MG ZR MOT Results

Registered in 2001
57.3% pass rate
from 192 tests in 2020
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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the MG ZR is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 8.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.52% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.0% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.52% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.1% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.0% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.52% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 7.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 4.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.2% fail on Rbt
          • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.6% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt
          • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.52% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 1.6% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.52% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 3.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 3.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.6% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.52% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.0% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.52% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.52% fail on Cable
    • 2.1% fail on Parking brake control (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Lever (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.52% fail on Pedal
  • 16% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 7.8% fail on Transmission (100% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 7.8% fail on Drive shafts (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 7.8% fail on Joints (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.1% fail on Chassis
      • 2.1% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.52% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.52% fail on Hose
    • 0.52% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.52% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.52% fail on Body
      • 0.52% fail on Panel
    • 0.52% fail on Doors
      • 0.52% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.52% fail on Door condition
    • 0.52% fail on Seats
      • 0.52% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.52% fail on Undertray
  • 12% fail on Suspension
    • 8.9% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.1% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.0% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.0% fail on Springs
      • 0.52% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.52% fail on Coil spring
      • 0.52% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.0% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.0% fail on Sub-frame
  • 9.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 9.4% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 8.9% fail on Spark ignition
        • 5.2% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 2.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 2.1% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.52% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.52% fail on NOx sensor
      • 0.52% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.52% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.6% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 8.3% fail on Visibility
    • 5.7% fail on Washers
    • 3.1% fail on Wipers
    • 0.52% fail on Driver's view
  • 5.7% fail on Tyres
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.52% fail on Size/type
  • 4.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.6% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 3.6% fail on Steering
    • 3.1% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 3.1% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.52% fail on Steering wheel
  • 1.0% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.0% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.52% fail on Condition
    • 0.52% fail on Attachment

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