MG MG6 MOT Results

Registered in 2012
74.1% pass rate
from 630 tests in 2017
(24% 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.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (36% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamp aim (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamps (120% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp (130% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.79% fail on Front lamps
    • 0.79% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.32% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.16% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.16% fail on Side repeaters
  • 10% fail on Tyres (81% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Tread depth (82% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Condition
    • 2.5% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (12 times worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 7.1% fail on Brakes (86% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Hub components
      • 3.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.16% fail on Brake calipers
    • 2.2% fail on ABS (26 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.16% fail on Front wheels
    • 1.3% fail on Electronic stability system (20 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Service brake control components (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Pedal (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Anti-slip (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
  • 4.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.1% fail on Wipers
    • 0.63% fail on Washers
    • 0.32% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.3% fail on Suspension
    • 2.5% fail on Suspension arms (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment
    • 1.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (200% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.16% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment
    • 0.48% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.32% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.32% fail on Condition
  • 0.63% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.48% fail on Doors (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Drivers
      • 0.16% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.16% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.16% fail on Load security
      • 0.16% fail on Bootlid
  • 0.63% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.63% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.48% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.48% fail on Attachment
  • 0.32% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.16% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.16% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.16% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
  • 0.32% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.16% fail on Emissions
    • 0.16% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.16% fail on System
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