Rover 400 MOT Results

Registered in 1996
53.8% pass rate
from 420 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 1996 cars and highlighted areas where the Rover 400 is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Suspension
    • 10% fail on Prescribed areas (48% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 9.3% fail on Component mounting (71% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 8.3% fail on Drive shafts (140% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Front drive shafts (130% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 8.1% fail on Constant velocity joints (140% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.24% fail on Drive shafts
    • 4.8% fail on Trailing arms (12 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (14 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.95% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.24% fail on Attachment
    • 0.95% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.24% fail on General condition
    • 0.24% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
    • 0.24% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.24% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
  • 19% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 6.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plate lamp (55% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.48% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.95% fail on Battery
    • 0.95% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.71% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.24% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.24% fail on Horn
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 9.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.6% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.71% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.24% fail on Brake operation
    • 2.9% fail on Hydraulic systems (53% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Components (62% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Pipes
        • 0.48% fail on Hoses
        • 0.24% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.71% fail on Operation
      • 0.24% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Hub components
      • 0.95% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.48% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.95% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.95% fail on Pedal
        • 0.48% fail on Condition
        • 0.48% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.24% fail on ABS
    • 0.24% fail on Restricted movement
  • 9.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 7.6% fail on Emissions
    • 2.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.48% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.24% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.24% fail on System
  • 6.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.8% fail on Wipers
    • 1.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.48% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.48% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.24% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.7% fail on Tyres
    • 3.6% fail on Condition
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.24% fail on Size/type
    • 0.24% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.1% fail on Body condition
    • 0.95% fail on Doors
      • 0.71% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.24% fail on Drivers
    • 0.71% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.71% fail on Chassis
    • 0.48% fail on Seats
      • 0.24% fail on Passengers
      • 0.24% fail on Drivers
  • 4.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.24% fail on Requirements
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
    • 0.24% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.24% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 1.7% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.95% fail on Steering (80% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Power steering
      • 0.48% fail on Other components
      • 0.24% fail on Operation
      • 0.24% fail on Pump
    • 0.24% fail on Steering system
      • 0.24% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.24% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.24% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.24% fail on Condition
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