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MG Maestro MOT Results

72.1% pass rate
from 61 tests in 2020
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 pre-1990 cars and highlighted areas where the MG Maestro is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 6.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 6.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.6% fail on Switch
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.6% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 9.8% fail on Suspension
    • 4.9% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.3% fail on Sub-frames (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (9 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.6% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 1.6% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint
  • 8.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.6% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 6.6% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 1.6% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.6% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 6.6% fail on Brakes
    • 4.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.3% fail on Rbt
          • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 3.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 3.3% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 1.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 1.6% fail on Cable
  • 6.6% fail on Steering
    • 3.3% fail on Steering gear
      • 3.3% fail on Steering rack
    • 1.6% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.6% fail on Track rod end
    • 1.6% fail on Steering column
  • 6.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.6% fail on Attachment
      • 1.6% fail on Requirements
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
  • 4.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.6% fail on Transmission
      • 1.6% fail on Prop shafts
        • 1.6% fail on Joints
    • 1.6% fail on Floor
    • 1.6% fail on Seats
      • 1.6% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 3.3% fail on Visibility
    • 3.3% fail on Washers
    • 1.6% fail on Wipers
  • 3.3% fail on Road Wheels (12 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Attachment (15 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 3.3% fail on Tyres
    • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 1.6% fail on Tread depth
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