MG ZT MOT Results

Registered in 2001
56.1% pass rate
from 196 tests in 2020
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.

  • 22% fail on Suspension
    • 11% fail on Anti-roll bars (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Linkage ball joints (180% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.51% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 6.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.6% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 1.0% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.51% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 4.1% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.6% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.0% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.0% fail on Springs
      • 1.0% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.0% fail on Coil spring
  • 19% fail on Brakes
    • 8.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 7.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt
          • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.51% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.51% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.0% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt
          • 1.0% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.51% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.1% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Anti-lock braking system (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 3.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.5% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.5% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.51% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.51% fail on Lever
    • 1.0% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.0% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.51% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.51% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 5.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 4.1% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.5% fail on Side repeaters
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.51% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.0% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.0% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.51% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.51% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 9.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
      • 0.51% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.51% fail on Airbags
      • 0.51% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 7.1% fail on Visibility
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers
    • 3.1% fail on Washers
  • 6.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.0% fail on Chassis
      • 1.0% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.51% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.51% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.51% fail on Transmission
      • 0.51% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.51% fail on Joints
    • 0.51% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.51% fail on Bracket
    • 0.51% fail on Doors
      • 0.51% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.51% fail on Door condition
    • 0.51% fail on Seats
      • 0.51% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.51% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.51% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.51% fail on Undertray
  • 4.6% fail on Tyres
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.0% fail on Condition
  • 3.1% fail on Steering
    • 2.0% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.0% fail on Track rod end
    • 1.0% fail on Steering column (38 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.51% fail on Steering rack
  • 2.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (70% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Exhaust emissions (68% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Spark ignition (64% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.51% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.0% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.0% fail on Attachment
  • 0.51% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.51% fail on Registration plates

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