Rover 200 MOT Results

Registered in 1997
50.0% pass rate
from 910 tests in 2017
(10% worse than other 1997 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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Rover 200 is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.4% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.1% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.8% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.8% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.99% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.33% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.11% fail on Tell tales
    • 2.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.6% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.11% fail on Tell tale
    • 2.4% fail on Battery (88% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Headlamps (75% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Headlamp (74% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Horn
    • 0.11% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 9.6% fail on Prescribed areas (47% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 8.0% fail on Component mounting (53% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.11% fail on Spring mounting
    • 5.9% fail on Drive shafts (58% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Front drive shafts (61% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 5.9% fail on Constant velocity joints (63% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Shock absorbers (98% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Condition (99% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Suspension arms (80% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (82% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment
    • 0.44% fail on Anti-roll bars (86% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (78% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Wheel bearings (77% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Rear
      • 0.11% fail on Front
    • 0.44% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (15 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.22% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment
    • 0.22% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.22% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.11% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.11% fail on Location
    • 0.11% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.11% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 14% fail on Brake performance (56% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 8.0% fail on Front wheels (150% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Rear wheels (68% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance (120% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.3% fail on Brake imbalance (120% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Brake operation
    • 4.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.5% fail on Components (37% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Pipes
        • 0.33% fail on Hoses (83% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.11% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.88% fail on Leaks
      • 0.22% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 2.2% fail on Hub components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.11% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.11% fail on Brake back plates
    • 0.99% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.99% fail on Condition
    • 0.33% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.22% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.22% fail on Pedal
        • 0.22% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on ABS
  • 16% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (50% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 10% fail on Emissions (66% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.9% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.44% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.22% fail on Pipe
      • 0.11% fail on Cap
      • 0.11% fail on System
  • 9.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (72% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Seat belts (54% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Prescribed areas (74% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Attachment
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 3.4% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
  • 8.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.7% fail on Wipers
    • 2.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.44% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.33% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.11% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.1% fail on Tyres
    • 3.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.22% fail on Size/type
    • 0.11% fail on Valve stem
  • 4.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.3% fail on Body condition
    • 0.88% fail on Doors
      • 0.44% fail on Drivers
      • 0.33% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.22% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.66% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.66% fail on Chassis
    • 0.11% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.11% fail on Seats
      • 0.11% fail on Passengers
    • 0.11% fail on Load security
      • 0.11% fail on Bootlid
  • 2.7% fail on Steering
    • 1.6% fail on Steering system (55% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.22% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.11% fail on Free play
        • 0.11% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.99% fail on Power steering
      • 0.66% fail on Pipes and hoses (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Operation
      • 0.22% fail on Rams (9 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Steering operation
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.11% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.11% fail on Attachment
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