MG ZS MOT Results

Registered in 2002
46.2% pass rate
from 1,012 tests in 2017
(8.4% worse than other 2002 cars)
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.

  • 27% fail on Suspension (23% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 12% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Component mounting (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Subframe mounting (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Spring mounting
    • 11% fail on Drive shafts (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 11% fail on Front drive shafts (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 11% fail on Constant velocity joints (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.099% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.8% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.8% fail on Condition
    • 2.8% fail on Suspension arms (42% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (46% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Attachment
    • 2.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (65% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (78% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.30% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.20% fail on Attachment
      • 0.099% fail on Condition
    • 0.99% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.89% fail on Rear
      • 0.20% fail on Front
    • 0.89% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.69% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (26 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.40% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.20% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.099% fail on Condition
      • 0.099% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 6.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 3.0% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.2% fail on Registration plate lamp (40% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Battery (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamps (42% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp (40% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.099% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 2.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.2% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.099% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.69% fail on Direction indicators (74% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Flashing type (74% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Individual lamps (83% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.099% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.30% fail on Horn
    • 0.20% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.20% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.099% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.099% fail on Switch
    • 0.099% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 25% fail on Brakes (49% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 19% fail on Brake performance (120% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 14% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 8.2% fail on Rear wheels (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Front wheels (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake imbalance (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.20% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.20% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 7.3% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 6.7% fail on Components
        • 6.5% fail on Pipes (51% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Hoses (72% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Cylinders (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Operation (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Leaks
      • 0.20% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 3.6% fail on Hub components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.5% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.30% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.7% fail on ABS
    • 0.59% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.40% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.40% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.20% fail on Pedal
        • 0.20% fail on Condition
    • 0.099% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.099% fail on Lever
  • 8.3% fail on Tyres
    • 4.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.59% fail on Size/type
    • 0.20% fail on Valve stem
  • 8.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.9% fail on Exhaust system (52% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Emissions
    • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.20% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.099% fail on Tank
      • 0.099% fail on Pipe
  • 7.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.8% fail on Wipers
    • 3.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.89% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.30% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (79% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.89% fail on Seat belts (65% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Prescribed areas (74% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
      • 0.099% fail on Requirements
      • 0.099% fail on Attachment
  • 5.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (100% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Body condition
    • 1.5% fail on Vehicle structure (170% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Chassis (170% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Doors
      • 0.69% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.40% fail on Drivers
      • 0.30% fail on Passengers front
    • 1.4% fail on Seats (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Drivers (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Passengers
    • 0.099% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.099% fail on Body security
    • 0.099% fail on Load security
      • 0.099% fail on Bootlid
  • 3.6% fail on Steering
    • 2.8% fail on Steering system
      • 1.9% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.79% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.099% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.59% fail on Power steering
      • 0.30% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.20% fail on Operation
      • 0.20% fail on Other components
    • 0.20% fail on Prescribed areas (11 times worse than other 2002 cars)
  • 0.69% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.69% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.30% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.30% fail on Attachment

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