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MG TD Midget MOT Results

81.1% pass rate
from 143 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 TD Midget is unusually good or bad.

  • 10% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.8% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 2.8% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 2.1% fail on Horn
      • 0.70% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.70% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.70% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.70% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.70% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 8.4% fail on Brakes
    • 8.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 7.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (150% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 7.0% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance
      • 4.9% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 4.9% fail on Rbt (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 3.5% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (9 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.5% fail on Rbt
          • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.70% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 0.70% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.70% fail on Pedal
    • 0.70% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 2.1% fail on Steering
    • 0.70% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.70% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.70% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.70% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.70% fail on Steering wheel
  • 2.1% fail on Suspension (74% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Axles
      • 0.70% fail on King pins
    • 0.70% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.70% fail on Springs
      • 0.70% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.70% fail on Shackle pins and bushes
    • 0.70% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.70% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
  • 1.4% fail on Visibility (78% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Wipers
  • 1.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure (80% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.70% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.70% fail on Tank
  • 0.70% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.70% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.70% fail on Engine oil leaks
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