MG MGTF MOT Results

Registered in 2008
75.2% pass rate
from 125 tests in 2020
(36% better than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the MG MGTF is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.2% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (54% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.80% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.80% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.80% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.80% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.80% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 6.4% fail on Brakes
    • 3.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.6% fail on Brake pads
    • 1.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 0.80% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.80% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 6.4% fail on Suspension
    • 2.4% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.6% fail on Sub-frames (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.80% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.80% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 4.8% fail on Steering
    • 4.8% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 4.8% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
  • 4.0% fail on Visibility
    • 3.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.80% fail on Wipers
  • 3.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.2% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.2% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.4% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.80% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 3.2% fail on Tyres
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.80% fail on Condition
  • 2.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.4% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.6% fail on Doors
      • 1.6% fail on Front passenger's door (14 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Door condition (15 times worse than other 2008 cars)
  • 0.80% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.80% fail on Registration plates

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