MG ZS MOT Results

Registered in 2005
56.7% pass rate
from 774 tests in 2017
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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the MG ZS is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.3% fail on Headlamp aim (46% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.8% fail on Rear lamps (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.3% fail on Horn (8 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Fog lamp (190% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Tell tale (18 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Switch (27 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Battery (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Direction indicators (82% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Flashing type (82% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Individual lamps (80% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.39% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.39% fail on Switch (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance (63% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Front wheels (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.9% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.65% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.65% fail on Service brake performance
    • 3.9% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.4% fail on Components
        • 3.2% fail on Pipes
        • 0.13% fail on Hoses
      • 0.39% fail on Leaks
      • 0.26% fail on Operation
    • 3.2% fail on Hub components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.13% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.52% fail on ABS
    • 0.39% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.26% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.26% fail on Pedal
        • 0.26% fail on Condition
        • 0.13% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.13% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.13% fail on Components
        • 0.13% fail on Pipes
  • 15% fail on Suspension (21% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Drive shafts (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Front drive shafts (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 7.1% fail on Constant velocity joints (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Component mounting (200% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Subframe mounting (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.4% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.90% fail on Rear
      • 0.39% fail on Front
    • 0.65% fail on Coil springs (87% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Condition (87% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.39% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
    • 0.26% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.26% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.26% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (13 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 9.0% fail on Tyres
    • 5.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.39% fail on Size/type
    • 0.13% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.2% fail on Exhaust system (69% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Emissions (83% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 6.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.9% fail on Wipers
    • 2.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.52% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.13% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (97% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.26% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.13% fail on Requirements
  • 3.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Doors (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Passengers other (9 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Drivers
      • 0.26% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.39% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.39% fail on Chassis
    • 0.39% fail on Body condition
    • 0.26% fail on Seats
      • 0.26% fail on Drivers
    • 0.13% fail on Load security
      • 0.13% fail on Bootlid
  • 1.2% fail on Road Wheels (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Attachment
    • 0.39% fail on Condition
  • 0.78% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.78% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.65% fail on Steering (84% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Steering system (89% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Track rod end (84% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Power steering
      • 0.13% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.13% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.13% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.13% fail on Towbars
    • 0.13% fail on Towbar

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