Rover 400 MOT Results

Registered in 1999
49.7% pass rate
from 1,148 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 1999 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 (34% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.0% fail on Front lamps (35% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.087% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.087% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 4.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.7% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.96% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.52% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.8% fail on Battery
    • 0.87% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.87% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.17% fail on Horn
    • 0.17% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.087% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.087% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.087% fail on Switch
  • 22% fail on Suspension
    • 12% fail on Prescribed areas (100% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Component mounting (72% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Subframe mounting (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Drive shafts (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 9.1% fail on Front drive shafts (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 9.1% fail on Constant velocity joints (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.087% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.2% fail on Trailing arms (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms (66% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (69% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Condition
      • 0.087% fail on Attachment
    • 0.70% fail on Wheel bearings (62% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Rear
    • 0.61% fail on Front suspension joints (59% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Anti-roll bars (89% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (92% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.44% fail on Shock absorbers (72% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Condition (72% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.35% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.087% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.087% fail on Condition
    • 0.087% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 12% fail on Brake performance (30% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Front wheels (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.0% fail on Parking brake performance (36% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.2% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.26% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.087% fail on Brake operation
    • 4.4% fail on Hydraulic systems (35% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Components (34% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 3.9% fail on Pipes
        • 0.087% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.087% fail on Hoses
        • 0.087% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.26% fail on Leaks
    • 2.8% fail on Hub components
      • 2.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.26% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.17% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 1.7% fail on ABS
    • 0.44% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.26% fail on Parking brake (74% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Condition (74% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.087% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.087% fail on Pedal
        • 0.087% fail on Anti-slip
  • 13% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 8.3% fail on Emissions
    • 5.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.2% fail on Emissions not tested (97% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.35% fail on Cap
      • 0.17% fail on Tank
      • 0.17% fail on System
      • 0.087% fail on Hose
      • 0.087% fail on Pipe
  • 9.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers
    • 3.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.44% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.17% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.087% fail on Bonnet
  • 9.0% fail on Tyres
    • 5.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Size/type
    • 0.087% fail on Valve stem
  • 4.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.4% fail on Body condition
    • 1.7% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.7% fail on Chassis
    • 0.35% fail on Doors
      • 0.35% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.087% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.087% fail on Seats
      • 0.087% fail on Passengers
    • 0.087% fail on Load security
      • 0.087% fail on Tailgate
  • 4.3% fail on Steering
    • 3.0% fail on Steering system
      • 2.1% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.70% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.1% fail on Power steering
      • 0.78% fail on Operation (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.17% fail on Other components
      • 0.087% fail on Rams
    • 0.17% fail on Locking devices
  • 3.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (34% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.9% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.70% fail on Condition
      • 0.087% fail on Requirements
      • 0.087% fail on Attachment
    • 0.17% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (90% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (89% better than other 1999 cars)
  • 0.96% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.96% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.26% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.17% fail on Condition
    • 0.087% fail on Attachment
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