Rover 400 MOT Results

Registered in 1997
55.7% pass rate
from 341 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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Rover 400 is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Body, chassis, structure (50% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Transmission (120% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Drive shafts (150% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 7.3% fail on Joints (150% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.29% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 1.2% fail on Chassis
      • 1.2% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.2% fail on Body
      • 1.2% fail on Panel (5 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Other body component
    • 0.88% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.29% fail on Doors
      • 0.29% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.29% fail on Door condition
    • 0.29% fail on Floor
    • 0.29% fail on Seats
      • 0.29% fail on Driver's seat
  • 16% fail on Suspension
    • 11% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (110% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.8% fail on Pins and bushes (150% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.88% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.88% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.29% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.29% fail on Linkage
      • 0.29% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.88% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.59% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.29% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.59% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.29% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.29% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.29% fail on Wheel bearings
  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.59% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.29% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.2% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.29% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.2% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.2% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.59% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.59% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.59% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 9.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 5.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 3.2% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance
      • 4.4% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.1% fail on Rbt
          • 3.5% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.88% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.29% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.29% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 4.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 4.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt
          • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 2.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.6% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.88% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.88% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.5% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.5% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 1.2% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.59% fail on Pedal
      • 0.59% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.59% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.29% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.29% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.29% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.29% fail on Lever
    • 0.29% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.29% fail on Brake fluid
  • 12% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 11% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 9.7% fail on Spark ignition
        • 5.6% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 3.2% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.88% fail on Non catalyst emissions (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.29% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.29% fail on Oxygen sensor
      • 1.5% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.2% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.29% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 1.2% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.88% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.29% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.29% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.29% fail on Undertray
  • 8.5% fail on Visibility
    • 4.4% fail on Wipers
    • 3.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.59% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.29% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.29% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.29% fail on View to rear
      • 0.29% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.1% fail on Steering
    • 2.6% fail on Steering gear
      • 2.6% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.88% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.88% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.59% fail on Power steering
      • 0.29% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.29% fail on Other components
    • 0.29% fail on Steering column
  • 3.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.29% fail on Condition
  • 2.9% fail on Tyres
    • 1.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.29% fail on Size/type
  • 0.88% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.88% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.29% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.29% fail on Attachment
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