MG MGB MOT Results

Registered in 1982
80.0% pass rate
from 80 tests in 2020
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 1982 cars and highlighted areas where the MG MGB is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.8% fail on Brakes
    • 8.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 7.5% fail on Rbt
          • 6.3% fail on Service brake performance
          • 2.5% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 1.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.3% fail on Brake pads
  • 6.3% fail on Visibility
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers
    • 2.5% fail on Washers
    • 1.3% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 2.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.5% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.3% fail on Switch
    • 2.5% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.3% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 1.3% fail on Horn
    • 1.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.3% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 6.3% fail on Suspension
    • 3.8% fail on Shock absorbers (4 times worse than other 1982 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Springs
      • 1.3% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.3% fail on Suspension rods
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint
  • 5.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.8% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.8% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.5% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.3% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.3% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 2.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.3% fail on Seats
      • 1.3% fail on Driver's seat

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