MG MGB MOT Results

Registered in 1982
69.0% pass rate
from 71 tests in 2017
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.

  • 15% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 2.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.4% fail on All position lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.8% fail on Fog lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (6 times worse than other 1982 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (6 times worse than other 1982 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.8% fail on Individual lamps
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.4% fail on Battery
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.4% fail on Switch
  • 11% fail on Suspension
    • 5.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 4.2% fail on Spring mounting
      • 1.4% fail on Component mounting
    • 1.4% fail on Leaf springs
      • 1.4% fail on Pins and bushes
        • 1.4% fail on Anchor
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.4% fail on Axles
      • 1.4% fail on King pins
    • 1.4% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 8.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.6% fail on Emissions
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.4% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.4% fail on Hose
  • 7.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.6% fail on Washers
    • 1.4% fail on Wipers
  • 4.2% fail on Steering
    • 4.2% fail on Steering system
      • 4.2% fail on Track rod end
  • 2.8% fail on Brakes
    • 1.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.4% fail on Components
        • 1.4% fail on Hoses
    • 1.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.4% fail on Rear wheels
  • 1.4% fail on Tyres
    • 1.4% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.4% fail on Body condition

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