MG MGTF MOT Results

Registered in 2009
76.6% pass rate
from 334 tests in 2020
(34% better than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the MG MGTF is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.8% fail on Brakes
    • 3.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.60% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.90% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.90% fail on Rbt
          • 0.90% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.30% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.30% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.30% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.30% fail on Service brake performance
    • 2.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 2.1% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.30% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.30% fail on Brake pads
    • 2.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes (180% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.30% fail on Other components
    • 0.30% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.30% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 7.8% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (44% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.90% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.90% fail on Stop lamp (75% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.60% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.60% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.60% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.30% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.30% fail on Horn
    • 0.30% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.30% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.30% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.30% fail on Switch
    • 0.30% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.30% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.30% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 4.5% fail on Steering (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Steering linkage components (190% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 4.5% fail on Suspension (65% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.30% fail on Suspension arm
    • 1.5% fail on Sub-frames (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (111 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.30% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.90% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.60% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (8 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.30% fail on Linkage ball joints
  • 3.9% fail on Visibility
    • 3.6% fail on Washers
    • 1.2% fail on Wipers
  • 2.4% fail on Tyres (64% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.90% fail on Tread depth (77% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Size/type
  • 2.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.2% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.30% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.30% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.30% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.30% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.8% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 1.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure (70% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Doors
      • 0.60% fail on Front passenger's door (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Door condition (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.30% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.30% fail on Bracket

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