MG ZR MOT Results

Registered in 2004
51.3% pass rate
from 3,507 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the MG ZR is unusually good or bad.

  • 32% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (26% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 10% fail on Headlamp aim (39% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Registration plate lamp (38% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.2% fail on Front lamps
      • 3.1% fail on Rear lamps (91% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.5% fail on Battery (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.086% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.029% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.029% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.029% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.057% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.057% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.029% fail on Switch
    • 2.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.7% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.63% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.37% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (79% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Fog lamp (75% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Tell tale (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Switch (9 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Horn (200% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Hazard warning (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Lamp (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Switch
      • 0.029% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.14% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.086% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.057% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.029% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 16% fail on Suspension (21% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 12% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 12% fail on Front drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 12% fail on Constant velocity joints (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.3% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.37% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.11% fail on Spring mounting
    • 1.5% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.77% fail on Front
      • 0.68% fail on Rear
    • 1.2% fail on Suspension arms (73% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (73% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Attachment
    • 0.51% fail on Front suspension joints (64% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Anti-roll bars (97% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (92% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (99% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Attachment
    • 0.17% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
      • 0.029% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.11% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 0.086% fail on Shock absorbers (94% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Condition (94% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.057% fail on Coil springs (99% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Location
    • 0.057% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.029% fail on Condition
      • 0.029% fail on Attachment
    • 0.029% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.029% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 12% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (84% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Exhaust system (89% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Emissions (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Emissions not tested (170% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Fuel system (54% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Pipe
      • 0.057% fail on Tank
      • 0.057% fail on Cap
      • 0.057% fail on System
  • 12% fail on Brakes (21% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.3% fail on Front wheels (72% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Parking brake performance (43% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Rear wheels (36% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.00% fail on Brake imbalance (98% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.086% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.086% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.5% fail on Hub components (28% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.29% fail on Brake discs (70% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.029% fail on Brake linings
    • 2.0% fail on Hydraulic systems (62% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Components (66% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Pipes (62% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Hoses (87% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.057% fail on Servos
        • 0.029% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.23% fail on Leaks
      • 0.17% fail on Operation
    • 1.4% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.40% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.26% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.26% fail on Pedal
        • 0.23% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.029% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on ABS (80% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.029% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.029% fail on Hand operated control valves
      • 0.029% fail on Attachment
  • 9.0% fail on Tyres
    • 4.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.57% fail on Size/type
    • 0.46% fail on Valve stem (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
  • 8.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers
    • 3.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.68% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.26% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.14% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.0% fail on Steering (22% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Steering system
      • 4.2% fail on Track rod end (33% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Steering rack (58% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.029% fail on Free play
        • 0.029% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.74% fail on Power steering (91% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Other components (190% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Operation
      • 0.14% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.086% fail on Rams (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Pump
    • 0.20% fail on Steering control
      • 0.11% fail on Steering wheel (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Steering column
    • 0.029% fail on Locking devices
  • 3.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (29% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (66% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (73% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.029% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 1.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.66% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.54% fail on Condition
      • 0.086% fail on Requirements
  • 2.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.54% fail on Body condition
    • 0.54% fail on Doors
      • 0.29% fail on Drivers (170% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.086% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.46% fail on Seats (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Drivers (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Passengers
    • 0.17% fail on Body security (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Load security (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Bootlid (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.14% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.14% fail on Chassis
    • 0.057% fail on Engine mountings
  • 0.63% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.63% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.54% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.48% fail on Attachment
    • 0.057% fail on Condition
  • 0.029% fail on Towbars
    • 0.029% fail on Vehicle structure

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