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MG Magnette (ZA / ZB) MOT Results

86.0% pass rate
from 93 tests in 2020
(48% better than other pre-1990 cars)
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 Magnette (ZA / ZB) is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.6% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.1% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.1% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 1.1% fail on Horn
  • 7.5% fail on Brakes
    • 7.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 7.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 7.5% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 3.2% fail on Service brake performance
      • 6.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 6.5% fail on Rbt
          • 4.3% fail on Service brake performance
          • 2.2% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 4.3% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 4.3% fail on Rbt
          • 4.3% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (11 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 3.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 4.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 4.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
  • 5.4% fail on Visibility
    • 5.4% fail on Washers
  • 3.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.1% fail on Chassis
      • 1.1% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.1% fail on Tank
    • 1.1% fail on Floor
  • 2.2% fail on Suspension
    • 1.1% fail on Springs
      • 1.1% fail on Leaf springs
        • 1.1% fail on Shackle pins and bushes
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.1% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas