MG ZR MOT Results

Registered in 2003
51.2% pass rate
from 2,645 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the MG ZR is unusually good or bad.

  • 30% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (14% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 7.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.2% fail on Front lamps (23% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Rear lamps (78% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.038% fail on Switch
    • 6.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 6.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.3% fail on Battery (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.076% fail on Switch
      • 0.038% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.038% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.038% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.038% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 3.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (95% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Fog lamp (79% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Tell tale (10 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Switch (15 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.72% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.23% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.038% fail on Switch
    • 0.79% fail on Horn
    • 0.38% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.23% fail on Electrical wiring (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.076% fail on Lamp
      • 0.076% fail on Switch
    • 0.038% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 18% fail on Suspension (12% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 13% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 13% fail on Front drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 13% fail on Constant velocity joints (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.076% fail on Couplings
      • 0.11% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.11% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 2.3% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.57% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.038% fail on Spring mounting
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms (61% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (60% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Attachment
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings (39% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Front
      • 0.34% fail on Rear (67% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Front suspension joints (68% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Anti-roll bars (95% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (96% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (89% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Attachment
    • 0.23% fail on Shock absorbers (84% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Condition (84% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 0.076% fail on Coil springs (98% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Location
    • 0.076% fail on Axles
      • 0.076% fail on Axle beam
    • 0.038% fail on Air suspension
      • 0.038% fail on Operation
    • 0.038% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.038% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.038% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.038% fail on Attachment
    • 0.038% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.038% fail on Condition
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 8.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.0% fail on Front wheels (71% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Parking brake performance (27% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.11% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.038% fail on Brake operation
    • 3.7% fail on Hydraulic systems (40% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Components (44% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Pipes (36% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.64% fail on Hoses (51% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.038% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.30% fail on Leaks
      • 0.19% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.076% fail on Operation
    • 2.8% fail on Hub components
      • 2.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.45% fail on Brake discs (51% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.038% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.98% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.98% fail on Condition
    • 0.64% fail on Service brake control components (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Pedal (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.26% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on ABS
    • 0.38% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.076% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.076% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up (10 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.038% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.038% fail on Cable
  • 11% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (52% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Exhaust system (75% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Emissions (58% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Emissions not tested (90% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.23% fail on System
      • 0.19% fail on Pipe
      • 0.15% fail on Cap
      • 0.11% fail on Tank
      • 0.038% fail on Hose
  • 9.1% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.8% fail on Wipers
    • 3.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.26% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.19% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.15% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.038% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 8.1% fail on Tyres
    • 4.2% fail on Condition
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth (27% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Size/type
    • 0.30% fail on Valve stem (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
  • 4.3% fail on Steering
    • 3.8% fail on Steering system
      • 3.4% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.23% fail on Steering rack (73% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.038% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.60% fail on Power steering
      • 0.23% fail on Operation
      • 0.15% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.11% fail on Other components
      • 0.076% fail on Drive system (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Pump
    • 0.076% fail on Steering control
      • 0.038% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.038% fail on Steering column
    • 0.038% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.038% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 2.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.57% fail on Condition
      • 0.23% fail on Requirements (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Attachment
    • 1.1% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.0% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.038% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 2.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.64% fail on Body condition
    • 0.60% fail on Seats (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Drivers (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Passengers
    • 0.34% fail on Doors
      • 0.19% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.076% fail on Drivers
      • 0.076% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.23% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.23% fail on Chassis
    • 0.19% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.19% fail on Load security (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Bootlid (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Access panel
    • 0.076% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.076% fail on Body security
  • 0.83% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.83% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.34% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.30% fail on Attachment
    • 0.038% fail on Condition

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