MG MG6 MOT Results

Registered in 2012
66.0% pass rate
from 718 tests in 2020
(26% worse than other 2012 cars)
Pass rate by mileage
Failure rates by item

Here you can drill down into the failure rates for each item on the test. We've also compared the rates to the average results for 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the MG MG6 is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (60% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamps (150% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Headlamp (170% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.42% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (130% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Electrical equipment (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Battery(ies) (11 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Horn
      • 0.14% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.14% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.97% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.97% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.84% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.14% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.28% fail on Stop lamp (84% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.14% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.14% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 10% fail on Brakes (96% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes (14 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.6% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.56% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.56% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.4% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (10 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Anti-lock braking system (11 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Electronic stability control (13 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (150% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (170% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.14% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.14% fail on Rbt
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.14% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.14% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 0.56% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.56% fail on Lever
    • 0.42% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.42% fail on Pedal (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 8.5% fail on Suspension
    • 6.0% fail on Suspension arms (200% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.14% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (150% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage ball joints (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.28% fail on Linkage
      • 0.14% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.56% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.28% fail on Springs (90% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Coil springs (90% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Coil spring (90% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.14% fail on Wheel bearings
  • 7.7% fail on Tyres
    • 4.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.42% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (28 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Size/type
  • 4.6% fail on Visibility
    • 3.5% fail on Wipers
    • 0.97% fail on Washers
    • 0.14% fail on Driver's view
  • 1.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.97% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.14% fail on Catalyst emissions
      • 0.56% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.28% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.28% fail on Emissions not tested (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.14% fail on Other leaks
  • 0.97% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.42% fail on Doors
      • 0.14% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.14% fail on Door condition
      • 0.14% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.14% fail on Door condition
      • 0.14% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.14% fail on Door condition
    • 0.28% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.14% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.14% fail on System
    • 0.14% fail on Seats
      • 0.14% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 0.70% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.70% fail on Attachment
  • 0.42% fail on Steering
    • 0.28% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.14% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.14% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
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