MG ZT MOT Results

Registered in 2005
57.1% pass rate
from 1,146 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the MG ZT is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (14% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.44% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.17% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (8 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Position lamps (39% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Front lamps (53% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.087% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.4% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.70% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.087% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.8% fail on Stop lamp (61% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.0% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.17% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.087% fail on Switch
    • 0.35% fail on Battery
    • 0.35% fail on Horn
    • 0.17% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 6.1% fail on Suspension arms (41% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.8% fail on Condition (12 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Attachment
    • 5.1% fail on Coil springs
      • 5.0% fail on Condition
      • 0.26% fail on Location
    • 5.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 4.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.79% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.087% fail on Linkage condition
    • 2.8% fail on Shock absorbers (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Condition (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.96% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.87% fail on Rear
      • 0.087% fail on Front
    • 0.44% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.26% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.087% fail on Spring mounting
      • 0.087% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.44% fail on Drive shafts (88% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Front drive shafts (88% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Constant velocity joints (87% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.26% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.26% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
    • 0.087% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.087% fail on Condition
    • 0.087% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.087% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.087% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.087% fail on Condition
  • 17% fail on Brakes (27% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 9.6% fail on Brake performance (41% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Parking brake performance (89% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.7% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.96% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.26% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.087% fail on Service brake performance
    • 5.7% fail on Hydraulic systems (48% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Components (53% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 5.1% fail on Pipes (85% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Hoses
        • 0.087% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.44% fail on Leaks
    • 3.0% fail on Parking brake (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Hub components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.26% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.79% fail on ABS
    • 0.26% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.26% fail on Pedal
        • 0.17% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.087% fail on Condition
    • 0.087% fail on Restricted movement
  • 8.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Drivers airbag (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.96% fail on Condition (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.087% fail on Requirements
  • 7.2% fail on Tyres
    • 3.7% fail on Condition
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.44% fail on Size/type
  • 6.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.5% fail on Exhaust system (48% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Emissions
    • 0.61% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.52% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.26% fail on Tank
      • 0.17% fail on Pipe
      • 0.087% fail on System
  • 5.7% fail on Driver's view of the road (27% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Wipers
    • 2.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.35% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.26% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.17% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.5% fail on Steering
    • 4.8% fail on Steering system
      • 4.2% fail on Track rod end (70% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.087% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.61% fail on Steering control (10 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Steering column (41 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Power steering
      • 0.26% fail on Other components
      • 0.087% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.087% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.087% fail on Locking devices
  • 2.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.87% fail on Seats (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Passengers (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Drivers
    • 0.79% fail on Doors
      • 0.44% fail on Passengers front (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Drivers
      • 0.087% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.35% fail on Body condition
    • 0.087% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.087% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.96% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.96% fail on Attachment (200% worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 0.44% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.44% fail on Registration plate

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