MG MGF MOT Results

Registered in 2000
57.3% pass rate
from 1,909 tests in 2017
(13% better than other 2000 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the MG MGF is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (20% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.1% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.5% fail on Side repeaters (66% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.5% fail on Position lamps (46% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Rear lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Front lamps (69% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Stop lamp (45% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamps (32% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp (31% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Switch
    • 2.4% fail on Battery (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Horn (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate lamp (82% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Rear fog lamp (45% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Fog lamp (46% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.052% fail on Switch
    • 0.10% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.10% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.052% fail on Lamp
      • 0.052% fail on Switch
    • 0.10% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 18% fail on Suspension (16% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Suspension arms (38% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Condition (19 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (30% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Attachment
    • 5.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 3.2% fail on Subframe mounting (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Component mounting (46% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Shock absorbers (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Condition (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Sub-frames (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Attachment (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.4% fail on Front (83% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Rear
    • 1.6% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.84% fail on Fluid suspension (23 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Operation (89 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Suspension unit (14 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Accumulator
    • 0.52% fail on General condition (28 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Anti-roll bars (89% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.10% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (89% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.052% fail on Attachment
    • 0.37% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.31% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.052% fail on Condition
    • 0.31% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.31% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.21% fail on Drive shafts (95% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.16% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.052% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.052% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.052% fail on Gas suspension
      • 0.052% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.052% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.052% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.052% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.052% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 12% fail on Brake performance (27% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 7.5% fail on Parking brake performance (77% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.6% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.42% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.052% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.6% fail on Hydraulic systems (45% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Components (45% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Pipes
        • 0.47% fail on Hoses (69% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.10% fail on Leaks
      • 0.052% fail on Operation
    • 2.0% fail on Hub components
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.73% fail on Brake pads (66% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.84% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.84% fail on Condition
    • 0.42% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.16% fail on ABS (89% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.052% fail on Cable
      • 0.052% fail on Clevis joint
    • 0.052% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.052% fail on Pedal
        • 0.052% fail on Anti-slip
  • 11% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 10.0% fail on Emissions (57% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Exhaust system (66% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.10% fail on Fuel system (87% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Pipe
  • 8.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.1% fail on Wipers
    • 3.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.16% fail on Windscreen (73% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.052% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.1% fail on Tyres (28% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Condition
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth (42% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Size/type
  • 5.4% fail on Steering
    • 4.5% fail on Steering system
      • 3.8% fail on Track rod end (55% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Steering rack (75% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Free play
        • 0.16% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.10% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.47% fail on Power steering
      • 0.37% fail on Operation
      • 0.10% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.052% fail on Drive system
    • 0.26% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.21% fail on Prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.052% fail on Steering control
      • 0.052% fail on Steering column
  • 2.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (46% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Body condition
    • 0.58% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.58% fail on Chassis
    • 0.31% fail on Doors
      • 0.21% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.10% fail on Drivers
  • 1.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (69% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.89% fail on Seat belts (74% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Prescribed areas (74% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Condition (81% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Attachment
    • 0.68% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (60% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (57% better than other 2000 cars)
  • 0.42% fail on Registration plates and VIN (67% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Registration plate (67% better than other 2000 cars)
  • 0.21% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.21% fail on Attachment

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