Rover 400 MOT Results

Registered in 1998
49.1% pass rate
from 910 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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Rover 400 is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.0% fail on Headlamp aim (61% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.0% fail on Rear lamps (66% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Front lamps (41% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.6% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.77% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.55% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.11% fail on Switch
    • 2.1% fail on Battery
    • 0.55% fail on Rear fog lamp (67% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.22% fail on Horn
    • 0.11% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.11% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.11% fail on Lamp
    • 0.11% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 23% fail on Suspension
    • 12% fail on Prescribed areas (74% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 9.3% fail on Component mounting (77% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Subframe mounting (95% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Spring mounting
    • 8.5% fail on Drive shafts (100% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 7.8% fail on Front drive shafts (90% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 7.8% fail on Constant velocity joints (91% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Drive shafts (7 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Trailing arms (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension arms (69% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (67% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Anti-roll bars (75% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (77% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.22% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.88% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.44% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.44% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.33% fail on Wheel bearings (81% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Rear
      • 0.11% fail on Front
    • 0.11% fail on General condition
    • 0.11% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (40% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Front wheels (95% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Rear wheels (68% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.88% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 4.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.2% fail on Components
        • 4.1% fail on Pipes
        • 0.11% fail on Hoses
        • 0.11% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.55% fail on Leaks
      • 0.22% fail on Operation
    • 2.1% fail on Hub components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.11% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.11% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.11% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.1% fail on ABS
    • 0.77% fail on Restricted movement (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.33% fail on Condition
    • 0.22% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.22% fail on Pedal
        • 0.11% fail on Condition
        • 0.11% fail on Anti-slip
  • 14% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (32% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 10% fail on Emissions (55% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.88% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.44% fail on Cap
      • 0.33% fail on System
      • 0.22% fail on Pipe
    • 0.55% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 9.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers
    • 3.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.55% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.44% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.11% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.2% fail on Tyres
    • 5.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.2% fail on Condition
  • 6.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 6.2% fail on Seat belts (41% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Prescribed areas (51% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Condition
      • 0.11% fail on Requirements
    • 0.33% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (78% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (76% better than other 1998 cars)
  • 4.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.6% fail on Body condition
    • 1.5% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.5% fail on Chassis
    • 0.88% fail on Doors
      • 0.44% fail on Drivers
      • 0.22% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.22% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.22% fail on Seats
      • 0.11% fail on Passengers
      • 0.11% fail on Drivers
    • 0.11% fail on Load security
      • 0.11% fail on Bootlid
  • 4.1% fail on Steering
    • 3.5% fail on Steering system
      • 2.4% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.1% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.66% fail on Power steering
      • 0.33% fail on Operation
      • 0.33% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.11% fail on Pump
      • 0.11% fail on Other components
    • 0.11% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.66% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.66% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.22% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Attachment
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