MG ZT MOT Results

Registered in 2001
53.7% pass rate
from 287 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 ZT is unusually good or bad.

  • 28% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 10% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 8.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.6% fail on Direction indicators (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Flashing type (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 5.6% fail on Individual lamps (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.70% fail on All direction indicators
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.0% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (13 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (24 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.35% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Front lamps (67% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.0% fail on Battery
    • 1.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.0% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.35% fail on Horn
  • 22% fail on Suspension
    • 11% fail on Anti-roll bars (98% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 8.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.35% fail on Linkage condition
    • 5.9% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 4.5% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.4% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 4.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.4% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Coil springs
      • 4.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Drive shafts (76% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Front drive shafts (76% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Constant velocity joints (75% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.70% fail on Condition
    • 0.70% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.35% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.35% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.35% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.35% fail on Condition
    • 0.35% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.35% fail on Condition
    • 0.35% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.35% fail on Front
  • 21% fail on Brakes
    • 13% fail on Brake performance
      • 9.8% fail on Parking brake performance (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.0% fail on Brake performance not tested (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.35% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 5.6% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.6% fail on Components
        • 4.9% fail on Pipes
        • 1.0% fail on Hoses
      • 0.35% fail on Leaks
    • 4.9% fail on ABS (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Hub components
      • 2.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.70% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.35% fail on Brake calipers
    • 2.1% fail on Parking brake
      • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.35% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.35% fail on Pedal
        • 0.35% fail on Condition
    • 0.35% fail on Restricted movement
  • 7.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 6.6% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 2.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.70% fail on Condition
      • 0.35% fail on Requirements
  • 6.3% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.2% fail on Wipers
    • 1.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.35% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.35% fail on Windscreen
  • 5.6% fail on Tyres
    • 3.5% fail on Condition
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.70% fail on Size/type
  • 4.9% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.7% fail on Seats (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Drivers (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Passengers
    • 1.0% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.0% fail on Chassis
    • 1.0% fail on Body condition
    • 0.70% fail on Doors
      • 0.70% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.35% fail on Engine mountings
  • 4.2% fail on Steering
    • 3.1% fail on Steering system
      • 2.4% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.35% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.35% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.35% fail on Steering control
      • 0.35% fail on Steering column
    • 0.35% fail on Power steering
      • 0.35% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.35% fail on Locking devices
  • 4.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (50% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.0% fail on Emissions (72% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate

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