MG MGTF MOT Results

Registered in 2006
68.0% pass rate
from 388 tests in 2020
(28% better than other 2006 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the MG MGTF is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 8.5% fail on Suspension arms (56% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Suspension arm (22 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.77% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 3.6% fail on Sub-frames (9 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (17 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Sub-frame (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (37 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 2.1% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.5% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.77% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.52% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.26% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.52% fail on Springs (88% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Coil springs (88% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Coil spring (88% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.26% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.26% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
  • 9.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (49% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Electrical equipment (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Horn (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Battery(ies) (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.3% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.52% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.26% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.5% fail on Stop lamp (67% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.26% fail on Switch
    • 0.77% fail on Headlamps (83% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Headlamp (82% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Position lamps (75% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Position lamp (75% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (81% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 7.0% fail on Visibility
    • 4.6% fail on Washers
    • 3.6% fail on Wipers
  • 6.7% fail on Brakes (45% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.52% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake performance (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.77% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.52% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.52% fail on Rbt
          • 0.52% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 2.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
      • 1.0% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.0% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.77% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.26% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.26% fail on Brake fluid
  • 5.7% fail on Steering
    • 5.2% fail on Steering linkage components (100% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Track rod end (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.26% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.26% fail on Power steering
      • 0.26% fail on Other components
  • 4.1% fail on Tyres
    • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Tread depth (66% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Size/type
  • 3.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure (55% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Front passenger's door (13 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Door condition (14 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Sub-frame (28 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Sub-frame condition (30 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.26% fail on Chassis
      • 0.26% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.26% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.26% fail on Body
      • 0.26% fail on Panel
  • 2.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (62% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (60% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.8% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.77% fail on Catalyst emissions
  • 1.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.3% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.26% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.26% fail on Condition

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