Rover 200 MOT Results

Registered in 1998
52.9% pass rate
from 1,466 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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Rover 200 is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.5% fail on Front lamps (38% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim (32% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.7% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.95% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.20% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.14% fail on Tell tales
    • 2.4% fail on Battery (96% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.9% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.14% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.068% fail on Switch
    • 0.82% fail on Headlamps (76% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Headlamp (75% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Horn
    • 0.068% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 17% fail on Suspension (14% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Prescribed areas (27% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Component mounting (35% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.068% fail on Spring mounting
    • 6.7% fail on Drive shafts (59% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Front drive shafts (56% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 6.4% fail on Constant velocity joints (57% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.27% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.5% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.95% fail on Suspension arms (73% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (74% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Attachment
    • 0.68% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.55% fail on Wheel bearings (68% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Rear
      • 0.14% fail on Front (81% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.20% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.20% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Anti-roll bars (90% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (88% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.14% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.068% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.068% fail on Condition
    • 0.068% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.068% fail on Condition
    • 0.068% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.068% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.068% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.068% fail on Condition
  • 16% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (48% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 12% fail on Emissions (80% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.6% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.61% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.27% fail on System
      • 0.20% fail on Cap
      • 0.14% fail on Tank
      • 0.068% fail on Pipe
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.5% fail on Rear wheels (46% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.4% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.68% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.068% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.8% fail on Hydraulic systems (39% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Components (39% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Pipes
        • 0.41% fail on Hoses (78% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.34% fail on Leaks
      • 0.068% fail on Operation
    • 1.6% fail on Hub components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.14% fail on Brake discs (79% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.14% fail on Wheel cylinder
      • 0.068% fail on Brake drums
    • 0.82% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.82% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.20% fail on ABS (86% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.14% fail on Pedal
        • 0.068% fail on Condition
        • 0.068% fail on Anti-slip
  • 8.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.1% fail on Wipers
    • 2.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.48% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.20% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.20% fail on Windscreen
  • 6.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.41% fail on Condition
    • 2.6% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (77% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (91% worse than other 1998 cars)
  • 6.3% fail on Tyres
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 3.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.34% fail on Size/type
  • 3.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (31% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Body condition
    • 0.89% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.89% fail on Chassis
    • 0.20% fail on Seats
      • 0.20% fail on Passengers
    • 0.14% fail on Doors (82% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Drivers
      • 0.068% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.14% fail on Load security
      • 0.14% fail on Bootlid (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.068% fail on Engine mountings
  • 2.3% fail on Steering (49% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Power steering
      • 0.75% fail on Pipes and hoses (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Operation
      • 0.20% fail on Other components
    • 1.1% fail on Steering system (70% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Track rod end (65% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.14% fail on Steering rack (88% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Free play
        • 0.068% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.068% fail on Steering control
      • 0.068% fail on Steering column
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.20% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.14% fail on Attachment
    • 0.068% fail on Condition
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