking or insecure.
Jonway850%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Jordan250%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Kaisar1118.18%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Kangda1100%n/a
Kanuni7100%n/a
Kawasaki63,28083.86%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Kawata1100%n/a
Keen1100%n/a
Keeway1,85364.92%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Kenbo1100%n/a
Kinlon250%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Kinroad3253.13%Wheel bearing excessively rough.
KSR Moto63061.59%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
KTM16,49682.23%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Kymco3,16977.56%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Lambretta2,91089.86%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Laverda21792.63%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Lexmoto8,12961.31%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Lifan41563.13%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Lifan-Hongda1266.67%Wheels sufficiently misaligned to adversely affect the handling or steering.
LML1,79383.38%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Loncin333.33%Horn inoperative.
Longjia61770.5%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Magni4100%n/a
Maico1100%n/a
Malaguti10071%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Mash1788.24%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Matchless5090%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
MBK15078.67%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Megelli714.29%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Metisse3100%n/a
MIG1100%n/a
Minsk1100%n/a
Mobylette1100%n/a
Modenas1593.33%Tyre tread depth too low.
Mondial3187.1%Rear registration plate lamp or light source missing or inoperative.
Monnier1100%n/a
Montesa5492.59%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Morgan1100%n/a
Morini9293.48%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Moto Guzzi4,43988.29%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Moto Morini6687.88%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Moto Roma11662.07%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Motobecane1100%n/a
Motobi3262.5%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Motor Hispania2360.87%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Motorini15068%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Mutt16669.88%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
MV Agusta1,40590.6%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
MZ57386.91%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Neco20077.5%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Neval2491.67%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
NG5100%n/a
Nipponia12471.77%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Norton46091.74%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Norton Villiers1100%n/a
NSU6100%n/a
NVT1100%n/a
Ossa785.71%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Panther2100%n/a
Peugeot7,77874.27%Tyre tread depth too low.
PGO16872.02%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Piaggio35,73281.31%Tyre tread depth too low.
Pioneer13863.77%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
POR771.43%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Puch6387.3%Insufficient brake control reserve travel.
Pulse97160.45%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Puzey1100%n/a
Qingqi1,40062.93%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Quadro1384.62%Suspension pin, bush or joint: excessively worn.
Raleigh8100%n/a
Regent785.71%Wheel bearing play so excessive it is likely to break up or directional control impaired.
Rickman580%Direction indicator lamp emitted colour, position or intensity not in accordance with requirements.
Rieju75558.94%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Royal Alloy10%Suspension pin, bush or joint: excessively worn.
Royal Enfield3,52789.34%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Rudge2100%n/a
Sachs23679.24%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Saiting366.67%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Sanben666.67%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Sanya3253.13%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Sanyang2100%n/a
Scomadi6100%n/a
Scooters India13290.91%Headlamp emitted colour or intensity not in accordance with requirements.
Scorpa6100%n/a
Scutum14100%n/a
Senke366.67%No recorded brake effort at a wheel.
Serveta977.78%Fairing or leg shield impeding steering operation.
SFM8162.96%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Sherco11585.22%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Shineray5868.97%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Siamoto1788.24%Transmission belt, chain, sprocket or pulley excessively loose or worn.
Sil1181.82%Brake hose excessively damaged, twisted or stretched.
Silk1100%n/a
Simson3100%n/a
Sinnis42962.7%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Sinski333.33%Throttle control functioning such that safe operation of the motorcycle is affected.
Skygo1172.73%Exhaust system leaking or insecure.
Skyjet11746.15%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Skyteam18484.78%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Skywing10%Throttle control not functioning correctly.
SMC3100%n/a
Sonik580%Inadequate braking effort at a wheel.
Starway2100%n/a
Stomp1100%n/a
Sukida9470.21%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Sunbeam8100%n/a
Superbyke17646.02%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Suzuki93,33383.09%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
SWM5887.93%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Sym4,07475.31%Tyre tread depth too low.
Taishan250%Braking system component insecure or inadequately mounted.
Taiwan Golden Bee2080%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Tamoretti1573.33%Tyre tread depth too low.
TGB59669.97%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Thumpstar862.5%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Thunder Mountain250%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Titan3100%n/a
TM850%Unsuitable tyre fitted.
Tomos7892.31%No recorded brake effort at a wheel.
Triton2100%n/a
Triumph64,77888.11%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Trojan10%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Ultra1100%n/a
UM250%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Ural6886.76%Binding brake.
Uralmoto3187.1%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.
Urban1258.33%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
UVM10%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Vectrix1090%Brake lining or pad worn below 1.0mm.
Velocette5896.55%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Velosolex887.5%Steering head bearings in such a condition that steering control is adversely affected.
Vertemati2100%n/a
Vespa1,17684.78%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Vetric1100%n/a
Victory1,12689.61%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Vijay6984.06%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Vincent9100%n/a
Viper1100%n/a
VOR1100%n/a
Voxan2100%n/a
Vulcan1060%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Wangye1650%Tyre valve seriously damaged or misaligned, likely to cause sudden deflation of the tyre.
Warrior475%Handlebar grip insecure to handlebar.
White Knuckle6965.22%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
WK36067.78%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Wuyang1776.47%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Xingyue850%Insufficient brake control reserve travel.
Xinling250%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Yamaha116,86682.13%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Yamasaki1100%n/a
YCF1100%n/a
Yinhua10%Direction indicator likely to become detached.
Yiying1464.29%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
Znen62764.59%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Zongshen11171.17%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Zontes11270.54%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.

Tests: 756,232

Average bike pass rate: 83.65%

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: 9th May 2019 to 8th May 2020


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