MG MG6 MOT Results

Registered in 2015
70.1% pass rate
from 529 tests in 2020
(96% worse than other 2015 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 2015 cars and highlighted areas where the MG MG6 is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (200% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamps (6 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Headlamp (6 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamp aim (190% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim (180% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (6 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Side repeaters (7 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Rear fog lamp (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.95% fail on Rear fog lamp (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.76% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.38% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.19% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.19% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.19% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 7.6% fail on Visibility (94% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Wipers (110% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.19% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.19% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.19% fail on Windscreen
  • 7.4% fail on Tyres (94% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth (97% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Condition (96% worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 5.9% fail on Brakes (120% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Brake performance (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (8 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (8 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.57% fail on Rbt
          • 0.38% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.19% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.57% fail on Parking brake performance (6 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Rbt (7 times worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.38% fail on Parking brake performance (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.19% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.19% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.19% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.19% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.19% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.19% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 2.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.38% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.38% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.1% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (16 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Electronic stability control (20 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.38% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.38% fail on Lever
    • 0.19% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.19% fail on Pedal
    • 0.19% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.19% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 3.2% fail on Suspension (140% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Suspension arms (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Ball joint dust cover (18 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.19% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.57% fail on Springs
      • 0.57% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.57% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.38% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.19% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.19% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.19% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint
  • 1.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (170% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Exhaust emissions (190% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Compression ignition (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.95% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 0.57% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.38% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.19% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.3% fail on Road Wheels (7 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Attachment (10 times worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.76% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.76% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.57% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.38% fail on Transmission
      • 0.38% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.38% fail on Joints
    • 0.19% fail on Seats
      • 0.19% fail on Driver's seat
  • 0.38% fail on Steering
    • 0.19% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.19% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.19% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint
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