MG MGF MOT Results

Registered in 1999
55.7% pass rate
from 1,556 tests in 2017
(8.9% better than other 1999 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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the MG MGF is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 7.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 3.9% fail on Subframe mounting (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Component mounting
    • 6.5% fail on Suspension arms (57% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Condition (22 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 3.6% fail on Wheel bearings (94% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Front (150% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Rear
    • 2.8% fail on Shock absorbers (76% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Condition (77% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Sub-frames (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Attachment (7 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.1% fail on Fluid suspension (28 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Operation (74 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Suspension unit (27 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Accumulator
      • 0.064% fail on Other components
    • 0.71% fail on Anti-roll bars (86% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (96% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (86% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment
      • 0.064% fail on Condition
    • 0.58% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.58% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (150% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on General condition (26 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.19% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.064% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.13% fail on Condition (12 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.064% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.064% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.064% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.064% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.064% fail on Drive shafts
  • 19% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (22% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.7% fail on Position lamps (41% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Rear lamps
      • 2.0% fail on Front lamps (58% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamps (38% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp (36% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.13% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 2.6% fail on Stop lamp (54% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Battery (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.3% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.0% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.26% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.7% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.45% fail on Switch (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Tell tale
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plate lamp (63% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Horn (180% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.13% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.064% fail on Lamp
      • 0.064% fail on Switch
    • 0.064% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (37% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 9.3% fail on Parking brake performance (100% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 4.4% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.51% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.19% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.8% fail on Hydraulic systems (28% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Components (29% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 3.9% fail on Pipes
        • 0.64% fail on Hoses (64% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.064% fail on Servos
      • 0.39% fail on Leaks
      • 0.13% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.13% fail on Operation
    • 1.9% fail on Hub components
      • 0.90% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.84% fail on Brake pads (58% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.45% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.45% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.19% fail on Pedal
        • 0.13% fail on Condition
        • 0.064% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.19% fail on ABS (86% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.064% fail on Cable
      • 0.064% fail on Clevis joint
    • 0.13% fail on Restricted movement
  • 13% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 12% fail on Emissions (79% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Exhaust system (70% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 9.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.2% fail on Wipers
    • 4.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.26% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.19% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.064% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.1% fail on Steering (79% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Steering system (41% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Track rod end (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.13% fail on Free play
        • 0.13% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.13% fail on Steering rack (88% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.064% fail on Steering arm
    • 2.4% fail on Power steering (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Electronic power steering (142 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Operation (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Prescribed areas (8 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Steering operation
  • 6.7% fail on Tyres
    • 3.5% fail on Condition
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth (38% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Size/type
  • 3.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (46% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Seat belts (51% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Prescribed areas (53% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Condition
      • 0.064% fail on Attachment
    • 1.1% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.1% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 2.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (39% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Body condition
    • 0.90% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.90% fail on Chassis
    • 0.45% fail on Doors
      • 0.32% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.13% fail on Drivers
    • 0.064% fail on Engine mountings
  • 0.58% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.58% fail on Attachment
  • 0.45% fail on Registration plates and VIN (65% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Registration plate (65% better than other 1999 cars)

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