MG ZS MOT Results

Registered in 2001
47.3% pass rate
from 298 tests in 2017
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.

  • 29% fail on Brakes (64% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 21% fail on Brake performance (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 16% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Rear wheels (88% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.67% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.34% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.34% fail on Brake operation
    • 8.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 6.4% fail on Components
        • 6.4% fail on Pipes
        • 0.67% fail on Hoses
      • 1.3% fail on Operation (10 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.67% fail on Leaks
    • 6.0% fail on Hub components (90% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Brake discs (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.3% fail on Brake calipers (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Brake back plates
    • 2.7% fail on ABS
    • 0.67% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.67% fail on Pedal
        • 0.34% fail on Condition
        • 0.34% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.34% fail on Restricted movement
  • 24% fail on Suspension
    • 10% fail on Prescribed areas (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Component mounting (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Subframe mounting (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Spring mounting (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 8.7% fail on Drive shafts (100% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 8.4% fail on Front drive shafts (95% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 8.4% fail on Constant velocity joints (97% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.34% fail on Drive shafts
    • 4.4% fail on Coil springs
      • 4.4% fail on Condition
    • 2.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.34% fail on Condition
    • 2.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (63% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.67% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.34% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.34% fail on Attachment
    • 1.7% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.3% fail on Rear
      • 0.67% fail on Front
    • 1.3% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.67% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.67% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.34% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 21% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 7.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.7% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.0% fail on Registration plate lamp (55% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Battery (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.0% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.67% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.67% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.67% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.34% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 10% fail on Tyres
    • 6.7% fail on Condition
    • 4.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.34% fail on Size/type
    • 0.34% fail on Valve stem
  • 8.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.4% fail on Wipers
    • 3.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.67% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.34% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.34% fail on Mirrors
  • 8.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.3% fail on Emissions
    • 1.7% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 7.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 5.7% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.34% fail on Condition
  • 5.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.0% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.0% fail on Chassis
    • 2.0% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Passengers front (8 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Drivers
      • 0.34% fail on Passengers other
    • 1.0% fail on Body condition
    • 0.67% fail on Seats
      • 0.67% fail on Drivers
    • 0.34% fail on Body security
  • 5.4% fail on Steering
    • 4.7% fail on Steering system
      • 3.4% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.67% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.67% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.67% fail on Power steering
      • 0.34% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.34% fail on Pump
      • 0.34% fail on Other components
  • 0.67% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.34% fail on Condition
    • 0.34% fail on Attachment
  • 0.34% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.34% fail on Registration plate

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