Rover 400 MOT Results

Registered in 1995
61.9% pass rate
from 260 tests in 2020
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 1995 cars and highlighted areas where the Rover 400 is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Suspension
    • 8.1% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 5.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.8% fail on Pins and bushes (180% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.77% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (7 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.38% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.38% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.38% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.38% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.38% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 14% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 4.6% fail on Transmission
      • 4.2% fail on Drive shafts
        • 4.2% fail on Joints
      • 0.38% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.38% fail on Joints
    • 1.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.2% fail on Body
      • 0.77% fail on Panel
      • 0.38% fail on Other body component
    • 1.2% fail on Doors
      • 1.2% fail on Driver's door (5 times worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Door condition (6 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.38% fail on Tank
      • 0.38% fail on Hose
    • 0.38% fail on Chassis
      • 0.38% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.38% fail on Bumpers
  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.1% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.5% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.38% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.5% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.2% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.38% fail on Horn
    • 0.38% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.38% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.38% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 10% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 9.6% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 9.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 8.1% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.38% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 0.38% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.38% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 7.7% fail on Brakes
    • 4.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.77% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt
          • 0.77% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.38% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.38% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.38% fail on Rbt
          • 0.38% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 1.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.77% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.77% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.38% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.38% fail on Pedal
    • 0.38% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.38% fail on Lever
  • 6.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 5.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 5.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.77% fail on Condition
    • 0.77% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 6.2% fail on Visibility
    • 3.1% fail on Wipers
    • 1.9% fail on Washers
    • 1.2% fail on View to rear
      • 1.2% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.38% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.38% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.2% fail on Tyres
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.77% fail on Size/type
  • 1.2% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.2% fail on Steering (74% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.77% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.38% fail on Ball joint
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