MG ZR MOT Results

Registered in 2002
56.0% pass rate
from 738 tests in 2020
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.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.41% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.27% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.7% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.14% fail on Switch
    • 2.8% fail on Electrical equipment (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Battery(ies) (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Horn
      • 0.14% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 2.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.81% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.14% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.9% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.54% fail on Switch (13 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (8 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (8 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Main beam tell-tale (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.14% fail on Switch
    • 0.14% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 16% fail on Body, chassis, structure (52% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 9.5% fail on Transmission (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 8.9% fail on Drive shafts (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 8.8% fail on Joints (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.54% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.54% fail on Joints
    • 4.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.68% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.27% fail on Tank
      • 0.14% fail on Hose
      • 0.14% fail on Pipe
      • 0.14% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.68% fail on Seats
      • 0.41% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.41% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.54% fail on Chassis
      • 0.54% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.54% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.54% fail on Body
      • 0.27% fail on Panel
      • 0.27% fail on Other body component
    • 0.41% fail on Boot lid (7 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Other boot lid component (43 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.27% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.27% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.27% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.27% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.14% fail on Load security
      • 0.14% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.14% fail on Tailgate condition
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 12% fail on Brake performance (39% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 6.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (47% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.3% fail on Rbt
          • 3.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.14% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 3.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 3.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.0% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.14% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt
          • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.27% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.14% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.14% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.41% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.41% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.14% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.14% fail on Lever
    • 0.81% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.54% fail on Pedal
      • 0.27% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.81% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.81% fail on Lever
    • 0.41% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.27% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.14% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.27% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.14% fail on Servos
      • 0.14% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.27% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.27% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (80% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 11% fail on Suspension (42% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (93% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Suspension arms (65% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.27% fail on Pins and bushes (90% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.54% fail on Springs (84% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Coil springs (88% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Coil spring (88% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.54% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.54% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.27% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.27% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.41% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.14% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.27% fail on Anti-roll bars (95% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
  • 11% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 10% fail on Exhaust emissions (36% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 9.8% fail on Spark ignition (51% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 5.7% fail on Catalyst emissions (72% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 2.2% fail on Emissions not tested (120% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.14% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.14% fail on NOx sensor
      • 0.68% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.41% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.14% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.14% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.14% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.68% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.54% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.14% fail on Other leaks
  • 7.9% fail on Visibility
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers
    • 1.9% fail on Washers (49% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.41% fail on View to rear
      • 0.41% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.27% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.27% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.14% fail on Driver's view
  • 6.1% fail on Tyres
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 2.8% fail on Tread depth
  • 4.9% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.6% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.41% fail on Condition
  • 2.3% fail on Steering (51% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Steering linkage components (55% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.54% fail on Power steering
      • 0.27% fail on Operation
      • 0.14% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.14% fail on Other components
    • 0.27% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.27% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.14% fail on Steering lock
  • 0.81% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.54% fail on Attachment
    • 0.27% fail on Condition
  • 0.41% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.41% fail on Registration plates

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