MG MG6 MOT Results

Registered in 2013
67.8% pass rate
from 255 tests in 2020
(30% worse than other 2013 cars)
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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the MG MG6 is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (52% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamps (77% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp (87% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim (47% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim (61% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (110% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Direction indicators (110% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Flashing type (110% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Side repeaters (200% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.39% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.39% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.39% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 9.4% fail on Brakes (90% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (14 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Electronic stability control (25 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Anti-lock braking system (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (9.3% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Brake linings and pads (2.9% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Brake pads (3.6% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Brake discs and drums (6.4% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on Brake discs (6.1% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes (9 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Brake performance (37% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (170% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (180% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.39% fail on Rbt
          • 0.39% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.39% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.39% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 9.0% fail on Suspension (52% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Suspension arms (200% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Pins and bushes (13% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 3.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage ball joints (7 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint (18 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.78% fail on Springs (72% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Coil springs (72% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on Coil spring (72% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Shock absorbers (31% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.39% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 6.7% fail on Visibility (65% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Wipers (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Washers (23% worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 5.9% fail on Tyres (11% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Tread depth (30% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Condition (5.7% better than other 2013 cars)
  • 1.2% fail on Steering (31% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Steering linkage components (50% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.39% fail on Other components
        • 0.39% fail on Steering component
      • 0.39% fail on Locking devices
  • 1.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure (25% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Exhaust system (31% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Doors
      • 0.39% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.39% fail on Door condition
  • 1.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (14% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust emissions (9.2% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Spark ignition (0.40% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (71% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.39% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.2% fail on Road Wheels (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Attachment (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
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