MG ZS MOT Results

Registered in 2002
48.1% pass rate
from 621 tests in 2020
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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the MG ZS is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Brakes (70% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 23% fail on Brake performance (170% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 18% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 18% fail on Rbt (sp) (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Service brake performance (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 6.9% fail on Rbt (120% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 5.6% fail on Service brake performance (120% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 2.1% fail on Service brake imbalance (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Parking brake performance (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Rbt (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 3.7% fail on Parking brake performance (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.32% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.16% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.16% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.16% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.9% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (86% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 3.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (89% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 3.5% fail on Service brake imbalance (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.81% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.32% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 3.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.6% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.6% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.1% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.1% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.81% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.81% fail on Lever
    • 0.32% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.32% fail on Pedal
    • 0.32% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.16% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.16% fail on Valves
    • 0.32% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.16% fail on Pressure storage reservoirs
      • 0.16% fail on Air and vacuum systems
  • 22% fail on Suspension
    • 12% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.6% fail on Ball joint
      • 2.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover (160% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.48% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (8 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Suspension arm
    • 2.9% fail on Springs
      • 2.9% fail on Coil springs
        • 2.9% fail on Coil spring
    • 2.6% fail on Sub-frames (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (8 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (62% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Linkage
      • 0.81% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (10 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting (9 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.81% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.64% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.48% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.16% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 19% fail on Body, chassis, structure (82% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 9.0% fail on Transmission (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 9.0% fail on Drive shafts (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 8.9% fail on Joints (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Flexible couplings
    • 5.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.2% fail on Chassis (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Chassis condition (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Integral vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Seats (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Driver's seat (8 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 1.1% fail on Doors
      • 0.97% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.97% fail on Door condition
      • 0.16% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.16% fail on Door condition
    • 0.48% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.16% fail on Tank
      • 0.16% fail on Hose
      • 0.16% fail on Pipe
      • 0.16% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.48% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.48% fail on Floor (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Cabs (8 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Prescribed areas (9 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.16% fail on Engine mounting condition
  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (22% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.4% fail on Electrical equipment (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Battery(ies) (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Electrical wiring (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Horn
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps (57% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp (53% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.3% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.81% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.81% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.81% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (72% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.64% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.64% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 8.9% fail on Visibility
    • 4.5% fail on Washers
    • 4.0% fail on Wipers
    • 0.64% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.32% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.0% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (57% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.64% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.32% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.16% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.16% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.16% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.97% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.81% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.16% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.16% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.16% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 6.9% fail on Tyres
    • 3.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.48% fail on Size/type
  • 6.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (70% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.64% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.16% fail on Requirements
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
    • 0.16% fail on Airbags
      • 0.16% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 3.4% fail on Steering
    • 2.4% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.1% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.32% fail on Locking devices (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.64% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.16% fail on Power steering
      • 0.16% fail on Operation
    • 0.16% fail on Steering wheel
  • 1.3% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.32% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.32% fail on Attachment

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