Rover 400 MOT Results

Registered in 1997
60.6% pass rate
from 221 tests in 2020
(1.8% better than other 1997 cars)
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.

  • 14% fail on Body, chassis, structure (38% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Exhaust system (34% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Transmission (5.4% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Drive shafts (19% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Joints (20% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure (36% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (39% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Fuel system (110% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Tank
      • 0.45% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.45% fail on System
    • 1.4% fail on Doors (160% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Other passenger's door (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.90% fail on Door condition (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.45% fail on Door condition
    • 0.90% fail on Bumpers (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Body (110% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Panel
      • 0.45% fail on Other body component
    • 0.90% fail on Floor (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Chassis
      • 0.45% fail on Chassis condition
  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (5.4% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Stop lamp (36% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim (16% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim (9.8% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamps (29% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp (24% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators (27% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Flashing type (27% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Individual direction indicators (14% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Electrical equipment (36% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Battery(ies) (160% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Horn
    • 0.90% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (41% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.45% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.45% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 11% fail on Brakes (7.0% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Brake performance (4.6% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (57% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 4.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (45% worse than other 1997 cars)
          • 3.2% fail on Service brake performance (120% worse than other 1997 cars)
          • 0.90% fail on Service brake imbalance (47% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.45% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (7.6% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (14% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance (6.9% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt (9.8% worse than other 1997 cars)
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance (8.9% better than other 1997 cars)
          • 0.90% fail on Service brake imbalance (43% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes (50% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (15% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Anti-lock braking system (19% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (110% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Pedal (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Hydraulic systems (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Brake fluid (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Mechanical brake components (53% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Brake linings and pads (25% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.90% fail on Brake pads (24% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.45% fail on Lever
    • 0.45% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.45% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.45% fail on Other braking system component
  • 10% fail on Suspension (21% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Suspension arms (49% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.45% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 4.5% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (3.3% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Sub-frames (58% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (160% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.45% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.45% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.45% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 9.5% fail on Visibility (35% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Wipers (57% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Washers (7.3% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Condition of glass (7 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Windscreen (7 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on View to rear
      • 0.45% fail on Mirrors
  • 8.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (9.9% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Exhaust emissions (4.7% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Spark ignition (0.27% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 4.1% fail on Catalyst emissions (20% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Emissions not tested (57% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.90% fail on Compression ignition (43% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.45% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.4% fail on Fluid leaks (110% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Engine oil leaks (160% worse than other 1997 cars)
  • 5.4% fail on Steering (43% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Steering linkage components (47% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Track rod end (84% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Steering arm
    • 2.7% fail on Steering gear (130% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Steering rack (150% worse than other 1997 cars)
  • 4.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (1.4% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Seat belts (27% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Prescribed areas (55% worse than other 1997 cars)
  • 4.1% fail on Tyres (2.7% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth (0.12% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Condition (0.98% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Size/type
  • 0.45% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.45% fail on Registration plates
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