Rover 200 MOT Results

Registered in 1999
52.8% pass rate
from 1,411 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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Rover 200 is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.7% fail on Stop lamp (38% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.4% fail on Position lamps (31% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Front lamps (44% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim (43% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.92% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.28% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.071% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.071% fail on Switch
    • 1.6% fail on Battery
    • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.3% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.14% fail on Switch
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamps (67% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp (65% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.21% fail on Lamp
    • 0.21% fail on Horn
    • 0.14% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 8.7% fail on Drive shafts (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 8.7% fail on Front drive shafts (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 8.7% fail on Constant velocity joints (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 5.9% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.6% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.21% fail on Spring mounting
    • 2.1% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.92% fail on Wheel bearings (50% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Rear
      • 0.21% fail on Front
    • 0.85% fail on Suspension arms (79% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (78% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Front suspension joints (57% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Anti-roll bars (93% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (96% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (85% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.35% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.28% fail on Condition
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment
    • 0.14% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 0.071% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.071% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 15% fail on Brakes (15% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.2% fail on Front wheels (58% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.3% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance (77% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.28% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.071% fail on Brake operation
    • 3.3% fail on Hydraulic systems (50% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Components (49% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Pipes (41% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.85% fail on Hoses (53% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.071% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.21% fail on Leaks
      • 0.071% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.071% fail on Operation
    • 1.8% fail on Hub components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.21% fail on Wheel cylinder (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Brake discs (81% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.78% fail on Condition
    • 0.50% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.21% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.21% fail on Pedal
        • 0.14% fail on Condition
        • 0.071% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.071% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.071% fail on Cable
    • 0.071% fail on ABS
  • 14% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 8.6% fail on Emissions (28% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.4% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.78% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.28% fail on Tank
      • 0.28% fail on System
      • 0.21% fail on Cap
  • 8.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.2% fail on Wipers
    • 3.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.50% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.43% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.21% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.8% fail on Tyres
    • 4.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.21% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.071% fail on Size/type
  • 5.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.5% fail on Prescribed areas (42% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Condition
      • 0.071% fail on Attachment
    • 1.1% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.99% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.071% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 4.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.5% fail on Body condition
    • 0.85% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.85% fail on Chassis
    • 0.21% fail on Doors
      • 0.14% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.071% fail on Drivers
    • 0.21% fail on Load security
      • 0.14% fail on Bootlid (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.14% fail on Body security
    • 0.071% fail on Seats
      • 0.071% fail on Drivers
  • 2.4% fail on Steering (47% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Steering system (69% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Track rod end (66% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Steering rack (73% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.1% fail on Power steering
      • 0.50% fail on Pipes and hoses (180% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Operation
      • 0.21% fail on Other components
      • 0.14% fail on Pump
    • 0.21% fail on Steering control
      • 0.071% fail on Steering lock
      • 0.071% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.071% fail on Steering column
    • 0.071% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.99% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.99% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.28% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Attachment
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