MG ZR MOT Results

Registered in 2002
51.6% pass rate
from 1,313 tests in 2017
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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the MG ZR is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.0% fail on Front lamps (29% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Rear lamps
    • 5.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.4% fail on Battery (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Registration plate lamp (47% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.15% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.15% fail on Switch
    • 2.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.3% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.61% fail on Tell tale (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Switch
    • 2.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.5% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.53% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.38% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.76% fail on Horn
    • 0.30% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.15% fail on Lamp
      • 0.15% fail on Switch
    • 0.23% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.23% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.076% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 10% fail on Drive shafts (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 10% fail on Front drive shafts (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 10% fail on Constant velocity joints (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Prescribed areas (83% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Component mounting (84% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.15% fail on Spring mounting
    • 2.7% fail on Suspension arms (44% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (41% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.76% fail on Wheel bearings (58% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Front
      • 0.15% fail on Rear (86% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Anti-roll bars (97% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (96% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Shock absorbers (90% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Condition (90% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.076% fail on Attachment
    • 0.076% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.076% fail on Condition
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 12% fail on Brake performance (41% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 5.2% fail on Rear wheels
      • 4.4% fail on Front wheels (59% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.076% fail on Brake operation
    • 3.4% fail on Hydraulic systems (46% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Components (46% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Pipes (35% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on Hoses (62% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Operation
      • 0.076% fail on Leaks
    • 2.7% fail on Hub components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.61% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.15% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.4% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.76% fail on ABS
    • 0.38% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.38% fail on Pedal
        • 0.38% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.30% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.076% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.076% fail on Cable
  • 10% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (29% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Exhaust system (51% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Emissions (39% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Emissions not tested (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.15% fail on Tank
      • 0.076% fail on Pipe
      • 0.076% fail on System
  • 9.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.8% fail on Wipers
    • 2.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.84% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.30% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.23% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.9% fail on Tyres (25% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.30% fail on Size/type
  • 6.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (49% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (92% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (100% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 3.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.38% fail on Requirements (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Condition
      • 0.076% fail on Attachment
  • 2.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.3% fail on Body condition
    • 0.53% fail on Seats
      • 0.46% fail on Drivers
      • 0.076% fail on Passengers
    • 0.23% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.23% fail on Doors
      • 0.15% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.076% fail on Drivers
    • 0.23% fail on Load security (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Bootlid (7 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.15% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.15% fail on Chassis
    • 0.076% fail on Body security
  • 2.3% fail on Steering (54% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Steering system (60% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Track rod end (49% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Steering rack (76% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.23% fail on Power steering
      • 0.15% fail on Other components
      • 0.076% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.15% fail on Steering control
      • 0.15% fail on Steering column
    • 0.15% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.76% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.76% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.38% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.30% fail on Attachment
    • 0.076% fail on Condition

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