MG MGTF MOT Results

Registered in 2004
61.3% pass rate
from 3,878 tests in 2017
(18% better than other 2004 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the MG MGTF is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Suspension (16% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 9.3% fail on Suspension arms (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Condition (32 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.026% fail on Attachment
    • 3.4% fail on Wheel bearings (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Rear (95% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Front (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Sub-frames (11 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Attachment (73 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.2% fail on Prescribed areas (57% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Subframe mounting (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Component mounting
    • 1.9% fail on Front suspension joints (36% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.39% fail on Anti-roll bars (93% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Attachment
      • 0.10% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (98% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Linkage condition (83% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (95% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.21% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.026% fail on Condition
      • 0.026% fail on Attachment
    • 0.18% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.13% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.052% fail on Condition (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Coil springs (97% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Condition (97% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.077% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.052% fail on Attachment
    • 0.052% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.026% fail on Condition
      • 0.026% fail on Attachment
    • 0.052% fail on Drive shafts (99% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.052% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.026% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.026% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.026% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.026% fail on Condition
    • 0.026% fail on Axles
      • 0.026% fail on Swivel joints/housing
  • 13% fail on Brakes (15% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 9.9% fail on Brake performance (29% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Parking brake performance (55% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.95% fail on Service brake performance (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.13% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.026% fail on Brake operation
    • 2.6% fail on Hub components (23% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake pads (49% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.39% fail on Brake calipers (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Hydraulic systems (71% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Components (75% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.83% fail on Pipes (78% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Hoses (71% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.026% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.026% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.026% fail on Servos
        • 0.026% fail on Valves
      • 0.18% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.13% fail on Leaks
      • 0.026% fail on Operation
    • 0.72% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.72% fail on Condition
    • 0.34% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.15% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.077% fail on Pivot (17 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Lever
      • 0.026% fail on Cable
      • 0.026% fail on Clevis joint
    • 0.13% fail on ABS (87% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.052% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.052% fail on Pedal
        • 0.052% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.052% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.052% fail on Components
        • 0.052% fail on Servos
    • 0.026% fail on Locking devices
  • 13% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (51% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim (61% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Stop lamp (49% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Position lamps (70% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Front lamps (80% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Rear lamps (37% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.0% fail on Horn (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Direction indicators (46% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Flashing type (45% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Individual lamps (36% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Side repeaters (60% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.5% fail on Battery (94% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.0% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.26% fail on Tell tale (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Switch (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Headlamps (82% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Headlamp (83% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.026% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.026% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.026% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.026% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.026% fail on Matched pair
    • 0.77% fail on Registration plate lamp (88% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.15% fail on Lamp
    • 0.052% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 9.3% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.0% fail on Wipers
    • 4.7% fail on Washers (36% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Windscreen (59% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.13% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.3% fail on Steering (29% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Steering system (40% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Track rod end (82% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.13% fail on Steering rack (83% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.026% fail on Free play
        • 0.026% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.026% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.052% fail on Steering control
      • 0.026% fail on Steering shaft
      • 0.026% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.026% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.052% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.026% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 5.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (17% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Emissions (31% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Exhaust system (51% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.21% fail on Fuel system (67% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Pipe
      • 0.077% fail on Cap
      • 0.026% fail on Hose
  • 5.3% fail on Tyres (41% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Condition (25% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Tread depth (59% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Size/type
    • 0.052% fail on Valve stem
  • 2.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (32% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.3% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.75% fail on Seat belts (49% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.21% fail on Condition (59% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 1.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.62% fail on Doors
      • 0.44% fail on Passengers front (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Drivers
    • 0.44% fail on Body condition
    • 0.21% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.21% fail on Chassis
    • 0.026% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.026% fail on Load security
      • 0.026% fail on Bootlid
    • 0.026% fail on Spare wheel
  • 0.54% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.54% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.28% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.26% fail on Attachment
    • 0.026% fail on Condition

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