MG ZS MOT Results

Registered in 2001
51.8% pass rate
from 195 tests in 2020
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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the MG ZS is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Brakes
    • 12% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 7.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 3.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.6% fail on Rbt
          • 3.6% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 3.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 2.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt
          • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.51% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.51% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 8.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.6% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 2.6% fail on Brake discs
      • 2.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
    • 2.1% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 2.1% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 1.0% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.0% fail on Pedal
      • 0.51% fail on Hand lever
    • 1.0% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 1.0% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.51% fail on Servos
    • 0.51% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 17% fail on Body, chassis, structure (58% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 5.1% fail on Transmission
      • 5.1% fail on Drive shafts
        • 5.1% fail on Joints
    • 3.1% fail on Chassis (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Chassis condition (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Doors (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Driver's door (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Door condition (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Front passenger's door (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Door condition (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.51% fail on Door condition
    • 1.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.0% fail on Seats
      • 1.0% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.51% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.51% fail on Floor
  • 16% fail on Suspension
    • 8.7% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.0% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 3.6% fail on Springs
      • 3.6% fail on Coil springs
        • 3.6% fail on Coil spring
      • 0.51% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.51% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.0% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.0% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.51% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.51% fail on Ball joint
  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.1% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.51% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.51% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.51% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.51% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.51% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 7.7% fail on Visibility
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers
    • 2.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.51% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.51% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.51% fail on View to rear
      • 0.51% fail on Mirrors
  • 7.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.2% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.6% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.5% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 1.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.51% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.51% fail on Oxygen sensor
      • 0.51% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.51% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 1.0% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.0% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 4.1% fail on Steering
    • 2.6% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.1% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.51% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.0% fail on Power steering
      • 0.51% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.51% fail on Other components
    • 0.51% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.51% fail on Steering rack
  • 3.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.6% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 3.6% fail on Tyres
    • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.51% fail on Size/type
  • 1.0% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plates

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