MG MGF MOT Results

Registered in 2001
60.4% pass rate
from 2,902 tests in 2017
(20% better than other 2001 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the MG MGF is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Suspension (30% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Suspension arms (38% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Condition (19 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (32% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Attachment
    • 3.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 2.0% fail on Subframe mounting (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Component mounting (52% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.2% fail on Front
      • 1.2% fail on Rear
    • 2.3% fail on Sub-frames (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.7% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.7% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.83% fail on Fluid suspension (21 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Operation (156 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Suspension unit (14 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Pipes
    • 0.83% fail on Tie bars/rods (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Attachment
    • 0.48% fail on General condition (30 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Anti-roll bars (92% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.069% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (93% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.034% fail on Attachment
      • 0.034% fail on Presence
    • 0.21% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.21% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.14% fail on Drive shafts (97% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.14% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.069% fail on Gas suspension (30 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Operation
      • 0.034% fail on Accumulator
    • 0.069% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.069% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.034% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.034% fail on Condition
    • 0.034% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.034% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 14% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (45% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim (48% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.9% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.90% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.17% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.034% fail on Tell tales
    • 2.3% fail on Stop lamp (61% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Position lamps (68% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Rear lamps (34% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Front lamps (80% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Horn (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Battery (81% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamps (69% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp (69% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.034% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.034% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.034% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.034% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.034% fail on Switch
    • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.1% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.10% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.72% fail on Registration plate lamp (89% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.069% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.069% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.069% fail on Switch
    • 0.069% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 13% fail on Brakes (23% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 10% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.4% fail on Parking brake performance (37% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.9% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.2% fail on Service brake performance (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.17% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.7% fail on Hydraulic systems (59% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Components (60% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Pipes (53% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Hoses (67% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Servos
      • 0.21% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.14% fail on Leaks
      • 0.069% fail on Operation
    • 2.1% fail on Hub components (34% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.83% fail on Brake pads (64% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.48% fail on Parking brake (56% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Condition (56% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.24% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.24% fail on Pedal
        • 0.14% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.10% fail on Condition
    • 0.24% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.17% fail on Clevis joint (56 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Lever
    • 0.069% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.034% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
      • 0.034% fail on Components
        • 0.034% fail on Pipes
    • 0.069% fail on ABS (95% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.069% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.069% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 8.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.9% fail on Wipers
    • 4.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.28% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.21% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.069% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.8% fail on Emissions (54% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Exhaust system (45% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 7.8% fail on Tyres
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth (27% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.28% fail on Size/type
    • 0.24% fail on Valve stem
  • 3.6% fail on Steering (23% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Steering system (30% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.28% fail on Steering rack (72% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.14% fail on Free play
        • 0.14% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.034% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.55% fail on Power steering
      • 0.48% fail on Operation (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.034% fail on Other components
    • 0.14% fail on Steering control
      • 0.10% fail on Steering wheel (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.034% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.069% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.069% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.034% fail on Locking devices
  • 1.9% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (42% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Body condition (46% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Doors
      • 0.48% fail on Passengers front (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Drivers
      • 0.034% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.38% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.38% fail on Chassis
    • 0.034% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.034% fail on Seats
      • 0.034% fail on Drivers
  • 1.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (66% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.1% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.45% fail on Seat belts (85% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Prescribed areas (90% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Condition (70% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Attachment
  • 0.31% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.28% fail on Attachment
    • 0.034% fail on Condition
  • 0.24% fail on Registration plates and VIN (79% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Registration plate (79% better than other 2001 cars)

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