MG MGTF MOT Results

Registered in 2005
62.0% pass rate
from 1,604 tests in 2017
(16% better than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the MG MGTF is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 9.8% fail on Suspension arms (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (33% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Condition (37 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment
    • 4.6% fail on Sub-frames (22 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Attachment (104 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Condition (13 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.6% fail on Front suspension joints (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Prescribed areas (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Subframe mounting (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Component mounting
    • 2.1% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.6% fail on Rear (76% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Front
    • 1.5% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.37% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.37% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.31% fail on Radius arms (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.062% fail on Condition
    • 0.31% fail on Anti-roll bars (94% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (94% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
      • 0.062% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.062% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.25% fail on Coil springs (95% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Condition (95% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.25% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.19% fail on Torque/reaction arms (9 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (11 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.062% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.062% fail on Pipes
    • 0.062% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.062% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.062% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.062% fail on Drive shafts
  • 13% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (43% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim (58% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Horn (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Fog lamp (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Tell tale (15 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Switch (24 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Stop lamp (55% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Position lamps (69% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Front lamps (75% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Rear lamps
    • 1.6% fail on Direction indicators (44% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Flashing type (44% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.19% fail on Side repeaters (74% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.4% fail on Battery (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Headlamps (78% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Headlamp (79% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.062% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.062% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.062% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.69% fail on Registration plate lamp (89% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.062% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.062% fail on Lamp
      • 0.062% fail on Tell tale
  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 8.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.7% fail on Parking brake performance (50% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.8% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.69% fail on Service brake performance (190% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.062% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.062% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.1% fail on Hub components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake discs (84% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake pads (45% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Brake calipers
    • 2.1% fail on Hydraulic systems (45% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Components (47% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Pipes (46% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Hoses
      • 0.25% fail on Leaks
      • 0.062% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.56% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.56% fail on Condition
    • 0.37% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.25% fail on Cable
      • 0.12% fail on Lever (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Linkage
    • 0.31% fail on ABS (65% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.062% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.062% fail on Pedal
        • 0.062% fail on Condition
  • 7.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.3% fail on Washers
    • 4.2% fail on Wipers
    • 0.50% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.062% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.0% fail on Steering (51% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Steering system (67% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Track rod end (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.19% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.062% fail on Free play
        • 0.062% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.062% fail on Other components
        • 0.062% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.062% fail on Steering operation
  • 4.8% fail on Tyres (45% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Condition (32% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth (54% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Size/type
    • 0.062% fail on Valve stem
  • 4.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.4% fail on Emissions
    • 1.9% fail on Exhaust system (39% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.19% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.12% fail on Cap
      • 0.062% fail on Pipe
  • 2.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.94% fail on Doors (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Passengers front (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Drivers
    • 0.62% fail on Body condition
    • 0.50% fail on Vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Chassis (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.062% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.062% fail on Body security
  • 1.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.2% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.2% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.31% fail on Seat belts (71% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.062% fail on Condition
  • 0.37% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.31% fail on Attachment
    • 0.062% fail on Condition
  • 0.25% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.25% fail on Registration plate

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