MG ZR MOT Results

Registered in 2006
47.1% pass rate
from 172 tests in 2020
(23% worse than other 2006 cars)
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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the MG ZR is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (45% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.4% fail on Position lamp
    • 5.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 4.1% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.58% fail on Switch
    • 3.5% fail on Electrical equipment (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Horn (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.58% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure (97% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 8.7% fail on Transmission (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 8.7% fail on Drive shafts (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 8.7% fail on Joints (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.2% fail on Boot lid (35 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Boot lid condition (42 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Chassis
      • 0.58% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.58% fail on Body
      • 0.58% fail on Panel
    • 0.58% fail on Doors
      • 0.58% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.58% fail on Door condition
  • 13% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 13% fail on Exhaust emissions (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 13% fail on Spark ignition (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 6.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 5.2% fail on Emissions not tested (8 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Catalyst emissions
      • 1.2% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.58% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.58% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
  • 12% fail on Visibility (79% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Wipers (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Washers
    • 1.2% fail on Bonnet (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.58% fail on View to rear
      • 0.58% fail on Mirrors
  • 9.3% fail on Steering (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Steering linkage components (200% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Power steering
      • 1.2% fail on Other components (12 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.58% fail on Steering rack
  • 9.3% fail on Tyres
    • 6.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.1% fail on Condition
  • 7.0% fail on Brakes
    • 5.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt
          • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.58% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.58% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.58% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.58% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.58% fail on Rbt
          • 0.58% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 1.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.2% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.58% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.58% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 6.4% fail on Suspension (61% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.58% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.58% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.58% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.58% fail on Axles
      • 0.58% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.58% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.58% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.58% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.58% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.58% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.58% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.58% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.58% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 2.9% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.7% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.2% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.58% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.58% fail on Registration plates

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