Rover 200 MOT Results

Registered in 1999
54.4% pass rate
from 825 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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Rover 200 is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.8% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.73% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.2% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.24% fail on Switch
    • 1.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.8% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamps (68% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp (72% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.97% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.73% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.24% fail on Horn
    • 0.24% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.24% fail on Switch
    • 0.24% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.12% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.12% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 16% fail on Body, chassis, structure (41% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Transmission (150% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 8.2% fail on Drive shafts (160% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 8.2% fail on Joints (170% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.24% fail on Joints
    • 4.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.97% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.97% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.97% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.73% fail on Tank (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Hose
      • 0.12% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.85% fail on Chassis
      • 0.85% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.61% fail on Body
      • 0.36% fail on Other body component
      • 0.24% fail on Panel
      • 0.12% fail on Body condition
    • 0.36% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.36% fail on Boot lid (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Boot lid condition
      • 0.12% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.24% fail on Doors
      • 0.12% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.12% fail on Catch
      • 0.12% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.12% fail on Door condition
    • 0.24% fail on Seats
      • 0.24% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.24% fail on Cabs
      • 0.24% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (87% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 5.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (91% worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 2.8% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.2% fail on Rbt
          • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.12% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 0.97% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.85% fail on Rbt
          • 0.85% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.12% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.12% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 2.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.36% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.36% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.48% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.36% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.12% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.36% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.36% fail on Lever
    • 0.24% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.12% fail on Pedal
      • 0.12% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.12% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 11% fail on Suspension (34% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.3% fail on Shock absorbers (94% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms (64% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Ball joint (63% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.24% fail on Pins and bushes (88% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.61% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.48% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.24% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.12% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.12% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.48% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.12% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.12% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.36% fail on Anti-roll bars (92% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.24% fail on Axles
      • 0.12% fail on Axle
      • 0.12% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.12% fail on Springs
      • 0.12% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
  • 11% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 11% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 10% fail on Spark ignition
        • 8.2% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.8% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.36% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.12% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.97% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.36% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.36% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.24% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.24% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.12% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 8.0% fail on Visibility
    • 5.2% fail on Wipers
    • 2.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.73% fail on View to rear
      • 0.73% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.24% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.24% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (60% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Seat belts (81% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Prescribed areas (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Condition
      • 0.12% fail on Requirements
    • 1.9% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.12% fail on Airbags
      • 0.12% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 5.5% fail on Tyres
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
  • 2.2% fail on Steering (46% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.2% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.61% fail on Power steering
      • 0.61% fail on Pipes and hoses (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.12% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.12% fail on Steering column
  • 0.97% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.97% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.12% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.12% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.12% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.12% fail on Belt(s)/padding
  • 0.12% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.12% fail on Condition
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