Rover 400 MOT Results

Registered in 1996
52.0% pass rate
from 246 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 1996 cars and highlighted areas where the Rover 400 is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.41% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.41% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.81% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.41% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.2% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.81% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.41% fail on Horn
    • 0.81% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.41% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.41% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 9.3% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (83% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.3% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.81% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.2% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.41% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.41% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.41% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.81% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.81% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.81% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.41% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.41% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.41% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 13% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.3% fail on Transmission
      • 4.9% fail on Drive shafts
        • 4.9% fail on Joints
      • 0.41% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.41% fail on Joints
    • 3.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.4% fail on Body (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Panel (6 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Other body component
    • 0.81% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.81% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.81% fail on Chassis
      • 0.81% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.41% fail on Doors
      • 0.41% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.41% fail on Door condition
    • 0.41% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.41% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.41% fail on Cabs
      • 0.41% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.41% fail on Undertray
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 9.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.7% fail on Service brake performance (100% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 5.7% fail on Rbt (110% worse than other 1996 cars)
          • 4.9% fail on Service brake performance (120% worse than other 1996 cars)
          • 2.0% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 5.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 5.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 3.3% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt
          • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 1.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.81% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.81% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.41% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.41% fail on Lever
    • 0.41% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.41% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.41% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.41% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.41% fail on Brake pads
  • 8.9% fail on Visibility
    • 6.5% fail on Wipers
    • 2.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.41% fail on View to rear
      • 0.41% fail on Mirrors
  • 8.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.9% fail on Spark ignition
        • 6.5% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.81% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.81% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.41% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.41% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.41% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.6% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.2% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.41% fail on Other leaks
  • 8.1% fail on Tyres (100% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.41% fail on Size/type
  • 6.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 5.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 5.3% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.81% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 2.4% fail on Steering
    • 1.2% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.2% fail on Steering rack
    • 1.2% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.2% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.41% fail on Power steering
      • 0.41% fail on Other components
    • 0.41% fail on Steering play
      • 0.41% fail on Steering rack
  • 2.0% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plates
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