MG MGF MOT Results

Registered in 2002
61.1% pass rate
from 175 tests in 2020
(16% 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.

  • 15% fail on Suspension (13% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Suspension arms (28% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Suspension arm (13 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Ball joint (18% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 2.3% fail on Wheel bearings (50% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Sub-frames (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Sub-frame
    • 2.3% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension (47 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Operation (96 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Suspension unit
    • 1.1% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (63% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.57% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.57% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.57% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.57% fail on Ball joint
  • 13% fail on Brakes (14% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 10% fail on Brake performance (29% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (57% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 5.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (51% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 5.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (170% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 4.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 4.0% fail on Service brake performance (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.57% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.57% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.57% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance (10% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt (8.1% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance (12% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.57% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance (29% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (26% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance (17% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (29% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (45% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Brake pads (45% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs and drums (5.1% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs (4.0% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes (69% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Flexible brake hoses (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
  • 8.6% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (52% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim (45% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim (39% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamps (67% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp (64% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Direction indicators (27% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Flashing type (27% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Individual direction indicators (28% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.7% fail on Electrical equipment (81% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Horn (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 1.1% fail on Stop lamp (79% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.57% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.57% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.57% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.57% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 6.9% fail on Visibility (16% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Wipers (13% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Washers (16% better than other 2002 cars)
  • 6.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (4.6% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (6.4% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Spark ignition (2.9% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Catalyst emissions (8.5% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (52% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested (13% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.57% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.57% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
    • 0.57% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.57% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 4.6% fail on Steering (8.9% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Steering linkage components (38% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Track rod end (32% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.57% fail on Power steering
      • 0.57% fail on Operation
  • 3.4% fail on Tyres (48% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Condition (37% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth (57% better than other 2002 cars)
  • 2.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure (72% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.57% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.57% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 0.57% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.57% fail on Transmission
      • 0.57% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.57% fail on Joints
    • 0.57% fail on Load security
      • 0.57% fail on Access panel
    • 0.57% fail on Doors
      • 0.57% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.57% fail on Door condition
  • 1.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (52% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (28% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.57% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.57% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.57% fail on Registration plates

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