MOT Stats


Vehicle types : Bike

MakeTestsPass rateMost common fail reason
Adiva1100%n/a
Adly1984.21%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
AJP5269.23%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
AJS2,01465.89%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
AJW1100%n/a
American Ironhorse250%Direction indicator lamp emitted colour, position or intensity not in accordance with requirements.
API1181.82%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Aprilia14,51480.43%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Ariel4297.62%Forks or fork yoke in such a condition that steering control is adversely affected.
Armstrong9790.72%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Atala2100%n/a
Baimo955.56%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Bajaj4778.72%Exhaust system leaking or insecure.
Baotian78167.61%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Baroni250%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Barossa2572%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Bashan1100%n/a
Batavus2100%n/a
Battistinis333.33%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Beeline11464.04%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Benelli56882.57%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Beta62082.1%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Better2157.14%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Big Dog1782.35%Horn inoperative.
Bigbear1100%n/a
Bimota8793.1%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
BMC1100%n/a
BMW58,93390.57%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Boss Hoss2100%n/a
Bourget2100%n/a
Branson2462.5%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
BSA68991.15%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
BTM250%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Buell1,55387.12%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Bultaco2190.48%Loose or missing wheel nut, bolt or stud in the case of multiple fixings.
Cagiva54276.94%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Can-Am366.67%Horn sound not in accordance with requirements.
CCM98681.44%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
CF Moto8100%n/a
CH Racing1361.54%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Champ887.5%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Chang Jiang10%Brake grabbing severely.
Chituma10%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Chunlan1369.23%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Classic Custom1100%n/a
Condor1100%n/a
Confederate1100%n/a
Cossack475%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
CPI32166.04%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
CSR2100%n/a
CZ5881.03%Transmission belt, chain, sprocket or pulley excessively loose or worn.
Daelim35476.84%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Dafier10%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Dayang2100%n/a
Derbi1,04463.03%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Deus1100%n/a
Di Blassi1100%n/a
Direct Bikes12770.08%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Dirt Pro20%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Dorton1100%n/a
Dot2100%n/a
Douglas3100%n/a
Ducati21,53687.25%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Easy Rider25173.71%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
EVT5100%n/a
Excelsior250%Horn inoperative.
Fantic14100%n/a
Francis Barnett988.89%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Gamax1100%n/a
Garelli7100%n/a
Gas Gas67582.81%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Geely1100%n/a
Generic62262.86%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Giantco862.5%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Gilera2,97574.79%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Greeves1291.67%Brake grabbing severely.
Guoben1100%n/a
Hanway771.43%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Haotian5160.78%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Harley-Davidson38,52488.33%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Harris1190.91%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Hartford2975.86%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Heinkel1100%n/a
Her Chee3100%n/a
Hesketh18100%n/a
Honda195,94883.05%Tyre tread depth too low.
Hongdou666.67%Abnormal lag in brake operation on a wheel.
Hongyan1100%n/a
Honley15362.75%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Huatian1464.29%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Huoniao35261.08%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Husaberg38881.7%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Husqvarna1,54579.68%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Hyde Harrier1100%n/a
Hyosung1,13066.55%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Indian40991.2%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Innocenti2395.65%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Italjet23184.85%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
James683.33%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Jawa9093.33%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Jialing1782.35%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Jincheng1384.62%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Jinlun28359.01%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
JM Star862.5%Fairing or leg shield impeding steering operation.
Jonway1384.62%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Jordan2100%n/a
Kaisar1637.5%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Kanuni9100%n/a
Kawasaki71,17483.25%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Kazuma1100%n/a
Keen333.33%Wheel bearing excessively rough.
Keeway1,59062.08%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Kenbo250%Handlebar fractured, excessively deformed or excessively corroded.
Kinlon10%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Kinroad4060%Suspension pin, bush or joint: excessively worn.
KSR Moto47558.74%Transmission belt, chain, sprocket or pulley excessively loose or worn.
KTM16,85481.56%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Kymco3,54375.28%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Lambretta4,47990.35%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Laverda29590.51%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Lexmoto6,45659.88%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Lifan56165.24%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Lifan-Hongda2365.22%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
LML1,90683.16%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Loncin650%Horn inoperative.
Longjia40862.75%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Magni4100%n/a
Maico1100%n/a
