MG ZT MOT Results

Registered in 2002
54.4% pass rate
from 677 tests in 2020
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.

  • 22% fail on Brakes (44% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 15% fail on Brake performance (80% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 10% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 10% fail on Rbt (sp) (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.15% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 4.4% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.3% fail on Rbt
          • 4.0% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.59% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.15% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.15% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt
          • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.15% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 1.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.30% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.59% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.4% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 2.4% fail on Anti-lock braking system (99% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Electronic braking system
      • 0.15% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 1.8% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.30% fail on Pedal
      • 0.30% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.59% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.59% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.30% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.30% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.15% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.15% fail on Other components
  • 22% fail on Suspension (22% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (57% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.44% fail on Linkage
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.15% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.15% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 6.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (100% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.5% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.5% fail on Suspension arm (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Pins and bushes (83% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 4.6% fail on Springs
      • 4.4% fail on Coil springs
        • 4.3% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.15% fail on Mounting
      • 0.15% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.4% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.15% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.15% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.15% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint
  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (29% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.30% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.3% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.30% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.4% fail on Stop lamp (60% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Position lamps (70% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Position lamp (70% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.30% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.30% fail on Horn
    • 0.44% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.44% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.44% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.30% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.30% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 9.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
  • 6.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (35% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.89% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.89% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.89% fail on Transmission (78% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Drive shafts (76% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.89% fail on Joints (76% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.30% fail on Tank
      • 0.15% fail on Hose
      • 0.15% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.15% fail on System
    • 0.59% fail on Chassis
      • 0.59% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.44% fail on Seats
      • 0.44% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.15% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.30% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.30% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.15% fail on Body
      • 0.15% fail on Panel
    • 0.15% fail on Load security
      • 0.15% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.15% fail on Tailgate condition
    • 0.15% fail on Doors
      • 0.15% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.15% fail on Door condition
    • 0.15% fail on Undertray
  • 6.6% fail on Visibility
    • 3.7% fail on Washers
    • 2.2% fail on Wipers (51% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Bonnet (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.30% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.30% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.15% fail on View to rear
      • 0.15% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.8% fail on Tyres
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.44% fail on Size/type
  • 2.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (65% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Exhaust emissions (66% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Spark ignition (66% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Catalyst emissions (69% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.89% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (70% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.30% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.15% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.15% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.30% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.30% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 2.5% fail on Steering (46% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Steering linkage components (51% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.44% fail on Steering column (17 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.30% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.15% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.15% fail on Universal joint
  • 0.89% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.89% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.59% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.44% fail on Attachment
    • 0.15% fail on Condition

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