MG ZT MOT Results

Registered in 2005
58.6% pass rate
from 1,025 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the MG ZT is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 8.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (36% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Ball joint dust cover (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.68% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.20% fail on Linkage
    • 7.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.5% fail on Ball joint
      • 2.4% fail on Suspension arm (8 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Pins and bushes (50% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.098% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 3.3% fail on Shock absorbers (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Springs
      • 2.6% fail on Coil springs
        • 2.6% fail on Coil spring
      • 0.098% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.3% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.78% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.29% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.098% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance (54% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 7.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (84% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 7.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (89% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt
          • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.88% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.0% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt
          • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.49% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.098% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.59% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.59% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.59% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.39% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.29% fail on Service brake performance
    • 5.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes (72% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.6% fail on Brake discs
      • 1.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.4% fail on Brake pads
    • 1.3% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Hand lever (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Pedal
    • 0.88% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.88% fail on Lever
    • 0.59% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.59% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.39% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.39% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.20% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.098% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.098% fail on Other components
  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.29% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.29% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 3.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.2% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.88% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.098% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.8% fail on Position lamps (45% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Position lamp (47% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.78% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.78% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.78% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.59% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.20% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.20% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.20% fail on Horn
      • 0.098% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.39% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (9 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (10 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 7.9% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (190% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.68% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.49% fail on Condition
    • 0.098% fail on Airbags
      • 0.098% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 6.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.88% fail on Doors
      • 0.49% fail on Front passenger's door (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.49% fail on Door condition (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Driver's door (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Door condition (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.59% fail on Tank (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.098% fail on System
    • 0.68% fail on Seats (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Driver's seat (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.59% fail on Transmission (84% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Drive shafts (86% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.49% fail on Joints (86% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Belts
    • 0.39% fail on Chassis
      • 0.39% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.39% fail on Engine mounting (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Engine mounting condition (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Bracket
    • 0.098% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.098% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.098% fail on Load security
      • 0.098% fail on Access panel
  • 6.1% fail on Tyres
    • 3.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on Size/type
  • 5.5% fail on Steering
    • 4.3% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 4.2% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.098% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.68% fail on Power steering
      • 0.59% fail on Other components (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Pump
    • 0.39% fail on Steering column (31 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.20% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.098% fail on Steering wheel
  • 4.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (32% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.8% fail on Spark ignition (43% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (52% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.88% fail on Catalyst emissions (58% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.68% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.20% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.098% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.098% fail on Catalytic converter
      • 2.0% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.6% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.29% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.20% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.098% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.098% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.098% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.098% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 4.5% fail on Visibility (40% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Washers
    • 1.7% fail on Wipers (55% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Bonnet (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.098% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.098% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.098% fail on View to rear
      • 0.098% fail on Mirrors
  • 0.39% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.39% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.29% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.20% fail on Attachment
    • 0.098% fail on Condition

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