Rover 200 MOT Results

Registered in 1995
56.3% pass rate
from 867 tests in 2017
Pass rate by mileage
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 1995 cars and highlighted areas where the Rover 200 is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 9.0% fail on Prescribed areas (43% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 8.2% fail on Component mounting (60% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 7.4% fail on Drive shafts (140% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 7.4% fail on Front drive shafts (150% worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 7.4% fail on Constant velocity joints (150% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.23% fail on Attachment
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage condition
    • 2.0% fail on Trailing arms (5 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (6 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment
    • 1.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment
    • 0.58% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.46% fail on Shock absorbers (77% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Condition (77% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.23% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.12% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Torsion bars
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment
    • 0.12% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.12% fail on Rear
    • 0.12% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 15% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (29% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Position lamps (41% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Rear lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Front lamps (59% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim (51% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.5% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.69% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.12% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.5% fail on Battery
    • 1.0% fail on Headlamps (65% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Headlamp (63% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Rear fog lamp (70% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Fog lamp (72% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.12% fail on Switch
    • 0.58% fail on Horn
    • 0.12% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 13% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (26% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 9.8% fail on Emissions (67% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.46% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.23% fail on Cap
      • 0.12% fail on Pipe
      • 0.12% fail on System
  • 8.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.5% fail on Wipers
    • 1.8% fail on Washers (48% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.35% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.12% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.4% fail on Brakes (43% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.7% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance (62% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.12% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.5% fail on Hydraulic systems (74% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Components (82% better than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Pipes (87% better than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Hoses (86% better than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.12% fail on Valves
      • 0.35% fail on Operation
      • 0.35% fail on Leaks
      • 0.12% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.92% fail on Hub components
      • 0.69% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.12% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.12% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.23% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.23% fail on Condition
    • 0.23% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.23% fail on Pedal
        • 0.12% fail on Condition
        • 0.12% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.23% fail on ABS
    • 0.23% fail on Restricted movement
  • 6.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 6.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 5.7% fail on Prescribed areas (50% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Condition
      • 0.12% fail on Requirements
  • 5.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.7% fail on Body condition
    • 1.5% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.5% fail on Chassis
    • 0.69% fail on Doors
      • 0.23% fail on Drivers
      • 0.23% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.23% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.69% fail on Load security (9 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Bootlid (14 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.23% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.23% fail on Seats
      • 0.12% fail on Passengers
      • 0.12% fail on Drivers
  • 5.2% fail on Tyres
    • 3.2% fail on Condition
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.12% fail on Size/type
  • 2.8% fail on Steering (43% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Steering system (56% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.58% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.12% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.81% fail on Power steering
      • 0.46% fail on Operation
      • 0.35% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.23% fail on Steering control
      • 0.12% fail on Steering lock
      • 0.12% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.12% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.69% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.69% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.23% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.23% fail on Attachment
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