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MG MGTF MOT Results

84.9% pass rate
from 73 tests in 2017
(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 MGTF is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 4.1% fail on Individual lamps
    • 2.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim
  • 9.6% fail on Brakes
    • 8.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.8% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.4% fail on Gradient hand brake
    • 2.7% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.7% fail on Components
        • 1.4% fail on Cylinders
        • 1.4% fail on Pipes
  • 1.4% fail on Suspension
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 1.4% fail on Tyres
    • 1.4% fail on Condition
  • 1.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.4% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.4% fail on Pipe
  • 1.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 1.4% fail on Washers
  • 1.4% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate
Read the Honest John Review

  • MG TF 2002
    Good looks, excellent handling and strong brakes. 160 quick enough. Good crash test rating. Better drive than MGF.