Rover 200 MOT Results

Registered in 1996
50.9% pass rate
from 513 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 1996 cars and highlighted areas where the Rover 200 is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.1% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.9% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.2% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.19% fail on Tell tales
    • 1.9% fail on Battery
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.19% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.19% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.2% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.39% fail on Switch
      • 0.19% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.19% fail on Horn
    • 0.19% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 8.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 6.6% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.2% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.39% fail on Spring mounting
    • 7.0% fail on Drive shafts (99% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Front drive shafts (100% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 6.8% fail on Constant velocity joints (100% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Couplings
    • 2.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.39% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment
      • 0.19% fail on Linkage condition
    • 1.2% fail on Suspension arms (62% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (65% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment
    • 1.2% fail on Trailing arms (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.97% fail on Condition
    • 0.58% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.39% fail on Wheel bearings (79% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Rear
    • 0.19% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.19% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 17% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (53% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 11% fail on Emissions (71% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Exhaust system (54% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.2% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.58% fail on Cap
      • 0.39% fail on Tank
      • 0.19% fail on System
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 4.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.5% fail on Service brake performance (100% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.2% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 3.9% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.9% fail on Components
        • 2.9% fail on Pipes
        • 1.4% fail on Hoses
    • 1.2% fail on Hub components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.97% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.97% fail on Condition
    • 0.78% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.19% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.19% fail on Pedal
        • 0.19% fail on Condition
  • 9.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.8% fail on Wipers
    • 2.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.58% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.19% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.19% fail on Windscreen
  • 7.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 6.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 5.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.78% fail on Condition
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment
    • 1.4% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.4% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 5.5% fail on Tyres
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 2.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.19% fail on Size/type
  • 5.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.7% fail on Body condition
    • 1.9% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.9% fail on Chassis
    • 0.19% fail on Doors
      • 0.19% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.19% fail on Seats
      • 0.19% fail on Drivers
    • 0.19% fail on Load security
      • 0.19% fail on Access panel
  • 2.3% fail on Steering (51% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Steering system (56% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.58% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.19% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.39% fail on Power steering
      • 0.19% fail on Operation
      • 0.19% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.19% fail on Steering operation
  • 1.6% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate
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  • Rover 200 (1995 - 1999)
    Smart styling. The Vi is quick and economical, the 1.6 CVT responsive. Feels compact in town yet comfortable on the motorway.

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