Rover 200 MOT Results

Registered in 1995
59.8% pass rate
from 498 tests in 2020
(9.9% worse than other 1995 cars)
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.

  • 13% fail on Suspension (5.7% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (61% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Suspension arms (0.29% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Pins and bushes (91% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Ball joint (36% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Suspension arm
    • 2.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (4.5% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.20% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.20% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.20% fail on Linkage
    • 0.40% fail on Wheel bearings (72% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Shock absorbers (64% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Sub-frames (23% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.20% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (20% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim (3.9% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim (4.7% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.0% fail on Stop lamp (6.9% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Direction indicators (5.5% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Flashing type (5.5% better than other 1995 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Individual direction indicators (22% better than other 1995 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Side repeaters (40% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (9.8% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Electrical equipment (13% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Horn (6.9% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Battery(ies) (1.3% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (54% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (54% better than other 1995 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (53% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Headlamps (64% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Headlamp (62% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.20% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 11% fail on Brakes (4.2% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 9.4% fail on Brake performance (40% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (79% worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 5.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (86% worse than other 1995 cars)
          • 3.2% fail on Service brake performance (130% worse than other 1995 cars)
          • 2.6% fail on Service brake imbalance (48% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Service brake performance (86% worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 4.4% fail on Rbt (85% worse than other 1995 cars)
          • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance (90% worse than other 1995 cars)
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake imbalance (84% worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.20% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (4.3% better than other 1995 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (2.6% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Parking brake performance (18% better than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.80% fail on Rbt (15% better than other 1995 cars)
          • 0.80% fail on Parking brake performance (1.3% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Brake performance not tested (7.8% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (2.3% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (15% worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Brake pads (16% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Brake discs and drums (15% better than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Brake discs (42% better than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Brake drums
    • 0.80% fail on Rigid brake pipes (69% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (16% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Pedal
      • 0.20% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.20% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.20% fail on Lever
    • 0.20% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.20% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.20% fail on Valves
    • 0.20% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.20% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 10% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (42% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 10% fail on Exhaust emissions (48% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 9.8% fail on Spark ignition (61% worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 8.4% fail on Catalyst emissions (75% worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Emissions not tested (30% worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.40% fail on Compression ignition (45% better than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.20% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
    • 0.60% fail on Fluid leaks (19% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Engine oil leaks (4.3% worse than other 1995 cars)
  • 9.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (1.5% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Exhaust system (21% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Transmission (30% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Drive shafts (35% worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Joints (29% worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.40% fail on Prop shafts (4.6% worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Joints (40% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure (47% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (46% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Seats (110% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Passenger's seat (170% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Driver's seat (30% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Chassis (61% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Chassis condition (61% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Fuel system (13% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Tank
      • 0.20% fail on Pipe
      • 0.20% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.40% fail on Boot lid (6 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Boot lid condition (8 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.20% fail on Doors
      • 0.20% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.20% fail on Door condition
  • 5.8% fail on Visibility (13% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Washers (15% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers (33% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Condition of glass (6 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Windscreen (7 times worse than other 1995 cars)
  • 5.0% fail on Tyres (59% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth (90% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Condition (19% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Size/type (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
  • 4.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (22% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Seat belts (43% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Prescribed areas (74% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
  • 2.8% fail on Steering (35% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Steering linkage components (29% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Track rod end (23% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Locking devices (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.80% fail on Steering gear (33% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Steering rack (24% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Power steering (12% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Pump
      • 0.20% fail on Other components
    • 0.20% fail on Steering play
      • 0.20% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.60% fail on Road Wheels (110% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Attachment (130% worse than other 1995 cars)
  • 0.40% fail on Identification of the vehicle (55% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Registration plates (55% better than other 1995 cars)
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