Rover 400 MOT Results

Registered in 1997
51.3% pass rate
from 581 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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Rover 400 is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 8.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 7.7% fail on Component mounting (48% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 5.9% fail on Drive shafts (56% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 5.7% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.17% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.17% fail on Drive shafts
    • 3.1% fail on Trailing arms (7 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (7 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Attachment (13 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage condition
    • 1.0% fail on Suspension arms (69% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (67% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Wheel bearings (73% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Rear
      • 0.17% fail on Front
    • 0.52% fail on Shock absorbers (73% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Condition (73% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.34% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.34% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.34% fail on Condition
    • 0.34% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.17% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment
    • 0.17% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 19% fail on Brakes
    • 12% fail on Brake performance (40% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Front wheels (66% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 5.2% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.34% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.34% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.2% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.8% fail on Components
        • 3.3% fail on Pipes
        • 0.52% fail on Hoses (73% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Operation (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Leaks
    • 2.2% fail on Hub components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.34% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.17% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.86% fail on ABS
    • 0.69% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.69% fail on Condition
    • 0.34% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.34% fail on Pedal
        • 0.34% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.34% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.17% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.17% fail on Operation
  • 18% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.6% fail on Headlamp aim (64% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.17% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.4% fail on Registration plate lamp (52% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.69% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.69% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.34% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.17% fail on Tell tales
    • 1.0% fail on Battery
    • 0.86% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.86% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.17% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.17% fail on Lamp
  • 13% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 7.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 7.2% fail on Emissions
    • 1.9% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.0% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.69% fail on Cap
      • 0.34% fail on System
      • 0.17% fail on Pipe
  • 8.3% fail on Tyres
    • 5.0% fail on Condition (62% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.34% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.17% fail on Size/type
  • 8.1% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers
    • 1.7% fail on Washers
    • 1.0% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.69% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.17% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.1% fail on Steering (59% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Steering system
      • 2.4% fail on Steering rack
      • 2.4% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.17% fail on Free play
        • 0.17% fail on Steering rack
    • 2.2% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Other components
      • 0.52% fail on Operation
      • 0.52% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.52% fail on Pump (15 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Locking devices
  • 5.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 5.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.34% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.0% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 5.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.3% fail on Body condition
    • 0.86% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.86% fail on Chassis
    • 0.52% fail on Seats
      • 0.34% fail on Passengers
      • 0.17% fail on Drivers
    • 0.34% fail on Body security
    • 0.17% fail on Doors
      • 0.17% fail on Passengers other
  • 1.4% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.17% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.17% fail on Attachment
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