MG ZR MOT Results

Registered in 2006
61.4% pass rate
from 114 tests in 2020
(17% better 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.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (16% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Headlamps (50% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Headlamp (56% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Stop lamp (16% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Electrical equipment (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Horn (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.88% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 2.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.88% fail on Switch
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim (51% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim (45% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (26% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.88% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.88% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.88% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.88% fail on Switch
    • 0.88% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.88% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure (52% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Exhaust system (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Transmission (87% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Drive shafts (70% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 5.3% fail on Joints (71% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.88% fail on Joints
    • 0.88% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.88% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.88% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 0.88% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.88% fail on Tank
    • 0.88% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.88% fail on Doors
      • 0.88% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.88% fail on Door condition
  • 8.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (47% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 8.8% fail on Exhaust emissions (56% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 7.9% fail on Spark ignition (84% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Catalyst emissions (82% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Emissions not tested (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (21% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.88% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.88% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.88% fail on Oxygen sensor
      • 0.88% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.88% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
  • 5.3% fail on Brakes (57% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Brake performance (32% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance (34% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt (32% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance (21% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt (sp) (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake imbalance (200% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (52% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt (sp) (49% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.88% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.88% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.88% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.88% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.88% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.88% fail on Brake discs
  • 5.3% fail on Suspension (67% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (66% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Sub-frames (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.88% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 3.5% fail on Tyres (52% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth (19% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Condition
  • 2.6% fail on Steering (17% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.88% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.88% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.88% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.88% fail on Power steering
      • 0.88% fail on Other components
  • 2.6% fail on Visibility (61% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Wipers (22% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Driver's view
  • 2.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (21% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (130% worse than other 2006 cars)

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