MG MGF MOT Results

Registered in 2002
67.1% pass rate
from 210 tests in 2020
(32% better than other 2002 cars)
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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the MG MGF is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (42% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.48% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.9% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 2.9% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 2.4% fail on Battery(ies) (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Horn
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.48% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 9.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 5.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.95% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.9% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt
          • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 1.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.48% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.48% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.95% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.48% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.48% fail on Pedal
    • 0.48% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.48% fail on Lever
    • 0.48% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.48% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 9.5% fail on Suspension (48% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.4% fail on Suspension arm (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint
    • 3.3% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.4% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.95% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.48% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.48% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.48% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.48% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.48% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.48% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.48% fail on Ball joint
  • 8.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 8.6% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 8.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 6.7% fail on Catalyst emissions (100% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.95% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.48% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.48% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.48% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.48% fail on Other leaks
  • 7.1% fail on Visibility
    • 4.8% fail on Wipers
    • 2.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.48% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.48% fail on Windscreen
  • 2.9% fail on Tyres
    • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.95% fail on Tread depth (79% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Size/type
  • 2.4% fail on Steering
    • 1.4% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.95% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.48% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.48% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.48% fail on Operation
    • 0.48% fail on Power steering
      • 0.48% fail on Operation
  • 2.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.95% fail on Condition
      • 0.48% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.95% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure (82% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Transmission
      • 0.95% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.95% fail on Joints
    • 0.48% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.48% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.48% fail on Exhaust system
  • 0.48% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.48% fail on Registration plates

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