Rover 45 MOT Results

Registered in 2001
53.7% pass rate
from 1,362 tests in 2020
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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Rover 45 is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Body, chassis, structure (60% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Transmission (96% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Drive shafts (100% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 7.3% fail on Joints (100% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.29% fail on Joints
    • 5.4% fail on Exhaust system (39% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Chassis
      • 1.5% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.0% fail on Seats (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Driver's seat (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.81% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.22% fail on Tank
      • 0.22% fail on Hose (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Pipe
      • 0.073% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.073% fail on System
    • 0.73% fail on Doors
      • 0.29% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.29% fail on Door condition
      • 0.29% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.15% fail on Door condition
        • 0.15% fail on Catch (29 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.22% fail on Door condition
    • 0.59% fail on Floor (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.073% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.073% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.073% fail on Cabs
      • 0.073% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (23% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.44% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamps (43% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp (43% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.3% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.073% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.37% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.15% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.81% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.59% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.22% fail on Horn
    • 0.73% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (71% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.66% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.66% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.073% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.073% fail on Switch
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 8.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.7% fail on Service brake performance (42% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 4.6% fail on Rbt (43% worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 3.7% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.073% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.073% fail on Service brake performance (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 3.6% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (51% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (53% worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 2.3% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance (81% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (48% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (46% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Parking brake performance (79% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Rbt (78% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.37% fail on Parking brake performance (75% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes (43% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Mechanical brake components (41% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.73% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.73% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.4% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.4% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.51% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.29% fail on Pedal
      • 0.22% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.22% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.22% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.22% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.15% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.073% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.15% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.15% fail on Lever
    • 0.073% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.073% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.073% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 14% fail on Suspension (23% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 9.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Suspension arms (43% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint (51% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (72% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.51% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Linkage
    • 1.1% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.0% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.73% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.37% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.37% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Wheel bearings (59% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Springs (91% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Coil springs (93% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Coil spring (93% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
  • 8.0% fail on Visibility
    • 5.1% fail on Wipers
    • 2.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.15% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.15% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.073% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.073% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.073% fail on View to rear
      • 0.073% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.2% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.2% fail on Spark ignition (27% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (57% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.073% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.073% fail on NOx sensor
      • 1.1% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.59% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.29% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.15% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.15% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.073% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.66% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.51% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.15% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.073% fail on Other leaks
  • 6.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (57% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (190% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.95% fail on Condition
      • 0.15% fail on Requirements
  • 5.9% fail on Tyres
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth (33% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.66% fail on Size/type
  • 4.0% fail on Steering
    • 2.9% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.7% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.73% fail on Power steering
      • 0.37% fail on Other components
      • 0.29% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.073% fail on Operation
    • 0.51% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.51% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.073% fail on Steering play
      • 0.073% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.73% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.73% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.29% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.29% fail on Attachment
  • 0.15% fail on Seat belt installation check (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.073% fail on Anchorages
    • 0.073% fail on Belt(s)/padding

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