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MG Metro MOT Results

78.0% pass rate
from 127 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 Metro is unusually good or bad.

  • 10% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 10% fail on Exhaust emissions (180% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 10% fail on Spark ignition (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 8.7% fail on Non catalyst emissions (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Catalyst emissions
  • 7.9% fail on Brakes
    • 7.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 6.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 3.9% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 3.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.9% fail on Rbt
          • 3.9% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 0.79% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.79% fail on Pedal
    • 0.79% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.79% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.79% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 5.5% fail on Visibility
    • 3.9% fail on Washers
    • 1.6% fail on Wipers
  • 5.5% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (59% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.79% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.79% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.79% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.79% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.79% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.79% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.79% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 3.9% fail on Suspension
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.79% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.79% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 3.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.6% fail on Transmission
      • 1.6% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.6% fail on Joints
    • 0.79% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.79% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.79% fail on Floor
    • 0.79% fail on Seats
      • 0.79% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.79% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 2.4% fail on Tyres
    • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 1.6% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.6% fail on Steering
    • 0.79% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.79% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.79% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.79% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.79% fail on Power steering
      • 0.79% fail on Other components
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