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MG Metro MOT Results

70.6% pass rate
from 119 tests in 2017
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.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 5.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.7% fail on All direction indicators
        • 1.7% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.7% fail on Side repeaters
    • 4.2% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.4% fail on Battery
    • 3.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 3.4% fail on Fog lamp
    • 3.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.7% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.7% fail on Lamp
    • 0.84% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.84% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.84% fail on Front lamps
    • 0.84% fail on Horn
    • 0.84% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 5.0% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 3.4% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.84% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 2.5% fail on Drive shafts
      • 2.5% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 2.5% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 1.7% fail on General condition (48 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Fluid suspension (29 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Operation (255 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.7% fail on Front
    • 0.84% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.84% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.84% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 11% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 5.9% fail on Emissions
  • 10% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 8.4% fail on Washers
    • 4.2% fail on Wipers
  • 9.2% fail on Brakes
    • 6.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.4% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.84% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.84% fail on Clevis joint
    • 0.84% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.84% fail on Components
        • 0.84% fail on Hoses
    • 0.84% fail on Restricted movement
  • 3.4% fail on Steering
    • 3.4% fail on Steering system
      • 1.7% fail on Free play (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Steering rack (13 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.84% fail on Ball joint
  • 3.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.7% fail on Requirements (10 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.84% fail on Condition
  • 2.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.7% fail on Seats
      • 1.7% fail on Drivers
    • 0.84% fail on Body condition
  • 1.7% fail on Tyres
    • 0.84% fail on Size/type
    • 0.84% fail on Condition
  • 0.84% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.84% fail on Registration plate
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