Malaguti10665.09%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Manet250%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Matchless8592.94%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
MBK20468.14%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Megelli1526.67%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Metisse1894.44%Unsuitable tyre fitted.
Minsk1100%n/a
Mobylette3100%n/a
Modenas1693.75%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Mondial560%Rear registration plate lamp or light source missing or inoperative.
Monnier1100%n/a
Montesa5787.72%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Morgan1100%n/a
Morini12090.83%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Moto Guzzi5,16387.76%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Moto Morini7390.41%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Moto Roma14468.75%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Motobecane3100%n/a
Motobi5255.77%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Motor Hispania3948.72%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Motorini5253.85%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
MRD Metisse1100%n/a
Mutt1770.59%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
MV Agusta1,61487.79%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
MZ71586.29%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Neco13368.42%Horn inoperative.
Neval2692.31%Fuel tank, pipe or hose insecure.
NG785.71%n/a
Nipponia12075%Tyre tread depth too low.
Norton60092.33%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
NSU9100%n/a
NVT1100%n/a
Ossa20%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Panther9100%n/a
Paton10%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Peugeot8,57074.28%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
PGO20078.5%Exhaust system leaking or insecure.
Piaggio40,43780.73%Tyre tread depth too low.
Pioneer16863.1%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Polaris1100%n/a
POR977.78%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Puch8683.72%Horn inoperative.
Pulse1,29963.43%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Puzey1100%n/a
Qingqi1,51059.34%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Quadro1586.67%Tyre tread depth too low.
Raleigh2391.3%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Regent887.5%n/a
Rickman977.78%Horn inoperative.
Riders250%Exhaust noise levels in excess of those permitted.
Rieju76959.69%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Rovigo366.67%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Royal Alloy10%Suspension pin, bush or joint: excessively worn.
Royal Enfield3,14988.57%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Rudge3100%n/a
Sachs29573.9%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Saiting580%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Sanben862.5%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Sanglas1100%n/a
Sanya4057.5%Footrest missing or insecure.
Saxon1100%n/a
Scomadi475%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Scooters India15988.68%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Scorpa10100%n/a
Scott1100%n/a
Senke366.67%No recorded brake effort at a wheel.
Serveta14100%n/a
SFM9456.38%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Sherco8480.95%Horn inoperative.
Shineray5570.91%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Siamoto2272.73%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Sil1485.71%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Silk2100%n/a
Simson366.67%Headlamp emitted colour or intensity not in accordance with requirements.
Sinnis36563.84%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Sinski250%Rider's seat missing or insecure.
Sitcar1100%n/a
Skygo1450%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Skyjet14652.05%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Skyteam18180.11%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Skywing1100%n/a
SMC757.14%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Sonik6100%n/a
Starway10%Tyre tread depth too low.
Stomp1100%n/a
Sukida14565.52%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Sunbeam10100%n/a
Superbyke22054.55%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Suzuki109,06182.71%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
SWM1973.68%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Sym4,60473.76%Tyre tread depth too low.
Taishan560%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Taiwan Golden Bee4266.67%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
Tamoretti2365.22%Binding brake.
TGB68073.38%Tyre tread depth too low.
Thumpstar1060%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Thunder Mountain366.67%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Titan4100%n/a
TM933.33%Wheel bearing with excessive play.
Tomos8485.71%Rear reflector missing or reflecting white to the rear.
Triton3100%n/a
Triumph72,63387.6%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Ural8289.02%Horn inoperative.
Uralmoto3886.84%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Urban1650%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Vectrix1492.86%Tyre tread depth too low.
Velocette9094.44%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Velosolex2085%Brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Vertemati2100%n/a
Vespa1,53484.68%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Vetric1100%n/a
Victory1,21590.21%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
Vijay10284.31%Insufficient brake control reserve travel.
Vincent15100%n/a
VOR2100%n/a
Voxan2100%n/a
Vulcan2055%Headlamp missing or inoperative.
Wangye2568%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Warrior580%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
White Knuckle8270.73%Shock absorber not functioning, or leaking severely.
WK39461.93%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Wuyang1957.89%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Xingyue1050%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Xinling2100%n/a
Yamaha131,33481.58%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Yamasaki3100%n/a
YCF1100%n/a
Yiben10%Headlamp "dip" switch does not operate.
Yinhua1100%n/a
Yiying1450%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Zennco333.33%Spoke missing, cracked, excessively loose, bent or corroded.
Zero1100%n/a
Zhongyu3100%n/a
Znen61163.01%Steering head bearings defective or have excessive wear or play.
Zongshen12575.2%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Zontes4669.57%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.

Tests: 847,630

Average bike pass rate: 83.21%

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)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)Major5%
10Position lamp missing or inoperative.4.2.1(a)Major5%

Tests date range: 2nd July 2018 to 1st July 2019


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