Rover 25 MOT Results

Registered in 2005
55.7% pass rate
from 1,501 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Rover 25 is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.067% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 4.5% fail on Position lamps (41% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Position lamp (40% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.40% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.80% fail on Switch (22 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Electrical equipment (190% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Horn (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Battery(ies) (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (45% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators (61% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type (61% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.87% fail on Individual direction indicators (54% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Side repeaters (74% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Hazard warning (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Switch (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (9 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 17% fail on Body, chassis, structure (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 12% fail on Transmission (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 12% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 12% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.067% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.40% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.40% fail on Joints
    • 4.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.53% fail on Doors
      • 0.33% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.33% fail on Door condition
      • 0.27% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.27% fail on Door condition
    • 0.47% fail on Body
      • 0.33% fail on Panel (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Other body component
    • 0.33% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.33% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.20% fail on Chassis
      • 0.20% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.20% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.13% fail on Tank
      • 0.067% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.13% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.13% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.067% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.067% fail on Bracket
    • 0.067% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.067% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 7.7% fail on Visibility
    • 5.1% fail on Wipers (37% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Washers (39% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on View to rear
      • 0.33% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.067% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.33% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.33% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.20% fail on Driver's view
  • 6.9% fail on Steering (67% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Steering linkage components (73% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Track rod end (90% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.1% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.67% fail on Power steering
      • 0.33% fail on Other components
      • 0.20% fail on Rams (11 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.067% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.067% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.067% fail on Steering play
      • 0.067% fail on Steering rack
  • 6.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.7% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.8% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 2.5% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.93% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.67% fail on Compression ignition (62% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (73% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.13% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.13% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.47% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.47% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 6.7% fail on Brakes (51% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Brake performance (43% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.1% fail on Rbt
          • 2.2% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake imbalance (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.067% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.067% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.67% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (84% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Rbt (sp) (85% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.067% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.40% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.40% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.40% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.33% fail on Parking brake performance (81% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Rbt (80% better than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.20% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.13% fail on Parking brake performance (91% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.9% fail on Mechanical brake components (49% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Brake linings and pads (40% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Brake pads (40% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Brake discs and drums (66% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Brake discs (65% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.13% fail on Lever
        • 0.067% fail on Cable
    • 0.80% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.80% fail on Lever
    • 0.67% fail on Rigid brake pipes (77% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.27% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.20% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.20% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.13% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (90% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Anti-lock braking system (87% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.067% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.067% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 6.3% fail on Tyres
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth (40% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Size/type
  • 4.6% fail on Suspension (74% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.00% fail on Anti-roll bars (83% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.067% fail on Linkage
    • 0.87% fail on Suspension arms (86% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Ball joint (82% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Pins and bushes (88% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint dust cover (85% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Wheel bearings (69% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Axles
      • 0.20% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.20% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.067% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.067% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.067% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.13% fail on Shock absorbers (91% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.067% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.067% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.067% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.067% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 3.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.00% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.33% fail on Condition
  • 0.33% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.27% fail on Attachment
    • 0.067% fail on Condition
  • 0.20% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.20% fail on Registration plates

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