MG ZT MOT Results

Registered in 2003
53.3% pass rate
from 1,806 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the MG ZT is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (12% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 9.4% fail on Headlamp aim (22% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.22% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.22% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.11% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.055% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.0% fail on Position lamps (57% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Front lamps (66% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.1% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.55% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.33% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.17% fail on Switch
    • 2.2% fail on Stop lamp (62% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.4% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.11% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.61% fail on Battery
    • 0.55% fail on Horn
    • 0.17% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.055% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 22% fail on Brakes (34% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 14% fail on Brake performance (71% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 11% fail on Parking brake performance (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Rear wheels (74% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.50% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.39% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.055% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.055% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 8.6% fail on Hydraulic systems (38% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Components (41% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 8.0% fail on Pipes (84% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Hoses (66% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Leaks
      • 0.17% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.055% fail on Operation
    • 2.9% fail on Hub components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.66% fail on Brake calipers (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Brake back plates
    • 2.6% fail on Parking brake (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Condition (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on ABS
    • 0.33% fail on Restricted movement
  • 22% fail on Suspension
    • 9.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (69% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (86% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (66% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment
      • 0.055% fail on Condition
    • 5.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 2.5% fail on Condition (12 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Coil springs
      • 3.9% fail on Condition
      • 0.22% fail on Location
    • 3.3% fail on Shock absorbers (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Condition (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.8% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.33% fail on Spring mounting
      • 0.17% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 1.2% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.89% fail on Drive shafts (77% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Front drive shafts (77% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.83% fail on Constant velocity joints (78% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.055% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.55% fail on Wheel bearings (68% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Front
      • 0.28% fail on Rear (74% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.22% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.055% fail on Condition
    • 0.22% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.22% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.22% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.22% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 0.055% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.055% fail on Condition
    • 0.055% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 8.8% fail on Tyres
    • 4.9% fail on Condition
    • 3.9% fail on Tread depth (29% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Size/type
  • 8.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Drivers airbag (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.72% fail on Condition
      • 0.33% fail on Prescribed areas (73% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Requirements
      • 0.055% fail on Attachment
  • 6.7% fail on Driver's view of the road (26% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Wipers (30% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.44% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.39% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.33% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.055% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 6.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.9% fail on Emissions (43% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.50% fail on System
      • 0.17% fail on Tank
      • 0.11% fail on Cap
      • 0.055% fail on Hose
    • 0.66% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 5.7% fail on Steering
    • 5.1% fail on Steering system
      • 4.9% fail on Track rod end (50% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Steering rack (73% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.055% fail on Free play
        • 0.055% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.44% fail on Steering control (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Steering column (14 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.28% fail on Power steering
      • 0.11% fail on Other components
      • 0.055% fail on Operation
      • 0.055% fail on Drive system
      • 0.055% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.055% fail on Locking devices
  • 1.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.61% fail on Body condition
    • 0.33% fail on Doors
      • 0.17% fail on Drivers
      • 0.17% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.055% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.33% fail on Seats
      • 0.33% fail on Passengers (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.17% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.17% fail on Chassis
    • 0.055% fail on Load security
      • 0.055% fail on Access panel
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.78% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.61% fail on Attachment
    • 0.17% fail on Condition

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