Rover 200 MOT Results

Registered in 1996
58.8% pass rate
from 345 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 1996 cars and highlighted areas where the Rover 200 is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (78% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 8.4% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (170% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 8.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (180% worse than other 1996 cars)
          • 5.2% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
          • 4.6% fail on Service brake imbalance (160% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Service brake performance (160% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 7.2% fail on Rbt (160% worse than other 1996 cars)
          • 6.4% fail on Service brake performance (190% worse than other 1996 cars)
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 4.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 4.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt
          • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.29% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 1.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.87% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.87% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.58% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.58% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.87% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.87% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.58% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.29% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.29% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.29% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.29% fail on Leaks
      • 0.29% fail on Servos
    • 0.29% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.29% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.87% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.29% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.6% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 2.3% fail on Battery(ies) (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Horn
    • 2.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.87% fail on Switch (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.58% fail on Headlamps (79% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Headlamp
  • 14% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (66% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 13% fail on Exhaust emissions (78% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 12% fail on Spark ignition (83% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 11% fail on Catalyst emissions (98% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.29% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 1.2% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.58% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.29% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.29% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.29% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.58% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.58% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 12% fail on Suspension
    • 7.5% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.87% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.87% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.58% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.87% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.87% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.58% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.29% fail on Axles
      • 0.29% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.29% fail on Springs
      • 0.29% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.8% fail on Transmission
      • 3.5% fail on Drive shafts
        • 3.2% fail on Joints
        • 0.29% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.29% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.29% fail on Joints
    • 2.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.2% fail on Chassis
      • 1.2% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.87% fail on Doors
      • 0.87% fail on Front passenger's door (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.87% fail on Door condition (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.58% fail on Tank
    • 0.29% fail on Bumpers
  • 6.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 4.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.1% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 2.0% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (190% worse than other 1996 cars)
  • 5.8% fail on Visibility
    • 4.3% fail on Wipers
    • 1.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.29% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.29% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.29% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.1% fail on Tyres
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 2.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.29% fail on Size/type
  • 1.4% fail on Steering (66% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.58% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.58% fail on Power steering
      • 0.29% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.29% fail on Pump
    • 0.29% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.29% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.2% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.29% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.29% fail on Attachment
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