MG ZT MOT Results

Registered in 2002
50.7% pass rate
from 942 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the MG ZT is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 11% fail on Headlamp aim (38% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 10% fail on Registration plate lamp (41% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.42% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.42% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Headlamp levelling device (7 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 3.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.1% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.3% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.11% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.1% fail on Position lamps (58% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Front lamps (70% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.1% fail on Stop lamp (52% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.3% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.21% fail on Tell tale
    • 1.1% fail on Battery
    • 0.53% fail on Electrical wiring (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Horn
    • 0.11% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.11% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 22% fail on Brakes (29% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 14% fail on Brake performance (58% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 10% fail on Parking brake performance (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Rear wheels (61% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.42% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.32% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.21% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 6.6% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 6.4% fail on Components
        • 6.1% fail on Pipes (40% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Hoses (77% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Servos
      • 0.74% fail on Leaks
      • 0.11% fail on Operation
    • 4.2% fail on Hub components
      • 2.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.7% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.64% fail on Brake calipers (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Parking brake (200% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Condition (200% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on ABS (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.32% fail on Pedal
        • 0.32% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.21% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.11% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.11% fail on Leaks
  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 8.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (53% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (67% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.21% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment
    • 4.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.3% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Attachment
    • 3.7% fail on Coil springs
      • 3.7% fail on Condition
    • 3.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 2.7% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.32% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.11% fail on Spring mounting
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.96% fail on Drive shafts (78% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Front drive shafts (78% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.96% fail on Constant velocity joints (77% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.64% fail on Rear
      • 0.21% fail on Front
    • 0.21% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.21% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.21% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.21% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 8.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 1.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.96% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.32% fail on Condition
      • 0.21% fail on Requirements
  • 7.7% fail on Tyres
    • 4.7% fail on Condition
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth (49% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Size/type
    • 0.11% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.0% fail on Driver's view of the road (26% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Washers
    • 2.9% fail on Wipers (47% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.42% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.21% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (33% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.0% fail on Emissions
    • 0.85% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.42% fail on Tank
      • 0.32% fail on System
      • 0.11% fail on Cap
    • 0.32% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 4.4% fail on Steering
    • 3.7% fail on Steering system
      • 3.0% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.74% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.42% fail on Steering control (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Steering column (11 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Power steering
      • 0.21% fail on Other components
      • 0.11% fail on Operation
  • 1.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.53% fail on Body condition
    • 0.42% fail on Engine mountings (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.32% fail on Chassis
    • 0.32% fail on Seats
      • 0.21% fail on Drivers
      • 0.11% fail on Passengers
    • 0.21% fail on Doors
      • 0.11% fail on Drivers
      • 0.11% fail on Passengers front
  • 0.64% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.64% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.42% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.42% fail on Attachment

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