Rover 200 MOT Results

Registered in 1997
58.7% pass rate
from 368 tests in 2020
(7.8% worse than other 1997 cars)
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.

  • 14% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (83% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 13% fail on Exhaust emissions (92% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 13% fail on Spark ignition (97% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 11% fail on Catalyst emissions (120% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Emissions not tested (42% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.27% fail on NOx sensor
        • 0.27% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 1.1% fail on Compression ignition (72% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.82% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (160% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.82% fail on Fluid leaks (24% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Engine oil leaks (56% worse than other 1997 cars)
  • 12% fail on Brakes (0.49% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 8.7% fail on Brake performance (18% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Service brake performance (100% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 5.2% fail on Rbt (110% worse than other 1997 cars)
          • 4.6% fail on Service brake performance (130% worse than other 1997 cars)
          • 0.54% fail on Service brake imbalance (14% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (79% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 5.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (83% worse than other 1997 cars)
          • 4.1% fail on Service brake imbalance (140% worse than other 1997 cars)
          • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance (71% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (11% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (5.7% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance (12% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (9.5% better than other 1997 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance (2.4% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes (0.69% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (24% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Pedal
      • 0.27% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.54% fail on Mechanical brake components (72% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Brake linings and pads (55% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Brake pads (55% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.27% fail on Lever
    • 0.27% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.27% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.27% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.27% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (14% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Stop lamp (3.7% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (60% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Direction indicators (13% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Flashing type (13% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Individual direction indicators (14% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Side repeaters (30% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim (54% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim (51% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamps (52% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp (47% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (29% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (29% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (26% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Electrical equipment (18% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Battery(ies) (57% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Horn
    • 0.27% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.27% fail on Position lamp
  • 10% fail on Body, chassis, structure (0.80% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Exhaust system (29% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Transmission (45% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Drive shafts (63% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 4.3% fail on Joints (65% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Integral vehicle structure (51% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (50% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Chassis (38% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Chassis condition (37% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Doors
      • 0.27% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.27% fail on Door condition
    • 0.27% fail on Floor
  • 9.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (120% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Seat belts (87% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Prescribed areas (97% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Condition (53% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
  • 7.6% fail on Suspension (42% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (7.1% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers (6.6% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension arms (70% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.27% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.82% fail on Sub-frames (42% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Sub-frame (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.54% fail on Anti-roll bars (79% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.54% fail on Other suspension component (18% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.27% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.27% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.27% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 6.0% fail on Visibility (15% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Wipers (5.9% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Washers (26% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.27% fail on View to rear
      • 0.27% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.7% fail on Tyres (44% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Condition (67% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth (8.2% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Size/type (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
  • 1.6% fail on Steering (57% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Steering linkage components (62% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Track rod end (63% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.82% fail on Power steering (89% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Operation
      • 0.27% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.27% fail on Pump
  • 0.82% fail on Road Wheels (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Attachment (160% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Condition
  • 0.27% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.27% fail on Registration plates
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