Rover 200 MOT Results

Registered in 1998
55.5% pass rate
from 908 tests in 2020
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.

  • 16% fail on Brakes (23% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (67% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Service brake performance (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 6.1% fail on Rbt (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 4.7% fail on Service brake performance (110% worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake imbalance (160% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.11% fail on Service brake performance
      • 5.9% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (100% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 5.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (110% worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 3.6% fail on Service brake imbalance (98% worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance (150% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 4.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.88% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.88% fail on Rbt
          • 0.77% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.11% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.44% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.88% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.88% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.44% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.33% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.11% fail on Brake drums
    • 0.77% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.77% fail on Pedal (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.33% fail on Lever
    • 0.22% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.11% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.11% fail on Valves
    • 0.11% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.11% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.11% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.11% fail on Other components
    • 0.11% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.11% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.3% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.8% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.33% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.11% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamps (50% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Headlamp levelling device (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Headlamp (78% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.11% fail on Switch
    • 1.2% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.1% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.11% fail on Horn
    • 0.11% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.11% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 15% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (79% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 15% fail on Exhaust emissions (85% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 14% fail on Spark ignition (93% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 11% fail on Catalyst emissions (85% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Emissions not tested (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.22% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.11% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.11% fail on Oxygen sensor
        • 0.11% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 1.1% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.33% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.22% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.22% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.11% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.11% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.11% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.11% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.66% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.55% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.11% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 14% fail on Body, chassis, structure (27% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Transmission (72% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Drive shafts (73% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 5.6% fail on Joints (72% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.44% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.44% fail on Joints
    • 5.7% fail on Exhaust system (58% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.2% fail on Chassis
      • 1.2% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.44% fail on Body
      • 0.22% fail on Panel
      • 0.22% fail on Other body component
    • 0.11% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.11% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.11% fail on Doors
      • 0.11% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.11% fail on Door condition
  • 12% fail on Suspension
    • 7.3% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.4% fail on Shock absorbers (92% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Suspension arms (52% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.66% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.44% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.55% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.55% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.55% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.44% fail on Anti-roll bars (86% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.22% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.11% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.11% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.11% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 7.5% fail on Visibility
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers
    • 1.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.44% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.44% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.22% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.22% fail on View to rear
      • 0.22% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.11% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (45% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.55% fail on Condition
    • 2.9% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (130% worse than other 1998 cars)
  • 5.0% fail on Tyres
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.22% fail on Size/type
  • 2.0% fail on Steering (48% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.99% fail on Power steering
      • 0.66% fail on Pipes and hoses (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Other components
      • 0.11% fail on Operation
    • 0.66% fail on Steering linkage components (71% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Track rod end (80% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.11% fail on Intermediate drop arm
    • 0.22% fail on Steering gear (79% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.11% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.11% fail on Steering play
      • 0.11% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.77% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.77% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.11% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.11% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.11% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.11% fail on Attachment
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